Microsoft launch Windows 8 First Apps Contest

  Microsoft have kicked off a Windows 8 app contents encouraging developers to create Windows 8 Metro apps. The first round of the contents will select eight winning apps to be the first apps in the Windows Store when it opens. Submissions are due by Sunday January 8th , more…

Windows 8 Public Beta with the Windows Store will debut February 2012

There had been rumours that the beta of Windows 8 could be with us at CES in January but Microsoft confirmed that it will actually be February. At a preview event of the Windows 8 Store yesterday Microsoft said the store will debut in the beta of Windows 8 in…

BBC Global iPlayer comes to iPhone and iPod Touch

Last week we told you about the international version of the BBC iPlayer app coming to Canada and later this week (8th) the Global iPlayer app will come to the iPhone and iPod Touch. The Global version is a subscription based service that has archived content rather than the catchup…

aTV Flash (black) 1.1 for 2nd Gen Apple TV Now Available

Firecore have released aTV Flash 1.1 for the 2nd generation Apple TV.  The new version adds custom views, playback improvements and a list of bug fixes. Happy Tuesday! Today we are pleased to announce the release aTV Flash (black) 1.1 for the 2nd generation AppleTV. This new version includes a…

Review: DVBLink for iPad and iPhone

Last week I reviewed DVBLink for Windows Phone and today I am going to look at the iPad/iPhone version. The iOS version looks totally different than the Windows Phone version and looks great on the iPad, it launches straight in to the EPG view where you get a view of…

Microsoft details “The Future of TV” coming to the Xbox 360

Today Microsoft detailed the changes coming to the Xbox 360, which brings new TV services to the device. Looking down the list you can see UK channels like Channel 5 coming in December but it looks like we will have to wait a bit longer for the BBC which is…

What tech is on your Christmas wish list?

Its coming up to Christmas so I thought it would be interesting to find out what is on readers gadget list for Christmas.  There have been a lot of devices released in 2011; Android Tablets, iPad2, Nokia Windows Phones, Ultrabooks, set top boxes, eReaders so which ones would make your…

This weeks Rumours Roundup

There are always a ton of rumours circulating about the next Apple TV or what features will or won’t be in Windows 8 so I thought I would start a weekly roundup of some of the stories that have caught my eye in the last week. First up is the…

Plex for iOS updated, now supports myPlex

Another day and another update in the app store. Today is Plex for iOS, this version supports myPlex the cloud version of Plex we have talked about in the past so you don’t need a media server to be installed on your network. Details from Plex We’ve also been hard…

DVBLink for iPhone and iPad updated

Following on from the Windows Phone version of DVBLink being updated DVBLogic have updated the iOS version. The new version has the improved search feature seen in the Windows Phone version along with an option to change the video resolution and the ability to edit the server details which saves…

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