Articles by Rich Edmonds

Outlook
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 06, 2013

It's no secret that Microsoft's at war with Google when it comes to email. Redmond has continuously attacked Google for crawling through emails that are believed to be private to provide better targeted advertisements to consumers. Microsoft has launched Keep Your...

Windows Windows Phone Dev
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 06, 2013

It was only earlier today when we looked at reports hinting that Microsoft was on the edge of announcing some changes to the Windows Phone and Windows developer account management. Redmond has now confirmed these changes in an announcement article on the official...

Skype Comic
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 06, 2013

The Skype apps on Windows 8 and Windows Phone have been involved in a rather heated, yet slightly humorous discussion in the past. Microsoft originally made it so consumers could not close down the app completely on either platform, unless you rebooted or uninstalled...

Windows Windows Phone Developers
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 06, 2013

As it currently stands, should you wish to develop for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone, you'll need to take out two subscriptions - one for each platform. WPDang now reports that Microsoft is looking to combine both into a combined account, making it easier...

Dell Studio XPS 15
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 06, 2013

Dell has launched the refreshed XPS 15 Windows 8 laptop in Australia. The laptop may look relatively similar, and so it should as it shares its looks with the Dell M3800. The new XPS 15 starts at $1,799 (AUD) and comes with a 1080p display and 8GB RAM. However, if you...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 06, 2013

Microsoft's next-generation video game console is set to sport free, ad-supported Xbox Music streaming. Albert Penello, head of product planning for the Xbox One, confirmed in a Twitter message that this would indeed be the case. While the Xbox Music streaming would be...

Lumia 520
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 06, 2013

A new report published by comScore shows steady growth in the US for Windows Phone, a significant contrast to what we saw earlier in the year. While Android remains the number one platform in the region with Apple sat in second, Microsoft is pretty much level with...

Sky
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 05, 2013

You may recall our #getskyonwindows campaign, targeting BSkyB to get the company to release solid apps for consumers to enjoy. Sky is still yet to support Windows Phone as the broadcaster does with other platforms, but it appears as though the Italian branch (Sky...

White Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 05, 2013

It's known that Microsoft has constructed white Xbox One units for employees who worked on the next generation console, but UK charity GamesAid has listed an Xbox One on eBay - and it's in white. The auction includes the console itself (adorned with "I Made This" to...

Noia Lumia 920
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 05, 2013

ABB Finland has partnered with Nokia to deploy more than 2,200 Lumia Windows Phones to employees, and the companies are working to add even more to the roll out. If you're not familiar with the brand, it's one of the world's leading suppliers of robotic, power and...

Visual Studio
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 05, 2013

Before the New Developers Conference (www.ndc-london.com) kicks off in London, there's a day planned for Visual Studio 2013. December 3rd will see a free pre-conference workshop set up for developers and co. to check out. The best part? You don't need to be attending...

Lumia 525 Colours
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 05, 2013

The Nokia Lumia 525 has been making headlines lately and now the popular leakster Twitter profile @evleaks has once again joined in the fun by releasing the above render of the device. The image shows the handset in white, yellow and orange. While both pricing...

Viber
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 05, 2013

Viber is a messaging app that enables you to text, group message and make free HD calls. Available cross-platform, the Windows Phone app has once again be updated. The company recently pushed out a UI revamp with a few other additions, but in version 3.1.1 we've now...

Lumia 525
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 05, 2013

The Nokia Lumia 525 is a rather mysterious Windows Phone, but more details on the Lumia 520 successor are beginning to emerge. We recently looked at the handset passing certification in china (coupled with the above renders - since removed) and now full specifications...

TeamViewer
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 05, 2013

TeamViewer for Windows Phone enables you to take control of remote computers using your smartphone. It's a neat remote access solution and allows you to connect to a PC when not physically near it. The app has been bumped to a new version and includes numerous new...

Time Out
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 04, 2013

Time Out is a magazine (www.timeout.com) that helps you find out things to do in supported major metropolitan area. Reviews, information on events, activities, local art exhibitions, food and more are all included. Think of it as your guide for everything you should at...

ATIV S
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 04, 2013

The Samsung ATIV S is a premium Windows Phone, but Expansys here in the UK have the smartphone on sale with £45 off the original listing price. Boasting a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display, the ATIV S powers the latest version of the Windows Phone so you'll be on par...

Lumia 2520
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 04, 2013

Nokia finally unveiled a Windows tablet at its conference in Abu Dhabi last month, the Lumia 2520 (pictured above), but already rumours are starting to come out that Nokia is working on a follow-up. Codenamed the "Illusionist," trusted Twitter leakster @evleaks...

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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 04, 2013

Nokia Poland has released a new video on its YouTube channel, showing the city of Kraków from above. The company has previously teased the "Nokia Copter" (see this video for the copter device itself) with numerous short films, but today viewers are able to see the end...

Lumia 525
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 04, 2013

The Nokia Lumia 525 is an interesting little device, creeping in and out of the spotlight recently. While the handset, codenamed "Glee," wasn't covered at Nokia World 2013 in Abu Dhabi, the Chinese certification agency has passed the Lumia 525 through on its website....