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…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #688 – Don’t be like Richard

This week on the show Richard and I discuss Windows Mixed Reality improvements including running desktop apps in VR, we talk Microsoft earnings and look back over Microsoft’s record of accomplishment with consumer products over the last five years. We talk about getting Windows 10 on ARM working on a…

What’s new in Windows Mixed Reality with Windows 10 19H1? (with video)

The next update to Windows 10 is due will probably arrive in April and is code named 19H1. For Windows users it does not contain that many new features but for Windows Mixed Reality users there are many interesting changes. In this video, I explore the changes to Windows Mixed…

Microsoft continue to make improvements to Windows Mixed Reality in 19H1

Microsoft are great at documenting the changes to Windows 10 Insider builds via the Insider blog posts but they never document any changes to Windows Mixed Reality. There are plenty of changes to the VR platform, which will it probably share with HoloLens 2. The latest change I have noticed…

Google Chrome to support Windows Mixed Reality

It looks like Google Chrome will be adding support for Windows Mixed Reality for WebVR in the future. With WebVR you can open a web page in immersive mode on a VR headset and it becomes a full VR app. You can see WebVR on Windows Mixed Reality in action…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #686 – Analog Human

Welcome to this week’s podcast. Richard, Garry and I talk about replacing you home sockets with smart outlets. We talk Windows Mixed Reality, HoloLens 2, Windows 10 19H1 and we discus the risk of your smart home provider shutting down. Links from this week’s show: Emby Server 4.0.1 Released Den…

Microsoft VR prototyping tool Maquette is now available on Steam and the Microsoft Store

Last year Microsoft launched a private beta of Microsoft Maqutte a tool for prototyping VR environments. They have now opened up the beta with app being available on Steam and the Microsoft Store. The idea behind the tool is for you to create immersive environments for VR projects from the…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #683- Welcome to 2019

Welcome to our first show of 2019! This week we talk gadgets we used over Christmas including a smart payment ring. I talk about my smart home control panel, Logitech Harmony API being pulled, Coral buying Parallels, Windows Mixed Reality and we talk about the new interactive Black Mirror episode….

Windows Mixed Reality usage on SteamVR climbs to 8.89%

December showed another steady month of growth for Windows Mixed Reality on SteamVR. Usage is now up to 8.89% up from 7.77% in November. SteamVR’s survey does not include Windows Mixed Reality games played directly for the native Cliff House or Skyloft but it does give an indication on how…

How Microsoft are polishing the UI in Windows Mixed Reality with 19H1

Microsoft are quietly going about polishing the user interface in Windows Mixed Reality in the 19H1 Windows Insider builds. Microsoft don’t mentioned the changes in each build’s release notes so here are some of the changes I spotted in the most recent build (18305). New Start Menu The old start…

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