Articles by Rich Edmonds

Microsoft Tetra Lockscreen
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 30, 2014

It was only yesterday when we last covered Tetra Lockscreen for Windows Phone and already we're back with yet another release. Version 1.1.0.4 has been pushed through the store, likely bringing minor improvements and fixes to the table.

WhatsApp
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 30, 2014

WhatsApp for Windows Phone has just been updated, introducing some new features and improvements. As previously covered, this release contains features brought across by the WhatsApp team from the beta program. It's also quite the special moment for the messenger platform since the...

Windows Phone Furniture
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 29, 2014

We've seen some handy accessories made by Lumia Windows Phone owners in the past, but Stuart Nickel's furniture really takes things to the next level. The skilled woodworker has crafted beds and chairs for his Lumia to comfortably recharge in, making them both practical and...

Plex
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 29, 2014

Plex has released an official app for the Xbox 360, joining the recently released Xbox One client. The app is available for anyone with a Plex Pass, allowing Xbox owners to stream video content from a Plex server to the big screen.

Microsoft Future Decoded
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 28, 2014

Microsoft's upcoming Future Decoded event will take place in November, which will be held alongside AppsWorld. You may recall we gave away 5 tickets to the event, but fear not if you weren't lucky enough. We've teamed up with Microsoft to give three two-day tickets away (worth £1,000...

British Airways
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 28, 2014

British Airways has finally released an update to address the ageing official app for Windows Phone. The client – while functional – presented available data, whether it be boarding passes or flight information, in a standard interface with little functionality to really take advantage...

Race The Stig
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 28, 2014

The BBC has released an update for its Top Gear: Race The Stig game, available for Windows Phone, Android and iOS. This new release introduces spooky content to coincide with Halloween just around the corner. For those who aren't familiar with the title, Race The Stig is essentially an...

IE Windows 10
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 28, 2014

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore today showed off some new features coming to the Windows 10 technical preview. In the opening keynote for Tech Ed 2014, Belfiore ran the audience through new trackpad gestures that will further enhance the user experience for power users, who require efficient...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 27, 2014

Microsoft is preparing to tackle the upcoming holiday season by announcing a promotional offer on the Xbox One, which will be available in the US for just $349. The $50 off consoles includes not only purchasing the main box outright, but also any promotional bundles like the Assassin's...

Lumia 530
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 27, 2014

Woolworths is preparing to run a deal over in Australia, slashing 50 percent off the asking price for the Lumia 530. The affordable, yet capable Windows Phone will shortly be available for just $39.95 locked to Telstra. To sweeten the deal, there's also a free orange case included with...

Deezer
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 24, 2014

Cross-platform music streaming and discovery service Deezer has purchased Stitcher. The company plans to aid efforts worldwide and break into the US by acquiring the podcast and talk radio service to provide more content on its own platform.

Lumia 530
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 23, 2014

The Lumia 530 is one of the more affordable Windows Phones available today, but Carphone Warehouse has dropped the price of the handset even further. UK consumers can now pick up the device for just £49.95, excluding a required £10 top-up.

Xbox Video
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 23, 2014

Microsoft has bumped its Xbox Video app for Windows Phone to version 2.6.370.0. The app enables Windows Phone owners to enjoy available entertainment, be it films or favorite TV shows. In this latest release, Microsoft has implemented numerous minor improvements, but users have also...

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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 21, 2014

Don't have a set-top box to connect through your Xbox One? Microsoft has you covered with the newly launched Xbox One Digital TV Tuner. This handy device provides an "over-the-air digital terrestrial TV experience," negating the need to connect a set-top box via HDMI. The digital TV tuner is...

Tesco Mobile
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 20, 2014

UK mobile network virtual operator Tesco Mobile has released an official app for Windows Phone, which enables consumers to take full advantage of account management features when not in front of a PC. From checking available balances to getting answers to frequently answered questions,...

Spotify
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 20, 2014

Spotify has today announced a new plan for the entire family. If you've been wanting to have a single billing account for the household but keep individual playlists, it's now possible for up to five family members to share a single Spotify subscription, starting from $14.99 a month....

Twitter
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 17, 2014

Twitter has today announced the popular social network will display tweets from random users you don't currently follow in a bid to bring more relevant content to your home timeline, and to pick up some new friends along the way. Twitter isn't shy at testing out new experimentations...

Xbox One Preview
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 17, 2014

To show just how much Microsoft appreciates feedback provided in the Xbox One Preview program, the company is making it so participants are able to track their contributions in the new "My Stats" section of the Preview Dashboard app, collecting points in the process. Microsoft is...

Lumia 830
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 17, 2014

The Lumia 830 has finally made its way north of the border into Canada. It was only a handful of hours ago when we covered news that the new Windows Phone is available on Rogers, but the same device is also listed with Telus. Available for $0 on a 2-year plan, consumers have the option...

NCIS
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by Rich Edmonds
Oct 16, 2014

CBS has unveiled a new subscription service for consumers who simply wish to stream their favorite shows via the Internet, without the need to have an active cable subscription. The broadcaster's announcement follows HBO revealing similar plans. The CBS All Access service will set...