Articles by Rich Edmonds

SongArc
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 10, 2014

Everyone loves that feeling when apps and games have updates available. We also love a great deal here and there. Today's app update roundup features a bit of both to round off our CES coverage (for Windows Phone Central anyway – the event continues). Head on past the...

Extras Info Glance
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 10, 2014

Nokia appears to be on an update spree as of late with not only Lumia Black rolling out worldwide (for both the Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020), but apps and system software too. We've received reports and have confirmed that Extras + Info has been bumped to a new version....

Nokia StoryTeller Beamer Lead
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 09, 2014

Nokia is currently pushing out the highly anticipated Lumia Black update to Lumia 1020 and Lumia 925 owners in multiple markets (we're receiving tips left, right and centre from you guys – other Lumia Windows Phones will follow). But did you also know that once updated...

PlayTo
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 09, 2014

Nokia recently confirmed issues with an update for Play To on Windows Phone, which enables users to stream media, such as photos, music and videos to other DLNA enabled devices. The issue was that those running the GDR3 Developer Preview and the latest version of the...

Qi Charging Helsinki Airport
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 09, 2014

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), a collaborative effort of more than 180 companies, is the brand behind the Qi wireless charging standard we've enjoyed on Nokia Lumia Windows Phones since the Lumia 920. Today, the consortium announced a new resonant wireless...

Lumia Black
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 09, 2014

There are many of us still waiting for Nokia to roll out the Lumia Black update for Windows Phones around the world. If you're not yet rocking the latest firmware, you'll be receiving your update notifications soon. Just as we covered last week, Nokia is beginning the...

Yatzy
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 09, 2014

Are you a fan of dice games? If so, you've probably heard of Yatzy for Windows Phone. The game boasts three game modes as well as multi-tabling support for up to 4 games at any given time. Also available on iOS, the Windows Phone counterpart is racking up positive...

EE Channel Tunnel
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 09, 2014

UK mobile operator EE is bringing 4G to the Channel Tunnel and plans to have everything up and running for consumers by summer 2014. Not only will you be able to use super fast Internet when travelling between the UK and mainland Europe, but also 2G and 3G connectivity...

Nokia Charging Plate
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 08, 2014

Who said all stories around the time of CES 2014 would be covering news and hardware alone? We've also got some awesome deals in our feeds that you'll definitely want to take advantage of to save some bucks. Should you reside in the US, you'll be able to snatch a Nokia...

Ford Alan Mulally
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 08, 2014

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer won't be heading up the company for much longer, leaving his post later this year. The company is currently looking for a replacement and rumours have pointed the finger at numerous potential candidates, including both Stephen Elop at Nokia...

Windows 8.1
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 08, 2014

Windows 8.1 is set to see a Spring 2014 update, but already we're seeing pre-release screenshots leak on the Internet. If you're not in the loop when it comes to the Spring update, Microsoft will likely release this upgrade for free to consumers later this year. Head...

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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 08, 2014

Samsung's PC Product Manager, David Ng joined our own John P and Rene Ritchie today on #CESlive to talk about the company's latest products. The ATIV Book 9 was at hand to show off exactly what Samsung is looking to bring to the table in 2014 and boy is this Ultrabook ...

Bleenka
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 08, 2014

In an age where technology reigns supreme, online dating has skyrocketed in usage. No longer are people meeting face to face out and about, but rather at home in their comforts, while browsing around and communicating with people they've yet to meet. Looking at...

Nokia Normandy
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 08, 2014

The Nokia Normandy (as it's currently known) is an interesting device from the company, which has been covered by us numerous times already. We've seen leaked renders and live photos hit the Internet, but now popular (and accurate) leakster Twitter profile, @...

British Gas
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 08, 2014

UK energy supplier, British Gas, has confirmed in a response to a customer that Windows Phone support is in the works. The company has acknowledged the demand for a Windows Phone app with more and more requests coming through from customers. This has led to the...

Rail Rush
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 08, 2014

Rail Rush is a popular Nokia exclusive endless runner and today we've been alerted to a rather large update in the form of the Undersea World. This new world offers an immersive experience as you traverse through the realm, avoiding obstacles and tackling monsters. We'...

Sprint
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 07, 2014

Sprint has taken the opportunity to announce at this year's CES that six new locations have been added to the Spark support list. Not only that, but the US mobile operator is also set to launch the new Sprint FamilySM Plan. Head past the break for all the details.

Lumia 1520
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 07, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is the company's high-end "phablet" Windows Phone. The 16GB variant is currently available at numerous outlets within the US, as well as AT&T for direct purchasing. The mobile operator has yet to launch the 32GB version of the Windows Phone,...

Lenovo Horizon 2
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 07, 2014

Do you fancy a slim, sweet looking table PC from Lenovo? The 27-inch Horizon 2 may well be the device for you. The product itself is just 19.5mm thick with weight shaved off to make it easier to carry around the home (or office). We managed to get some hands-on time...

Nokia SMS Call
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 07, 2014

Did you know that on your Nokia Windows Phone (since GDR2 and Amber) you're able to block unwanted contact from numbers through SMS and call filtering? It's a neat settings area, providing you with some power to prevent people from contacting you who you wish not to do...