2019-04 Update for HoloLens released

There may be no sign of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update coming to HoloLens, but Microsoft still developing updates for the device. Today I received 2019-04 Update for HoloLens, which is a cumulative update to the 1809 x86 update and not the 1903 update that is scheduled to roll…

Microsoft releases an out of band update for the HoloLens (17763.380)

Microsoft have issued an out of band update for the original HoloLens. The patch is to fix the issues with a recent .net framework that caused the Microsoft Store and other apps to hang on start-up. The update takes the OS from 17763.379 to 17763.380 and requires a reboot after…

Microsoft releases fix for the HoloLens app crashing issue

Over the last week I have written about the issue causing HoloLens apps to crash after a recent OS update to the device. A broken update caused apps like the Microsoft Store, Photos and Edge to crash and now Microsoft are rolling out an update to fix the problem. Update…

Microsoft issues a workaround for the HoloLens app issues

Last week I wrote about a problem with HoloLens that causes the Microsoft Store and apps like Photos and Microsoft Edge to crash. The issue is related to a .NET framework bug introduced in an update and Microsoft have a workaround that prevents you having to reset your HoloLens. The…

Microsoft investigating issues with HoloLens apps not working

Microsoft are investigating a problem with the HoloLens causing the Microsoft Store and other apps to stop working. After a recent update the Microsoft Store crashes as do other apps like the Photos app and Microsoft Edge. There currently isn’t a work around and many of the Microsoft and 3rd…

Microsoft releases a quality update for the first gen HoloLens

Microsoft have released a new update for the first generation HoloLens. The update KB4489899 takes the build to 17763.379 (from 17763.316) and does not have any new features but there is an improvement in tracking and device calibration. Microsoft say about 10 to 15 minutes after the installation HoloLens users…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #692 – HoloLen2 with Microsoft’s Jessie McCulloch

This week on the show Richard and I are joined by Microsoft’s Jesse McCulloch from the Mixed Reality develop relations team to talk about the new HoloLens 2. We talk about the new features in the new HoloLens, the improved field of view and the new interaction models. Jessie explains…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #691 – Windows Corfu!

Welcome to this week’s podcast. Richard, Garry and I talk about the new HoloLens 2 and give our first impression. We talk about the many Windows 10 builds we have had recently and answer why there is no slow ring builds. We also talk about Garry’s iPace, my VPN solution…

Microsoft announces the HoloLens 2

Yesteday Microsoft announced the next generation of HoloLens, the HoloLens 2. Last night I watched the keynote (via my HoloLens), being a HoloLens user I was very interested to see what Microsoft had in the HoloLens 2. The field of view has been doubled so you will see twice the…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #690 – Slow Slow Ring

Welcome to this week’s podcast. This week Richard, Garry and I discuss Microsoft releasing 20H1 build for the skip ahead ring and wonder what is coming that is going to take 12 months’ worth of testing? We try and clear up the build ring confusion and wonder if there will…

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