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FLAGSHIP MICROSOFT STORE PLANNED FOR LONDON

Microsoft has announced place to open a flagship store in London on Regent Street at Oxford Circus, near the existing flagship Apple...

MALOUD UWP FLAWED BUT WORTH WATCHING - OR LISTENING TO!

'mAloud' has been a longstanding app in the Windows Phone world and this is a full Windows 10 UWP version, including Continuum support...

 
 
 

STILL EARLY DAYS FOR THE BREAD PLAYER UWP PROJECT

Groove Music is already such a good experience on Windows 10 Mobile that it's hard to think of an application to top it - or why you'd...

REVIEW: MEDIA PLAYER FOR GMUSIC PRO UWP

Google Play Music - on your Windows 10 Mobile phone! Which is an impressive accomplishment, dented only by the fact that I've been...

 
 
 

REPURPOSING AN OLD LUMIA AS. A DRONE CAMERA!

What's a guy to do? Sent a drone to review and needing an OIS-equipped camera to sling underneath it, I realised that I had numerous...

SKYPE UWP HITS V12, LOOK AND FEEL RETAINED, DON'T WORRY

Skype UWP is a slightly odd beast, being part of an ever-widening and wholly inconsistent family of Skype applications for various...

 
 
 

AAWP INSIGHT 231: NEW BRANCH, NEW SUPPORT DEADLINE!

In this episode, guest Steve Heinrich joins me again to chat about the week's stories, including six more months added to the 2019...

SCRIBEPAD UWP FOR THE COMPLETE WINDOWS 10 AUTHORING EXPERIENCE

ScribePad seems to be part of a growing swell of productivity UWP applications, ostensibly aimed slightly more at Windows 10 on the...

 
 
 

INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK AND FACEBOOK MESSENGER UWPS GET HIGHER RAM REQUIREMENTS

Yes, it's cool that even at the end of 2017, we have first party Instagram, Facebook and Facebook Messenger UWPs, but the way they're...

WHICH IS THE BEST INSIDERS RING TO BE 'ON'?

It's a fair cop. With a dozen Lumias spread around the AAWP office, we can afford to have phones on every possible OS variant/ring/branch....

 
 
 

'FALL CREATORS UPDATE' OFFICIALLY COMING TO WINDOWS 10 MOBILE

A second Insiders Fast ring update in a week has confirmed to us that the 'Fall Creators Update' is indeed coming to Windows 10 Mobile,...

1SHOT UWP GETS VIDEO CAPTURE, A BAZILLION FORMATS AND RESOLUTIONS

Always part of my Windows Phone and then Windows 10 Mobile camera toolkit, 1Shot, here in its UWP implementation for Windows 10, has...

 
 
 

REVIEW: CHESS ONLINE+ UWP

A couple of years ago I looked at chess games for Windows Phone , looking specifically at playing against the phone's AI and not human...

SOUNDBYTE IS NO MORE. ANY DEVS AROUND?

I don't normally post when an old Windows Phone application dies - after all, the platform itself is getting on a bit. But I had high...

 
 
 

'BLUEBORNE' BLUETOOTH VULNERABILITY ALREADY PATCHED IN WINDOWS 10 MOBILE

You may have heard the ' Blueborne ' vulnerability being discussed in the media, a way for local attackers to poke around and potentially...

FORGET WINDOWS 10 S - MICROSOFT NEEDS A TRUE 'LITE' VERSION OF WINDOWS

I've been thinking this for a long time, heck we all have, yet kudos to Zac at WC for coming out and saying it - shouldn't there be...

 
 
 

WINDOWS 10 MOBILE 'PRODUCTION' ADVANCES TO BUILD 15063.608

Now that the Creators Update is the 'production' branch of Windows 10 Mobile , we can see 'Patch Tuesday' fix round-ups for it, with...

IPHONE X? AH, THE SHINY NEW FEATURES. FROM 2015!

I couldn't resist this - just too easy a target. But look at the photo and the bullet points below, phrased within an Apple-like reality...

 
 
 

CHOOSING A SMARTPHONE PLATFORM IN 2017

So I've put forward the case for Windows 10 Mobile in video form , plus I've shown that W10M is still relevant in 2017 . But - like...

QI CHARGING ABOUT TO FINALLY TAKE OFF, THANKS TO THE IPHONE 8 AND X

Back in 2012, i.e. five years ago, Nokia introduced the concept of wireless charging in the phone world with the launches of the Lumia...

 
 
 



Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Apple's iPhone 8 can withstand quite the beating, a new study finds. Read more ...

Uber has lost its license to operate in London

Uber has lost its license to operate in London

Uber has lost its license to operate in London, dealing a massive blow to the beleaguered-yet-hugely-popular taxi hailing app company. The company's current license to operate... Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint's on-again, off-again merger talks may be nearing a conclusion. Reuters reports that the two companies are now “close” to reaching “tentative terms” on a... Read more ...

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

The iPhone 8 is hitting stores today, and like clockwork, iFixit has delivered its teardown of Apple's latest flagship. With these iFixit teardowns, Apple products seem to be... Read more ...

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Xbox One X preorders are now live across the world, but what if you want something more ? The Xbox One X is Microsoft's beastly new console, sporting six teraflops of... Read more ...

Walmart wants to walk into your home and put groceries in your refrigerator

Walmart wants to walk into your home and put groceries in your refrigerator

Walmart is testing delivering groceries straight to your fridge when you're not home. On Friday, the retailer giant announced a partnership with smart lock startup August Home... Read more ...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good news for Apple

The endless queues to buy the new iPhone are over. Maybe. Business Insider went to Apple's flagship London store on Regent Street this morning to see how much buzz the new... Read more ...

PUBG developer says it has ‘growing concerns' over Epic's similar game Fortnite

PUBG developer says it has ‘growing concerns' over Epic's similar game Fortnite

With the breakout success of battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , it was inevitable that other studios would start creating similar experiences. One of the... Read more ...

Isle of Dogs: le trailer du prochain Wes Anderson a du chien

Isle of Dogs:  le trailer du prochain Wes Anderson a du chien

Un très gros casting, des chiens, une île, des ordures et du stop motion : voici le premier trailer du prochain film d'animation de Wes Anderson. Read more ...

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Following the news that Transport for London will not renew Uber's license after 30 September, many Londoners will be wondering what other ways there are to get around the... Read more ...