Emby for iOS 1.09 released

The iOS client of my favourite media server system Emby has been updated. Version 1.09 has improved photo gallery performance, improved performance of the now playing screen, better search and you can now turn off the subtitle from the remote control. You can find the app in the iTunes store…

Plex for iPad and iPhone update adds TV out support

Plex have updated the iPhone / iPad app with fixes and with TV Output support. TV Out means you can connect up your iPad or iPhone to a TV (via a HDMI adapter) and watch your Plex content on your TV. Also in the update are cloud syncing fixes, improved…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #517 – Is iPad or Surface the way forward

Welcome to podcast 517 where we have a busy show for you. We discuss if the iPad Pro is the next paradigm of computing or if the Surface Pro is the future. We also discuss Microsoft’s forthcoming hardware event, will we see new phones and a new Surface? We have…

Plex launch an all new app for iOS

Plex have released a brand new version of their Plex app for iOS adding new features and improving many areas of the app. First off the app is now free, previously you had to buy the app. The free version can be used as a remote control for other Plex…

GoodPlayer iOS video player adds Apple Watch support

GoodPlayer the versatile media player app for iOS has been updated adding support for the Apple Watch. This doesn’t mean that you will be watching your favorite movies on the watch but it does display the now playing information on the watch. Also added to the app are automatic subtitle…

BBC iPlayer and 4oD TV apps for iOS updated

Two of the most popular UK TV app for the iPad and iPhone have been updated today, BBC iPlayer and 4oD. The BBC’s catch up app has a new country setting so you can chose a home nation, it fixes a headphone crashing issue and a notification bug. The app…

Google Play Music now has an iPad app

Since Google Play Music for iOS was launched it was only ever an iPhone app so on an iPad you had to have the app in a small window or use the 2x button which didn’t make great use of the iPad’s larger screen and frankly looked rubbish. The good…

iOS media app Infuse 3.2 adds Google Cast support

If your Chromecast is feeling a little underutilised the update to Firecore’s iOS Infuse media player from app should make it feel a bit better. The 3.2 update adds Google Cast support so you can stream from your iPhone or Pad to a Chromecast or Nexus Player. Also in the…

AllCast for iOS update adds support for Sonos, WDTV and includes plenty of fixes

Last month the very versatile media streaming app AllCast arrived on iOS meaning you can send music, videos and pictures from your iPhone or iPad to a whole range of devices including DLNA devices, Chromecast, Apple TV and Xbox. The app has just been updated and now supports sending media…

Microsoft release Outlook Preview for Android and iOS

Microsoft have released a preview of Outlook for Android and iOS bringing Exchange, Office 365, Outlook.com, iCloud and Gmail support. The app has which is based on the Acompli app that Microsoft acquired last year has some nice features like a “Focus” view that highlights important emails and actions like swipe…

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