Video: A quick look at Windows 10 Build 10122 on an 8 inch tablet

This week Microsoft released a new build of Windows 10 for Windows Insiders. Build 10122 once again seem a good step forward by the Windows team with a more polished released than the previous versions. In this video I take a look the improvements to the UI, I take a…

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Roundup of new and updated Microsoft Band apps

The 3rd part ecosystem for the Microsoft Band remains to be heathy with developers working on updates to their apps. So here is around up of Microsoft Band that have been updated recently and a couple of new ones. If you want to store your loyalty cards on your phone…

June Xbox One Preview update rolling out with Miracast improvements

The Xbox team have released details of the June Xbox One update for users on the Preview program (and will roll out to all users next month) One of the highlights in the June update include improvements to the Wireless Display app, the service that enables wireless Miracast streaming of…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #500 – 500 not out

Welcome to our 500th show and what a ride it has been! We have seen Microsoft technologies come and go like Plays for sure, Windows Home Server, Zune and sadly Windows Media Center. We have seen the rise of the cloud, iOS, Xbox,vAndroid and a whole new look to Microsoft….

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Microsoft release Windows 10 Build 10122 for PCs

Microsoft have released a new build of Windows 10 for Insiders to try on PCs. Build 10122 is available now on the fast ring and in an unusable step Microsoft yesterday ask for feedback whether this build should be released due to issues with Microsoft Edge / Project Spartan crashing…

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May firmware updates for the Surface Pro 2 and 3

Microsoft have released another set of firmware updates for the Surface Pro 2 and for the Surface Pro 3 devices. This time the monthly updates include a new HD Graphics driver that has better performance and improved Miracast (wireless display) support. Hopefully the improved Miracast driver will mean it works…

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Windows Insider Program – Beta Testing or Early Access?

I’ve been thinking about this and talking about it on the podcast so today I’ve decided to commit my thoughts to a blog post to see how the community feels.  Now don’t misunderstand my intentions here, the Windows Insider Program is a very welcome early access program that I’m happy…

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Video: QI wireless car charger and cradle reivew

In the car I have Bluetooth hands free for phone calles and Bluetooth audio for listening to music so I don’t have to mess about with cables so the final piece in the puzzle was wireless charging. In this video I am reviewing a Qi wireless car changer from Wirelessphonechangers.co.uk . The kit…

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New Pong style game available for the Microsoft Band and Windows Phone

Last month the first game for the Microsoft Band was released which worked as a proof of concept but to be honest wasn’t a great game, but now the same developer has come up with a new game that is pretty fun with the Microsoft Band. The game is called…

GoodPlayer iOS video player adds Apple Watch support

GoodPlayer the versatile media player app for iOS has been updated adding support for the Apple Watch. This doesn’t mean that you will be watching your favorite movies on the watch but it does display the now playing information on the watch. Also added to the app are automatic subtitle…