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Fibaro RGBW mood lighting with Vera Home Automation

Recently I setup a Fibaro RGBW module with the existing LED strip lights behind my wall mounted TV in the living room. The Fibaro RGBW module is a wireless Z-Wave LED controller and works with Home Automation controllers such a Micasaverde Vera, Fibaro Home Center 2, Zipabox, Homeseer, Indigo, Domoticz,…

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Video: How to play network content to Windows 10 the Movies & TV app

Windows 10 comes with a great video play called Movies & TV (or Film & TV depending on your region) and as well as playing content from Microsoft’s video store it plays content on the Windows 10 PC. It can also play content stored on other Windows PCs or NAS…

BBC iPlayer for Windows 10 Mobile updated

The Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile version of BBC iPlayer has been updated. The update fixes an issue with BBC Three, fixes live tiles failing to update on Windows 10 Mobile and also fixes an issue with the back button not working correctly when entering the app via a…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #538 – Curtains

This week Garry and Jason host the show and they talk about new Windows 10 builds, finally having a Windows Update history, the new release ring for Windows Insiders, updates to the Windows 10 Groove music app. Buy our new Windows 10 book: Entertainment Apps on the go with Windows…

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Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10586.107 with new Preview Ring

Microsoft have released a new build of Windows 10 Mobile for Windows Insiders along with a new Preview Ring for update distributions. The new build is 10576.107 which means it’s a minor update without any new features. What the new Preview Ring means is that Insiders can opt to have…

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Emby Server 3.0.5868 Beta Released

There is a new beta of Emby Server for you to download and play with. Version 3.0.5868 has just been released and it contains an updated cinema mode with which you can created custom intros for movies using tags. Also in the update are plenty of bug fixes including fixes…

Groove Music for Windows 10 Mobile updated with lots of changes

The Groove Music team have released a big update to the Windows 10 Mobile version of the app overnight. There are a lot of changes to the app (Version 3.6.1719.0) all which go towards improving the user experience with the app. The update has much improved labelling of where your…

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Kodi keyboard shortcuts to run Vera scenes (Windows)

This question came up on the Vera forums, how to use Kodi media center keyboard shortcuts to run scenes in the Vera home automation controller. This is for Kodi Windows users only. If you wish to do this in Kodi / OpenElec (Linux) then read this article here instead. Here…

Video: Dell XPS 15 Unboxing and first look

The processor is a 6th Generation Quad Core i7 processor with Nvidia GTX 960 graphics chip so this is going to give you plenty of power I could see me using it for video editing, music production and development on it. The model I am reviewing comes with 16GB of…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Redstone Build 14257

Microsoft’s new policy of more frequent released of Windows 10 to Windows Insiders means that as we get builds more often there are less changes between releases. As the new 14257 is just a week since the last release there are no new features in this build. There are however…

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