Microsoft announce Edge Browser for iOS and Android, as well as new Microsoft Launcher, signalling the end of Windows 10 Mobile?!

In a somewhat surprising announcement, Microsoft made two announcements for the world of mobile today, though likely unpleasant announcements for those fans of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile efforts, bringing the companies Edge browser cross platform and a new updated launcher for Android. On a Windows Blog written by Microsoft’s CVP of Windows and Devices, JoeContinue reading “Microsoft announce Edge Browser for iOS and Android, as well as new Microsoft Launcher, signalling the end of Windows 10 Mobile?!”

Tap to Pay ‘Officially’ coming to Microsoft Wallet (US)

After being leaked to the point where it could even have being installed, Microsoft have finally officially announced that their Microsoft Wallet on Windows 10 Mobile will be getting ‘Tap to Pay’ Contactless Payments. Microsoft have adopted the same standard of which is being actively used and deployed worldwide using Apple Pay and Android Pay,Continue reading “Tap to Pay ‘Officially’ coming to Microsoft Wallet (US)”

Microsoft bringing Cortana to iOS and Android!

We’ve previously discussed the potential of this happening, but looks like we may have been much more on the money than we imagined. Alongside a brand new ‘Phone Companion App’ coming in Windows 10, where Microsoft highlighted the multiple possible ways at which Windows 10 will be built from the get-go to connect and receiveContinue reading “Microsoft bringing Cortana to iOS and Android!”

Microsoft outs Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2, plus new Windows 10 for Phones Build 10056

Microsoft yesterday have released a collection of updates which are quickly rolling out to Windows Phone Insiders and of course those on the Windows 10 Preview Program. UPDATE 2 First up is an update to what you’re running now, Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2. Whilst the update so far is only on select devices, mostContinue reading “Microsoft outs Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2, plus new Windows 10 for Phones Build 10056”

Three looking to purchase O2 from Telefonica?

UPDATE: Three have recently confirmed they are in talks for the purchase of O2 from Telefonica for an estimated £10BN. More information likely to follow after the talks The last time a major duo of UK Carriers partnered together was of course when Orange and T-Mobile UK became EE (Everything Everywhere), and, whilst not entirely aContinue reading “Three looking to purchase O2 from Telefonica?”

Microsoft announces Lumia 532 and Lumia 535

Whilst Microsoft branded Lumia Smartphones have rolled out a hell of a lot slower than was previously predicted, heck there’s only been barely one, Microsoft have made their second branded Lumia announcement today with the Lumia 532 / 535. The bad news about the hardware is yes it’s even more low end to the fray,Continue reading “Microsoft announces Lumia 532 and Lumia 535”

MWC 14 Day 3: It’s over, let’s wrap up with our Top 5 Announcements

And there you have it, another year of Mobile World Congress gone in, what seems like, a flash, and what a Mobile World Congress it has been. Whilst we obviously haven’t covered every single thing that was announced at Mobile World Congress, that would require a lot more staff and presence at then event, weContinue reading “MWC 14 Day 3: It’s over, let’s wrap up with our Top 5 Announcements”

Moto G – UK Buyers Guide (UPDATED)

Motorola this week announced *check out our coverage of the announcement here* easily our favourite Android device so far, the Moto G. The Moto G is an Android phone with a difference, and that big difference is price, but before you get all ney-say and think you’ve seen it all before, trust me you haven’t!Continue reading “Moto G – UK Buyers Guide (UPDATED)”

MWC 2013 = Pointless HP Tablet, Worthless Firefox OS, Biggest and Cheapest Phone Ever and LG!

Mobile World Congress 2013 is finally amongst us, and Day 0 and Day 1 have finished and we’ve pulled together the best of the day and this is what we’ve found, we’ve sorted by the most interesting to the least, so scroll to be bored! LG Optimus G Pro LG announced a team of devices,Continue reading “MWC 2013 = Pointless HP Tablet, Worthless Firefox OS, Biggest and Cheapest Phone Ever and LG!”

Opera acquires the SkyFire web browser, what it means for mobile browsing!

At RKUK Media we are massive fans of the SkyFire browser, which is available for iOS and Android, we loved the way it abolished the use of Flash, but allowed you to still play Flash videos, but instead of simply supporting Flash, it would play the videos over the air on SkyFire’s servers and StreamContinue reading “Opera acquires the SkyFire web browser, what it means for mobile browsing!”

Everything Everywhere to deliver 4G in the UK by October

Everything Everywhere (EE), the company partnership made in 2010 between UK networks Orange and T-Mobile, will launch superfast mobile internet, finally to the UK, in October, according to Sky sources, which would make it the first UK provider to offer such services in the UK. Telecoms regulator Ofcom approved an application by the company thatContinue reading “Everything Everywhere to deliver 4G in the UK by October”

Windows Phone impressing Developers over Rival Platforms

If a survey done by VisionMobile is anything to go by, Windows Phone just keeps looking up with 57% of developers plan to adopt Windows Phone over the competition, whereas 35% and 28% voted Android and iOS respectively. Developer Adoption Whats impressive about these results is how Windows Phone has done in comparison to aContinue reading “Windows Phone impressing Developers over Rival Platforms”