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new device

Back in September we told you about new UK OEM Kazam, made up of ex-HTC staff, who were launching a Windows Phone 8.1 handset, the Kazam Thunder 340W. Now it appears the handset has finally gone on sale, for an affordable £74.99. The low-cost Thunder 340W has a 1.2GHz processor,  four-inch touchscreen, five megapixel rear and VGA front cameras, 512MB…

Apps dominoes

Domino’s UK and Ireland have updated their Windows Phone 8.1 app with better Cortana integration. The app, which lets you select, customize, use vouchers and pay for pizza, and then also let you track the delivery person, will now let you complete many tasks by voice, including the following commands: “Domino’s, show me deals.” “Domino’s, where’s my stuff?” “Domino’s,…

Deal Alert htc one for windows header

The HTC One M8 for Windows is a fantastic device with two killer limitations. The camera and the availability. Now while manby people can get used to a lower quality camera, not being able to get the phone is an incredibly unsurmountable barrier. Fortunately, for those in the UK, someone is selling the Verizon version of the HTC One for Windows.…

news

The increasing numbers of Windows Phone users in  UK are finally starting to speak for themselves, but the BBC continues to be reluctant to invest resources into developing and supporting the platform. In response to a 54% YoY increase in Windows Phone users visiting their website (more than 800,000 last month) the BBC has finally decided to release a BBC…

Deal Alert

Update – The Lumia 830 has now quietly been pulled off the website Is the Lumia 830 normally too expensive for your tastes? After all, at its typical £299 you’re better off buying a 930 for a little more. Fortunately Lebara is offering the phone for £175 with a minimum £5 top-up. If you don’t fancy being on…

analysis

A few days ago I wrote an article about my failing to purchase a device from Carphone Warehouse and questioned who was at blame there. The jury is out and Microsoft is safe. EE and Carphone Warehouse are entirely to blame. After publishing the article, I got an email from a man who claimed to work at Carphone Warehouse. He…

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