Category Archives: News

Microsoft announce the return of the WinHEC event, are Microsoft trying to reconnect with its hardware partners?

Microsoft used to have a trade show the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) that was aimed at hardware partners and developers, Microsoft often used the event to announce hardware plans…

Xbox Music for Windows 8.1 update improves the usability of the app

The Xbox Music team have updated the Windows 8.1 version of the app with a few tweaks that improve the usability of the music app. When you buy an album…

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Will Windows Media Center be in the next version of Windows?

Next week Microsoft are set to lift the lid on the next version of Windows (which could be called Windows 9) and I have many people ask me if Windows…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #468 – Status Quo with your Denim

Welcome to show 468 and this week we are talking iPhone 6 and iOS 8, the next version of Windows which we should find more about next week, updates to…

Microsoft roll out a new build of the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview, includes update for HTC devices

Today Microsoft have pushed out a new build of Windows Phone 8.1 for the Developer Preview. Build 8.10.14176 address update issues with the preview release (80188308 error) and for the…

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Version 1.9.1.1 of the DVBLink XBMC PVR addon released

If you want to use XBMC as your TV client to your DVBLink server you need to use the DVBLink XBMC PVR addon for XBMC. The addin has been updated…

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NOW TV arrives on the Apple TV

Sky have had a NOW TV app available for iOS for some time and it’s finally made its movies and entertainment offerings available on the Apple TV. You need to…

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Microsoft announce another Miracast Wireless Display Adapter

A few weeks Microsoft’s Mobile devices division announced an NFC enables Miracast dongle designed so you could project your Lumia phones screen to your TV and today Microsoft have announced…

MediaMonkey for Android update fixes Kitkat issues

MediaMonkey the Android media player app that syncs up with a Windows version of the app has been updated. The update fixes USB syncing issues and storage recognition problems on…

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Media Browser Chrome Companion 1.5 Released

If you have Media Browser you should check out the new Media Browser Chrome extension. Version 1.5 of the companion app adds the ability to add web videos to your…