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The router I use at home I thought was doing a pretty good job, the Wi-Fi signal reached most of my house and I thought I was getting the most...

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Videolan have updated the Android VLC app bringing fixes for Android 4.3. The 15th beta of VLC for Android fixes Android 4.3 issues and improves decoding speed. VLC is a...

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With the Windows 8.1 Preview Microsoft introduced new support for 3D printers but that is not the only change to device support in the OS. In a new post on...

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Sky have launch a cheap set top box for their NOW TV pay as you go TV service. The box which is available from today at nowTV.com is a small...

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Amazon have updated the Amazon Cloud Player for iOS improving the performance of the app with large libraries. Version 2.2 of the app also has faster startup when loading the...

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MediaMonkey the media manager and player for Android has been updated. Build 152 fixes problems with the previous releases including issues with the widget, download status errors, playlist errors and...

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Welcome to podcast 410. Garry joins me to talk over the week news, we talk about the Microsoft's massive write down on the Surface RT and is this the end...

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Google have updated the Android Google Play Music and Google Play Movies apps. The updated apps now support sending of content to Google's new Chromecast so you can watch or...

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Channel 4 have updated the 4oD app for the iPad and iPhone. Version 3.0 of the iOS app adds downloading options enabling downloading and offline viewing of catchup content on...

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As widely leaked Google announced a new Nexus 7 and Android 4.3 yesterday. Android 4.3 is still called Jelly Bean is a fairly minor update to the Android but does...

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Last week VLC return to the iPad and iPhone after a couple of years of absence and already VideoLan have the first update out. Version 2.0.2 has fixes for MPEG...

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Yesterday Sky upgraded the iOS version of Sky Go with a new look and feel and today the Android app has been updated with a similar style. The updated app...

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Microsoft have released another set of Windows 8.1 Preview updates aimed at improving the stability of the OS. This week's update include a patch improving SkyDrive stability another fixing webpage...

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Sky have refreshed the Sky Go app for iOS. Version 4.0 of the app has a more modern look with a flatter style which looks more like the Sky+ app...

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Google have updated the Chrome Browser for Android. The update has new translation features from Google Translate which has been added to the app. Also full screen browsing has been...

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Sonos have updated their Android app adding streaming from the local library. With the updated app you can send music from local Android library to a Sonos system without having...

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I love my Surface RT but one USB port can be a bit of a limitation and what is where the 4 in 1 USB hub comes on. I actually...

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Brian and the My Movies team have updated the OS X version of the My Movie apps. In version 1.33 there are bug fixes and the AFP share option has...

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AirPlayer for iOS have been updated to version 1.0.07, Airplayer is a UPnP and DLNA app for the iPad and iPhone that enables streaming of video and audio from a...

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For a long while I used a Flip camera for recording videos, recently I switched to using my Canon DSLR which produces great results but is a little on the...

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Plex recently released an updated Android Plex app and yesterday they released a new version of Plex for Google TV. The update is for PlexPass members (a subscription services) and...

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Microsoft have released Halo: Spartan Assault in the Windows Store today, the game makes great use of the Halo franchise and includes 25 missions playable via touch or keyboard. I...

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It looks like Microsoft latest update for Windows Phone is rolling out. The GDR2 update popped up on my HTC 8X today, update 8.0.10322.71 and 8.0.10327.77 . The update includes...

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VideoLAN's VLC player is a great cross platform media player, it will play just about any video format and is available on Android, Mac, Windows and Linux. It was available...

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Microsoft / Nokia are rolling out updated offline maps for Windows Phone 8. The update which seems to be available for all Windows Phone 8 devices includes the latest map...

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The Android version of Twonky Beam has been updated to version, version 3.4.4 improves reliability with Panasonic DiGA recorders and the back button now returns you to the previous apps...

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Google have updated the Chrome Browser for the iPad and iPhone. The updated iOS app integrates with the other Google apps like YouTube and the new Maps app, there is...

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At Silicon Dream 2013 Chris Smith was showing off his hand built ZX Spectrum ULA. The ULA is the heart of the Spectrum and Chris has reverse engineered the custom...

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Google have released the new Google Maps app for iOS. Version 2.0 of the app has a new iPad design and includes live traffic updates and traffic incident reporting, there...

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The Windows 8 Music App available on the Start Screen has been much maligned and is due for a bit of an overhaul in Windows 8.1. Whilst it is true...

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OpenELEC continues its march to OpenELEC 3.2 and the latest test build has just been released. Version 3.1.3 has added basic support for EFI/UEFI based system booting, so you can...

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The BBC have announced they are launching new subscription free HD channels in early 2014. The new channels will be BBC News HD, BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD, CBeebies...

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Amazon have released an update to the Android Kindle app. Version 4.1.1 fixes issues with the app starting up, syncing and opening books. The update also fixes app crashes on...

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With Media Browser 3 the development team are moving away from just being a Media Center addin to a complete cross platform media system. Today the first beta of the...

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The Windows Store version of the eBay app been updated. The app now has selling features in it, previously you could only browse and buy from the Windows 8 app...

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XBian one of my favourite builds of XBMC for the Raspberry Pi has been updated to Beta 1.1, the updated version fixes critical issues in XBian 1.0 Beta 1 and...

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Google are rolling out an updated Google Maps app for Android and iOS. The app which is rolling out via Google Play and available in the Apple App Store soon...

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Many of us geeks have a collection of old computers, I have a few Sinclair computers and a BBC Micro but you haven't seen anything until you have seen Steve...

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I have been really impressed with Windows 8.1 running my Surface RT but I have come across a couple of strange issues like the app store saying it's not connected...

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Skype have issued an update for the Windows Phone 8 version of their app. Version 2.8 improves the startup time of the app and the resume time when going back...

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Sky have updated the Sky sport iOS app in time for the Ashes. Cricket fans will be able to watch ball-by-ball coverage of the Ashes as well as highlights, and...

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Channel 5 have updated iPad and iPhone version of the Demand 5 TV catchup app. The app adds support for subtitles and has improved content feeds as well as click...

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The OpenELEC team continue with test updates as they get ready for OpenELEC 3.2, the latest build is OpenELEC 3.1.2 which updates the Kernel to 3.10 and fixes issues with...

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Nokia have updated the Windows Store version of the Nokia Music app. The update adds in-app purchases so you can buy tracks directly from the app and they will be...

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Today at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston Microsoft announced that the release version of Windows 8.1 will be available in late August. The update which is currently available in...

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Here is another video behind the scenes at Ford. This video looks at how Ford use heat cameras to find air leaks in a car, air leaks reduce efficacy and...

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Samsung is set to buy set top box manufacture Boxee. Boxee have recently been looking for a buyer and Samsung could be a good fit as them continue to develop...

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Last week Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Preview (see my review) and I was really looking forward to trying it on my Surface RT however the preview wasn't available for Windows...

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DVBLogic have release version 4.6.0 of the DVBLink range of products. DVBLogic say this release is significantly easier to configure and install that the previous version, particularly the TVSource configuration...

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Windows 8.1 Preview may have just been released last week but Microsoft have already got a set of updates for the OS. There are four updates for the Preview (plus...

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These are the sports headphones in the Klipsh range. They retail for £129. My biggest bug with headphones when I am running is the continual fall out, plug them back...

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Firecore have updated their addin for the 2nd gen Apple TV. Version 2.3 of aTV Flash adds Apple TV 5.3 compatibility, new languages and rebrands the video play as Infuse for...

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The BBC have updated the BBC News App for Android adding push notifications. The updated app will send push notifications for breaking news stories, so you should never miss a...

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The built in Windows 8 / Windows RT Video app has been updated with a new Watch Next feature. Watch Next works the same way as it does in Nextflix's...

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Amazon have updated the Android Kindle app to version 4.1. The update app has performance improvements and improved PDF navigations. Textbook improvements include highlights, bookmarks and notes are organized into...

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Skype for Android has been updated and has a new redesigned UI. The app looks very metro like and has a nice clean user interface, the tablet version hasn't got...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Category:News -- posted at: 7:23am EDT

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Microsoft on the Windows Blog have released the first details of Windows 8.1 and the changes coming to Windows. Microsoft say they have listened to customer feedback and implements changes...

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Category:News -- posted at: 6:25am EDT

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As I have said in previous reviews once you start using Windows 8 with touch you will not want to go back to a standard notebook. I recently reviewed Lenovo's...

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Category:News -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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Welcome to podcast number 403 and we have a great show for you. Garry, Jason and I talk about the Xbox One and its media integration features. Microsoft are positioning...

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Category:News -- posted at: 2:25am EDT

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DVBLogic have released a new DVBLink EPG product. DVBLink EPG Loader for PecData is a tool for working with PerData EPG data, PercData is a TV listing provider focusing on...

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Category:News -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

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Microsoft have a couple of ways of syncing and managing content on a Windows Phone and Windows. There is the Windows Store version for Windows 8 and Windows RT and...

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Category:News -- posted at: 11:42pm EDT

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DoubleTwist the music player system for Android has just been updated with a new Google Holo styled user interface. DoubleTwist for Windows and Mac replicates many of the features of...

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Category:News -- posted at: 12:51pm EDT

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Playing Google Music on Windows 8 and Windows RT gets better and better with the excellent gMusic for Windows Store. The latest update to the app adds an offline mode...

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Category:News -- posted at: 8:25am EDT

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As well as Sonos updating the desktop software to version 4.1 they have updated the iOS and Android versions of their apps. Both the Android and iOS versions of the...

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Category:News -- posted at: 8:05am EDT

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Sonos have update the Sonos software. Version 4.1 has a new playlist builder where you can add tracks from any source directly to a playlist without having to use the...

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Category:News -- posted at: 11:16pm EDT

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The BBC iPlayer app for iOS added download features for TV shows a while ago but the iPlayer radio app doesn't have download options. The reason the app can only...

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Category:News -- posted at: 8:18am EDT

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Opera have released a preview of Opera's new Chromium powered browser. Opera Next has a new version of is shortcut page called Speed Dial where you can create web shortcuts...

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Category:News -- posted at: 4:59am EDT

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Over the weekend Plex updated the Android app and today the iOS edition has updated. Version 3.2 has faster loading and filtering as it now using paging when communicating with...

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Category:News -- posted at: 11:55pm EDT