Microsoft releases a fix for the Windows Media Player issues with the 1809 update (KB4471332)

One of the issues with the October 2018 Windows 10 Update (1809) was the seek bar may not work in Windows Mixed Player. Microsoft have now fixed this with a cumulative update for Windows 10. KB4471332 takes the OS to version 17763.194. This update includes quality improvements. No new operating…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 19H1 Build 18298

In this video I walk through some of the changes to Windows 10 build 18298. This 19H1 build has a few tweaks to the UI including a new file manager icon, improved settings, Notepad changes and an improved touch keyboard. Read the full release notes on my previous blog posts…

Microsoft releases Windows 10 19H1 Build 18298 for Windows Insiders

Microsoft have released a new Windows 10 build for Windows Insiders on the fast ring. The new build is 18298 for Insiders on the fast ring and has a few UI changes and changes to Notepad. The signin options in settings have been brought together so all the options are…

Microsoft releases cumulative update for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (KB4469342)

Microsoft have released big update to the October 2018 Update for Windows 10. Update KB4469342 takes the build up to 17763.168 and includes all the fixes from last week’s release of the update along with some new fixes. Unlike last week’s update this is rolling out to all Windows 10…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #680 – It’s not a real computer

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Richard and I talk Windows 10, smart home, DAKboard, Microsoft’s new Surface advert and ask if Microsoft are going to kill off Microsoft Edge. Links from this week’s show: Using Amazon Alexa and Alexa routines to control all your Christmas lights Video: Hands…

Microsoft’s new app lets you sketch in 360 degrees

Microsoft have released a new app for Windows that enables you to create 360 drawings and then view them in 360 degrees with a device like Windows Mixed Reality. Using Windows Ink you draw on the 360 degree canvas and then export it as a 3D jpeg or web page….

Microsoft releases Windows 10 19H1 Build 18290

Microsoft have released a new fast ring build for Windows Insiders. The new build is 18290 and has a new power menu on the Start Menu, new time options and a couple of other nice changes. The start menu power menu now has icons to go with the text, and…

Microsoft releases cumulative update KB4469342 for Windows Insiders (17763.167)

There have been plenty of issues with the October 2018 Windows 10 Update, the most serious causing Microsoft to withdraw the update for a while. Even after the update was re-released it still had a number of bugs, but Microsoft have released a cumulative update for Windows Insiders on the…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #678 – A Cupboard full of Hubs

This week the full gang is here so Garry, Jason, Richard and I talk Windows 10 new light mode, more trouble for the October 2018 update, smart home news, Skype on Alexa and lots more! Links from this week’s show: Skype calling now available on Amazon Alexa Now the October…

Skype calling now available on Amazon Alexa

Microsoft have launched Skype calling via Amazon Alexa devices. With the Skype enabled on your Alexa app you can ask Alexa to call by saying “Alexa, call Bob on Skype”. Skype calling on Alexa is currently available U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada, India, Australia, and New Zealand and Microsoft plan to…

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