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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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Category:News -- posted at: 6:36am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 7:19am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 5:50am EDT

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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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Category:Reviews -- posted at: 11:58am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 1:39am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 3:23am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 1:26am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 11:45am EDT

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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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Category:First Look -- posted at: 7:02am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 5:08am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 1:18am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 8:23am EDT

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

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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 EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 12:53am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 11:45am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 5:37am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 5:06am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 2:49am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 7:29am EDT

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 1:20am EDT

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The BBC have been rolling out download features to the Android iPlayer app and todays update adds downloading for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10″, Samsung Galaxy Note II and Samsung's...

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Category:News -- posted at: 12:36pm EDT

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In August Microsoft launched a set of Bing apps for Windows Phone 8 made up of News, Sport, Finance and Weather. Today the News, Sport and Weather apps have been...

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Category:News -- posted at: 6:03am EDT

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This week Skype updated the iOS version of the Skype app and today we have an updated Android version of the app. The new version keeps the screen on while...

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Category:News -- posted at: 2:46am EDT

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HP have launched their a new Chromebook the HP Chromebook 11. The Chrome OS devices has an ARM chip and has 11.6″ display, magnesium chassis with a plastic case, fanless design...

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BBC director general Tony Hall has announced updated new services coming to the BBC iPlayer and plans for a new BBC Store. The plans for the iPlayer include extending the...

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Category:News -- posted at: 5:07am EDT

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Remember the YouTube app for Windows Phone 8 that Microsoft developed? The dedicated app had features like pinning videos, playlists and channels as live tiles, sharing videos and integration with...

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Category:News -- posted at: 3:28am EDT

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As Microsoft gear up for the release of the 2nd gen Surface devices they have posted a video on the making of the Surface 2. The video shows some of...

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Category:News -- posted at: 1:22pm EDT

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Skype have updated the iOS Skype app with an updated UI for iOS 7. Version 4.13 of the app also has speed improvements and other fixes. I couldn't see that...

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Category:News -- posted at: 5:22am EDT

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Last month there were no updates for the Surface Pro or Surface RT but in preparation for Windows 8.1 there are updates for the Pro version. There is a UEFI...

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Category:News -- posted at: 12:37pm EDT

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Netflix have released version 5 of the iOS Netflix app adding new features for iOS 7 users. The update adds AirPlay streaming for iOS 7, so if you have an...

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Category:News -- posted at: 12:26am EDT

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Netflix have been rolling out profile switching into its apps and today it's the turn of the Windows Store version to get the update. The release notes for the Windows...

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Category:News -- posted at: 12:54pm EDT

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MediaPortal 1.5.0 Final has been released, the pre-release version had been available for a couple of months and this is the finished product. Version 1.5.0 has CableCARD support and new...

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Category:News -- posted at: 7:21am EDT

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Over the weekend OpenELEC 3.2.1 was released and only a couple of days later version 3.2.2 has been released. This is update contains bug fixes to the 3.2 release of...

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Category:News -- posted at: 5:47am EDT

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Nokia have updated the Windows Store version of the Nokia Music app. The Windows 8/Windows RT app music app has updated adding notifications for when there is new music from...

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Category:News -- posted at: 3:31am EDT

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Skype have just released an update to the Windows Phone 8 version of the Skype app. Version 2.11 seems to be about performance and quality improvement plus you can hide...

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Category:News -- posted at: 7:06am EDT

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The September updated for Raspmbc has been released and there are a lot of changes under the hood. The XBMC OS for the Raspberry Pi is faster in this build...

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Category:News -- posted at: 1:22am EDT

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