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Emby Server 3.0.6050 released

The fantastic Emby server a great alternative to Windows Media Center in Windows 10 and it hast just been updated. Emby Server 3.0.6050 has fixes for menu queues, DLNA and resolutions of movies as well as performance improvements. Emby server is free and there are Windows Media Center type clients…

Windows 10 will have two feature updates in 2017

Now that Microsoft have the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Redstone 1) rolling out Windows enthusiasts are looking to what is coming next. We already we knew that Microsoft were planning the next update to Windows 10 in 2017 and now Microsoft have confirmed that there will be two feature updates…

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You can now edit Metadata in Groove music via the last update for Windows Insiders

Microsoft’s Groove app is a great music player and over the last year Microsoft have added a lot of functionality to the app. The latest addition to the app is metadata editor so you can edit information like song tiles, albums titles and year. It saves you have to dig…

Quick Review: Choetech Quick Charge USB/Lightning portable charger and 30W Dual USB car charger

No matter how much battery technology improves they device never seem to have enough capacity so portable chargers popularly continue to grow, many using one to keep the phones charged while plying Pokémon Go. The Choetech charger I am reviewing has a 10400 mAh battery pack, dual USB outputs, Lightning…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #563 – Happy Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Garry and I discuss the Windows 10 Anniversary Update launch, Xbox One Preview, Microsoft Surface Pro 3 battery problems, Linx 1010B, Windows Media Center alternatives for Windows 10 and ask whether you use home automation. Buy our Windows 10 book: Entertainment Apps on…

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Windows Ink comes to Windows 10 Maps on for Windows Insiders on the fast ring

Remember back at build Microsoft demonstrated new inking features in Windows 10 Anniversary Update? One of the features that never actual showed up was Windows Ink in the Windows 10 Maps app. The feature has arrived today for Windows Insiders on the fast ring. With the update there are three…

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Xbox Preview’s Groove Music adds new curated playlists and radio stations but drops music videos

Microsoft are bring the universal Groove music app to the Xbox One with the summer update which means it will have the same features as the PC and mobile versions including new playlists and radio stations. I really like the PC version so it’s great to see it come to…

Windows 10 Anniversary Update now available

After 28 PC build and 20 mobile builds (all of them documented on our YouTube channel) Microsoft have released the 1607 update for Windows 10 known as the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The build number is 14393.10 and during the development was code named Redstone. This release has lots of…

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3rd Cumulative Windows 10 Anniversary Update released for Windows Insiders (14393.10)

Today Microsoft’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update gets released to all Windows 10 machines and just prior to the release Microsoft have released the 3rd cumulative update to the OS for Windows Insiders. The update KB3176929 and takes the build to 14393.10. The update is available for Windows Insiders on slow,…

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Another firmware update for the Surface Pro 3 released, probably not a battery fix

Microsoft have released another Surface Pro 3 firmware update just a couple of weeks after the last one. Prior to the July update the last firmware was January so it’s interesting to see two updates in a short space of time. Surface Pro 3 owners hit by the battery life…

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