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Find out how many Watts you are burning while exercising with the Microsoft Band and iBand for Windows Phone

I came across another 3rd party app for the Microsoft Band that could help you on your workout. The iBand app for Windows Phone will calculate the amount of Watts you are burning during your workout, you tell it the weight you are moving while training and then it gives…

Two 3rd party Microsoft Band apps updated

If you have a Microsoft Band there are a two 3rd party apps for Windows Phone that give you some extra functionality that the official Microsoft Health app for the band doesn’t offer. The apps called Pimp my Band and Band Sensor Monitor have both been updated with a couple of…

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Media Browser for Windows Phone updated

The Windows Phone Media Browser app has been updated improving the streaming methods. So with updated app you get better streaming performance and the server has less strain put on it. It also has the ability to remove old servers from the app and Portuguese has been added. You can…

Band Sensor Monitor for the Microsoft Band update adds new sensors

Last week I wrote about a new app for monitoring the sensors on the Microsoft Band, most of which the official Microsoft app doesn’t expose. Microsoft updated the band’s firmware last week adding additional sensor data and the developer of the Band Sensor Monitor has updated the app adding the…

VLC Beta for Windows Phone updated

The VLC team continue to work on the Windows Phone edition of the beta VLC app releasing an update to the media player. The new version fixes app crashing issues and other bug fixes making the app a little more stable. Last week the app was opened as a public…

Android and Windows Phone Xbox One SmartGlass Beta apps updated

Microsoft have updated the Android and Windows Phone versions of the Xbox One SmartGlass beta apps. Microsoft have two versions of the SmartGlass app, there is the standard one and a beta version which gets the new features first. With the beta app you can stream live TV from the…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #482 – We are living in the future

This week on the show we talk CES 2015 and some of the new consumer devices being announced from the likes of HP, ASUS and Toshiba. We also ask where is Lumia Denim? Talk Roku, Google cast for audio, Plex, Media Browser and we even get time to talk a…

Microsoft Band firmware, Android and Windows Phone Microsoft Health apps updated

Microsoft have updated the Microsoft Band apps for Android and Windows Phone and have also updated the firmware of the Band. The Windows Phone edition of the Microsoft Health app has nothing new that I can find so far. The release notes say “General App fixes and improvements” and the…

Monitor your Microsoft Band sensors with Band Sensor Monitor for Windows Phone

Here is another 3rd party app that helps you get a bit more out of your Microsoft Band. The Windows Phone app called Band Sensor Monitor enables you to get real time data from your Microsoft Band including data that is not exposed in the official Microsoft Band app. With…

VLC Beta for Windows Phone now open to all

Regular readers will know VLC have been working on VLC for Windows Phone for a long time and for the last couple of months it has been in private beta. The app has been updated and is now open to all Windows Phone users. The app is still in beta…