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The Digital Lifestyle Show #486 – Farewell Windows RT

This week on the show Jason and I talk about the end of the road for Windows RT, with the discontinuation of the Surface 2 and the Lumia 2520 the last of the Windows RT devices has gone out of production. However we do have some good news as Windows…

New video driver for Surface Pro 2 and 3 users running Windows 10 Build 9926

Good news for Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 owners running Windows 10 Technical Preview, there is a new video driver available from Microsoft that will improve the stability of the OS. The update is available via Windows Update and is a new Intel graphics driver for the Surface…

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Surface Pro 3 firmware updates for January

When there were no Surface firmware updates on this Tuesday (patch Tuesday) we thought there wouldn’t be any for January but yesterday Microsoft released new system updates for the Surface Pro 3. The update includes new Surface Pro UEFI update that adds support for updated HD Graphics to go with…

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VLC Windows RT and Windows Phone getting closer

It’s almost a couple of years since the VLC set out on the journey to bring VLC to the Windows Store and Windows Phone, since then we have VLC for Intel Windows devices but not for ARM powered devices. It looks like the release got little closer as the VLC…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #472 – Jason is feeling old

This week Garry, Jason and I talk about the new Xbox One Digital TV tuner, streaming live TV from the Xbox One to a tablet, Windows 10 Preview gets an update, the UK Windows Media Center Guide Data problems return [now fixed], drawing on Skype, DLNA, new iPads, Android TV,…

Microsoft confirm commitment to the Surface for business, what about for consumers?

Ever since Microsoft dropped the “devices and services” mantra earlier this year there have been questions over Microsoft’s commitment to the Surface devices. This combined with the massive write down taken for the original Surface there are many that think the Surface Pro 3 would be the end of the…

September Surface updates, only for the Surface Pro 3 this month

Each month Microsoft have been releasing firmware updates for its Surface devices and this month it’s just Surface Pro 3 owners that get the updates. The Surface Pro 3 gets a UEFI update that improves system stability including WiFi. The controller firmware has been updated and fixes the issue with…

August Firmware for Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro and Surface RT

Microsoft have released the August update for some of the Surface range of devices. The Surface Pro 3, Surface RT and Surface Pro get the updates, the Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 don’t have any firmware updates this month. The Surface Pro 3 has an updated controller firmware that…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #460 – Indiana Jones and the Quest for the Surface Mini

He have a packed show for you this week as we talk about Xbox Music and we question Microsoft’s commitment to their media servers, we talk new Lumia phones, Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Google support of Windows Phone, lockscreen beta and lots more. Come and join us for our meetup…

July updates for the Surface 2, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3

Microsoft continues its monthly updates for its Surface range and this month there are also updates for the new Surface Pro 3. For the Surface 2 this is just an update for the 4G LTE enabled device which has a firmware update that improves the performance on AT&T’s network. For…