The Digital Lifestyle Show #698 – Windows Maxed Reality

This week on the show Garry, Jason and I talk problems getting new Windows 10 builds installed, Stringify options, Xbox updates, electric vehicle charging, Acer’s new Windows Mixed Reality headset and lots more. Make sure you checkout my new weekly Windows Insider recap video: Video: TDL News #2 – 20H1…

Windows Mixed Reality usage in Steam hits 10.57% in March

Windows Mixed Reality usage on SteamVR has grown again in March. The usage is up from 9.96% last month to 10.57%. Microsoft’s virtual reality system has grown steadily since its launch and we have new headsets on the way as well as many improvements in the latest Windows 10 update…

Microsoft releases an out of band update for the HoloLens (17763.380)

Microsoft have issued an out of band update for the original HoloLens. The patch is to fix the issues with a recent .net framework that caused the Microsoft Store and other apps to hang on start-up. The update takes the OS from 17763.379 to 17763.380 and requires a reboot after…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #694 – Fast Slow Builds

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Richard and I talk about the pace of slow ring builds, Android screen mirroring on Windows 10, Groove Music, new iPads and lots more. Hands on with Windows 10 19H1 build 18361 Microsoft releases Windows 10 19H1 build 18356.16 to the slow ring Microsoft…

HP announce the HP Reverb Windows Mixed Reality headset

HP have officially announced its next generation Windows Mixed Reality headset. The HP Reverb is available next month starting at $599 and comes with two Windows Mixed Reality controllers. HP are also offering a commercial edition, which has a leather face cushion and extra cables. The headset has two 2160…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #693 – Borked

This week Jason returns to the show joining Garry, Richard and I to talk about Windows 10, end of life of Windows 7, Android screen mirroring coming to Windows, KVM support for ARM Windows, Skype, Xbox updates and lots more. Links from this week’s show: Hands on with Windows 10…

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…

Latest Windows Mixed Reality UI updates point to how the HoloLens 2 UI will look

Over the last couple of months Microsoft have made a lot of changes to Windows Mixed Reality and the latest update gives us a glimpse into how the HoloLens 2 start menu will look. The last few 19H1 Windows 10 builds for Windows Insiders have included a new look start…

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…

Windows Mixed Reality usage on SteamVR hits 10%

Windows Mixed Reality usage on SteamVR has grown again in February. The usage is up from 8.94% last month to almost 10% (9.96%). 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 games…

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