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Windows Media Center guide data problems for UK users return

If you are in the UK and are missing Windows Media Center guide data beyond September 6th it’s not just you is Microsoft. In what seems to be an annual problem guide data isn’t downloading to Windows Media Center systems. 11 months ago Windows Media Center had exactly the same…

BBC iPlayer for Windows Phone updated

I received somewhat of a surprise update today on my Lumia 1520, an update to the Windows Phone BBC iPlayer app. The app hadn’t been updated for nearly a year but today the app has been updated to version 2015.828.1104.0. The release notes are from last week’s update so no…

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Acer announce Continuum ready Windows 10 mobile “PC Phone”

The Pocket PC is back, well sort of as Acer today announced a “PC Phone” a Windows 10 phone that has Continuum built in so you can use it as a desktop PC. The Jade Primo has a 21MP camera, 5.5 inch display and will ship with accessories like a…

Video: Acer Liquid Z220 budget Android phone review

This year at Mobile World Congress Acer announced one of its cheapest Android phone so far the Acer Liquid Z220. This is a real budget phone at around €89 running Android 5.0. The phone has a textured plastic back and with a 4 inch screen is comfortable in the hand…

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Nvidia release new Window 10 GeForce drivers

Nvidia has released new GeForce Windows 10 drivers. Version 355.82 WHQL improve the support for Metal Gear Solid V and Mad Max. On the Windows 10 devices I have been using the graphics support has been solid without any issues, the situation is certainly a long way from the driver…

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Hands on with Windows 10 build 10532

On Friday Microsoft released a new Windows 10 build for Windows Insiders to test. Build 10532 doesn’t have many changes, the main change seems to be improvement consistency of the context menu which now all have the same modern feel replacing the old style menus. Also some menus take the…

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Kodi 15.2 Isengard – Release Candidate

The Kodi team have released Kodi 15.2 RC1 for testing. This release fixes an issue with Android where Kodi video would be zoomed in or partial screen. There are plenty of other fixes included in this maintenance release which is available from Kodi.tv Fixes done in this RC 1 version…

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Emby Media Server–Why you should be using it

I’ve not done many articles lately, but I have been working on beta testing for the Emby / Kodi integration. If you are an XBMC / Kodi user or not? Emby Media Server is well worth taking a closer look at!           What is it? Emby…

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Z-wave Doorbell – Version 2

Some time ago I wrote about my Z-wave doorbell project using a Z-Wave.me iTemp device and my existing doorbell chime and push button, see that previous article here for full details. Well that chime and button were really old to begin with and have recently packed in and stopped working….

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