Articles by Rich Edmonds

Duracell Starbucks
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 12, 2014

Taking wireless charging to the next level, 100,000 Powermat spots are to be deployed in participating Starbucks and Teavana tea bars. Duracell today announced alongside Starbucks that the rollout will commence in the San Francisco Bay area, expanding Powermat to additional markets next...

Pocketmags
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 11, 2014

Pocketmags has just released a public beta app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1, providing a new digital newsstand for the Windows community. With the app downloaded and installed, you're able to purchase single issues and take out subscriptions on a variety of both free and...

Subway Surfers
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 11, 2014

Joe Belfiore took to Twitter this morning to reveal some details about upcoming updates to Windows Phone 8.1 and certain high profile apps, including Subway Surfers. The news for this popular title is the highly anticipated 512MB RAM support for more affordable hardware with less memory...

Lumia 636
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 11, 2014

Microsoft today officially unveiled the Lumia 636 and Lumia 638 in China, offering affordable options in the region with 4G connectivity to boot. The Lumia 638 will be available from July 5th with the retail price of 1,299 yuan ($200), while the Lumia 636 is going for the same price and...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 11, 2014

Just when you thought we've had enough official apps for one morning, New Scientist is now available on Windows 8. The super-popular magazine is the choice of many for the latest headlines covering everything technology and science, perfect for those power users on Microsoft's platforms...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 11, 2014

Microsoft has released two new advertisements for its Office 365 service. The new videos help explain features of both the personal and home subscriptions, one being for the individual and the latter for the family. If you've been confused by Microsoft's subscription packages for its cloud...

O2 Academy
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 11, 2014

UK mobile operator O2 has released a brand new app for Windows Phone, titled O2 Academy. The app, if you're not familiar with the branding, enables customers to enjoy latest live music events with information and details on favorite venues and artists to really get into music. Already...

Xbox Music Error
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 11, 2014

This morning, shortly after Microsoft published an update for its native Windows Phone music app, the Xbox Music service encountered some issues. We received reports from readers stating that they're unable to access their music collection on a Windows Phone, which we were able to...

OpenLearn
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 10, 2014

The Open University has launched its OpenLearn app on Windows 8.1. For those who aren't familiar with OpenLearn, it's a home of information from learning Gaelic to searching for life on other planets. The app contains extracts from Open University courses, learning tools from campus and...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 10, 2014

The world of sport is full of predictions, whether you're betting on who's going to win the next football match for real stakes or simply with friends on a piece of scrap paper in a local pub. Since this is 2014 and we're living in a world of technology, Sporting Mouth for Windows 8 and...

Kabbee
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 10, 2014

London is an expensive place, being the capital of England. Catching taxis (or cabs) can also prove daunting for those who know just how high prices are for a quick journey. Luckily, there are some services out there that are looking to change how this all works and Kabbee is one of...

St John Ambulance
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 10, 2014

St John New Zealand has just released an official app on the Windows Phone Store. The charity operates in multiple countries, including the UK where a Wales focused app is already available. Much like its Welsh counterpart, this new app aims to teach Windows Phone consumers on how to...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 10, 2014

Following Ladbrokes, bet365 has released an official app for Windows Phone. The betting app enables those who frequently engage in gambling with the company to place slips and monitor progress while on the move. To help get everyone started on mobile hardware, bet365 is offering an...

Nokia Lumia 930
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 10, 2014

The Lumia 930 was one of Nokia's last Windows Phone before seeing its handset division pass over to Microsoft in a recently closed deal. According to Windowsteca, the device will be available in Italy from June 20th for €599 and for those who purchase the Windows Phone as soon...

E3 2014
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 09, 2014

As well as the large titles announced at Microsoft's Xbox Media Briefing at E3 2014, there were a number of smaller games unveiled that we've compiled into this short roundup. Head past the break and take a quick look at what other games are in development for the Xbox One.

Xbox E3 2014
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 09, 2014

Today was a rather busy day for Xbox fans with numerous new announcements to soak through, but there's something we're just dying to ask you all. Just which was your favorite announcement of the morning? Head past the break to vote in the poll and sound off in the comments on your...

The Witcher
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 09, 2014

Today at E3 2014 among the other AAA announcements was a teaser trailer for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The game is a vast 'no man's land' open world title with players being trained to become an effective hunter. During the teasing trailer, viewers witnessed the hunt of a griffin, which...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 09, 2014

Hidden Pineapple, the development house behind Twitter client Rowi, has launched a new teaser website to show off what the company is working on releasing next for Windows Phone. Titled Maestro, this new email app (another AppCampus project) appears as though it will focus on...

Dance Central: Spotlight
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 09, 2014

Dance Central: Spotlight was today unveiled to be coming to the Xbox One this September in digital format. The game will arrive with downloadable music, enabling more scope for gameplay to be added as more tracks become available. Not only that, but Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved was...

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
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by Rich Edmonds
Jun 09, 2014

Microsoft was able to announce today at its E3 2014 media briefing event that timed DLC for [Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare](Downloadable content for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will come out first on Xbox One and Xbox 360.