Articles by Rich Edmonds

Blinkbox
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 26, 2015

Tesco has already sold its Blinkbox Movies and broadband services to UK operator TalkTalk, and now the supermarket chain has finally washed its hands of both the book and music streaming services. An official announcement was made on the Blinkbox website today, confirming that Guvera...

Mega
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 26, 2015

Mega recently launched an official app for Windows Phone, but the company has released a second app on the store. It's not known why there are now two versions of the same app listed for Windows Phone, and we're looking at 2.0.0.1 instead of version 2.

Windows 10 Preview
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 23, 2015

Microsoft's Windows Program Manager Gabriel Aul took to Twitter today, to not only reveal some numbers on the Insider program, but also to remind those running the Windows 10 Tech Preview that they require a certain update before moving forward. Update KB3025380 (linked below) is...

Lumia 535
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 23, 2015

The Lumia 535, 532 and 435 have been priced in Brazil. Information obtained by local source Windows Mania show the new Windows Phones to be priced accordingly in the region, which is what many were hoping since we're talking about low- and mid-range hardware.

Windows 10
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 23, 2015

Microsoft's Gabe Aul has revealed on Twitter than more than 170,000 new Insiders have signed up to the company's program since the Windows 10 event. At the time of tweeting, a total of 173,624 new registrations were received.

Madden NFL 15
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 23, 2015

Madden NFL 15 Super Bowl Edition has just hit the Xbox One Store and is now available for download. Priced at $59.99, Xbox Live Gold Subscribers will be able to pick up the title for just $24. That's more than 50 percent off the asking price.

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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 22, 2015

Puzzle Pets is the latest hit from Gameloft to arrive on Windows Phone. This new match-3 game will task players with entering a colorful and vibrant world to interact with pets and special abilities for some unpredictable gameplay. If you're a fan of these games, you'll definitely want...

MEGA
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 22, 2015

Mega owner Kim Dotcom isn't halting on his plan to launch new services with a focus on security, competing against what's already available on the market. Today, the company announced the release of MegaChat, a new web-based communications platform that's billed as a Skype competitor....

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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 21, 2015

It has been quite the day for Windows 10. Microsoft has released a ton of details about the upcoming release at its Windows 10 event in Redmon, but in case you were swamped by just how much reading there was to take in, Joe Belfiore has taken to video to talk Windows 10.

Windows Holograms
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 21, 2015

Holograms. You know, those shiny light things that are real, but not real, but everyone wants one from the movies? They're here. Sort of. Microsoft dedicated a section of its Windows 10 event to talk to the audience about holograms. "Make it so simple that technology would just...

Windows 10 on Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 21, 2015

Gaming on Windows 10 wasn't the only new advancement Microsoft spoke about at its Windows 10 event today. The company also touched on bringing Windows 10 to Xbox One. No, this doesn't mean you'll be editing Excel documents on your console, but you will be seeing some interesting...

Xbox Windows 10
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 21, 2015

Phil Spencer was also present during Microsoft's Windows 10 event at Redmond to talk about gaming on Microsoft's latest operating system. Video games are a major part of the Windows experience, and is something Microsoft is to take seriously in the next release of Windows. Say hello to...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 21, 2015

As well as bringing a new Windows 10 experience to both desktop users and the Windows Phone ecosystem, Microsoft also spoke about the new Office at its Windows 10 event. The new suite of productivity apps will be built for modern day productivity, available across the board as universal...

Windows 10 Cortana
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 21, 2015

Microsoft used its Windows 10 event today to show off some of the new features and capabilities that will arrive with Cortana. The personal assistant is coming to Microsoft's desktop OS and will offer consumers a new way to interact with not only apps installed by the web too.

Windows 10 More Personal
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 21, 2015

Microsoft's Windows 10 live event is well under way at Redmond. Terry Myerson took to the stage to talk about Windows 10 itself and how Microsoft aims to bring a more personal computing experience the billions of people who rely on the Windows operating system.

LINE
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 20, 2015

LINE has picked up an update for Windows Phone, boosting the app to version 3.9. In this latest release, the development team has included video calling support for those rocking hardware running Windows Phone 8.0 and up. LINE is a super-popular messaging client predominantly used in...

EE Store
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 19, 2015

Customers of UK mobile operator EE are to receive a share of around £1 million after they were wrongly charged VAT. Those who happened to be outside the EU and used data on their plans between October 2012 and October 2014 were affected by a "billing system error." It's reported that 0....

Three
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 19, 2015

The company behind UK mobile operator Three, Hutchison Whampoa, is reportedly looking to purchase competitor O2, which is currently owned by Telefonica. The deal could be worth as much as $13.6 billion to Telefonica, who The Financial Times reports to have enlisted the aid of...

Office 365
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 19, 2015

Microsoft's Open Technologies subsidiary today announced new integration between Office 365 and Moodle, partnering with support and hosting services provider Remote Learner. This partnership brings with it a more productive experience for both teachers and students who use Moodle,...

Spotify
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 19, 2015

Spotify has released an update for Windows Phone to bring its app on par with its Android and iOS offering. The latest release - version 5.0 - includes a UI revamp that provides subscribers with an iOS-esque interface, deploying transparency and other visual features. While the new...