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OneDrive for Windows Phone update adds new photos view, PIN code and multiple accounts support

Microsoft have updated the OneDrive app for Windows Phone. The update adds a new photos album view so you can collate photos and videos together into one album and then share them with friends and family. You can now add multiple personal OneDrive accounts to the app and there is…

VLC for Windows Phone Updated, Windows RT version due very soon

The Windows Phone version of VLC has just been updated. The media play which will play just about any format you can throw at it has bug fixes and stability improvements in the update and doesn’t seem to have any new features that I can see. The Windows RT version…

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Microsoft Band firmware updated

This week Microsoft released a big update for the Microsoft Band adding a very cleaver on-screen keyboard, bike app and a SDK and overnight they updated the firmware again. The update to the Microsoft Band takes the firmware to 10.2.2612.0 and is updated via the Microsoft Health app. What we…

Video: Microsoft Research talk about developing the new keyboard for the Microsoft Band

Microsoft Research have a nice video showing how they used their research technology to develop the new on-screen keyboard in the latest Microsoft Band update. When Microsoft first said they were adding a keyboard to the Band I was very sceptical but having used it I have been impressed how…

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Plex for Windows and Windows Phone updated

The great thing about Plex is they keep the Windows versions of their media player up to date with the Plex apps for other platforms which means you don’t have to wait months for an update to the Windows and Windows Phone versions of the their apps (unlike many other…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #489 – The A Team

Welcome to this week’s podcast were we are talking about the new Pebble Watch and the amazing response to their new Kickstarter campaign. We talk about the big upgrade to the Microsoft Band including on-screen keyboard, dictation, bike app, the new SDK and the new web site. We also speculate…

Share notes to your Microsoft Band with Send2Band

With this app you can send messages to your Microsoft Band writing them directly or through system sharing function Now you can have shopping list or address that you have to remember without having to pull out your phone. With a simple click add the message that you want to…

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Media Browser for Windows 8 updated with full sync and offline support

The Windows version of the fantastic Media Browser app has been updated adding new sync management features. With Sync management you can select categories or playlists to sync to your local device so you can have it automatically keep an offline collection up to date. There is Offline browsing with…

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BBC iPlayer and 4oD TV apps for iOS updated

Two of the most popular UK TV app for the iPad and iPhone have been updated today, BBC iPlayer and 4oD. The BBC’s catch up app has a new country setting so you can chose a home nation, it fixes a headphone crashing issue and a notification bug. The app…

The best 3rd party apps to use with the Microsoft Band

I really like my Microsoft Band, I like having notification and activity tracking but the Microsoft Health app that you use with the Band doesn’t take advantage of all the features available however there are some cleaver developers out there and they have created interesting apps for the Microsoft Band….