The Digital Lifestyle Show No 302–Angry Birds Everywhere

This week Garry and Andrew were to busy playing Angry Birds to join me on the show so Jason Coombes from TDL Mobile joins me to talk about the weeks news including Microsoft UK launching the Windows collection, Apple updates, Broadway 2T for streaming TV to the iPad and Windows Home…

Sonos Now AirPlay Compatible

If you have a Sonos system and use a AirPort Express there is a free software that will enable multi-room streaming to the Sonos via AirPlay. To get it to working you plug the Airport Express in the ZonePlay’s line-in port and then can use Airplay to play music in…

Microsoft UK launches the Windows Collection

Yesterday Microsoft UK launched the Windows Collection, a collection designed to showcasing the wide range of Windows PC available to buy. Microsoft have selected 30 PCs to represent the variety of form factors available.  Microsoft’s UK managing director Ashley Highfield told TechRadar “One size can’t fit all,” Highfield told TechRadar….

HP Bringing Cloud Based Music and Video Service to the Touchpad

Of the iPad competitors launch that I have seen HP’s Touchpad stands out as being one of the best, I got to play around with one last week and I liked that it didn’t try and be an iPad clone. It looks like HP will be offering a cloud based…

iTunes updated to 10.2.2

Apple have updated iTunes to version 10.2.2, the update fixes a number of syncing issues including lockups when syncing an iPad and can improve the speed of syncing. I haven’t experienced any of the issues that are fixed in the update but I like to keep on the latest version….

Picture Gallery from the Gadget Show Live

Here are some of the pics from Gadget Show Live this week, I took my kids yesterday and they had a great time.  They really enjoyed the gaming section especially the 3rd gaming including the F1 simulator. It was interesting to compare the tablets and slates, I was most impressed…

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My Media Center History

Well, for my second post, I thought I’d give a little bit of background about what I was trying to achieve, when we first started using Media Center. Prior to using Media Center, like a good number of people, we were using a good old VHS recorder, attached to a…

Video: View Quest Wireless Music System

View Quest are bring out an interesting range of media devices like the View Quest Retro DAB Radio we are giving away on show 300 (see Ruth’s review), Android tablets and coming soon an interesting wireless music streaming system. At the Gadget Show they explained about the system and what…

Video: PopBox Networked Media Streamer

At the Gadget Show this week I saw the new PopBox, you may of heard of the PopCorn Hour Media player and this is its smaller brother. It has an app store and is one of the first boxes to have official BBC iPlayer certification and doesn’t use local storage…

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Your SqueezeSlaves not playing in sync ?

Here’s a quick tip which might help if you are using the Squeezebox software emulator called SqueezeSlave on your HTPC’s and if you’re having problems playing them in sync? Check your network cards Jumbo Frames settings! I updated the Intel GT Pro network card drivers on my WHS the other…

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