The Digital Lifestyle Show #515 – IFA, Windows 10 and more

Welcome to this week’s podcast, glad to have you along. This week Gary is at IFA in Berlin previewing what we expect to see from the tech show, we also talk about the new build of Windows 10 and issues with Broadcom devices, we talk about 75 million Windows 10…

Windows Media Center guide data problems for UK users return

If you are in the UK and are missing Windows Media Center guide data beyond September 6th it’s not just you is Microsoft. In what seems to be an annual problem guide data isn’t downloading to Windows Media Center systems. 11 months ago Windows Media Center had exactly the same…

Emby Server adds support for Live TV with HD Homerun

Emby Server is a great media solution for watching your own media collection with and now you can watch live TV with Emby Server and a HD HomeRun without any extra software. This means you can view TV EPG and watch live TV without having to use other programs like…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #511 – Windows Chippy

This week Garry, Jason and I are joined by Steve Paine from UMPCPortal.com as we look back at the Windows 10 launch. We look at our upgrade experiences, the Windows 10 upgrade take up, Acer Cloudbooks, Windows 10 DVD as a replacement for Windows Media Center (or not as the case may…

Xbox One to get full TV DVR including streaming to Windows 10

Today Microsoft finally announced a DVR app for the Xbox One. Since last year you have been able to watch live TV on the Xbox One and stream TV to Xbox apps and with the new DVR you will be able to schedule and record TV shows on your Xbox…

MediaPortal 2 – Summer release adds WMC TV file format support

The MediaPortal team have just announced the “Summer ’15 Release” of MediaPortal 2. This is the next generation of MediaPortal and has a lot of changes since the last release including Windows 10 support and support for Windows Media Center WTV and DVR-MS files. So this could be a good…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #502 – No More Changes

Welcome to this week’s podcast where we talk about the latest build of Windows 10 as Microsoft fix a release date for the OS. We talk the Windows 10 reservation process and icon that has turned up on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 machines. We ask if Microsoft can make…

Should Windows Media Center be saved? A group of enthusiasts are asking Microsoft to reconsider axing it

Windows Media Center has long been an enthusiast’s favorite with a strong and loyal community of users that have been using the system for years. However Windows 10 will not feature the Media Center at all and this has upset many enthusiasts. Microsoft say the reason for this is their…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #483 – Your Next Media Center Machine

Welcome to this week’s podcast where we talk about Intel’s new little Compute Stick and ask if the little PC could be your next Media Center system? We also discus if the new breed of Windows devices will mean the end of the road for Microsoft’s Surface brand, we talk…

Intel announce the Compute Stick, Windows 8.1 in a HDMI stick, your next Media Center PC?

Plugging a streaming device into a TV is a great way of adding services like Netflix and Plex to your TV but for many of us enthusiast nothing beats having a PC plugged into your PC. Intel’s new Compute Stick is going to give you the benefits of a HDMI…

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