Microsoft announce Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10158 for PCs

It’s been around four weeks and now we finally have a new build of Windows 10 for PCs. Build 10158 has the milestone of being the first Windows 10 Insider Preview release that doesn’t have any know issues in the release notes. The RTM version of Windows 10 is due…

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Video: How well does Windows 10 work on a £59 Linx 7 tablet?

Last year when I reviewed a £79 Linx 7 tablet I was really impressed with how well Windows worked on such a cheap device and I had a lot of feedback from readers asking questions about the device. As Windows 10 gets closer to final release I thought I would…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Mobile Build 10149

Yesterday Microsoft released a new build of Window 10 for phones (Windows 10 Mobile as Microsoft call it). This new build seems to be much more polished than previous releases, it is faster and the UI looks a lot cleaner. In this video I walk through some of the changes…

Microsoft release Windows 10 Mobile build 10149 for Windows Insiders

I have to say I was sceptical that Microsoft would release any phone builds while they focused on getting the Windows 10 PC build ready for July 29th. There is a lot to do with the PC build and I thought we would get new PC builds frequently but no phone…

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Google Play Music for iOS updated with ad-supported radio

This week Google announced a free, ad-supported music streaming service (US only) complimenting their Google Music subscription plan. Today Google have updated the iOS version of the Google Play Music app adding in the free subscription option. The app has radio stations which you can start based on your mood,…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #505 – Free with an Windows 98SE

This week on the show we talk about how Microsoft managed to confuse the internets by trying to clarify Windows Insiders Windows 10 licence rights. We also talk about new Windows 10 builds for PCs, the new Windows 10 build for phones and our experiences with it. We also talk…

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Is Apple’s Curation the Key to Beating the Algorithm?

During Apple’s recent WWDC conference, Jimmy Iovine waxed lyrical about how, unlike all of the competitor’s streaming services, what makes Apple Music different is it’s focus on curation rather than just algorithms. “Picture this: you’re in a special moment and the next song comes on… Bzz. Buzzkill!” the record producer…

Microsoft release firmware update for the Microsoft Band

This morning I was greeted by a firmware update for my Microsoft Band. The last firmware update as back in February but there are no major changes to this release, Microsoft just say “Update includes general fixes and improvements”. I can’t see any change with this release, I have had…

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June firmware updates for the Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3 available

Microsoft have released new firmware updates for the Surface devices. The June update for the Surface Pro 3 include support for Windows 10 as well as WiFi and Bluetooth improvements. The changes this month are: Surface Pro UEFI update (v3.11.950.0) adds support for new features in Windows 10. Wireless Network…

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Google Music announce free ad supported streaming music (US only)

Google have announced a free ad supported streaming service to go along with its music subscription service. The US only service has access to all of the music from Google’s subscription service for free supported by ads. Google are doing this to compete with Apple’s streaming service and it’s a…

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