Category Archives: News

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Leaked Window 9 video shows a hybrid start menu

There video doing the rounds on Youtube showing off the new Windows 9 user interface. The video by German site Winfuture (I bet they are getting some traffic today) shows…

Xbox Video for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 updated

Microsoft have updated the Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone versions of the Xbox Video apps. The Windows version now remembers where you are up to in a personal video and…

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Media Browser for Windows Phone updated

The Windows Phone client of the excellent media server system Media Browser has been updated. This release brings the app to speed with the latest version of the Media Browser…

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Channel 4 to replace 4oD with a new digital service All 4

Channel 4’s TV streaming service 4oD is to be replaced by an all new service call All 4 next year. All 4 will divide the TV streaming apps into On…

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Google Music app for Windows 8.1 – Outcoldplayer update fixes library sync issues

If you use Google Play Music and have a Windows 8 device you will want to try Outcoldplayer in the Windows Store. Outcoldplayer is a 3rd party Google Play Music…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #466 – Rugged Denim

Welcome to a very busy podcast this week. We discuss the Apple announcements and talk about the new bigger iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, we talk about Apple Pay and…

Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 update adds location sharing

Skype have added a handy new feature to the Windows Phone 8/Windows 8.1 version of the Skype app. You can now share your location via the chat with another user,…

Video: Trying DLNA playback on the Xbox One with the Media Player app

In the October update for the Xbox One Microsoft is adding DLNA streaming to the Xbox One Media Player app which opens up the device to be able to play…

September Surface updates, only for the Surface Pro 3 this month

Each month Microsoft have been releasing firmware updates for its Surface devices and this month it’s just Surface Pro 3 owners that get the updates. The Surface Pro 3 gets…

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Thoughts on the Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch

Yesterday was Apple announcement day with the company announcing its 2014 iPhones and as expect its first watch. By now you have probably read the live blogs, tweets and seen…