The Digital Lifestyle Show #621 – On the Edge

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason and I can finally talk about the Sonos and Amazon Alexa integration we have been testing for some time. We talk about what you can do with it and potential features for the future. We talk about Microsoft’s mobile strategy of bringing Edge…

Microsoft is adding Connected Home to Cortana

Microsoft have started adding smart home features to Cortana. In Cortana’s notebook there is a new Connected Home setting where you sign in with your Microsoft account and then connect up with smart home services. Currently the servers are Philips Hue, SmartThings, Nest, Insteon and Wink. The option is not…

Sonos announce open beta for Amazon Alexa integration

After a few months of private testing Sonos have opened up its Amazon Alexa integration as part of an open beta. With the Amazon skill you can ask Alexa to “play pink Floyd in the living room” and it will start playing, you can also ask Alexa to “turn up…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #617 – What did the Smartphone ever do for us?

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Garry, Richard and I discus this week’s Apple announcements, Richard watched all the keynote so you don’t have to. We talk about the new iPhones and the new 4k Apple TV. We talk Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and speculate on what the next…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #616 – A Render of Builds

Welcome to this week’s podcast! Jason, Richard and I talk about the October release date of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Windows Mixed Reality Headsets, new Windows 10 builds and Cortana and Alexa working together. Garry also joins us to give a brief recap of his IFA trip. Checkout…

Setting up smart garden lighting with Amazon Alexa control (with video)

Over the last few weeks I have my garden redesigned so while the landscapers were working on the garden I took the opportunity to install smart lighting in the garden. With my setup I can turn on and off the garden lights with one voice command. I can say “Alexa…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #614 – Recommended

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Garry and catch up on the news. We talk about Microsoft’s explanation of why no builds over the last couple of weeks. We about Xbox One X limited editions going on sale, smart garden lighting, media PCs and lots more. Checkout our new…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #612 – Skip Ahead to the Future

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Richard and I talk Window 10 Redstone 4, new Windows 10 builds, new features in Windows 10 Mobile, Groove music, Philips Hue and Microsoft mobile strategy. I also talk about my experiences with Microsoft’s newest OS Windows 10 S. Checkout our new TDL…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #605 – Red or Green Button?

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Garry, Richard and I talk about Apple’s entry into the home speaker market and ask if its a rival to Amazon Echo or Sonos. We ask if the new iPad Pro is as productive as a Surface, talk about the benefits smart home…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #604 – That Tech Show

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Garry and Richard talk about some of the week’s tech news. They talk about the news coming out of Computex with Intel launching a new high end processor and news of the ARM powered Windows 10 devices. They also discus if there is…

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