Cortana for Android gets a major update

Cortana for Android has had a new update today with new features and functions, “a major evolution” Microsoft describe it. Version 2.9.4 of the app is currently rolling out and has an updated My day view which now shows top news and to-dos. You can create lists and edit items…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #607 – Surface Dial Loop

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Richard and I are joined by uber Windows enthusiasts Michael Gillett to talk over the week’s news. We talk about if there could be a way back for Window 10 Mobile, Windows 10 on ARM, Windows 10 S and lots more. Jason also…

Groove for Android gets the new auto-playlist feature

Microsoft have updated the Android version of Groove adding the auto-playlist feature that has been rolling out to other platforms. The feature works by adding 10 more songs inspired by the songs already in the playlists. It’s one of the many new features that is being added to Groove this…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Review (with Video)

Welcome to my review of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. While I use an Android phone everyday it’s been a while since I used an Android tablet and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is great device to return to the OS on. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is an Android…

Microsoft update Groove for Windows and Android

One of the great things about the Microsoft’s Groove music is how it is continually evolving including some great new features coming this summer (see my interview with the Groove team). Microsoft have just updated the Android and the Windows 10 versions for Windows Insiders. Both updates just contain bug…

Groove for Android picks up the latest UI changes

Over the last few week’s Microsoft have rolled out changes to the various platforms version of Groove and overnight the Android version has picked up the changes. The Android version now has songs, artist, albums collected together under the “My Music” heading and “My Groove” is now called Explore. These…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #596 – What’s next?

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason and I talk about release details of the Windows 10 Creators Update, Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition, Windows 10 Mobile, smart home adventures, what my cameras have captured and lots more. Checkout my book: Entertainment Apps on the go with Windows 10. We…

Ski Tracks 1.6 for Android review

If, like me, you like to spend a few days a year risking life and limb slithering down snowy hills strapped to a pair of skis or a snowboard, then there are a multitude of tracking applications available for your Android or IOS smartphone. One of the more well-known is…

You can now add Cortana to your Android lock screen with the latest update

Microsoft have updated the Android version of Cortana to version 2.5.0 (Beta). The new version has the ability to add Cortana to the Android lock screen making it really easy to access the service. After updating and giving Cortana permission to access the lock screen and you will see the Cortana…

Microsoft updates Cortana for Android

Update: The release notes are still showing the changes for the old version, the updated version is 2.17 and the changes are: Edit your favorite places in settings Control your notification settings Fixed accidental opt-out issue Microsoft have updated the Android version of Cortana. The update takes the version up…

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