Kinect for Media Center released

Controlling Windows Media Center from the sofa without a remote is something that just sound cool so using Kinect sounds a really good idea. Last year there was a beta for Kinect for Media Center and now thanks to the commercial released of Kinect for Windows the final version is…

Spotify for iOS updated and adds “very high quality” streaming

I don’t use Spotify but I know many reader do so they will be pleased to see that the latest update to the iOS version brings 320kbps “very high quality” music streaming. Previously the highest quality was 160kbps and the new setting should make audiophiles happy, just watch those bandwidth…

Review: NETGEAR Powerline AV500 Adapter Kit

Powerline network adaptors enable you to extender your network via power lines to devices like PCs and game consoles and are handy if your wifi network can’t reach to where you want it or the device don’t have a wifi connection. I use a pair to connect my Windows Home…

Netflix for Android updated, adds Facebook sharing and volume slider for tablets

Netflix for Android has been updated and they have added Facebook sharing for UK users, volume sliders on tablets and fixed audio and video syncing issues. Now how about a Windows Media Center app for UK users.   What’s New What’s in this version: Added Facebook sharing for Android phones…

Win an iPod Touch or an Apple TV with TDL and Vonage

Thanks to Vonage we are giving away an Apple TV or an iPod Touch (you get to pick) Vonage have launched a new iOS and Android app that provides free worldwide taking and texting to other users of the app and if your contact doesn’t have the app they say…

Vonage Mobile brings free calling to iOS and Android

[Vonage is sponsoring this post on TDL and thanks to Vonage we will be giving away an iPod Touch or an Apple TV details soon] Vonage have launched a new iOS and Android app that provides free worldwide taking and texting to other users of the app and if your…

Raspberry Pi clarify delay rumours

Raspberry Pi have written a post to clear up the stories going around that the boards have been delayed until September and the cost has had increased: We’ve had a number of people contact us this morning about a teaser for an interview with David Braben in Eurogamer, which is…

Podcast: TDL Mobile Show 102 – Windows Allure

As promised, we’ve returned with a show on schedule. Not too much news this week but we still manage a full hour show. We get things started talking about Google’s Chrome browser for Android before launching into a full on Windows assault. With the consumer preview of Windows 8 looming,…

Google working on Google branded home entertainment system

Could Google be working on a Sonos competitor? The Wall Street Journal are reporting that Google are planning to develop a home entertainment system that would stream music around the home wirelessly and controlled from a tablet or smartphone.  The report also says it will be marketed under Google’s own…

Roku now shipping in the UK and adds BBC iPlayer

While we were at CES back in January Roku announced that they were shipping their box to the UK for the first time. Today they announced that the boxes had started shipping and they have added BBC iPlayer to the devices. Checkout our video of of the Ruku recorded at…

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