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Plex for the Xbox 360 now available

I love having Plex on the Xbox One, it’s a great way of streaming my movie and TV collection to the TV from my home server plus it syncs up with Plex on Windows, Windows Phone and Android. It is a great experience and makes the Xbox One a great…

OneDrive for Windows Phone adds support for OneDrive for Business

I am a big fan of Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage services, I switched from using Dropbox a while ago and the latest update for Windows Phone makes it even better. Microsoft have added support for OneDrive for Business which will please Office 365 users and they have made it so…

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Amazon announce the Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon have announced another streaming device, this one is the Amazon Fire TV Stick. You may think you have already seen the Fire TV and you would be correct. This is a new device, smaller that the Fire TV and around the same size as a Chromecast dongle. It seems…

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Windows Media Center Health Monitor is closing down

Back in 2009 after Windows Media Center missed recording some of my wife’s TV shows I decided to develop a tool that would monitor the status of a Windows Media Center system. It would monitor for low disk space or missed recordings and it could alert you via Twitter, Email…

Review of the new Xbox One Digital TV Tuner, almost Windows Media Center

This week Microsoft launched a new digital TV tuner for the Xbox One, available in Europe the tuner is DVB-T2, DVB-T and DVB-C compatible so here in the UK that means Freeview HD. Freeview HD gives you free to air UK TV channels many of which are in HD, so…

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Australian Windows Media Center community site PCMediaCenter.com.au to close

It looks like we are going to lose another popular Windows Media Center community site with the imminent closure of the Australian Media Center site PCMediaCenter.com.au. The site which was founded back in 2004 has served the Australian community with advice on tuners, EPG issues and getting the best out…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #472 – Jason is feeling old

This week Garry, Jason and I talk about the new Xbox One Digital TV tuner, streaming live TV from the Xbox One to a tablet, Windows 10 Preview gets an update, the UK Windows Media Center Guide Data problems return [now fixed], drawing on Skype, DLNA, new iPads, Android TV,…

You can now view your photos on your TV via Sky’s new Sky+ apps

Sky Sky released an update for the Sky+ app today adding an interesting new feature. You can now send photos stored on your tablet or phone to the TV via the Sky+ HD box. Both the Android and the iOS version have the feature and it makes for a nice…

Google Play Music for iOS updated with new Listen Now feature

Google have updated the iOS version of the Google Play Music with a couple of new features. If you have All Access subscription you can select a radio station based on your mood so you could pick Running, Partying etc. Listen Now is a new feature that shows recently played…

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Firecore Infuse 3 update adds DTS support

Firecore have released a new version of it Infuse media player app for iOS. The app is now supports DTS and DTS-HD audio, Firecore say it’s the first iOS app that is fully certified for DTS and DTS-HD so you should have a really good playback experience on an iOS…