030715_0833_Customiseyo1.jpg

Me Tiles customising app for the Microsoft Band updated with new options

Me Tiles is an app for Windows Phone that enables you to pick a new background for your Microsoft Band from a range of images. The app has been updated and now has some new customisation options, you can pick colours for the tiles and the app will suggest colours…

Channel 4’s on demand app relaunched as All 4 on Windows Phone

Channel 4 have launched a brand new version of its catch up app for Windows Phone. The app is now called All 4 and has a brand new, much easier to use design. With the app you can browse by categories, box sets, date or A to Z. Channel 4…

030915_2121_Microsoftre1.png

Microsoft release Motion Data 2.0 for Lumia phones

Microsoft have just released a major updated the Motion Data app for Lumia Windows Phones. The app collects data from the Windows Phone sensor core and previously there was just an on off switch and you couldn’t do anything with the app (which is in the settings section of Windows…

030915_1739_Microsoftta1.png

Microsoft talk about the frequency and predictably of new Windows 10 builds

Predicting when Microsoft will release a new build of Windows 10 has become a bit of a sport as the release dates haven’t exactly been predictable. In a post today on the Windows Blog (timed just as Apple start their live keynote) Gabe Aul explains how they are balancing release…

030915_1224_MicrosoftHe1.png

Microsoft Health web site adds Bike active data

A couple of weeks ago Microsoft launched a web site for viewing the data collected Microsoft Band, you can historical data from the Band and view more detailed information than the phone apps provide. When Microsoft updated the Band firmware a couple of weeks ago they added a Bike app…

Video guide to the best apps for the Microsoft Band

Since Microsoft opened up the Microsoft Band for developers via the new Microsoft Band SDK we have seen some great new apps for the fitness band. They range from apps that to customise the look and feel of the Band to apps that access the sensors, take notes and export…

030715_0833_Customiseyo1.jpg

Customise your Microsoft Band background with Me Tiles for Windows Phone

Since Microsoft opened up the Microsoft Band, SDK for software developers we have seen new apps that let you customise your Band. The latest one I have come across is called Me Tiles and like some other 3rd party apps lets you customise the background on the Band (called Me…

Video: Xsbox (XS802h) Android powered set top box with XBMC

There are a lot option when it comes to set top boxes, if you are the in the Apple eco-system then the Apple TV is a good option, Amazon’s Fire TV is a good option if you get all your content from Amazon but what if you want to have…

VLC for Windows Phone updated, improved music player and new artist view

The Windows Phone version of VLC has been updated again. This time the update has a new music player, optimisation of file indexing, there is a new artist view and improved error handling. The app also drops the beta tag but according to developer Thomas Nigro the app is still…

030515_1713_Createandsh1.png

Create and share themes for Microsoft Band with Band Social

If you like customising the look and feel of your Microsoft Band you are going to like a new app called Band Social. With the app you can change all the colours associated with the Band such as the base colour, the lowlight colour and the highlight colour which are…