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…

Microsoft release Word, Excel, Powerpoint Universal apps for Windows 10

Microsoft have just released preview version of the new Universal Office apps for Windows 10. The apps available are Word, Excel and Powerpoint. OneNote is already in Windows 10 and Outlook is not available yet. The apps are optimised for touch and after a quick play on my Encore 8 it looks…

Raspberry Pi 2 will run Windows Universal apps but not the Windows 10 shell

The announcement of the new Raspberry Pi 2 was particularly interesting for me as the Raspberry Pi foundation and Microsoft said that it would run Windows 10 via its Internet of Things program (and be free for makers). In the announcements Microsoft didn’t go into specifics as to what you…

Raspberry Pi 2 on sale and it will run Windows 10, for free

Today the Raspberry Pi foundation has announced a retail availability of the Raspberry Pi 2, a new faster Pi that has 6x the performance of the old device, double the memory with an ARMv7 processor. Priced at £30 the board is going to be great for enthusiasts. For my point…

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…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #485 – Windows 10, Keynotes and Hololens!

Welcome to this week’s podcast and do we have a pack show for you! We reflect on last week’s Microsoft keynote and talk about the new features of Windows 10. We discus installing the new build and talk about Hololens. Do we like the new start menu? What about Action…

Microsoft release update to the Windows 10 Technical Preview

Microsoft have issued an update for the January Preview Release of Windows 10. The update fixes a number issues with the 9926 build and includes fixes to extend battery life, fixes delays when opening Internet Explorer, fixes for VM issues and XBOX Live signing in issues. There is no fix…

Which Windows 10 tablets will have the desktop?

Windows 8.1 works great on small 7 inch tablets (like the Linx 7) when using modern apps but not so well when it comes to the desktop. With Windows 10 having a new tablet mode I was curious to see how Microsoft would handle small form factors. Well it looks…

First impressions of Windows 10 Build 9926 on a 8 inch tablet

Back in October Microsoft release a technical preview of Windows 10 and the first release was aimed at showing off the desktop features of the OS. On Friday a new build was made available and this build has some of the consumer and tablet features that will be included in…

Windows 10 Build 9926 with Cortana available for download

Microsoft have released build 9926 of Windows 10 for users in the Windows Insiders program. On the Windows Insider Blog Gabe Aul says that the new build has some of the new featured shown on Wednesday’s event but not all of them. This release does include Cortana on the desktop…

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