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O2 rolls out Denim update for Lumia 930 without Hey Cortana
No Cortana for you

O2 rolls out Denim update for Lumia 930 without Hey Cortana

Harish Jonnalagadda 121

Update 2: O2 has mentioned that the issue is now fixed, and that an OTA update with the passive-listening feature enabled will be made available soon: We're trying to get the updates out sooner by streamlining the test and approval process. As a result, we were trusting Microsoft to test the O2 software updates for us and provide the results of the tests for us to approve, rather...

Cortana correctly predicts the outcome of the Super Bowl
What voodoo is this?

Cortana correctly predicts the outcome of the Super Bowl

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Cortana already declared the New England Patriots as winners of the Super Bowl yesterday, and now that the future has caught up with us, it turns out that the personal assistant was indeed right. The New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX, edging out the Seattle Seahawks 28 to 24. Cortana's ability to predict the outcome of matches is based on the Bing prediction engine, which uses...

Cleartrip update allows users in India to book train tickets
Book from your phone

Cleartrip update allows users in India to book train tickets

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Cleartrip has launched an update to its Windows Phone app that allows users in India the ability to book train tickets. The added functionality is on top of the flight and hotel booking services already being offered. Along with the ability to book train tickets, users can also view schedules for up to two weeks, as well as the running status of the train, all from within the app....

Black and white is the theme for latest Lumia 735 promotion
Go black and white

Black and white is the theme for latest Lumia 735 promotion

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After running the Lumia 735 'Beautiful Baby' promotion a few weeks' ago, Microsoft UK is giving away some more Lumia 735 devices, this time with the #735style competition. Here's what you need to do: "To be in with a chance of winning, we want you to show us your photography skills using Black and White as your starting point – it could be a Black and White photo you've taken, or...

Viber gets number blocking, in-chat notifications and more
Number blocking is here

Viber gets number blocking, in-chat notifications and more

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Popular messaging app Viber picked up an update to version 4.4.0.0 that brings number blocking to the service. Also included in the update is message notifications when you're already in a conversation, as well as new emoticons and performance improvements. Here's the changelog for the update: Block any number Added indication of new messages in chats. New Emoticons Performance...

Latest update to Subway Surfers takes you to Seoul
The original endless runner

Latest update to Subway Surfers takes you to Seoul

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While there are a variety of endless runners available today, Subway Surfers was one of the first games that got the genre going. The game is updated on a regular basis, with every update bringing a different location and a new theme. This time around, it's Seoul, and although the game highlighted the city before, this update features a different theme. Here's what you're getting...

Over 1,800 Minecraft account credentials leaked online
Time to change the passwords

Over 1,800 Minecraft account credentials leaked online

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Update: Microsoft clarified in a statement to The Guardian that none of Mojang's servers were compromised, meaning that the leaked passwords and usernames were the result of an unrelated hack. "We can confirm that no Mojang.net service was compromised and that normal industry procedures for dealing with situations like this were put in place to reset passwords for the small number...

Marriott set to bring Netflix and others to your hotel TV
Stream all you want

Marriott set to bring Netflix and others to your hotel TV

Harish Jonnalagadda 15

Marriott is about to make your hotel stay much more rewarding. The hotel chain has confirmed to Bloomberg that it is testing a TV service that allows its guests to access streaming content from their own Netflix, Hulu Plus and Pandora accounts. The service is currently being trialled in eight hotels across the US. Customers can already access services like Netflix on their laptops...

More photos of the Lumia 930 in gold, the Lumia 1330 leaks
Gold gold gold

More photos of the Lumia 930 in gold, the Lumia 1330 leaks

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Eager to see how the Lumia 930 looks like in gold? More hands-on photos of the device have emerged on China's Tieba, a popular social network in the country powered by Baidu. The images highlight the golden trim around the sides of the device, as well as the gold plated Nokia logo at the back. The device, along with a golden color variant of the Lumia 830, launched in China yesterday,...