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Google have updated the YouTube iOS app. Version 1.4 for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch have now got video suggestions for what to watch next, closed captions for live...

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Welcome to The Digital Lifestyle Show 406 and we have a great show for you. Garry has a Surface Pro and he talks about how he likes the device and...

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I am a big fan of Google Play Music, I love the instant mixes and find the whole experience much better than the Xbox Music app (hopefully improved in Windows...

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Category:News -- posted at: 1:38am EST

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Apple have signed some new content deals for the Apple TV bringing Sky News to the little device. Also added for UK users is Qello a Japanese based music services...

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Category:News -- posted at: 12:00am EST

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When Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One the reaction was split into two camps due to the details surrounding a new DRM system.  The new console would need an "always on"...

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Element14 have launched a new XBMC bundle for the Raspberry Pi aiming to give Pi owners a quick and easy way to build an XBMC Raspberry Pi box. The bundle...

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  Amazon have issued an update to the iOS version of the Kindle app. Version 3.8.1 has a fix for bookmarking issues that causing issues for many iPhone and iPad...

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Category:News -- posted at: 11:49pm EST

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The developer behind Raspbmc the XBMC distribution for the Raspberry Pi has announced that he is working with a team building a device based on the same chip as the...

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The MediaPortal team have released version 1.40 of MediaPortal. Version two may be in development but version one updates continue and the latest version 1.4.0 has lots of improvements and...

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TVCatchup is a great app for watching live TV on a mobile device, there are iOS, Windows 8/RT, Windows Phone and Android versions of the app and the Android version...

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Skype have announced that the Skype video messaging features that have been in the beta testing for a while are now out of beta. Skype Video Messaging is now available...

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Raspbmc is a build of XBMC for the Raspberry Pi and the June update has brought us lots of updates and changes. There is an updated firmware / kernel and...

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One of the reasons I ended up switching back to Android from Windows Phone was I couldn't find a good GPS app that would work as well as CoPilot on...

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My Movies have been working on improving their movie metadata services for XBMC Frodo with the recently released My Movies Pro for MAC OSX, these changes came in version 1.30...

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GUEST POST BY SIMON HEWITT It's over three years ago now since we organised and held the first Vintage Computer Festival in Britain. The event was a lot of hard...

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ITV have updated the ITV Player app for the iPad and iPhone and introduced a new subscription service. ITV Player Premium is a new subscription service that gives you live...

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Another month and another set of Firmware updates for the Surface RT. This update includes a fix for the home button where it wouldn't always wake from sleep when the...

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My Movies is a great platform for managing and playing your movie collection. In its earliest incarnation it was an addin for Windows XP Media Center and over time the...

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Category:News -- posted at: 7:34am EST

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Microsoft have updated the Xbox SmartGlass app for Android with fixes for bugs related to Activities in the apps. Other than the bug fixes there don't seem to be any...

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Just because there is a new Xbox due later this year this hasn't stopped Microsoft bringing out another iteration of the Xbox 360. Yesterday at E3 Microsoft announced a new...

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It's only a couple of days since the last version of OpenELEC has released but we have a new version. Version 3.0.5 is a maintenance release and fixes issues introduced...

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As well as announcing iOS 7 Apple announced the next version of OS X for the Mac. OS X Mavericks as its now called doesn't get a refresh like iOS...

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If you have been reading my recent series of blog posts about XBMC, I did mention I would be looking at Live TV in XBMC. And in fact most of...

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There are lots of clients for Plex available but one device that isn't supported is the new Apple TV. There is a Plex Client for jailbroken Apple TV devices however...

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I love the Surface Type keyboard, its a great keyboard and only slightly thicker than the Touch Cover. One of the things I like is the dedicated keys on the...

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Category:News -- posted at: 11:53am EST

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My Movies for the Mac has just been updated. Last week 1.30 was released and the new version 1.31 update fixes a problem with My Movies on Mac OS X...

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Apple have issues an update for OS X Mountain Lion. Version 10.8.4 has improved Wi-Fi connectivity and better Microsoft Exchange compatibly along with a list of changes. The update should...

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MediaMonkey the app managing and syncing metadata and play history between Android and Windows devices has been updated a couple of times since I last wrote about it. Build 139...

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Amazon have issued an update to the Android version of the Kindle app. Version 4.0.4 fixes an issue connecting to the Kindle Store, the last version seemed to block access...

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Microsoft continue to share more information about the upcoming Windows 8.1 update. In a post on the Windows Blog Microsoft have video of the Windows 8.1 preview, the video shows...

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Microsoft have announced that Windows RT will get the full version of Outlook in the Windows 8.1 update. ARM powered devices like the Surface RT ship with Word, Excel, Powerpoint...

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Sky have updated the Android version of the Sky+ app bringing a new look and feel. The update mirrors the iOS update and has a new cleaner flat UI, improved...

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