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…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #689 – Blurred Background

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Richard, Garry and I talk HoloLens teasers, Windows Mixed Reality, Raspberry Pi, Garry’s new EV, Skype and lots more. The Digital Lifestyle Show #689 From Raspberry Pi to Microsoft Surface, Android to iOS we are connecting your digital lifestyle Checkout my book: Entertainment Apps…

Microsoft releases update 17763.316 for Windows 10 1809 & HoloLens

Today is patch Tuesday and Microsoft have released an update for Windows 10 1809. As well as the update being available for Windows 10 PCs running 1809 this is the first update for HoloLens since the October 2018 update. The update fixes a sign-in bug in HoloLens, fixes Microsoft Edge…

Windows 10 October 2018 Update rolling out for HoloLens

As well as rolling out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to general Windows users yesterday Microsoft have also pushed out the update to HoloLens. The build number is 17763 and was first rollout out to Windows Insiders at the end of September. The October update (1809) has many new…

How to use Miracast with HoloLens

With the October 2018 Update for HoloLens Microsoft added the feature to mirror the HoloLens sees to a PC or smart display. The technology used is Miracast and HoloLens uses the same system as Windows 10 PCs use. Miracast streaming works much better than the browser based streaming that HoloLens…

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