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My Movies 5.10 Pre Release available, removes dependency on disc titles

The My Movies team have a pre release of the next version of My Movies available for testing. My Movies 5.10 has a new generic movie profile that removes the…

AllCast Chromecast and DLNA/UPnP app for Android updated

AllCast is a great app for sending content on your network to a DLNA or Chromecast device and it has just been updated. The new version has volume controls so…

No Windows 8.1 Update 2 as Microsoft detail the August updates to Windows 8.1

There had been a few rumours that Microsoft were going to release another set of updates for Windows 8.1 that would be called “Update 2″ but Microsoft have pored cold…

Microsoft update the Windows Phone 8.1. Finance, News, Weather and Health & Fitness apps

Windows have updated their suite of Bing apps for Windows Phone 8.1. The Bing News, Weather, Finance and Health & Fitness apps have been updated and the updated apps seem…

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Ransomware attack on Synology NAS servers

A heads up if you are running a Synology NAS server on your network. It looks like there is a security vulnerability that has been exploited with a Ransomware attach….

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XBMC 13.2 Gotham – beta 3

XBMC may be getting a new name (see this post) but the current version is still called XBMC 13. There is a new build of XBMC 13.2 Gotham available which…

Windows Phone 8.1 Update rolling out for developers

Last week Microsoft announced an update for Windows Phone 8.1, called Windows Phone 8.1 Update the update includes a new UK specific version of Cortana Microsoft’s virtual assistant for Windows…

ITV launch a brand new version of the Android ITV Player app

ITV have released a new version of its ITV Player its catchup and live TV app for Android. The app has a new design and live streaming of all ITV…

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XBMC getting a new name: Kodi

Back in 2002 a hack for the original Xbox which turned it into a media player was called Xbox Media Player and since then it had been renamed to Xbox…

Nokia Lumia 635 review

When my 12 year old son wanted to replace his old Samsung Android phone we looked around for pay as you go phones and the one that caught his attention…