Articles by Rich Edmonds

Hot Rod Racers
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 04, 2014

It's time to hop into the hot seat and fire up the engines as Hot Rod Racers from Miniclip speeds onto Windows Phone. The highly popular game has only been available on iOS and Android for a week and already Miniclip has released the Windows Phone counterpart (for...

Spark
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 04, 2014

Campfire is an excellent chat and collaboration service from 37signals (www.37signals.com), enabling businesses to host multiple chat rooms for employees to engage with one another and improve workflow and productivity. Running the web client on Windows 8 is an...

Office 365
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 04, 2014

We're moving into the second month of 2014 and Microsoft has published a new entry on the Office 365 blog, detailing improvements implemented last month for a variety of products and features of the online Office suite. Just in case you managed to miss anything in...

Satya Nadella
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 04, 2014

The wait is over as are rumours and speculation. Meet Satya Nadella, Microsoft's new CEO. Officially announced today and currently residing in Bellevue, Washington Nadella is the latest name to lead Microsoft, the massive software and hardware giant. While enjoying ...

Kinect
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 03, 2014

A heavily defended border separates both North and South Korea, but the Microsoft Kinect has been modified to help out South Korea's border patrol by programmer Jae Kwan Ko. The Kinect was deployed back in August last year, which reportedly identifies objects crossing...

Auto Expo 2014
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 03, 2014

Auto Expo - The Motor Show (www.autoexpo.in) is India's largest automobile exhibition held biennially in Delhi. Organised by ACMA, CII and SIAM, the expo itself is attended by automobile enthusiasts from India as well as countries around the world. This year's Auto...

Flappy Bird
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 03, 2014

Dong Nguyen's hit-game Flappy Bird is on its way to Windows Phone, that we already know. But what we didn't know was an expected date. The developer took to Twitter to reveal that Flappy Bird has been submitted to the store and needs to be approved by...

Three
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 03, 2014

UK mobile operators Three and EE (Everything Everywhere) are to invest £1 billion in a shared 4G network agreement. According to the Financial Times, the two companies will work together by sharing mast and backhaul transmission costs as part of the joint...

Cowlick
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 03, 2014

Liquid Daffodil is an established Windows developer with multiple apps available for both Windows and Windows Phone. glƏƏk! and Cowlick! are two Twitter clients for Microsoft’s mobile platform and today we’re covering two big updates recently pushed to the store. Pass...

Simple Calendar
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 03, 2014

Simple Calendar is a minimalist calendar client with a focus on content as opposed to cluttering the UI, much like Windows Phone in general. This latest release isn't a massive upgrade to the experience, but does include new features opening up new functionality. We've...

Lumia 925
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 03, 2014

Nokia today announced #LumiaBizTrial, a campaign offering businesses within the UK the opportunity to trial Lumia Windows Phones for free. Businesses that enter the programme will be provided with Nokia Lumia 925, Lumia 625 and Lumia 520 units to demonstrate how Nokia...

GimmalPoint
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 03, 2014

GimmalPoint (www.gimmalpoint.com) for Windows 8 and Windows Phone enables consumers to connect to SharePoint and view documents, sites, lists, libraries and more in multiple views. It’s billed as the most featured-rich solution available on Microsoft’s app stores and...

App Update Roundup
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 02, 2014

Some of us will be following the SuperBowl this weekend, but there are still app updates being published to the Windows Phone Store. Today, we'll be looking at what's new in 6snap, Hardware Tests and Tile Me! Should you be looking out for new versions for installed...

Bluetooth Windows Phone
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 02, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 is still far off from being made available to the general public, but Microsoft has managed to get the operating system through Bluetooth SIG certification. What this means for consumers is they'll have ability to take full advantage of Bluetooth 4.0...

Super Bowl
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 01, 2014

Microsoft will be firing up advertisements to cover Sunday's broadcast of the Super Bowl and the company has enlisted the help of none other than former NFL player, Steve Gleason to help out. It's a notable appearance since he'll be featured in Microsoft's first-ever...

Lumia 520
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 01, 2014

SkyDrive storage and integration with Windows Phone is a feature many take advantage of, whether it be for storing shots snapped with the great Lumia camera capabilities or Office documents created while on the move. Nokia Philippines currently has a sweet deal going...

GroupMe
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 01, 2014

GroupMe is a popular group-messaging app from Microsoft, enables you to communicate with multiple contacts at once in chatrooms. We previously covered version 4.7 back in December, which introduced a new group design. Today, we're looking at yet another update,...

Lumia 1520
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 01, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a massive Windows Phone. That's not a negative point. It is big in a good sense. Fans of phablets running Android and other mobile platforms will enjoy the look, feel and impressive display, showing off all your favourite Live Tiles in beautiful...

Nokia Dev Evening
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 31, 2014

Nokia is a massive company, there's no disputing that fact, but the manufacturer has been able to engage with its community of consumers and developers successfully since joining Windows Phone (and prior to that too). Interacting with customers and the community in...

Surface Pro
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by Rich Edmonds
Jan 31, 2014

The original Microsoft Surface Pro launched last year and while the Windows 8 tablet itself has yet to celebrate an entire year in the hands of the general public, Best Buy in the US has the product available for just $499.99. The regular listing price is stated to be...