Articles by Rich Edmonds

GT Racing 2
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 19, 2014

GT Racing 2 from Gameloft isn't an entirely new game, it's been available on both Android and iOS for a little while now, but finally the racing title has launched on Windows Phone. If you're a massive fan of racing titles, such as Asphalt, GT Racing 2 will be right up your street with...

Wireless Charging Trousers
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 19, 2014

Wireless charging for your smartphone is a more convenient way to add juice to the battery, but how awesome would it be for this to occur while the phone is in a pocket? Microsoft Mobile has teamed up with British designer A. Sauvage to come up with luxury pants (or trousers for us here...

Lumia 630
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 19, 2014

The Lumia 635 from Nokia is available for pre-order in the UK through Unlocked Mobiles. The Windows Phone is identical to the Lumia 630, but sports LTE support for extra boosts in speed. If you're looking for a more affordable choice of smartphone, the Lumia 635 can be yours for £144.98...

Just Eat
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 19, 2014

We've all been there when we simply can't be bothered to cook a meal in the evening after a hard day's work, but luckily there are an array of options available for takeaways. To save time checking through numerous restaurants, Just Eat bundles all these options together in a sweet...

Sporting Mouth
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 19, 2014

We looked at Sporting Mouth a few weeks back, which enables both Windows and Windows Phone users to bet against their friends and family on sport results. Microsoft Mobile Oy is running a competition through Facebook to celebrate the World Cup 2014 currently underway.

Extras + Info
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 18, 2014

Microsoft Mobile (previously the hardware division at Nokia) has released new versions for a number of system apps available for Lumia Windows Phones. Extras + Info and Call + SMS Filter are joined by Display and Device Hub, each receiving a new version with unknown changes due to the...

Easydom
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 18, 2014

Easydom is a Microsoft partner and the company has an app available for Windows Phone, enabling consumers to manage an Easydom system and take full advantage of home automation. It's possible to control lighting, alarms, temperature, as well as creating customized scenarios for...

Xbox One SmartGlass Beta
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 18, 2014

The Xbox One SmartGlass Beta is a version of the official remote control app for Microsoft's video game console, which consumers can download to check out upcoming features not yet loaded into the main release. We last looked at the app being updated back in May, but today the team has...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 18, 2014

The Xbox One continues to be updated in regions where the console was made available since the launch late last year, but new markets are opening up and Russia is on that list. We're looking at a September 5 launch and a price tag of 27,990 rubles ($810) for the full package or 22,990...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 17, 2014

1Password is a solid solution for those who require apps to store randomized passwords. Agile Bits, the development house behind the service and apps, have announced version 4.0 for Windows on their blog. Sporting rather old and basic apps for both Windows Phone and Windows, this is...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 17, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 625 is the most affordable Windows Phone with 4G and UK retailer Carphone Warehouse has knocked down the price to just £79.95. That's almost half the price we last covered here in the UK. Should you be searching for a Windows Phone to get started with, look no further...

Next
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 17, 2014

Popular UK retailer Next has released official apps for Windows and Windows Phone, enabling consumers to enjoy the latest fashion at their fingertips. The main feature of both the apps is to shop while on the move for free, browsing ranges of quality clothes, shoes and homeware from...

Surface Pro 2
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 17, 2014

Microsoft has reduced its pricing for the Surface Pro 2 range of Windows 8 tablets in the US, knocking off $200 on each model. This price alteration follows a similar cut in the UK, where Microsoft slashed the price tags on the tablets by £150. While the move is due to the upcoming...

Nokia Lumia 930
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 16, 2014

While Nokia is set to launch the Lumia 930 shortly, the pre-orders are still ongoing. If you reside in France and are yet to place an order for the new Windows Phone, retailer Darty has the device listed for €549.90, but there's a free wireless charging plate, speaker and Coloud...

Bing
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 16, 2014

Microsoft has made a radical decision to essentially replace the processors used inside servers powering Bing. Codenamed Project Catapult, Doug Burger at Microsoft Research has been working to not physically remove the Intel processors, but rather compliment them with field-programmable...

Bing
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 16, 2014

Microsoft remains on its path to protect its customers against the prying US government and now both Apple and Cisco have joined the cause. The companies, along with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Verizon and AT&T are attempting to prevent the US government from issuing search...

Lumia 930
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 16, 2014

We've already covered some locations across Europe where consumers can pre-order the Lumia 930, but Finnish mobile operator TeliaSonera has the new Windows Phone available for pre-order, priced at €549 with an expected release date of July 10 (July 3 for Ireland). The new Windows Phone...

Movie Maker 8.1
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 15, 2014

Movie Maker 8.1 is a third-party editing suite for Windows Phone 8.1 hardware running the Preview for Developers. The app usually runs for $1.49 with a free trial and is the first to exploit new API features in Windows Phone 8.1 that allows direct editing of videos on a user's phone. To...

Moovit
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 15, 2014

Moovit has just launched on Windows Phone, providing the community with a quick way to choose public transportation routes through supported locations. With the app installed, it's possible to check out real time arrivals, receive service alerts and more. An interesting part of Moovit...

El Al Airlines
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 15, 2014

El Al airlines has released an official app for Windows Phone. The app enables Windows Phone owners to gather all the information they would require for their next flight, ensuring every base is covered and there's no last minute, desperate attempt to check out details. As well as...