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Cortana puts this guy in a spin.

Well this guy just takes the biscuit. There was me, pedalling on a mountain bike from London to Paris a few months ago for charity. I was pretty impressed with myself, but no – this guy has done a loop-the-loop on his bike. Pah… not fair. Microsoft, as …

Nokia Lumia Cyan Update roll out starts

The time that all Nokia WP8 users have been waiting for has arrived. Microsoft just announced that the Lumia Cyan Update is starting to roll out …..now! It will be reaching your device very soon and will bring some significant enhancements to your device. The main features that …

WP 8.1 receives its first update

For the ‘developers’ amongst us who took the plunge and downloaded Windows Phone 8.1 there has been widespread support for the changes.   That said, it is not a ‘developers preview’ without having its fair share of problems.  Topping the list have been numerous complaints about battery life …

Nokia Lumia 620 – Review

For some reason whenever I get a “budget” or “entry level” phone I always expect great things. Somewhere along the line my brain just can’t compute that something that costs about £200 isn’t always going to be astounding. I think it is the various amazing budget devices that we’ve seen in …

Vodafone start to sell Windows Phone 8 devices

Windows Phone 8 has been mysteriously absent from Vodafone so far, but that’s set to change this Wednesday when they introduce 5 devices. From the 6th you will be able to get the Nokia 920, 820 and 620, as well as the HTC 8X and 8S. That’s a …

Google “blocking” Microsoft from launching a YouTube app

YouTube for Windows Phone. Just don’t mention it. You can’t get a YouTube app for the Microsoft OS and many (including my good self) have pointed out that it’s a pretty big problem – customers want a YouTube app and expect it out of the box. The two …

Windows Phone 7.8 arriving early 2013

Microsoft have just announced that the Windows Phone 7.8 upgrade will happen in ‘early 2013’ to as many devices as possible.  No list yet which devices will get it first but expect the usual Nokia Lumia and HTC series to get it pretty early due to being key …

Windows Phone 8X Pricing revealed

The Windows Phone 8X by HTC will be available everywhere pretty soon. Available in a range of colours, it has a dual-core 1.5GHz CPU and is powered by the all-new Windows Phone 8. The guys at Expansys have now announced pricing of the SIM-free model – a cool …

Announced: Windows Phone 8X by HTC – All the details

HTC have, if we’re honest, had a rough time of it recently. Today in New York it seems like there’s a new direction. HTC have suffered against the relentless and huge Samsung marketing budget. Not only that, but there’s now an endless supply of handsets with similar functionality. …

HTC Radar only £99 in store at Orange

We’ve just been alerted to a pretty cracking deal that Orange are currently running for the HTC Radar. They’ve currently got it on sale in store for the bargain price of £99 when you top up £10. For your one hundred notes you’ll get a second gen Windows …

Skype comes out of Beta

Skype has been available in Beta form on Windows Phone since the announcement at Mobile World Congress this year back in February. However it now looks like the full version is now available to download from the Marketplace right now. There is a video and an announcement over …

Roll up, roll up, get your Lumia 800 update on Three

Woah, it’s been just minutes since we complained that only SIM-free Lumia 800’s were currently getting updated and pow, Three are now pushing it out to their Lumia 800 phones. Their support pages detail the improvements, but the key enhancement has to be the extra battery life. There’s …

Software update brings battery boost to Nokia Lumia 800

Over the last few weeks we have been hearing rumors about the next update for the Nokia Lumia 800. The main feature is the extra battery life. They have apparently improved the bass in music playback as well. Nokia have put up a web page that shows you …

Microsoft, Nokia and Phones 4U in another advertising blitz

If you bought The Sun this Saturday then you might have seen one of the SEVEN massive Nokia Lumia advertisements. There’s an advert for the Android-powered Galaxy in there too, but its mostly Windows Phone all the way. Link – Phones 4U