Articles by Rich Edmonds

NORAD Tracks Santa
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 03, 2013

Are you eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa? The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is too, and you can team up with Microsoft to see exactly where Santa is. Previously available, 'NORAD Tracks Santa' received large amounts of traffic back in 2012 and...

Nokia Lumia 925
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 03, 2013

UK mobile operator Three has quietly turned on its 4G network for 'thousands' of customers in three cities - London, Manchester and Birmingham. Without announcing the move, the company has slowly begun upgrading customers to LTE and expects to have 1.5 million...

HTC 8X
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 03, 2013

UK courts have granted Nokia an injunction against HTC in a patent case. The patent in question covers a "Modulator structure for a transmitter and a mobile station." The companies have been locked in dispute for some time, with Nokia winning the initial patent battle...

Microsoft UK Reading
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 03, 2013

According to a report over on Bloomberg, Microsoft has narrowed its search for a new CEO to just two candidates. Ford CEO Alan Mulally and Microsoft VP Satya Nadella are believed to be names for the top seat at Redmond. Both Tony Bates and Stephen Elop are now...

Nokia MixRadio
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 03, 2013

Nokia has unleashed a competition to celebrate the launch of its MixRadio service. Open to UK residents only, the company is giving away a brand new Lumia 1520 (yet to launch in the UK), Nokia Purity Pro Wireless headphones and 3 months of Nokia MixRadio+ (previously...

London Tube
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 03, 2013

The UK government has reached an agreement with four major British mobile operators to end "shock bills." This move will look to protect consumers from unexpected mobile phone contract price rises with the companies offering greater transparency at the start of a...

Lumia 520
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 02, 2013

For one day only, Microsoft Store is offering a free Nokia Lumia 520 with select Windows Phone purchases. Should you be looking at a shiny new Nokia Lumia 925, Lumia 1020, Lumia 1520 or even the Samsung ATIV S Neo on AT&T, the company will also bundle a no-contract...

Eminem Mathers Free
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 02, 2013

Are you a fan of Eminem? If the answer to that question is yes, you'll be pleased to hear that Microsoft has made it possible to grab the artist's latest album, The Marshall Mathers for free on Xbox Music. We're not talking about the included streaming, which is free...

ATT Lumia 520
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 02, 2013

Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has released figures for the three months leading up to October, comparing sales against 2012 data. Apple has experienced share boosts thanks to the iPhone 5c, but Windows Phone continues to grow and takes 10 percent of EU5 (top five European...

Nokia Mix Radio
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 01, 2013

It's common knowledge that Nokia has rebranded its popular music streaming service to MixRadio, but what's behind the new icon, called Ike? Design Studio worked with Nokia to produce the new logo, which is a "negative space headphone-shaped smiley face device." The...

Xbox One
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by Rich Edmonds
Dec 01, 2013

Shopping market research firm InfoScout reports that Microsoft's Xbox One was the most popular video game console on this year's Black Friday, beating Sony's PlayStation 4 in the US. According to collected data, the Xbox One dominated the charts with 31 percent of...

Mega
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 30, 2013

Mega (www.mega.co.nz) is a cloud-based storage service and successor to MegaUpload. Launched earlier this year, the web service has released apps for Android and iOS, but the company has now confirmed that a Windows Phone solution is well on the way. The only problem...

Nokia Create
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 30, 2013

Nokia has once again announced winners from its Create contest. Should you not be familiar with the developer contest, said folk are tasked to create apps for Windows Phone, following certain missions and including desired features - these Mini Missions can be focused...

Lumia 929
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 30, 2013

Eagerly awaiting more details to emerge of the Lumia 929? Leakster 'Falorin' has you covered over on our community forum. A new photo of the unannounced Windows Phone in white has been leaked (see above for previously released render), as well as some information on...

Foundbite
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 30, 2013

There are little gems available on the Windows Phone Store that are worth your time to check out. One of these is Foundbite, developed by James Mundy and published through the AppCampus program. The app enables you to record the ambience of any given location,...

Lumia 520
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 29, 2013

We've got some news if you're a TELUS subscriber and own a Nokia Lumia 520, Lumia 620 or Lumia 1020. The mobile operator has refreshed its update 3 schedule for Windows Phone. The noted handsets are set to receive Update 3 and Lumia Black sometime in January 2014.

PhotoFunia
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 29, 2013

There's certainly an abundance of photography apps available on the Windows platform - we're talking about both Windows 8 and Windows Phone. One of said offerings is PhotoFunia, a cloud-based photo editing suite which provides you tools and options to let you enjoy...

HERE
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 29, 2013

Nokia is a special company. There's no disputing this fact and even those who follow other companies within the same, competitive industry agree that the Finnish manufacturer has brought a great deal of innovation to the table.

To celebrate what the company has...

Indigo
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 28, 2013

Indigo (www.hello-indigo.com) is a personal assistant for Windows Phone and has been available for some time. We've covered the app in the past numerous times, but we're back once again with an update. If you're looking for something that offers slightly more...

Lumia 2520
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by Rich Edmonds
Nov 28, 2013

Nokia and UK retailer John Lewis have both announced that the Lumia 2520, the Finnish manufacturer's first Windows tablet, will be available exclusively through a partnership here in the UK. Starting from December 4th, consumers will be able to pick up the 4G Windows 8...