Plex discontinuing support for Windows Phone 8, 8.1 required as they switch to a universal app

Plex is a great cross platform media system and they have been very good at supporting Windows and Windows Phone. Plex have announced they are moving to a universal app model bringing the Windows and Windows Phone apps together (currently they are linked so you only have to pay once)….

Xbox One SmartGlass Beta for Windows Phone and Android updated with TV support for more countries

Microsoft have updated the Xbox One SmartGlass apps adding support for TV features to additional markets. The SmatGlass app now can stream live TV from an Xbox One Digital TV tuner in Australia, the tuner is due to be released on a few weeks. Also OneGuide is now available for…

VLC for Windows Phone updated again with better FLAC support

Once again the beta version of VLC for Windows Phone has been updated and this time developer Thomas Nigro says there are around 40 bug files and changes in the new release and he says it includes a fix so you can play an entire album of FLAC files. You…

Xbox Music for Windows Phone updated addressing top customer issues

The Xbox Music app for Windows Phone has been updating addressing some of the top customer issues. There are fixes for unexpected app exists (ie crashes), fixes for downloading issues and fixes for playback problems. Via Xbox User Voice January 28, 2015 A new release is available today for the…

VLC for Windows Phone updated with speed improvements and better 720p playback

The Windows Phone version of VLC the brilliant media player has been updated bringing some playback improvements. The new build has speed improvements when playing songs, playback fixes, improvements when playing back 720p video files on high end devices. There is a new hold options when playback music and support…

Plex for Windows and Windows Phone updated, Plex Home and Windows 10 MKV support

Plex have updated the Windows and Windows Phone versions of Plex media apps. The universal app adds Plex Home support, playlists are now supported on the phone and PC and there the usual bug fixes in the apps (see the release notes). Also added for the Window version is support…

Dropbox for Windows and Windows Phone updated

Dropbox have updated their shiny new Windows and Windows Phone apps. On Windows Phone you can now share pictures directly from the Pictures Hub using the share button. The Windows version has a new file open picker and a new file save picker plus an improved pdf reader. You can…

Dropbox finally release a universal app for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1

For many years I was a heavy Dropbox user but a ultra-basic modern Windows app and nothing for Windows Phone has moved me to OneDrive. However that has changed as Dropbox have released a new universal app for Windows and Windows Phone. It has support for automatic uploading of photos,…

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Microsoft previews Windows 10 consumer features and Windows 10 for the phone

Today Microsoft revealed some of the features consumers are expected to see in Windows 10 when it is released later this year. I will probably do a more detailed post when I have some more time to digest the info but here are the headlines from today (so far): The…

VLC for Windows Phone gets another update

The Windows Phone version of VLC has picked up another update. Thomas Nigro one of the developers said on Twitter that the Changelog is “Lots of bugfixes” and I can’t see anything new in it. The app will play many different video and audio formats and is developing into a…

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