Articles by Rich Edmonds

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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 26, 2014

While the Xbox One and other Microsoft products provide entertainment and functionality to make lives that little bit easier, the brains behind said tech also have the time to create some fairly awesome projects like the Cube. Not to be mistaken with the TV game show, the Cube is actually a...

Twitch
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 26, 2014

Amazon went official with its plans to acquire popular streaming website Twitch back in August. The deal was announced to be worth $970 million and everything now appears to be finalized, according to a recent SEC filing. Amazon has just taken over the hotspot for video game streams,...

Lumia 730
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 26, 2014

Microsoft has today announced the Lumia 730 for Vietnam at an event in Ho Chi Minh City. The Lumia 730 making its way to consumers in the region is - of course - configured for dual-SIM support, perfect for those with needs requiring more than a single phone number to be attached to a...

WhatsApp
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 26, 2014

The price comparison website MySmartPrice is now enabling millions of consumers in India to check out better deals online, even when they have little connectivity. The web service will allow users to utilize WhatsApp, the massively popular cross-platform messenger, to make quick and...

Kindle
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 24, 2014

Amazon has finally brought across its Kindle Unlimited service to the UK, which launched in the US back in July. The service offers consumers unlimited e-book enjoyment for £7.99 a month, granting access to over 650,000 digital books, as well as thousands of audiobooks from Audible....

Cortana
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 23, 2014

According to a tweet shared by Microsoft's Lawrence Schlosser, French consumers won't have much longer to wait before Cortana is available. The tweet by Schlosser, who is a Senior Director of Operator Channels at Microsoft France, notes that Cortana is on an accelerated pace and it...

Lumia 530
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 23, 2014

Nokia UAE (United Arab Emirates) has announced a new promotion for the Lumia 530 Windows Phone. This offer will see consumers able to purchase the Lumia 530 and get a second unit absolutely free on one day only – September 25.

Lumia 830
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 22, 2014

Unlocked Mobiles and Clove in the UK have announced listings for both the Lumia 830 and Lumia 735 ('selfie' phone), which are now available for pre-order. The Windows Phones are set to be delivered on October 2 and go for around £300 and £220 respectively.

Phones 4u
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 22, 2014

UK retailer Phones 4u has recently gone into administration, announcing the closure of 700 stores and placing 5,600 positions at risk. Luckily for those involved, there is - at least - some light at the end of this tunnel with multiple parties picking up stores and absorbing employees,...

Despicable Me: Minion Rush
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 19, 2014

Despicable Me: Minion Rush is a popular Windows Phone title, which has been updated a fair few times by Gameloft. Today, we're looking at version 2.1.0.11, which introduces new areas to explore, a brand new costume and overall improvements to make the user experience even more awesome...

Mobile Devices Website
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 19, 2014

Microsoft has migrated the main sections of what was the Nokia UK Lumia website to its own online portal. The tech giant recently pushed across the support pages covering Lumia software updates and now it appears as though the green light has been given to absorb remaining content. A...

Lumia 930
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 19, 2014

Microsoft is set to bring back the bundle deal with the Lumia 930 in the UK, according to Clove who also unveiled a price drop for the Windows Phone. This bundle will see purchasers receive not only the Lumia 930, but also the MD-12 wireless speaker and DC-50 portable wireless charger...

Microsoft Support Pages
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 18, 2014

Microsoft has moved across the Lumia support section for software updates to its own website. Previously available on Nokia's online portal, it makes sense for Redmond to move things across post-acquisition of the Nokia handset division. Consumers interested in finding out just when...

EE
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 17, 2014

UK mobile operator EE today refreshed the company's range of 4G SIM-only plans, offering more bang for your buck when it comes to mobile data. Available from today both online and in EE stores, the new 12-month and 30-day plans offer a wider range of options for consumers looking to hop...

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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 16, 2014

Flying can be both an enjoyable experience and an absolute nightmare, depending entirely on just how smoothly the journey progresses. There are numerous apps available to help make things easier and App in the Air for Windows Phone is one of these solutions. Available for free on the...

Office 365
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 16, 2014

Carlsberg, best known for beverages the company produces, has selected Microsoft and its Office 365 suite for connecting over 20,000 employees. This solution enables the workforce to collaborate and increase productivity, connecting to different regions and offering a platform packed...

Fly IQ400W
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 16, 2014

Microsoft has paired with some interesting new OEMs after removing the license fee for its mobile platform, and Fly can be added to the list with the new IQ400W Windows Phone. This latest dual-SIM handset, which is powered by Windows Phone 8.1, is available for 3990 rubles ($100) at...

Cortana
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 15, 2014

Update 12 PM ET - WPWorld.pl has now retracted the story, claiming the source is not reliable or a Microsoft employee.

According to a report over on wpworld.pl, Microsoft's Cortana is coming to Poland. Microsoft clearly plans to bring (and further develop) the virtual...

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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 15, 2014

A Windows Phone has been used to record some of the models arriving for New York Fashion Week, allowing participating women to introduce themselves and remind viewers that there are actual people behind the fashion and design. It's also an interesting look at where the models are from and...

Amazon App
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by Rich Edmonds
Sep 15, 2014

Online retail giant Amazon has updated its Windows Phone app with some minor improvements. The app enables consumers to browse and purchase goods listen on the web portal directly through their smartphone. We previously covered the app being rebranded with some neat upgrades.