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Plex launch Plex Home

Plex have launched a new set of family/parental controls for Plex server that gives you fine grained controls over your media. You can now create users for each of your family members and then use content ratings to restrict access. So I can stop my kids from watching my 80’s…

Xbox Video for Windows Phone updated, fixed loading issues

Microsoft have updated the Xbox Video app for Windows Phone. Version 2.6.0429.0 fixes an issue that causes the app to launch very slowly and sometimes crash. Microsoft are updating the app every couple of weeks and the quality of the app has been vastly improved. Version 2.6.0429.0 on Windows Phone…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #476 – An Alternative Universe

Welcome to podcast #476 and I hope you enjoy it! This week Jason, Garry and I talk Windows 10 and the changes to OneDrive, Microsoft opening sourcing .net, Android Lollipop, Google not developing for Windows and lots more. I also want to thank Vidabox for their support of the show,…

Windows Phone Microsoft Health app for the Microsoft Band updated

The Microsoft Health app that works in conjunction with the Microsoft Band has been updated for Windows Phone. If you have a Microsoft Band you need one of the Microsoft Health apps which are available for Windows Phone, iOS and Android. This update is for the Windows Phone version which…

OpenELEC 5.0 Beta 3 released

OpenELEC is an embedded distribution of Kodi (XBMC) designed for home theatre PCs and they have just released beta 3 of OpenELEC 5.0. OpenELEC 5 uses Kodi (renamed from XBMC) and beta 3 includes the latest build of Kodi (see my post from yesterday for details). It also has an…

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Opera Mobile Store to replace Nokia Sore on Nokia feature phones, Symbian and Nokia X smartphones

Microsoft continue to replace the Nokia name on its devices with new Lumia devices dropping the Nokia branding altogether and Microsoft are also phasing out the name on some of the non Lumia devices. On the Nokia feature phones, Symbian and Nokia X devices Microsoft is replacing the Nokia Store…

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Microsoft Band back in stock today

I have been very impressed with my Microsoft Band so far, I love the nonfictions, exercise data and sleep tracking. They have been in short supply in the Microsoft stores and Microsoft’s online store but today they are back in stock at the Microsoft Store at 1pm EST. Don’t bother…

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Outcoldplayer the 3rd party Google Music app for Windows 8.1 updated

The 3rd party app for accessing Google Play Music on Windows Outcoldplayer has been updated. Version 4.1 adds a refresh radio button which refreshes the radio playlist with a new set of songs. There is also a current queue button on the toolbar and a fix to the backspace button…

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Kodi 14.0 Code name “Helix” – beta3

There is a new build of Kodi (XBMC) 14 available for testing. Kodi Helix will be the first release since the name change from XBMC and this is the 3rd beta of the media system. The latest version includes an updated version of ffmpeg which will play h.265. You can…

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Tips on Finding the Right Domain for Your Start-up

While there are many ways to spot a great start-up business, one key indicator of success is shown by the careful selection of a domain name with great monetization potential. For some great eCommerce business domain names, you should check out sites like Shopify where the eCommerce marketplace is flourishing….