BT YouView+ Review

The current BT YouView+ set-top box is a rebadged Humax device (the DTR-T2100) and is handed out either free, or for a very small charge, to BT subscribers, or available for under £130 from most high street or online retailers. With the Christmas season approaching and the festive edition of…

Video: iClever Boost Sound BTS08 Bluetooth Speaker Review

In this video I take a look at the iClever Boost Sound BTS08 Bluetooth Speaker. The speaker is portable thanks to its 4000mAh battery which enables around 14 hours of playback between charges. It has two 10W speaker, 3.5mm input and comes with micro USB cable for charging and 3.5mm…

Cortana for iOS and Android arrives in the UK

Cortana is a great personal assistant on Windows 10 but with most people choosing Android and iOS over Windows 10 Mobile Microsoft are bringing the virtual assistant to Google and Apples ecosystems. In fact Cortana has been available for some time in the US in beta form and now the service…

Microsoft demonstrate Windows 10 & Photoshop running on Snapdragon 820 (with video)

Microsoft have announced that they are bring full Windows 10 to Qualcomm ARM based chips. This is the full version of Windows 10, not a cut down mobile version which means you would be able to run full Windows 10 Win32 desktop apps as well as UWP apps. In a…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Creators Update build 14986

Here is my latest Windows 10 hands on video, this time with build 14986 for PC. There was no mobile build this week. Unlike previous builds this build has a number of interesting improvements including new capabilities for Cortana and improvements to Windows Ink. The Cortana changes are particularly interesting…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #580 – Smart Homes

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Garry and I are joined by Richard Speed to talk about the week’s news. We talk about the rumours of a Microsoft HomeHub / Smart home project and whether Microsoft’s approach will be better than the likes of Amazon and Google. We talk…

Windows 10 Creators Update Build 14986 released to the fast ring

Microsoft have released a new Windows 10 Creators Update for Windows Insiders on the fast ring. Build 14986 has some nice improvements to Cortana including being able to change the volume, turn for your PC off and lock your PC. The main visual change is a full screen view of…

Windows 10 Movies & TV for Windows Insider on the fast ring updated with UHD content

I know I am a bit late on this but over the weekend Microsoft released an update to the Windows 10 Movies & TV app (Film & TV if you are in the UK). The update which is for Windows Insiders on fast ring has improved cloud syncing, defaults to…

TDL Christmas Gift Guide – Part 3 Windows Laptops

The final part of my Christmas gift round up is six great Windows laptops. As I said in part 2 where I looked at Windows tablets some devices like the Surface Pro 4 could go into either section so I decided to put the Surface Pro 4 into this part….

Controlling Plex with Windows Media Center Remotes

Like many users of Plex (or Emby, or the multitude of other media server and library wranglers) I arrived via Microsoft Windows Media Center, a product that was quietly taken around the back of the shed and shot in the head as part of the internal upheavals that occurred at…

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