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Users of Media Browser Classic which is the version of Media Browser for Windows Media Center have a great looking new theme to play with. The Aztec theme has a...

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Welcome to podcast 435 and we have a great show for you. We discuss IBM selling its x86 business to Lenovo and do servers have a place in the home...

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Over the weekend we had some screenshots of the Windows Store version of the VLC app and today we have an update on the Kickstater page. As we report audio...

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SiliconDust's HD HomeRun are network enabled TV tuners that you can use with services like Windows Media Center and DVBLink and this week they have launched an Android app. HDHomeRun...

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

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It's been a busy few weeks for Media Browser, we had the new live TV features, an updated Windows Media Center addin and today a new Media Browser app for...

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Windows on a small devices isn't a new thing, Microsoft have tried it before back in 2007 with UMPCs line the Samsung Q1 which never really took off (I still...

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Media Browser may have swanky new live TV features but if you're a Media Center users you will be happy to see the new Media Browser Classic beta. Media Browser...

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Last year Microsoft lost a court case with BskyB over the SkyDrive name and now Microsoft have announced the new name of its cloud storage service. The new name of...

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One of the best things about the iOS version of the BBC iPlayer app is being able to download shows for offline playback but recently there have been problems with...

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There are some occasions when WiFi isn't practical and you need to use Ethernet . I needed an Ethernet device to help with the streaming of our podcast and looked for...

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On the TDL Show a couple of weeks ago we speculated on where the Vidolan team where up to on the Windows Store version of the VLC Player app. The...

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  We have heard rumours that Microsoft could be releasing an update for Windows 8.1 in the next couple of month and some of the updates would include better metro/desktop integration...

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When it comes to small form factor Windows device there have been many attempts over the years to get it right but none have really pulled it off, anyone remember...

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The post Toshiba Encore 8 WT8, an 8 inch Windows tablet review appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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TVCatchup is an app for watching live UK TV on a mobile device and the Android version has been updated. The updated version has add regional settings so you can...

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As regular readers will know I am a big fan of MediaMonkey and the Android version of it has had a couple of new builds since I last looked at...

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VLC for iOS has been updated with a new UI, new cloud storage options and lots of other improvements. The new UI is designed for iOS 7 looks much better...

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When the Xbox One launched one of the TV apps missing from the console was BBC iPlayer. The TV app has been on the Xbox 360 for some time and...

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As well as the Windows Media Center version of My Movies being updated the Home and Essentials version has also been updated. Version 2.14 build 2 is a minor updated...

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The My Movies team have released an update for the Windows Media Center version of the My Movies app. Release 4.06 built 2 now displays MPLS file numbers when editing...

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Last week I wrote about the live TV features coming Media Browser and yesterday the Media Browser server was updated to include the TV features. Media Browser's TV features use...

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Microsoft have updated the Android Xbox Music app fixing issues on Android 4.4. The update earlier this week added offline playback via playlists to the app and it looks like...

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Skype have updated their iOS version of the Skype client and added two way HD calling for the iPad Air and iPad Mini (retina). In the update is the ability...

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Media Browser is a great cross platform media system with client for Windows 8, Windows Phone, Android, iOS and Windows Media Center. You can watch videos and listen to music...

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Microsoft have been pretty good releasing monthly updates for the Surface range. Surface Pro 2 owners are waiting for a fix to the battery issues from last month's update but...

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When the Xbox One was launched it was no surprise that Windows Media Center Extender features were missing from the console (find out why from Microsoft's Charlie Owen on our...

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Last week Microsoft added offline plackback features to the iOS version of the Xbox Music app and today the Android version gets the same feature. The iOS version had the...

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Google may not have a Google Play Music account for the Windows Store but there is a great 3rd party app filling the void. gMusicW is a free app that...

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ITV have updated the iOS version of its catchup app ITV Player. The update is fairly minor but as well as bug fixes it does have improvements to video playback....

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Microsoft have updated the Windows Store version of Skype. The update has performance improvements of the metro app and general bug fixes. Having not been that impressed with the metro...

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I recently pickup up a Toshiba Encore 8 to test Windows 8.1 on 8 inch tablets which ships with Windows 8.1 and Office 2013 Home and Student Edition. I starting...

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Brian Binnerup and the My Movies team have released an updated version to the iOS version of the My Movies app. The updated app adds an option to return to...

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On Friday night, I found a new update to my lumia software available to download, on my Lumia 925.  This looks to add some new functionality to the WP8, which...

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DVBLogic have released the DVBLink product suite for the Synology DS214Play NAS devices. The DVBLink suite will now run on Synology devices powered by Intel's Evansport platform. With DVBLink you...

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Derek R. Flickinger (Dr Flick) takes a look at whether the Xbox One really uses HDMI CEC. SOME BACKGROUND There was a lot of chatter on the industry blogs and...

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Amazon have issued an update to the Kindle app for the iPhone and iPad. Version 4.1 of the app has new notebook filter making it easier to find your notes...

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Microsoft have updated the iPhone Xbox Music app adding offline playback to playlists. So you can create a playlist, take it offline and then listen to the tracks on the...

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Fancy your own website? If you do here is a way to do it that does not require you to be a programmer. This program uses a wizard to enable...

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MediaMonkey the Android media player and manager has been updated. Build 214 doesn't have any new features but does have a lot of fixes. There are fixes for USB syncing, fixes for kitkat...

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I have updated my Flickr Upload app for Windows 8.1. This release focuses on tidying up some issues from the last release. There are fixes to improve sign-in with Flickr...

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Amongst Samsung's announcements at CES where new Android tablets, the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO. The NotePRO and TabPRO are Samsung's biggest tablets so far with a 12.2 inch displays, with...

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Today at CES Samsung announced a new updated ATIV One7 all in one PC. The ATIV One7 has been redesigned and has a 24 inch full HD display running at...

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Microsoft have released a fix to stop the Surface 2 prompting for BitLocker key. I have only experienced this problem once on my Surface 2 and its annoying, so I...

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Category:News -- posted at: 11:19am EDT

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Firstly its the 1st of Jan 2014 today, so happy New Year to all my blog readers, hope you had a good one last night! Now down to business.. There...

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TVCatchup the app for watching live TV in Windows and Windows 8.1 has been updated. The app has been updated to support Windows 8.1 and has a new resizable view...

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