The Digital Lifestyle Show #593 – Unsupported Accessory

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Garry, Richard and I talk about the latest Windows 10 builds, Plex Cloud, Cortana, my LED light strip new build alert project, game changing battery developments and cutting the red white wire. Checkout my book: Entertainment Apps on the go with Windows 10….

The Digital Lifestyle Show #572 – Nothing New

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Richard, Jason, Garry and I talk about new Windows 10 builds, updates to our smart home, Visual Studio 2017, Acer Predator and ask where are slow ring PC builds? Checkout my book: Entertainment Apps on the go with Windows 10. We cover music and…

Smart Home for the rest of us – Part 4: Smart Home Apps and services

In my previous smart home articles I looked at getting started, lighting and heating and in this post I am going to look at some apps and services you can use to add automation and intelligence to your smart home. These are the ones I use them most and hopefully…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #591 – Cloudy Sky

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason and I talk through the week’s tech news. We talk about the new Xbox Gaming subscription, the trouble in depend on on cloud services in the smart home, the return of an old favourite Nokia phone, Windows 10 Creators Update and lots more….

The Digital Lifestyle Show #590 – Taped Off

Welcome to podcast 590. This week Richard, Jason and I talk about the lack of Windows 10 Creators Update builds, why we are now installing switches in our network, how we get smart lighting integrated into your home and take a drink as I have another Philips Hue bulb! Checkout…

You can now control your Netgear Routers from Amazon Alexa

If you have a Netgear router, DSL Gateway or Orbi Home WiFi system you can now control the devices from your Amazon Alexa. Netgear have added the Alexa skill to the UK skills list so you can ask Alexa to do things like reboot your router or enable a guest…

Video: Hands on with De.Light WiFi hotspot smart lights

nno I have to admit to having a bit of an addiction to smart lights but what do you do if you don’t have wifi coverage in every room. One solution for extending your network is power light technology which uses your house mains wiring to distribute your network. So…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #589 – Addicted

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Richard, Garry and I talk about smart home addiction, creating smart sensors with Arduino and IFTTT, the latest Windows 10 Insider builds, wifi bulbs, new Amazon Alexa Skills and lots more.

Smart Home for the rest of us – Part 3: Hive Smart Heating

In the last part of my smart home series (see part 1 and part 2) I looked at control lights and smart plugs with Amazon Alexa and in this this post I am going to look at smart heating. Unlike controlling lighting which was relatively simple to setup, controlling heating…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #588 – Going Dotty

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Garry, Richard and I talk about new Windows 10 builds, Windows 10 Cloud, controlling Plex from Alexa, new smart home setups and more. Buy our Windows 10 book: Entertainment Apps on the go with Windows 10. We cover music and video streaming services…

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