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New entertainment apps available for the Xbox One

The Xbox team have announced new entertainment apps for the Xbox One just in time for Christmas. The apps vary on the region you are in and the UK gets Vevo music videos so you can stream music videos from Vevo on the Xbox One: Vevo. Vevo offers the largest…

Plex for Windows Phone 1.7.2.2 released

Plex has just been released for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 but that doesn’t mean other platforms have been forgotten. The Windows Phone version has updated adding photos of cast member when you view a movie or TV show. Also in the update is a fix for play queue…

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Plex comes to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4

A couple of months ago Plex launched an app for the Xbox One which brought music, movie and TV streaming from Plex servers to the Xbox One. Today Plex have launched a Plex for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 for Plex users in Europe and Asia, a US launch…

Microsoft Band customizer app, Pimp my Band updated with colour options

The 3rd party app for customising your Microsoft Band backgrounds called Pimp My Band has been updated adding new colour options. With the app you can pick an image from your phone and then crop it and send it to the Band as a background, the new option enables you…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #480 – Christmas Quiz!

It’s nearly Christmas so that means it’s our Christmas quiz! Only a year later than advertised we have our festive special quiz but we still have time to look at the news including Windows 10, the Microsoft Band, problems with KB3004394 causing issues for Windows Media Center, NOW TV on…

Netflix for Windows Phone updated with a new UI, content pinning and Cortana search

The Windows Phone version of the Netflix app has just been updated ready for some Christmas binge watching. The app has a new UI, an option to select a viewer profile, improved video quality and post play options. Two other nice features are the ability to pin a movie or…

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Export the data from your Microsoft Band with Unband

The Microsoft Band logs all sorts of details about your activates but the data is all locked away only viewable from the Heath app, however a clever developer has worked out a way of extracting some of the data. unBand is a program for Windows that enables you to customise…

New Gestures Beta app for Window Phone adds new ways to interact with your phone

Microsoft have a new Gestures app for Windows Phone that adds new gesture options to interact with your phone. The beta app enables you to automatically answer a call by just picking up the phone and putting it up to your ear. If you place your phone facing down while…

Customise your Microsoft Band background with Pimp My Band app

The Microsoft Band doesn’t have many customise options, you can pick from a selection of background patterns and colours but that is about it but a 3rd party app released adds a new option. The app called Pimp My Band enables you to pick an image, crop it and send…

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Media Browser for Windows 8.1 updated

The Windows 8.1 version of Media Browser has been updated with lots of little improvements. Watching a TV series is even easier as it get the next episode ready for you when you select a show. The UI now works better on 7 inch devices like the Linx 7 and…