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It’s been a long time coming but the Windows 8/8.1 version of the fabulous VLC player is finally coming to the Window Store. The app is currently in beta and...

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Yesterday the BBC released a beta version of the new iPlayer experience which has a new look and feel and today the BBC have detailed the new version coming to...

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Microsoft have updated the Windows 8.1 Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps. The Xbox Music app has a couple of changes, when you add music to a playlist it no...

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Microsoft have continued with its monthly updates for its Surface devices and this month there are updates for the Surface 2, Surface Pro and the Surface Pro 2 (nothing for...

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The BBC have shown off changes coming to the iPlayer web site and apps. In a post on the BBC Internet blog the BBC have outlined how the new version...

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The Raspberry Pi makes a great a great media center running applications like XBMC but the audio output on the Pi is a little basic. element14 have announced a new...

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When Microsoft announce the 2nd generation of Surface devices also announced was the Power Cover. The cover is has the moving key keyboard and track pad (like the Type Cover)...

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  Apple have issued an update for the iOS Remote and Podcast apps. Version 4.2 of the Remote app adds the ability to control iTunes Radio on the Apple TV,...

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The Android Chromecasting app Allcast has been updated with transcoding and DLNA improvements. The app now supports DLNA Media Server so you can browse a remote DLNA server and send...

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DoubleTwist is a great all in one media player for Android, it handles music, radio, podcasts and syncs with the desktop version. The developers have of the app have hit...

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Welcome to podcast #441 and this week we have a busy show where we talk about the changes with the leadership team at Microsoft, the lower spec requirements of Windows...

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OpenELEC have launched Beta 1 for OpenELEC 4 which is the first version of OpenELEC to include XBMC 13 (Gotham) beta 1. The first beta of XBMC 13 was launched...

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Firecore the company behind the ATVFlash addin for the Apple TV have updated their iOS media player app. Infuse 2.2.2 can import subtitles from other apps, adds retina artwork and...

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Most readers of this blog will remember The Green Button originally an independent community for Windows Media Center users to share tips, experiences and help each other with support issues....

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My Movies the movie collection manager service has arrived in the Windows Store. The app enables you to manage your My Movie collection from a Windows device. You can use...

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Yesterday the March update for the Xbox One started rolling out and it includes a some updates that should make it work better as an entertainment device. The Xbox One...

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The Android version of the Media Browser client has been updated adding support for Google’s Chromecast protocol. This means you can browser your media stored on a Media Browser server...

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If you use Google Play Music and have a Windows 8 device you will want to check out gMusic for Windows. With the app you can play music from Google’s...

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AllCast is a great app for playing music and pictures from an Android device to DNLA, UPnP, and Chromecast devices and the app has had updated once again. The update focuses on transcoding...

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The XBMC team have announced the first beta of the next version of XBMC codenamed Gotham. The new release include hardware decoding on Android 4.0, this should make XBMC run...

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