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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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Category:News -- posted at: 10:45pm EST

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

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 11:29pm EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 11:57pm EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 2:00am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 1:00am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 12:23am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 12:14am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 6:13am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 4:11am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 3:26am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 7:11am EST

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

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 1:29am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 12:09pm EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 1:49am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 6:26am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 3:39am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 12:15am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 4:19am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 12:29am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 12:10am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 4:33am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 7:13am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 7:07am EST

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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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Category:News -- posted at: 3:57am EST

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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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Category:Guides -- posted at: 11:28am EST

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