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I got my kids Surface RTs for Christmas which they really love, so much so they bought new Type Cover 2 with their own money. All was working fine until...

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2013 has seen a pleather of gadgets and devices released, we have had new iPads, new Surface devices, games consoles and plenty of new smartphones and I thought I would...

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It's that time of month for another Raspbmc update. The XBMC distribution for the Raspberry Pi has been updated and includes a fix for booting issues with the SD cards,...

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Anyone that has been using Windows in the last 20 years will have come across the classic Windows games Solitaire, Mahjong and Minesweeper. During the Windows 3.1 days Minesweeper and...

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For the last year I have been using a Google Nexus 4 as my main phone and have been really happy with it. My phone is the 16 GB edition...

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Over Christmas I have been using AllCast to send pictures and video clips I have taken to my Apple TV and my Xbox One and the app has just been...

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For listening to podcasts I use BeyondPod, it's a great app for subscribing and listening to podcasts and the app has just been updated. The new version has Chromecast supports...

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There is a new streaming app from the developer of ClockworkMod Koushik Dutta. AllCast is an app for Android that enables streaming of media to Roku, Apple TV, Xbox One,...

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Yesterday was patch Tuesday and Microsoft pushed out improvements for the Surface RT and Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. For the Surface 2 the December update fixes screen dimming...

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Channel 5 have an updated Windows Store version of the Demand 5 app. The updated version supports Windows 8.1 with a new live title, integrated search, it remembers the show...

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Twonky have updated the Android version of the Twonky Beam app adding support for premium content on Android 4.4 (Jelly Bean). With the updated app you can stream DTCP-IP and...

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Google's Chromecast is a $35 HDMI dongle that enables streaming of content from Chrome and Android and so far only a handful of apps have made use of it. Today...

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Videolan have updated everybody's favourite media player VLC to version 2.1.2. The update improves the Windows Installer, fixes audio issues on Windows and Mac, there are video player improvements, Mac...

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Firecore the developers behind the Apple TV hack ATVFlash have released version 2 of InFuse their iOS video app. Version 2 has a new iOS 7 style UI and the...

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Another month and another update of Raspbmc the XBMC distribution for the Raspberry Pi. There are lots of updates in the November build and some of the most noticeable features...

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Google have updated the Android Google Play Movies and TV app. The update includes the option of selecting the download format for offline viewing, so you can pick either HD...

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Xbian is a great XBMC distribution for the Raspberry Pi and up to now the only way to use it was by downloading the whole image from Xbian but that...

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Google have updated the Android Google Play Music. The Android app adds support for storing music on SD cards for devices running KitKat, if you device has an SD card...

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Plex have been busy and have updated their iOS Plex app. The app has been given an updated iOS 7 style look, it has a new music player and a...

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Sky have released a dedicated Sky Go app for Android tablets with displays of 7 inch or larger. Sky already have a Sky Go app for smaller Android device and...

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Sky TV are expanding their movie rental service opening it up to more UK customers. The new SkyStore.com service has movie rentals ranging from 99p for older movies up to...

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The Media Browser team have released Media Browser for Windows 8.1 into the Windows Store. With Media Browser you can browser you media stored on your Media Browser server and...

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For a while I have had the urge to write a Windows Store app so after spending some time pondering what would be a good app and ruling out anything...

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DVBLogic have released a new version of the DVBLink app for Android. Version 2.0 of the app fixes compatibly issues with Android 4.4 (KitKat) and adds recorded TV management and playback. So...

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As well as My Movies for Windows Media Center being update the Home Server version has also been updated. 2.14 PR7 for My Movies Home and Essential Server Solution has...

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My Movies for Windows Media Center 4.06 pre-release 7 is available to download. PR7 has new event handlers, wake on lan and fixes to the backend system. My Movies Collection...

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MediaMonkey the Android media player and manager build 189 has been release. There are a lot of fixes in the new build of the media player app including UPnP improvements. The app is...

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There a few choices when it comes to cloud music services, the one I use is Google Play Music, the free service allows you to have 20,000 of your own...

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VLC the open source cross platform media player has been updated for Android. The 16th beta which could be one of the last before the final release has fixed for the...

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Microsoft have launched a web based version of its Xbox Video store. The app has the same content as the Xbox and Windows versions of the app, there is a...

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The embedded version of XBMC OpenELEC has a new build. Release 3.2.4 of OpenELEC is a maintenance release that contains a nice big long list of fixes but no major...

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Amazon have updated the Kindle app for Windows Phone. Version 2.0.0.5 has fast app resuming so it takes you back to the page you were reading when you resume the...

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I have been doing lots of playing around with DVBLink recently, using it on a Raspberry Pi and an Xbox One, today DVBLogic have released the DVBLink product suite for...

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I am sure there are lots of reviews about the gaming aspects of the Xbox One (personally I can't get enough time on Forza Motorsport 5) but in this review...

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DoubleTwist the Android media app has been updated with a new UI. The app syncs up with a desktop version of the app and helps move over from the iOS/iTunes...

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The have been many versions of Plex Home Theater released over the last year but we now have the 1.0 release of the media centre app. Plex Home Theater 1.0...

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I’m moving from the XBMC skin Aeon MQ4 to Aeon MQ5 at the moment. I’ve already written about the Aeon MQ5 Movie library here and the TV Shows library here....

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Last month the new Google Nexus 5 shipped with Android 4.4 KitKat and Google have started rolling out the update for some of the older Nexus device. One of the...

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Google have announced a YouTube app for the Xbox One. The app enables watching of YouTube videos on the Xbox One, you can view your subscriptions and see trending videos....

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In Part One we looked at the general XBMC settings, in Part Two for those of you using the OpenElec operating system we looked at the OpenElec Configuration Settings, in...

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This Friday is the release of Microsoft next generation Xbox, the Xbox One and just in time for the release they have launched new version of the Xbox SmartGlass apps....

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PowerDVD Mobile is Cyberlink's mobile media app, it will play most video formats including MKV, MPEG 2 and Windows Media Center files. The app has just updated and includes some...

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My Movies for Home and Essentials Server has been updated. Version 2.14 Pre Release 6 has new lossless MKV ripping features so it can rip MKV files automatically and store...

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In Part One we looked at the general XBMC settings, in Part Two for those of you using the OpenElec operating system we looked at the OpenElec Configuration Settings, in...

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Category:First Look -- posted at: 10:31am EST

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In Part One we looked at the general XBMC settings, in Part Two for those of you using the OpenElec operating system we looked at the OpenElec Configuration Settings, in...

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Category:First Look -- posted at: 7:42am EST

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In Part One we looked at the general XBMC settings in Part Two we will be looking at the OpenElec Configuration settings. If you have installed XBMC on to another...

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Category:First Look -- posted at: 4:12am EST

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If you’re a newbie XBMC user or if you have simply looked at XBMC a few times with a view to maybe moving to it from Windows MCE, you will...

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Media browser 3 gets better and better. The media platform has Windows, Windows Phone and iOS client and now a new Android client. The new Android app enables access to...

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Channel 4 have streaming apps for iOS, Android and Windows and now Windows Phones joins the party. The 4oD app for Windows Phone 8 brings Channel 4, E4 and More4...

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My Movies is a great system for storing and cataloguing your movie collection and the Home and Essentials Server version will automatically store your Bluray movies but there are times...

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I am currently testing out a build of OpenElec with a view to moving to that platform from Linux Ubuntu Minimal. OpenElec is described as.. “Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center...

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  TVCatchup the TV streaming app for iOS has been updated. TVCatch up brings over 50 live TV channels to iOS including BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. The updated...

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Well its finally happened much to my reluctance, after 8 years of being one of the Home Theatre PC community forum leaders and bloggers, I’ve finally made a guest appearance...

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Anyone running a Microsoft Windows OS will be familiar with the term "patch Tuesday" where on the 2nd Tuesday of each month they release security and reliability updates. Now for...

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The BBC have updated the Android iPlayer app adding support for Android 4.4 (KitKat) devices. They have also been busy adding video download support for more devices. The list includes...

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Sonos is a great system for playing music around the home, I love being able to control music for the whole home from a phone or tablet. The problem with...

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  Cyberlink have updated their PowerDVD Mobile apps for Android and iOS. The app is a great media player that plays a wide range of video formats and works with...

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I’m really liking the new Aeon MQ5 skin and I am looking forward to updating all my HTPC’s to use this new skin, they currently have Aeon MQ4 running on...

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Welcome our our podcast. In this week's show we have email about using NAS devices with XBMC, Chris Oldroyd emails us with his continuing search for a tablet and we talk...

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I am a big fan of Google Play Music, the subscription services gives you access to a large range of music and there is offline playback as well. The only...

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 As well as updating the Xbox Music app Microsoft have also updated the Xbox Video app for Windows 8.1. The update has an improved layout for TV show extra episodes and...

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Microsoft have updated the Xbox Music app that ships with Windows 8.1. The release notes say there is a brand new user experience, which is exactly what they said on...

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In Part 1 we looked at how to rip your TV Show DVD disc(s) to a VIDEO_TS folder(s) on the computer, in Part 2 we then looked at how to...

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In Part 1 we looked at how to rip your TV Show DVD disc to a VIDEO_TS folder on the computer, in Part 2 we then looked at how to...

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In Part1 we looked at using DVDFab HD Decrypter to rip a TV Show DVD disc in to a VIDEO_TS folder on the computer. The next step in our five...

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If you read my blog or if you have tried it for yourself, you will probably know already that XBMC does not fully support TV Show DVD rips in VIDEO_TS...

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Sky have updated the iOS and Android versions of the Sky Go app. Sky Go is Sky's catch up and streaming app and the update has improved search/navigation on both...

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XBMC Aeon MQ5 V1.5.1 was released as final last week and can now be found in the official repository. I am currently in the process of testing MQ5 with a...

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As you might have heard me talk about on the podcast I pre-ordered a Surface Pro 2 and when it arrived was disappointed that it came with the power supply...

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ITV have updated their Android catchup app. Version 3.2 of the app enables streaming of ITV channels on mobile devices now has a video quality setting so you can set...

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  Sky's On Demand selection is pretty impressive but it's a pain when you find something you want to watch and kicked off the download to then have it using...

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DVBLogic have updated their DVBLink of products. The updated packages includes DVBLink Server, DVBLink TVSource and DVBLink EPG Loader. The new version has several fixes including support for PCTV 461e...

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Amazon released a Windows version of the Cloud Player app earlier this year and today they have a new Cloud Player app for the Mac. The app enables playing, managing...

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Microsoft have issued a couple of updates for Windows 8.1 fixes Skype cashes and Internet Explorer 11 issues. KB2902892 fixes: When you start the Skype Windows Store app in Windows...

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Update 3 for Windows Phone 8 (also known as GDR3) has been available for developers for the last couple of weeks but now it's rolling out to international version of...

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Twonky Beam the Android app for sending video and audio content to a DLNA server has been updated. The updated app improves the bookmarking, playback and downloading experience and fixes...

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Plex has had a syncing service for devices for some time and it's a great way of keeping content on sync on Android and iOS devices, over the weekend Plex...

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At first sight the Fuze might seem just like another case for the Raspberry PI, a very cool retro designed case which reminds me of a red BBC micro, but...

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Before I start the review I have to say I am a fan of the original Surface RT, I have written countless blog posts on it, spent hours browsing the...

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MediaMonkey the media player and manager app for Android has been updated to build 175. The new beta has lots of bug fixes in it including fixes with DLNA playback,...

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The BBC have given the iPad and iPhone iPlayer app a bit of a new look. The app has an iOS 7 look and feel to it, the buttons are...

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When Microsoft announced the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 they also announced new covers, the Type Cover 2 and Touch Cover 2. Microsoft say the new covers are...

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Apple released a lot of updated apps for iOS yesterday and one of them that got a nice refresh is the Podcast app. The Podcast app enables subscriptions to podcast...

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Today Apple announced the latest generation of the their iPad range introducing a new iPad Air and an iPad Mini with Retina display. The iPad Air is thinner and lighter...

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Microsoft's 2nd generation of tablets are here, the devices were announced a few weeks ago and my unit arrived today. First I have to say I love my original Surface...

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Over the weekend Microsoft pulled the Windows 8.1 RT update from the Windows Store due to reports of it bricking devices during the upgrade. Microsoft said the problem was affecting...

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I have to admit I like large phone displays, I used a Galaxy Note for a couple of years and really like the extra screen real estate. Now Nokia have...

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The rumours where true, Nokia have announced the Lumia 2520 tablet as today's event in Abu Dhabi. The tablet has the styling of the Lumia range of phones, Zeiss optic...

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It looks like our old Windows Media Center guide data problems have returned to haunt us. Despite what Microsoft may want us to think there are still plenty of Media...

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Last month Amazon's LoveFilm Instant app was updated adding AirPlay streaming so you can stream LoveFilm movies to your Apple TV without having to use Mirroring. Today Amazon have updated...

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Windows 8.1 RTM comes this week and Microsoft have shown off some of the creation features from Microsoft coming to the platform. The camera and photo apps are getting new...

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Remote Potato has for a long time been one of the best way to control Windows Media Center from iOS, Android or browser. It has an addin you install on...

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Category:News -- posted at: 6:01am EST

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Next week Windows 8.1 is officially released and ahead of that there is a firmware update for the Surface RT. At the beginning of October the Surface Pro received a...

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Today Sonos announced their new PLAY:1 compact speaker system and now they have released updated apps for iOS and Android. The updated apps add support for Sonos PLAY1, Spotify users...

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I love Sonos music players, they have a great control system with their apps and of course great sound quality. The one downside has been the price, to equip your...

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Microsoft have officially announced the 3rd update of Windows Phone 8. The update which has been rumoured for some time has a bigger start screen for more live tiles, a...

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Modern smartphones have some pretty good cameras built in to them but they can't match up to a compact camera when it comes to optical zoom. Digital zoom is ok...

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Microsoft have updated the Windows 8.1 Maps app with a new look and feel as well as improved multi-tasking. The app has integration with Facebook so you can see which...

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Google TV hasn't exactly been a success so far it's with it pretty much failing to take off. It look like Google are going to rebrand the platform and move...

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Media Browser 3 is turning in to a great way of viewing and browsing your media collection across multiple platforms and today the Windows Phone 8 client has been released....

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