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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Facebook's Snapchat competitor 'Slingshot' might launch as early as this month

Facebook's Snapchat competitor 'Slingshot' might launch as early as this month

Derek Kessler 124

After a spurned attempt to acquire Snapchat for $3 billion last year, Facebook is gearing up to launch its own ephemeral messaging app, internally codenamed "Slingshot". The app, which is said to have a "simple and speedy user interface" (not unlike Snapchat) is designed to take on Snapchat with short video and photo messages that disappear after one viewing. The app has reportedly been...

Missing unlimited downloads on Nokia MixRadio on Lumia 630? You're not alone!

Missing unlimited downloads on Nokia MixRadio on Lumia 630? You're not alone!

Abhishek Baxi 97

Nokia MixRadio provides ad-free music streaming and DRM-free downloads on Nokia Lumia devices. If you’ve bought a Lumia 630 already or tried a device somewhere, you’d have run into an issue with Nokia MixRadio. While Lumia 630 comes with three months of unlimited music downloads, if you head to the Store on MixRadio, you get an error message - Downloading songs or albums is no longer...

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 gets a $50 discount at the Microsoft Store, now just $399

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 gets a $50 discount at the Microsoft Store, now just $399

Daniel Rubino 65

Come next week, Microsoft is expected to reveal a Surface Mini device in New York City. I’ll be there to cover the event along with Mark Guim, but if there were one other ‘mini’ tablet to challenge a smaller Surface it’d be the ThinkPad 8 from Lenovo. Packed with an 8.3 inch Full HD IPS (1200 x 1920) display, Intel Atom processor up to 2.4 GHz and 64 GB of storage, the ThinkPad 8 runs...