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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A quick look at the upcoming Podcast Lounge update - now a valid solution for podcast support in Win Phone

A quick look at the upcoming Podcast Lounge update - now a valid solution for podcast support in Win Phone

Rich Edmonds 15

Podcast Lounge, the name sounds familiar, right? It should as the app was previously branded BBC Podcast Lounge, which is highly rated in the Windows Phone Store. Due to some legal entanglements with the BBC, Igneous Software has tasked itself with rebranding its app, along with improving the catalogue of podcasts available and implementing new features. We've been playing with the beta...

Samsung impresses with updates to Beauty, MiniDiary and RSS Times for Windows Phone

Samsung impresses with updates to Beauty, MiniDiary and RSS Times for Windows Phone

Daniel Rubino 48

We give some grief to Samsung around these parts often enough, even though we actually dig the ATIV S. The company seems very tepid in their treatment and that’s been felt by you, the audience. Case in point, when Nokia updates their apps, we get flooded with tips. When Samsung does the same (and one can argue it’s more significant due to its rarity), we get one tip. C’est la vie. Still...

Mirror's Edge escapes from exclusivity, now available to all Windows Phone users

Mirror's Edge escapes from exclusivity, now available to all Windows Phone users

Paul Acevedo 65

It’s long been rumored that Nokia exclusive games and apps are just timed exclusives and will eventually become available to all Windows Phone users. We’ve been working behind the scenes to get the exact details behind the exclusivity window, but today a happy occurrence has answered one question for us. Former Nokia-exclusive Xbox game Mirror’s Edge is now available to all Windows...

Microsoft rumored to buy Appcelerator, giving possible boost to Windows Phone software

Microsoft rumored to buy Appcelerator, giving possible boost to Windows Phone software

krystea 47

According to Business Insider, Microsoft is interested in buying Appcelerator (www.appcelerator.com). Appcelerator is a mobile app cloud company that powers some 50,208 applications installed on over 111 million devices, which is roughly 10 percent of the world’s smartphone apps. Appcelerator’s development product, Titanium, provides an impressive amount of tools for developers to...

Nokia does it again: Sega’s Super Monkey Ball 2 now free for Lumia users

Nokia does it again: Sega’s Super Monkey Ball 2 now free for Lumia users

Daniel Rubino 172

We’re not sure how Nokia does it (well, we guess money) but they’ve once again managed to give Lumia users something for nothing again. Sega’s Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition, or just SMB2:SE for you shorthand types, is now live in the Nokia Collection and is completely free. Now the big difference here is this is a non-Xbox Live branded version. That’s good news and bad news as it...