You can now buy a trio of Nokia Lumia handsets from Microsoft’s online store in the UK #Technology

Take a virtual wander through Microsoft’s online store in the UK and you’ll notice three Windows Phone handsets have been added to its digital shelves. As Engadget reports, the Nokia Lumia 630 (our review), Lumia 1320 and 1520 (our review) are now being stocked for customers to drool over and potentially purchase at will. The Lumia 630 is shipping for £129 – even though it’s supposed to cost £89.95 – while the mid-range Lumia 1320 goes for £329 and the high-end Lumia 1520 is sold for £549. Given you can purchase an iPhone from Apple and a Nexus device directly…

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16 of the best new Android apps from May #Technology

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From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month. Sunrise Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version for desktop Web browsers. Sunrise for Android offers a clean, simple design and useful hooks into third-party services such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Foursquare. It currently supports Google and iCloud calendars, though Exchange support will be added in the future. ➤ Sunrise Swarm (Foursquare) Foursquare was founded…

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Why we need infographics and how to make them great #Technology

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Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, National Post, Film School Rejects, and more. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. Designer Thomas Porostocky, founder of creative agency TOM, believes in the power of infographics. When he talks about them, the enthusiasm in his voice is immediately noticeable. He’s also really good at creating them. Having worked with Wired, the New York Times, Nike, IBM, and others, Porostocky is in great demand for his ability to create…

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Google is pushing Play Music tonight with a live concert TV ad in the UK #Technology

Tonight, Google will promote its Google Play Music streaming and download services with a live concert aired during a TV ad break in the UK. A performance from singer-songwriter Sam Smith will be live streamed on the Google Play site from 9.30pm, before being piped in for a full commercial break at 10:45pm on Channel 4. It’s a novel idea – TV advert breaks are usually filled with short, forgettable commercials, so a comparatively long concert snippet should make viewers sit up and take notice. The advert is just one slice of a renewed marketing push for Google Play services…

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