The Digital Lifestyle Show #639 – Lost Reality

This week on the podcast I am back and joined by Jason, Richard and Garry to talk the loss of Channel 4 HD on Freesat, Windows Insider builds, Windows Mixed Reality and my experiences of Microsoft’s HoloLens. Checkout my book: Entertainment Apps on the go with Windows 10. We cover…

Video: A quick look at the Microsoft HoloLens

I have been waiting to get my hands on a HoloLens for some time, and finally I have one to play with. I have been using Windows Mixed Reality since the headset launched last year but while Microsoft calls them mixed reality they are really virtual reality. HoloLens is something…

Microsoft talk about what’s next for Mixed Reality and confirms development of next HoloLens

In a post on Linkedin Microsoft’s Alex Kipman has details some of the key trends for mixed reality in 2018. The first tend Alex talks about is the combination of Mixed Reality and Artificial Intelligence and how the next version of HoloLens will include a custom chip from Microsoft for…

ASUS announces its new Windows Mixed Reality Headset

Asus has announced its entry into Windows Mixed Reality with the HC102 WMR headset. The headset is very much like the Acer, Lenovo and Dell headsets with a resolution of 1440×1440 in each eye and a field of view 95 degrees (the same the Acer headset). The controllers are the…

Windows Insiders get a new “Mission Control” home in Windows Mixed Reality

When you launch Windows Mixed Reality you get taken to the Cliff House which is your virtual home in mixed reality. It has media room, office area and an outdoor space for you to place your apps and shortcuts. Recently introduced for Windows Insiders using build 17083 or higher and…

Haptic Feedback for SteamVR and Windows Mixed Reality available for Windows Insiders

With the latest Windows Insider builds Microsoft are adding haptic feedback for SteamVR in Windows Mixed Reality. This means games from SteamVR will have haptic feedback when playing with a Windows Mixed Reality. The change is built into the OS so can’t be via the SteamVR bridge as they normally…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #638 – Big In Japan

This week Jason, Garry and Richard host as I am away and so it gives them time to talk about Richard’s trip to Japan and some of the smart home tech he has seen there. They also talk Windows Mixed Reality, Windows 10 builds, SpaceX, smart lighting and more. Checkout my…

Microsoft provide new guide to software updates and version history for Window Mixed Reality

Microsoft have created information page showing the update history for Windows Mixed Reality. For some time the community have been asking Microsoft to provide details of updates to Windows Mixed Reality and the new information page provides some transparency. The update pages shows details of what has been fixed and…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #637 – Starman

Welcome to this week’s TDL Show where Jason, Garry and I talk Window 10 S, the magic light bulb moment with smart home tech, Progressive Web App, Windows Mixed Reality, SpaceX and more! Checkout my book: Entertainment Apps on the go with Windows 10. We cover music and video streaming…

Windows Mixed Reality and SteamVR improvements coming for Windows Insiders

  Today Steam have pushed out some updates for Steam VR integration with Windows Mixed Reality, some are available now and some are coming with new builds. The updates coming to Windows Insider builds has an improved start up configuration that should help game performance by having lower latency. This…

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