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Emby app now available for the 4th gen Apple TV

Good news for Apple TV owners, you can now get a dedicated Emby app for the device in the app store. With the app you can stream movies from your Emby server, watch recorded TV, stream music and photos. Currently live TV isn’t support but apart from that most of…

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See the proposed new Windows 10 menu in action

Last week at Build Microsoft very briefly showed off a new look to the Start Menu in Windows 10 and they have been asking for feedback about the new design via the Windows Insider app. Now we have an animated gif showing how the start menu could work via @JenMsft…

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Microsoft Band update adds customisable notification and more tile options

Last week Microsoft announced Facebook leader boards were coming to the Microsoft Health app and today the updated app has started rolling out. That isn’t all that is new for the Microsoft Band you can now choose which apps send you notifications and you can now have up to 20…

Emby Server 3.0.5911 released with improved multi-tuner support

As regular readers will know I am a big fan of Emby Media Server and its client apps. The latest update improves the multi-tuner TV features, you can now have multiple TV tuners using different sources and then you can have different lineups for each tuner. The other changes include…

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Microsoft ask for feedback on the upcoming changes to the Windows 10 start menu and start screen

Microsoft are soliciting for feedback for upcoming changes to the Windows 10 start menu and start screens. The changes are the way the “All apps” list is presented in the desktop and tablet modes of Windows.. In a quest in the Windows Insider Hub there are links to a Sway…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #545 – You get the bot you deserve

Welcome to this week’s podcast recorded just before Microsoft’s BUILD keynote. We talk about the new Windows 10 builds last week, Lumia Voices to close, Windows 10 Mobile rollout, Microsoft’s Tay Twitter bot, Movie app updates and speculate at what we may see at BUILD. Buy our new Windows 10 book:…

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Windows 10 Redstone 1 update to be called Windows 10 ‘Anniversary Update’

Today during the Build keynote Microsoft announced that the Redstone 1 release of Windows 10 will be called Windows 10 Anniversary Update and be free to Windows 10 users. The build will probably be more commonly known as 1607 with a July release date. Microsoft haven’t said if the free…

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14295 released to the slow ring and ISO

Microsoft may have shown off new Windows 10 features today at Build but today’s release for Windows Insiders is last week’s build 14295 for the slow ring. Build 14295 is going to PCs and mobile and while it didn’t deliver new features for fast ring users it is the first…

Movies & TV for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile updated

Microsoft have updated the Movies & TV app (Film & TV depending on your region) on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. 3.6.1867 has skip forward and skip back buttons on the now playing bar, when you download films or TV shows it shows you how long it will take…

Microsoft’s Lumia Voices programme to close next month

Dating before Microsoft took over Lumia from Nokia was Lumia Voices a marketing programme that amongst other things arranged trials of Lumia phones for enthusiast and interest users. It enabled people to try out new Lumia phones before purchasing devices on a short loan period. They also provided marketing, user…

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