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Microsoft releases display patch and firmware updates for the Surface Pro 3 and Pro 4

Since migrating to Windows 10 one of the main problems affecting Surface Pro 3 owners is the infamous Intel Display Driver crash which for some people (like my TDL Show co-host Jason Coombes) drives them mad with the repeated crashes. Today Microsoft released system firmware update for the Surface Pro…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 build 11102

Yesterday Microsoft released build 11102 of Windows 10 for Insiders on the fast ring. This release which is on the Redstone branch includes one new feature in the form of a history menu in Microsoft Edge. You right click (or tap and hold) on the Back or Forward buttons in…

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 11102 released

We have a new build of Windows 10 to play with test today. Build 11102 has been released to the fast ring for Windows Insiders and for the first time in a couple of builds there is a new feature. With this build you can right click on the Back…

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Microsoft opens up Surface Pro, Pro 2, and Pro 3 power cables replacement programme

Microsoft are started a replacement programme for the Surface Pro, Pro 2 and Pro 3 power cables for devices sold before July 2015. Microsoft have had reports of the cable overheating when damaged: “Damage may occur over time if AC power cords are sharply and repeatedly bent or tightly wrapped,…

Video Review: Choetech USB C Cables, not all cables are the same

Many new phones are coming with the new USB C standard connector which promises faster transfer speeds and faster charging. The Lumia 950 XL I use came with a USB C cable in the box but I wanted to have a couple of spare cables so I tried a couple…

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Kodi 16 Jarvis release candidate 1

Kodi users have the first release candidate of Kodi 16 “Jarvis” ready for testing. Version 16 has a lot of changes over 15.0 including DirectX11, improved PVR and much improved UPnP. While not a direct replacement for Windows Media Center it is a good Media Center system for Windows 10….

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #534 – WiFithing

This week Jason and I are joined by Edward Forwood co-founder of WiFithing to talk about their new IoT for the home Kickstarter campaign. The project is an open source Wifi solution for IoT development without needing to do any coding. There is a whole range of project you can…

Video: How to share content between Windows 10 devices using Homegroup

When you have multiple Windows devices on your home network Windows has a really easy way of enabling sharing content between them called Homegroup. Homegroup bypasses the need to specially share folders and set special permissions so that music, pictures, videos and documents can be shared between Windows 7, Windows…

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Plex app for Windows 2.1.2.25 released

The Plex team have another update to the Windows 10 Plex app this time with a new post-play screen. Other changes include a fix for the now playing list and a fix for the playback quality selection option. Plex is one of the solutions featured in our new new Windows…

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Emby app for Window Phone and Windows 10 Mobile updated

One of my alternatives to Windows Media Center is Emby Server which is a great media server with clients on iOS, Android, Windows and more. The Windows Phone/Windows 10 Mobile version of the app has been updated and Scott Lovegrove the developer says this release contains two small updates, one…

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