Articles by Rich Edmonds

Poki Deal Lede
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 03, 2014

As the title states, everyone loves a great deal, especially when it comes to apps for smartphones. There are a number of deals we have covered on our main publication, but there are offers that pass our watchful eyes but are caught on our forums. If you're looking to...

Camera Shutter Sounds
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 03, 2014

You've seen something awesome on your Windows Phone (perhaps a sunny day in England reported by a weather app) and you wish to share this screen with the world. Taking screenshots is super easy and fast (hold power and tap the Start key).

The only issue with...

Lumia 1320
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 03, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 1320 is a sweet Windows Phone, sporting a massive 6-inch screen. The sibling to the Lumia 1520, this handset is a phablet at a more affordable price point. MobiCity currently has the Lumia 1320 available unlocked for just £248 (for the black variant)....

Lumia 520
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 03, 2014

Advertising platform for Windows and Windows Phone, AdDuplex has launched a new sweepstake initiative where the company will give away three Windows Phones to developers each month. This deal will last throughout 2014, so there's plenty of time to get involved and earn...

Facebook Windows 8.1
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 03, 2014

The official Facebook app for Windows 8.1 received an update over the weekend, introducing a number of new additions to the experience. We last looked at the app back in November when a major update was pushed through. With this most recent release, it's now possible...

Cortanna
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 03, 2014

Microsoft is set to release Windows Phone 8.1 later this year, which will include Cortana  a personal assistant that will rival the likes of Siri and Google Now. The Verge has today published some screenshots, showing how Cortana will look on Windows Phone,...

Galaxy S5
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 03, 2014

Google and Samsung have joined Chinese mobile phone manufacturers in expressing concerns to Chinese courts about Microsoft's purchase of Nokia. Redmond is set to absorb Nokia's phone business for 7.2 billion dollars, integrating the division responsible for Lumia, Asha...

Phablocate
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by Rich Edmonds
Mar 02, 2014

An issue with technology today is when we're unable to locate mobile devices, especially when there's little time to hunt down the products before heading out the house. Phablocate by Liquid Daffodil aims to solve this problem by enabling consumers to play audible...

Space Kitty
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 28, 2014

Space Kitty is a cool puzzle game for Windows Phone, tasking players with rotating the space station to save scared aliens. There are numerous puzzles to test one's mind and it's a great little game to pass some time. Over 100 levels are available to keep you occupied...

Media Browser
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 28, 2014

Media Browser (www.mediabrowser3.com) is a handy service, which turns your home PC into a multimedia server. With apps available for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone, consumers are able to access remote content on smartphones, tablets and other supported devices....

Heatmiser
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 28, 2014

Heatmiser (www.heatmisershop.co.uk) deals in thermostats and other hardware for the home, which help consumers utilise today's technology, namely smartphones to control the climate indoors. Heatmiser currently does not have an app available for Windows Phone, but this...

IE Lede
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 28, 2014

Recently we covered UnleashThePhones taking a good look at Internet Explorer 11 in the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK. The publication has now added more details, including InPrivate Browsing and the ability to have more than six tabs open at any given time. Pass the...

Samsung Knox
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 28, 2014

In a somewhat surprising move, Samsung today announced that its KNOX mobile security platform will support Microsoft's Workplace Join and Windows Intune cloud-based mobile device management solution. 

Yoga.com
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 27, 2014

Yoga.com (yoga.com) is a great resource for folk who are looking to get into the art of stretching and moving into incredibly awkward-looking positions. An official app for Windows 8 has been released, opening up access to 300 poses and breathing exercises, all...

mBank
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 27, 2014

Mobile banking has continued to take off as more consumers purchase smartphones. Polish mBank (www.mbank.pl) has joined other banking establishments by releasing an official app for Windows Phone. The client enables customers to connect and login to their accounts,...

Spondle
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 27, 2014

Venturing out the front door and checking out what's on in your local area may prove troublesome depending on what events are currently ongoing. There are numerous tools and services out there, including HERE Maps and Local Scout, which are superb ways to reveal new...

DI.FM
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 27, 2014

Digitally Imported (www.di.fm) is a premium electronic and dance radio service with many streams for listeners to choose from. While the music service itself is free for everyone, there's the option to upgrade to premium should you wish to enjoy better quality audio,...

OneDrive
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 26, 2014

Microsoft has actively given away terabytes of OneDrive storage to consumers over the rebranding period already, but fear not if you've missed out on previous promotions. The company is giving away 100GB of storage through Bing Rewards. Whether you store your massive...

IE11 Hands-on
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 26, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 is an upcoming update from Microsoft for the mobile platform. The release itself is billed as a major improvement for Windows Phone owners, also addressing many complaints from consumers who have yet to pick up a device. Internet Explorer 11 is the...

Skype
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by Rich Edmonds
Feb 26, 2014

Skype for Windows Phone has been updated to version 2.16, which includes a number of improvements. The major change in this latest release is the removal of Skype usernames for login, previously utilised by consumers before Microsoft began to implement its account...