Articles by Rich Edmonds

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 03, 2014

Sharing images has been improved over the years with smartphones, social networks and better wireless communications. Still, there's room for improvements, especially when it comes to quickly sending an image captured within the last few seconds. This is where apps come into play and...

Intel Processor
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 03, 2014

Intel has today announced a new family of Core M (Broadwell) processors that will help make hardware even thinner. Tablets and 2-in-1 personal computers are already pretty darn thin, especially when you compare everything available in 2014 against what was on the market a few years ago...

Homefront: The Revolution
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 02, 2014

Homefront: The Revolution has today been announced for PC, Xbox One and the Playstation 4 with an estimated release of 2015. You may recall the title of the game, which was published by THQ back in 2011, but received a rather severe negative reception from both critics and the fan base...

Metrotube
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 02, 2014

Metrotube is a popular third-party YouTube app for Windows Phone owners to access multimedia stored on Google's video sharing service. While the search engine giant continues to avoid releasing an official app on Microsoft's mobile platform, today the Metrotube developer has published...

Dell Inspiron
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 02, 2014

Dell has today announced an all-in-one PC and two new 2-in-1 Inspiron notebooks that feature 360 degree swivelling displays to rotate between laptop, easel, tent and tablet modes. The new notebooks are designed for those who actively switch between working on the keyboard to hitting up...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 02, 2014

ASUS has unveiled a number of new products at Computex, including a handful of Windows devices to celebrate 25 years in the business. The company utilized the tech event to announce a new Zenbook NX500 ultrabook with 4K display, a new 4K monitor, tri-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi router,...

HTC
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 01, 2014

We've heard about the Verizon-bound HTC W8 recently with a teaser from leakster Evleaks, but the renown tech Twitter profile has released some more details on what we can expect to see from a W8 Windows Phone from HTC. If the report holds out and we see HTC launch a new Windows...

Nokia Display
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by Rich Edmonds
May 30, 2014

Reports have flooded in from readers detailing a minor update Nokia (now Microsoft Mobile, according to the store) has today rolled out for its Display system app. The update itself is small with the store listing only 'minor usability improvements', but we can see the teams further...

Lumia 630
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by Rich Edmonds
May 30, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 630 is an affordable Windows Phone from the manufacturer which is now available on O2 in Ireland for €129.99 with billpay. Launching on the same day as the UK (for £89.95), the Windows Phone 8.1 device allows consumers to enjoy a fluid Microsoft experience without the...

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by Rich Edmonds
May 29, 2014

Microsoft has published a UK advertisement for the Lumia 630, a newly released Windows Phone in the more affordable club. The advert focuses on the cheap price point, colourful looks and fairly advanced components, including a quad-core processor ("which means it's really fast"), as well as a...

Manchester United
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by Rich Edmonds
May 28, 2014

The official Manchester United app for Windows Phone has been released, but with limited availability. The app itself has launched in 18 countries, however the UK, US and many other countries have been skipped with further support expected in future updates. If you're an avid Man Utd...

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by Rich Edmonds
May 28, 2014

Microsoft has released a new advertisement showing off color popping in the Nokia Creative Studio, available on Lumia Windows Phones. The feature (as the ad demonstrates) enables users to spice up their mobile photography by 'popping' in colors on certain objects, leaving the rest of the image...

MonsterUp Candy Run
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by Rich Edmonds
May 28, 2014

After teasing a new title some time ago, fans of the MonsterUp games will be able to rejoice with the cute characters going up high into a brand new endless runner. Just like other games and media making the move to this genre of entertainment (which is proving popular across the mobile...

Minion Rush
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by Rich Edmonds
May 28, 2014

It was only the other day when we covered Despicable Me: Minion Rush missing from the Windows Phone Store, but now the title is once again available for download. Should you require reminding, the developers had to pull the endless runner from the store due to an incorrect XAP being...

ITV Player
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by Rich Edmonds
May 27, 2014

Following in the steps of the BBC, ITV has also launched its catch-up service on Windows Phone. The app is the initial release but we're already seeing a rather polished product. There's content from ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and CITV for consumers to enjoy, catching up with their favorite...

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by Rich Edmonds
May 27, 2014

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has released a fairly substantial update for its iPlayer app on Windows Phone. The latest release makes it even easier for consumers to enjoy their favourite shows while on the go. Contrary to popular belief, the BBC has been busy working on...

Steve Ballmer
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by Rich Edmonds
May 26, 2014

Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is reportedly in talks with the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA team. Shelly Sterling, who recently bought the team from husband Donald Sterling, met with Ballmer over the weekend to engage in talks of selling the professional team. Mrs Sterling has...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
May 25, 2014

Microsoft currently has a deal going for Memorial Day in the US, enabling those with an Xbox One or 360 to enjoy a free game when two or more titles are purchased. The offer is available through the Microsoft Stores and web store. Games include Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Tomb Raider and...

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by Rich Edmonds
May 23, 2014

A brand new music game called Salvage has launched on both Windows Phone and Windows 8. The game is developed by ex-DJ Hero/Guitar Hero team members. Mad Fellows is the company behind it with its own Frustum game engine to power the beats on both smartphones and Windows hardware....

Kairos adds Windows Phone 8.1 support to their mechanical hybrid smartwatch
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by Rich Edmonds
May 23, 2014

The Kairos startup has been turning heads due to its unique and rather ambitious designs. The company's smartwatch fuses together traditional mechanical functionality we've all come to know and love from a standard watch with a transparent display layered on top. The website only...