The Digital Lifestyle Show No.278–Charlie Owen on Digital TV

Microsoft’s Charlie Owen joins me to talk about how the industry has progressed since he left the Windows Media Center team just over a year ago. Charlie has some great…

My First Few Days With Windows Phone 7

If you follow me on twitter or listen to the TDL Mobile podcast (check out show 53 where I share more thoughts on my experience with WP7), then you’ll probably know I’ve…

SecondRun.tv 2.0 Coming Soon

SecondRun.tv is a Media Center addin that brings internet video content into Windows Media Center with sources like Hulu and CBS.com Version 2 looks like a major re-write and brings…

Writing Software for Windows Phone 7

  I’ve recently been porting the Alb The Bear Interactive Children Stories (www.albthebear.com) from iPhone to Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and thought I would comment on some of the experience…

Video: First Look At The New Apple TV

I like my hacked first gen Apple TV especially for listening to music so I was keen to try out the new Apple TV device. I have recorded a quick…

Stanza software

This software is a useful and valid addition to your iphone, ipad or touch. It is simple to use and has a large collection of free books that you can…

October 2010 Cumulative Update for Windows Media Center in Windows 7

It’s that time again, the October 2010 cumulative update for Windows Media Center has been released by Microsoft. There are only minor fixes in the update and  it should show…

Meanie–Mobile Web Based Media Center Remote Control

I came across another interesting remote control solution for Windows Media Center. This one called Meanie works on most modern mobile web browsers, the developer has tested it with an…

Mobile Devices: Consumer and the Enterprise

It has struck me, more than with previous OS launches, that a lot of analysts are hung up on the fact that Microsoft seem to be focusing their efforts for…

Big Screen byRemote 1.0a Launched

Niall has officially launched version 1 of Big Screen byRemote the remote scheduling application. There are two version, a free basic edition and a pro version (no price yet) and…