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Plex for Windows and Windows Phone updated

The great thing about Plex is they keep the Windows versions of their media player up to date with the Plex apps for other platforms which means you don’t have to wait months for an update to the Windows and Windows Phone versions of the their apps (unlike many other…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #489 – The A Team

Welcome to this week’s podcast were we are talking about the new Pebble Watch and the amazing response to their new Kickstarter campaign. We talk about the big upgrade to the Microsoft Band including on-screen keyboard, dictation, bike app, the new SDK and the new web site. We also speculate…

Share notes to your Microsoft Band with Send2Band

With this app you can send messages to your Microsoft Band writing them directly or through system sharing function Now you can have shopping list or address that you have to remember without having to pull out your phone. With a simple click add the message that you want to…

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Poll: Did you install the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones on your Lumia?

Last week Microsoft released Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones on a limited set of device (Lumia 630,635,636,638,730 and 830). The release is a very early look at the next version of Windows on phones and includes a new action center, new photos app, changes to the Start Screen and…

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Locate your Microsoft Band with Find My Band for Windows Phone

I came across another 3rd party Microsoft Band app today. This one is by the developer of my favorite Microsoft Band app Band Sensor Monitor and the new app helps you find your Microsoft Band if you have misplaced it. The Find my Band app for Windows Phone works by…

Video: Window 10 for phones on a Lumia 630

Last week Microsoft announced a Technical Preview of Windows 10 for phones. The first preview is only available for a Lumia’s 630,635,636,638,730 and 830 and in this video I take a look at the technical preview on a Lumia 630. To Install Windows 10 on a supported device you install…

Microsoft update the MSN app for Windows Phone 8.1

Maybe timed to go with the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, Microsoft have updated the MSN Sport, Travel, Health & Fitness, News and Weather apps for Windows Phone 8.1. The updates are mainly about stability and performances improvements: Weather – Performance improvements and Live title update fix News –…

Xbox Video for Windows Phone updated with a couple of nice improvements

The Xbox Video team have updated the Windows Phone version of the Video app with a couple of nice improvements. Version 2.6.435.0 of the Windows Phone 8.1 app now clears cached thumbnails of videos freeing up space in your phone and the other update is for Microsoft to have better…

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Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones released for selected Lumia devices

Microsoft have made the Technical Preview of Windows Phone available for Windows Insiders. This is an early look of the Windows 10 for Phone and there is a long blog post with warnings and caveats. The main limitation is it is only for a small set of Lumia’s and not…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #487 – Phantom Vibrations

This week on the show we talk about Garry’s trip to Sony HQ to look at their new Android TV powered curved TV. We talk Windows 10 on phones, Windows 10 update rollup and how my Encore 8 is working much better, Raspberry Pi 2, new universal office apps, Media…

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