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Cortana to speak with a British accent

A week ago we reported that the developer preview for Cortana in the UK should be heading to these shores in the next few weeks. It has now been confirmed from two Microsoft employees that when she arrives, she won’t be voiced by Jen Taylor, the actress who …

O2 Lumia 1520 Cyan Upadate now AVAILABLE

Despite what the Nokia Availability site  says, the Cyan Update for Windows Phone 8.1 is out now on O2 at least. Since early July I have been using the “Settings & Phone Update” option to check and this morning it paid off. After a small Nokia Update I was …

Lumia 635 Available in the UK from 3rd July.

Microsoft Devices have today announced that the Lumia 635 will be available in the UK for purchase from the 3rd July for a price of £119.99. It will be available on Vodafone, EE, 3, Phones4U, O2, Carphone Warehouse, Tesco and Amazon.   The 635 is designed to be a …

Podcast 89 – all we needed was a little update

Welcome to the Coolsmartphone Podcast, joining me this week were Dan and Khellan. This weeks the topics revolved around the Windows Phone 8.1 update which Dan and I both managed to install on our phones this week. We also had a chat about how Dan felt after he …

Windows Phone 8.1 – A comment

The much anticipated Windows Phone 8.1 is due in April, however Microsoft have released the SDK to some developers with the disclaimer the some of the items listed in the MUI, from which a list of function have been extracted, might not make it to the final release …