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Amazon Echo Dot (2016 UK Version)

Having launched the full-sized Echo in the UK this year, it makes sense that Amazon would follow it up with its cheaper and smaller sibling, the Dot. Appearance Where the original Echo is more of an appliance targeted at the kitchen, the Dot is clearly designed to lurk unobtrusively in…

TDL Christmas Gift Guide – Part 1 Gadgets under £100

Here at The Digital Lifestyle.com we have reviewed a lot of devices over the last year and many of them would make great Christmas gifts, so I have put together a range of devices that could make great Christmas presents. I will be highlighting some of the best Windows tablets,…

Video: Netgear Nighthawk X4 WiFi Range Extender

In this video I take a look at the premium Nighthawk Wi-Fi range extender from Netgear. Wi-Fi range extenders are designed to fill in Wi-Fi dead spots. They work by you placing the extender towards the edge of your current Wi-Fi range and then it broadcasts a new Wi-Fi network…

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Sony SRS-XB2 Bluetooth Water Resistant Speaker

When Meghan Trainor sang “I’m all about that bass”, I suspect she wasn’t actually referring to Sony’s 2016 portable speaker. However, this diminutive green beastie does indeed pack quite a punch. Exterior Weighing in at just shy of half a kilo and measuring 161mm wide by 62mm high and 65mm…

Video: 1byOne Smart Scale Review

In this video I take a quick look at the 1byOne Smart Scale a Bluetooth enabled scale. As well as measuring your weight the sale measures Body fat scale, muscle mass and body mass index and then transmits it back to an Android or iOS app. By itself it’s just…

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Microsoft pause Windows Insider updates while they prepare for the new smaller UUP releases

Microsoft have temporary stopped the Windows Insider builds on the fast and slow ring as they switch over to the new smaller UUP updates. UUP is a way of reducing the amount of data sent down during the update process by the system checking which updates are required rather than sending…

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Plex add support for Googe Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive to Plex Cloud Beta

A couple of months ago Plex launched a beta of Plex Cloud its cloud based media server which removes the need to have your own hardware media server. Initially it only supported Amazon Drive but now Plex have added support for Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive. Currently you need a…

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Emby arrives on the Sony PS4

You can now access your Emby media collection from a Sony PS4 via an updated Emby web app. Just go to tv.emby.media from your PS4 browser and control the UI from the PS4 game pad. You can access your movie, music and photos collection as well as being able to…

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Microsoft release Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update Build 14977 for Windows Insiders

Its been a few weeks since we have a Windows 10 Mobile build and today Microsoft have released 14977 for Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring. There is no PC build this week due to a bug that would prevent some apps working so Microsoft have descided just to release…

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