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 adds Win32 app support to Windows Mixed Reality

In the latest Windows 10 19H1 build Microsoft have added support for Win32 apps in Windows Mixed Reality. Previously you could only launch apps from the Windows Store in Windows Mixed Reality but the latest Windows Insider build adds Win32 support. In build 18329 there is a new section added…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 19H1 build 18329

Here is my hands on video with Windows 10 19H1 build 18329. I had a few troubles installing this build on to my normal test devices so I had to use my backup machine connected via VNC. This build has a new Top Apps section in search, Win32 apps in…

Microsoft releases Windows 10 19H1 Build 18329

Microsoft have released another Windows 10 build for Windows Insiders to test. The new build is 18329 for Insiders on the fast ring and skip ahead, it features improved search and you can now run Win32 apps in Windows Mixed Reality. Top Apps The new search layout has top apps…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 on ARM running on a Lumia 950 XL

Did you know you can run the full version of Windows 10 on an old Lumia 950 XL? Well you can by installing the desktop Windows 10 on ARM image to your old Lumia 950 XL. In this video I show full Windows 10 running on a Lumia 950 XL,…

Getting Windows 10 on ARM up and running on a Lumia 950XL

When I read that people were getting full Windows 10 running on a Lumia 950XL I thought it was time to dust off my old phone and give it a try. This is the full version of Windows 10 running on the Lumia 950, not the Windows 10 Mobile version…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #687 – Intelligent Home

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Garry and I are joined by Nick Madge. Nick is the developer behind Controlicz a system for using Amazon Alexa or Google Home to control Domoticz Home Automation System. So we talk smart home, intelligent home, and how to go beyond simple voice command…

Microsoft have opened up the Skip Ahead option for Windows Insiders

Windows Insiders wanting to jump ahead and test the next version of Windows 10 can now select the Skip Ahead option. The Skip Ahead option gives you builds from the next release of Windows 10, which in this case will be 19H2 while the Fast ring will get 19H1 builds…

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…

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