Plex release app for the Windows Store

Plex have announced a Plex app for the Windows Store. The app works on Windows 8 and Windows RT has nice Metro style user interface. It enables you to stream content from a Plex Media Server or via the myPlex service. There are some limitations like not being able to…

Sonos add playing iTunes music directly from an iOS device

Sonos have updated the iOS version of its music player app and the new version adds playing of content from an iOS device. So you can send music on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch to your Sonos system without having to have the music on a host PC. You need…

Kindle for iOS updated to version 3.5

Yesterday the Amazon updated the Windows Store version of the Kindle app and overnight Amazon updated the iOS version. Version 3.5 has something called X-Ray for Books which seems to provide an over view of the book. The app is free from the app store. What’s New in Version 3.5…

Amazon update the Windows Store Kindle app

Amazon have updated the Windows 8 and Windows RT version of the Kindle app. The app which is in the Windows Store has performance enhancements and fixes for page turn issues. The Kindle app works very well on the Surface and it works well in portrait and landscape mode, I…

Plex Media Server v0.9.7.7

Plex Media Server has been updated to version 0.9.7.7, this update adds Facebook sharing from the web app plus there is also a pretty long list of fixes in the new build. You can get more details and the download from Plexapp.com (Non OS X) Automatically merge movies when appropriate….

OpenELEC 3.0 Beta 3 released

OpenELEC 3.0 is now up to beta 3. This build includes XBMC Frodo Beta 2, a new Kernel and it adds support for DigitalDevices DVB cards Details from OpenELEC: The OpenELEC team is proud to release the third Beta of OpenELEC 3.0! Internally this is known by the less-catchy name OpenELEC…

My Movies for Windows Media Center and collection Management 4.05 PR1 released

Brain Binnerup and the My Movies team have a pre-release of My Movies 4.05. PR1 has bug fixes changes and some new API features. You will find the new version on the download page at mymovies.dk Also My Movies Collection Management has been updated with the same changes. My Movies…

A quick look at PowerDirector Mobile for the Windows Store

A couple of weeks ago Cyberlink announced that to go alongside their full featured video editing package PowerDirector11 they have released PowerDirector Mobile to the Windows Store. The app is designed for quick editing and production of home videos clips that can be uploaded to Youtube or other sharing sites….

XBMC 12 Frodo Beta 2 released with support for Android

The XBMC team have released beta 2 of XBMC 12 Frodo. This new version includes support for Android so you can run XBMC on modern Android devices (it has to support NEON extension), there is a compatibility list showing which devices are supported on xbmc.org. To install it all you…

Harwell Dekatron

Video: 1952 Harwell Dekatron Computer

Here on TDL we like to look at the latest and greatest gadgets but it’s important to remember how far the computer industry has come. The Harwell Computer is the according to Wikipedia “the oldest original functioning electronic stored program computer in the world”. It was built in 1951 and…

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