Sky Go for iPad updated, adds 3G support

As well as the ITV player for iPad being updated the Sky Go app has had an update. Sky’s update enables watching video on a 3G connection something that the ITV and BBC iPlayer apps don’t support, whether you want to use up your data allowance to watch Sky is…

ITV Player for iPad updated, adds CITV content

ITV have updated their iPad app, the app enables you to watch ITV content on the iPad over wifi and today they have added CITV (ITV’s Children’s channel), PIN option for parental control and 30 days of catchup for al the channels. The app is free and available in the…

Silverlight 5 Available for Download

Microsoft have released version 5 of Silverlight and the rumours are that it could be the last release of the software. The new version has Hardware Decode of H.264 media so there should be a performance improvement when playing video as well as some other improvements. Recently LoveFilm in the…

WebOS lives on, HP to open source the platform

HP seem to be doing more U-Turns than a learner driver trying to find there way round a city centre and the latest is that they are not killing WebOS but are instead open sourcing the platform. In a statement today HP said “webOS is the only platform designed from…

TV Shows pulled from the Apple TV in the UK?

Earlier this week we reported that TV rentals had been added to the Apple TV for the UK, Australia and Canada enabling purchased shows to be stream to the device, well it seems something has gone wrong somewhere and Apple have pulled the feature. 9to5mac are reporting that the features…

Microsoft release Windows Defender Offline Beta, helps remove rootkits

If you have ever had a rootkit virus or helped out friend with the problem you will know how difficult they can be to remove. To help with this Microsoft have released an offline version of Windows Defender which means you create a Windows Defender boot disk or bootable USB…

Click2Record web based Windows Media Center remote recording service launched

Microsoft introduced a Click-To-Record EPG with Windows Vista but very few services have taken advantage of the feature but a new web service is making good use of it.  With the website www.click2record.co.uk you can browse the Freeview HD EPG and then select a TVShow to be recorded by you media centre…

QVIVO introduce StreamsSource for easy home sharing

We have looked at QVIVO in the past and they have added a new sharing feature to the system.  StreamSource tries to aggregate content from around your network including Mac, PC and NAS devices and then enables streaming from QVIVO.  So you end up with a single view of your…

Apple brings TV show downloading to the Apple TV in the UK

Apple have a small update for the 2nd gen Apple TV that will enable iCloud streaming of purchased TV shows on the Apple TV. The server has been available for a while in the US and now Canada, Australia and the UK have the feature. Anybody given it a try?…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #332–Unsupervised

I have been working away this week and so Garry and Andrew are left unsupervised and are joined by TDL Mobile’s Jason Coombes. They chat about the weeks news including topics like the Xbox 360 Dashboard Update, Christmas wish lists, Lovefilm switching to Silverlight, My Movies updates and DVBLink clients….

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