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Amulet Voice-activated Remote on Video

At the UK User Group earlier this year Amulet showed off their voice activated remote for Windows Media Center and last week at CEDIA Amulet showed off the remote to Ben at Engadget HD. At the user group I was really impressed with how well it worked and even in…

Apple Updates iTunes to 10.0.1

Apple have released an update to iTunes that adds extra Ping features and fixes a number of issues. The update adds a Ping Sidebar and the ability to “Like” a song from iTunes. I am not sure how many people are actually bothering with Ping, I never really used the…

Orb Launches Hardware Music Player

I have been an Orb user on and off since 2005 and for a couple of years they sponsored the podcast so I was interested to see they have brought out their first hardware device. The $69 Orb Music Player is puck shaped device that you can connect to your…

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Another Video Reveals More Details Of the HP Slate

The strange situation of the mystery HP leaker continues and this time he shows off some more features of the HP Slate. The Video shows the packaging of the business edition and even lists all the specs. I have to say the hardware looks great, as well a having the…

Use Simple.tv to get Media Center Recordings to iOS Devices

I am still on a mission to get recorded TV from Windows Media Center to my iPad and iPhone and it looks like there may be a new solution. Simple.tv runs as a service on your PC and then converts the files to an iPad/iPhone friendly format which you can…

Podcast: The Digital Lifestyle Show No.273–The Show Formally Known as The Media Center Show

Yes I have decided to rename the show to reflect the broader scope of the podcast.  The main focus of the show will be Windows Media Center and the connected ecosystem but as we all try to integrate other components in to our lifestyle I thought it would be good…

Want to Beta Test MCE LoveFilm?

Martin Millmore is on the look out for beta testers of his new MCE LoveFilm Media Center application.  With Martin’s app you can control your rental list, watch trailers, and even watch online all from the Windows Media Center UI. The application is free with an premium version that adds…

The Digital Lifestyle Show No.273–The Show Formally Known as The Media Center Show

Yes I have decided to rename the show to reflect the broader scope of the podcast.  The main focus of the show will be Windows Media Center and the connected ecosystem but as we all try to integrate other components in to our lifestyle I thought it would be good…

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HP Slate Prototype Caught On Video

Since seeing the HP Slate at CES in January I have been looking forward to seeing this device in action and while HP have not released any details yet a video of a prototype unit has surfaced on youtube. The hardware looks quiet nice, it has a SD card slot,…

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I Guest On This Weeks TDL Mobile Podcast

This week I had the pleasure of being a guest on the TDL Mobile Podcast.  It was great fun being on the show as we talk about using mobile tech while traveling, Windows Phones, Android upgrade issues and using mobile devices in the enterprise. Full show notes and links on…