Articles by Rich Edmonds

Battery Performance
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 14, 2014

The battery is probably the most talked about component of any smartphone, and the reading displayed on-screen is checked frequently just to analyse how much juice remains. Luckily, Windows Phone has pretty good battery management with Battery Saver Mode present just...

IM Plus 8.1
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 14, 2014

Valentine's Day is here and to make the day even more special for Windows users, the developers behind IM+ have put their Pro app on sale. From today through February 15th, you'll be able to download the premium version of IM+ for just $1.99. Pass by the break for more...

Ellen Lumia 1520
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 13, 2014

Cameron Diaz starred as guest on a recent episode of Ellen, a popular talk show in the US. What made this particular episode rather special was Ellen giving away three Nokia Lumia 1520 Windows Phones to selected members of the audience. These lucky winners participated...

WP Adsense
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 13, 2014

Google and Microsoft do not get along when it comes to both Windows Phone and Windows 8. Luckily for tablet and PC users, there are numerous ways to access Google services, but if you're using a Windows Phone there have been issues in the past that hamper the user...

TellMe
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 13, 2014

Just how intelligent are virtual assistants on mobile operating systems? Touted as helpful features, consumers can ask natural questions to their Windows Phone, iOS or Android device and retrieve information, but these assistants are coded by human hand, and thus have...

Flappy Bird
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 12, 2014

We're just about as sick and tired of Flappy Bird as you all are, but it's worth covering news that a super popular clone of the mobile game is available on the Windows Store. This means should you have a tablet or Windows PC, you'll be able to enjoy the highly...

Nokia Android
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 12, 2014

It's old news when we talk about Microsoft's problem with getting developers on-board with both Windows and Windows Phone. The company has had trouble having new content developed and released on its own operating systems alongside iOS and Android. It's no secret that...

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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 12, 2014

Nokia US is going on the offensive with the Nokia Lumia Icon, coming soon to mobile operator Verizon. The Finnish company has released the above video, showing off the recording capabilities of the Windows Phone. The footage, captured on both the Lumia Icon and a...

Lumia 1520
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 12, 2014

The two Nokia Windows Phone phablets, the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320, are on their way to Spain. Consumers who reside in the region will be able to get their paws on either Windows Phones by the end of February. Pricing has also been confirmed. Head past the break for...

Dell Venue 8
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 11, 2014

Microsoft is here to get you started with the upcoming Valentine's Day. The company has launched a sweepstake with multiple Dell prizes available. Three lucky winners will be gifted with either a Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet, Dell XPS 18 Touchscreen All-in-One or the Dell...

Windows Phone 8.1
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 11, 2014

Today has been rather interesting with all the reporting on new features in Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft's next major update for its mobile platform. While the release itself is not expected to be announced until the company's Build 2014 conference in April, we've...

Windows Phone 8.1
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 11, 2014

We're all excited and buzzing to see exactly what will be included in the Windows Phone 8.1 update. If anything from today's reporting is to go by, we're in for a major update, which should address the complaints from both Windows Phone owners and the general public...

Flappy Bird
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 11, 2014

We're sure you are all sick and tired of reading about Flappy Bird and how the game has been pulled from both iOS and Android, never to officially arrive on the Windows Phone Store. We even provided a collection of similar games for Windows Phone that are available for...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 11, 2014

Major Nelson (Microsoft's Larry Hryb) took to Twitter today to announce that today's Xbox One update, which is set to introduce numerous new features, will be rolling out later this week. The reason for this delay is "the team is working on finalizing" said release,...

YouTube Player
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 11, 2014

For our full coverage, head to Windows Phone 8.1 SDK leak - All you need to know!

Windows Phone 8.1, codenamed 'Blue', is a forthcoming major update for Microsoft's mobile platform. While we're anticipating an announcement at the company’s Build 2014...

Nokia Tones
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 10, 2014

If you've been a fan of Nokia smartphones and other products in previous years, you would have experienced the wide variety of loaded ringtones. To relive those special moments, Aleksi Eeben from Nokia has compiled thousands of ringtones into a single Windows Phone app...

Nokia Storyteller
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 10, 2014

Nokia Storyteller was removed from the Windows Phone Store after the most recent update caused issues for consumers. The Nokia app allows consumers to sort through their galleries and categorise photos into easy-to-navigate albums. An interesting twist to the story was...

PuTTY
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 10, 2014

The popular telnet/SSH client for Windows, PuTTY has finally gone into closed beta for Windows Phone. Should you be on the beta list from when we last covered the app being in development, you'll be able to get a first look at what's coming to the mobile platform. For...

OneDrive
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 09, 2014

Microsoft recently announced OneDrive, the rebranding of SkyDrive as we know it today, available on multiple platforms, including the web, Windows and Windows Phone. This rebranding was the result of British Sky Broadcasting complaints of trademark infringement. ...

Tile Me!
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 09, 2014

The popular Twitter background creator for Windows Phone has been bumped to a new version, opening up high quality PNG formats for use. Tile Me! is a sweet little app, which allows you to enhance your Twitter profiles with multiple elements. Show your support for...