Articles by Rich Edmonds

Lumia 735
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 05, 2014

The Lumia 735 has been announced for Mexico with availability to commence in the region this month. Should you want to take the ultimate selfie, you can pick up the new Windows Phone for 4,999 Pesos ($350). The Lumia 830 is also expected to arrive, but consumers will have to endure a...

Spotify
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 04, 2014

Spotify appears to be getting into the festive spirit with the holidays just around the corner. The popular music streaming service is offering consumers in both the UK and US special promotions on its premium subscription to tempt them into taking out new accounts for 2015. How does...

Get Off My Lawn!
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 04, 2014

Get Off My Lawn! has just landed on the Windows and Windows Phone stores. Coming across from Steam on the PC, the highly-rated title puts players in charge of defending Murray Mendelson's lawn, who appears to be at war with alien visitors. Shoot first, ask questions later.

Bluetooth 4.2
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 03, 2014

The Bluetooth Special Interests Group has shared with the world what Bluetooth 4.2 will bring to connected devices. According to details published by the group, consumers can look forward to improvements with regards to privacy, battery conservation and speed.

Assassin's Creed Victory
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 03, 2014

The Assassin's Creed series will be hitting the English capital for its next instalment, according to sources cited in a recent Kotaku report. Believed to be titled Assassin's Creed: Victory, the publication reports that the game will be set in the Victorian era and will be...

Track Santa Website
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 02, 2014

Microsoft has once again partnered up with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to launch the annual Santa Tracker website. The website enables those eagerly awaiting Santa's arrival to track the bringer of joy and presents as he travels across the world. This year the...

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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 02, 2014

Skype is one of the most popular forms of communication across mobile platforms and the desktop. Microsoft Research is working on real-time translation functionality to enable consumers to use Skype and engage in conversation with others from around the world. George Takei, better known as...

HP Elitebook 1020
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 02, 2014

HP has today announced the EliteBook Folio 1020, a sleek new Windows laptop. This 13-inch laptop takes advantage of Intel's new Core M processors, weighs just 2.2 pounds and is 15.7mm thick. There's also a QHD display (2560 x 1440) to really bring Windows to life.

WeChat
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 01, 2014

WeChat for Windows Phone has today been updated to version 5.4. This latest release includes a visual refresh for frequent users to enjoy on their smartphones. The new design introduces a clean interface with cues from Microsoft's Modern UI and Windows Phone in general.

BLU Win Jr
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 01, 2014

Microsoft has slashed the prices on a handful of products at its official store, including the BLU Win Jr. Windows Phone, which is just $49 for today only. This small price for the smartphone comes with no contract ties or network locks, meaning you can use it on any supported network....

Lumia 1030
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 30, 2014

Update: The Verge's Tom Warren has stated on Twitter that this is the cancelled McLaren prototype.

Photos of what is believed to be a Lumia 1030 prototype have been leaked online, showing off its large camera hump. Much like the Lumia 1020 available today, this unannounced...

Titanfall
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 28, 2014

Wouldn't it be awesome if Microsoft were to offer Titanfall, all of its available DLC and even the Season Pass for future content, for just $12.49 (or £10 if you're in the UK)? It's a good job the company has done just that with this serious sale on the Titanfall: Deluxe Edition to get...

Linx 8
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 28, 2014

The Linx 8-inch Windows 8 tablet is currently on offer at Saisnbury's in limited supply. Should you hurry down to your local store and check stock, you'll be in with the chance of bagging the tablet for just £70. That's £69.99 and a total saving of £30 for an Intel-based tablet with the...

Lumia 830
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 28, 2014

It's Black Friday so Carphone warehouse has commenced a flash sale in the UK, offering some notable savings on a selection of Windows Phones. If you have been holding off for some enticing deals to be announced, head past the break to see what the retailer is offering both monthly...

Pastry Paradise
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 26, 2014

Gameloft has released a new puzzle game for Windows Phone, iOS and Android. Titled Pastry Paradise, the game tasks players with matching three (or more) tasty items on a board to clear them and earn points. However, there are a few differences between Pastry Paradise and other titles in...

Music Deals
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 26, 2014

Following on from the 100 albums available for free download through Xbox Music, which we covered yesterday, Microsoft has also confirmed that numerous box sets can be purchased for just $2. Artists include the likes of John Lennon, Elton John, Eagles, Grateful Dead, Radiohead, KISS,...

Music Deals App
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 25, 2014

Microsoft is running a sweet deal for those who have active Xbox Music subscriptions and reside in the US. The company is giving away 100 albums by a variety of popular artists for free. That is, you'll be able to download and keep said content as if you purchased them all at once.

Amazon UK
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 25, 2014

Amazon has announced that its PickUp service has expanded to include more than 10,000 Post Offices across the UK, boosting the number of supported locations to over 16,000. Rather than relying on couriers, customers can opt for Royal Mail's Local Collect to have their packages delivered...

Venom Pinball
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 24, 2014

Zen Studios, the developer and publisher behind the likes of Zen Pinball 2 and CastleStorm, has today announced the studio's latest pinball table. This new table stars Marvel's Venom, Spider-Man's arch-nemesis. Venom pinball will be coming soon to Zen Pinball 2, Pinball FX2, and Marvel...

O2
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 24, 2014

According to reports, British Telecom is in early talks with Telefonica to purchase O2, the same mobile operator it released back in 2001. Not only has BT set its sights on O2, but the UK's largest network EE has also been offered in a separate deal.