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…

Microsoft’s Groove for iOS and Android updated with new features

Microsoft have updated the Groove music app for iOS and Android. The music player has new features on both platforms including new options to explore music genre and to play genre based radio. Its good to see Microsoft keep the Groove app updated on iOS and Android. The app is…

Video: Keplar Immersion Universal VR Goggles for iOS and Android

While HoloLens and other dedicated high end virtual and mixed reality headsets are currently expensive you can get in to VR using smartphones. For less than £20 you can get a headset and turn an iPhone or Android phone into a virtual reality headset. You can do it really cheaply…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #583 – Connected Brain

Welcome to the first show of 2017 where we look back at some of predictions for 2016 and see how well we did. We make our predications for 2017, talk about Amazon taking over our homes, the Windows Insider Program, CES 2017 and lots more. Buy our Windows 10 book:…

Looking back at my tech highlights of 2016

It’s that time of year for look back at the last 12 months so I thought I would look back at some of the tech I have used and reviewed this year and some of the changes I have made during the year. 2016 has seen in my option Windows…

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