Rich Edmonds

Rich Edmonds is a word conjurer at Windows Central, covering everything related to Windows, gaming, and hardware. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a device chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.

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Office 2013 receives Service Pack 1 - includes major bug fixes and minor tweaks

Office 2013 receives Service Pack 1 - includes major bug fixes and minor tweaks

Michael Archambault 61

Yesterday, Microsoft made Service Pack 1 for Office 2013 available to the public. The package of updates includes content for Access, Excel, InfoPath, Lync, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word. The first Service pack for Project, Visio, and SharePoint was also released separately. Overall, the Office 2013 Service Pack 1 offers a collection of bug fixes, with a...

Bing wants to help with your taxes – provides easy access to forms and information (US only)

Bing wants to help with your taxes – provides easy access to forms and information (US only)

Michael Archambault 37

For once, if you are an international reader and seeing “US only” – it is a good thing. Here in the United States, it is the beginning of tax season and Americans are scrambling to put together their invoices and submit them to the IRS (Internal Revenue Service). It can be a stressful process, in which many Americans become lost in stacks of paperwork and government forms. Luckily,...

Xbox Music and Xbox Video updated on Windows 8.1, you can now drag and drop songs or albums

Xbox Music and Xbox Video updated on Windows 8.1, you can now drag and drop songs or albums

Sam Sabri 64

Xbox Music and Xbox Video keep getting better and better on Windows 8.1. Both apps were recently updated, but are picking up new updates today as well. They’re not big updates, but they are proof of Microsoft listening to customer feedback. Let’s check out what’s new. Both Xbox Music and Xbox Video picked up updates on Windows 8.1 about two weeks ago. There weren’t any feature changes...

AT&T lights up LTE in 12 markets across the nation, brings 4G to coverage to 300,000 more

AT&T lights up LTE in 12 markets across the nation, brings 4G to coverage to 300,000 more

Derek Kessler 40

The build-outs of the LTE networks of AT&T and Verizon in the United States have hit the point where they're covering smaller cities in 4G radio signals. In fact, just today Ma Bell announced that they're flipping the switch to turn on AT&T LTE coverage in 12 municipalities around the United States, though the largest in this batch is Bismark, North Dakota, population: 65,000....

Charge your phone wirelessly with the Nokia DT-910, available on Amazon for £33.95

Charge your phone wirelessly with the Nokia DT-910, available on Amazon for £33.95

Rich Edmonds 44

Charging your Windows Phone is a thing of the past with certain Nokia Lumia smartphones. The ability to rest the handset on a cradle or stand makes it painless to give the device a few hours of charge before heading out. If you haven't yet bought a Qi wireless charger to go with a compatible Windows Phone, the Nokia DT-910 is available for just £33.95 on Amazon. Sporting not only Qi...

T-Mobile's aggressiveness brings in 1.65 million new customers, but also costs them $20 million in Q4

T-Mobile's aggressiveness brings in 1.65 million new customers, but also costs them $20 million in Q4

Derek Kessler 103

The old adage goes that you have to spend money to make money, and that's exactly what T-Mobile's been doing. Today the fourth-place US carrier reported their Q4 2013 earnings and the results were mixed. While they added 1.65 million new customers — good for the long haul — the hyper-aggressive marketing and incentives resulted in a quarterly loss of $20 million. Granted, that's on...