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Media Browser for Windows Phone updated with Connect and automatic photo upload

The Windows Phone version of Media Browser has just seen a major update. The developer Scott (who you can hear on the TDL Show 474) has added a lot of new features to the app including Media Browser Connect so you can sign in to the app with your Media…

Xbox Video for Windows Phone updated, fixed loading issues

Microsoft have updated the Xbox Video app for Windows Phone. Version 2.6.0429.0 fixes an issue that causes the app to launch very slowly and sometimes crash. Microsoft are updating the app every couple of weeks and the quality of the app has been vastly improved. Version 2.6.0429.0 on Windows Phone…

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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,…

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Plex for Windows Phone updated with improved HTTP streaming

Good news for Windows Phone users of the Plex media system. The app has been updated taking the version number to 1.7.1.3 and this release has improved video playback over HTTP Live streaming so media playback should be improved. There are also fixes in the new release: Tapping an audio…

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 8.10.14203.306 rolling out for developers

There is a new build of Windows Phone 8.1 rolling out to users signed up to the developer program. Build 8.10.14203.306 now has a Live Tile showing battery percentage remaining and you can also add battery saver as one of quick action settings. The update was fairly quick and is…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #475 – Trend Setters

Welcome to this week’s podcast, we have a great show for you. We talk about my experiences with the new Microsoft Band, we talk about the Microsoft Miracast devices and where is the flagship Windows Phone? We also talk Media Browser, Xbox Music, VLC Windows Phone, how good is a…

Xbox Video for Windows Phone update adds camera roll to the app

The Xbox Video app for Windows Phone has been updated and now includes videos from your camera roll. Any videos you have recorded on your phone will now show up in the app which makes sense. Also in the update fix that caused the multi-select button to disappear when offline….

First impressions of the Microsoft Band

A few weeks ago Microsoft surprised us with the announcement of the of the Microsoft Band and Microsoft HeathVault services. The Microsoft Band isn’t really a Smart Watch in the style of the yet to be released Apple Watch or even in the style of Android Wear, it is more…

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VLC Windows RT and Windows Phone getting closer

It’s almost a couple of years since the VLC set out on the journey to bring VLC to the Windows Store and Windows Phone, since then we have VLC for Intel Windows devices but not for ARM powered devices. It looks like the release got little closer as the VLC…

Plex for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone updated

Over the last few months I have become a convert to Plex Media Server and its streaming apps. The Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone apps have just been updated adding some new features and plenty of fixes. The universal Windows app is up to 1.7.1.0 and has new View mode…