The Digital Lifestyle Show #476 – An Alternative Universe

Welcome to podcast #476 and I hope you enjoy it! This week Jason, Garry and I talk Windows 10 and the changes to OneDrive, Microsoft opening sourcing .net, Android Lollipop, Google not developing for Windows and lots more. I also want to thank Vidabox for their support of the show,…

Plex for Android and Windows 8.1 updated

Yesterday I wrote about the Windows Phone version of Plex being updated and as it’s a universal Windows app that means the Windows 8.1/Windows 10 has been updated. As with the Windows Phone version the HTTP Live Streaming has been improved so you get a better playback experience. Also in…

New build available of Windows 10 available with new trackpad options and better OneDrive sync

There is a new build of Windows 10 available for Windows Insiders. Build 9879 can be installed via Windows Update or by checking for new builds in PC settings. In the new build you can now hide the Task View and Search buttons which is something many people have asked…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #473 – Good news bad news

Welcome to podcast 473 and this week we have bad news about Media Center but there is a little good news as well. We also talk about Windows 10 update, Xbox Digital TV tuner, Plex on the Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV Stick and Fuze. I also want to thank…

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 release new build of Windows 10 for testers

With the release of Windows 10 Microsoft have promised to provide frequent updates to the OS for Windows Insider Testers. Today Microsoft have delivered on that with a new build of Windows 10 Technical Preview. Build 9860 will be delivered automatically via Windows Update or via PC Settings, Update and recovery,…

VLC for Windows 8.1 updated

There is an updated version of VLC for Windows 8.1 in the Windows Store. This update just has bug fixes and decoding speed improvements, the last update has major changes to the app with an all new UI and new features. The app will play a wide range of video…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #470 – Looking at Windows 10

This week we talk about our experiences with the Technical Preview of Window 10. We talk about the installation experiences, our thoughts on the new user interface and whether Microsoft have achieved its aim of making desktop users happy with the modern UI. We also talk Xbox Music, VLC on…

VLC app for Windows 8.1 updated, ARM and Windows Phone versions still in development

The long saga of VLC on modern Windows continues with an update for the x86 version of VLC for Windows but still no ARM or Windows Phone version. The update for the Intel version does include some nice changes. The user interface has been redesigned with a new sleeker look,…

How to add Windows Media Center to Windows 10

UPDATE Windows Media Center will not be part of Windows 10 and if you upgrade a Windows 7 or 8 machine with Windows Media Center the upgrade process will remove Media Center. You can read more about Windows 10 Entertainment apps and media servers in my new book. Official word…

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