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Firecore have updated their iOS media player app. Version 1.2.4 adds pausing/resuming from the headphone controls, updated movie search and improved embedded metadata. The app will play multiple video formats...

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MediaMonkey for Android has been updated, build 133 adds the ability to restrict folders and fixes an issue with file deletions causing playlist corruption. There are also other fixes in...

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BBC iPlayer for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch has been upgraded to version 2.0.5. The iOS app has the same quality video playback over 3G and 4G as over...

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Welcome to our 402nd podcast and we have a busy show for you. We talk Windows Blue being officially Windows 8.1 and a free upgrade, we talk free covers for...

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Google have updated the Android Google Music app with a new UI and new features. Yesterday at Google I/O Google announced a new music subscription services which is initially US...

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We finally have a date when the Microsoft's Surface Pro will arrive in the UK. During a chat with a Microsoft rep on the Surface site the rep told one...

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Sky issues a minor update to the Android Sky Go app today. The updated app fixes problems with incorrect Root detection on Motorola RAZR I devices running Jelly Bean. Prior...

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The 12th beta of VLC for Android has been released. This build fixes issues from the previous release including crashes, fixing audio issues and it gives you the option to...

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Just posted tonight are beta versions of the new Media Browser 3 Server and Media Browser 3 Windows Media Center addin (Media Browser Classic). This is the first step in...

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The Surface Pro is due to land in the UK sometime this month but Microsoft have a nice offer for potential buyers of the Surface RT. Microsoft UK are offering...

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If you are testing My Movies on a Mac there is a new build of the app. Pre Release 5 of My Movies for OSX is probably the last build...

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A few months ago the BBC announced that iPlayer would be finally coming to Windows Phone and today it's available for Windows Phone 8 devices. It's not quite the full...

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Coming up in July is a fantastic event for fans of vintage computing and technology in general. Silicon Dreams is a 3 day event taking place at Snibston Discovery Museum...

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This month's round of update from Microsoft have brought us a firmware update for the Surface RT. For the past few months Microsoft have been working on fixing the WiFi...

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Welcome to this week's podcast, show no 401. This week Jason and I chat about the latest news including Windows Blue coming later this year, smaller tablets for Windows 8,...

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Microsoft have started talking about the Windows Blue update that is coming later this year and the Windows Embedded team have started talking about the "Blue" update. In a post...

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Google have updated the Android  version of the Google Earth app adding Street View. With the updated app you can navigate right down to street level and get Google Street View...

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Sky have updated the Sky+ app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Version 4.4 has a new look and feel which has a cleaner and a flat style UI....

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Netflix have updated the Android version of the Netflix app. The new version has increased font size of subtitles on tablets, improved playback stability, miscellaneous bug fixes and enhanced second...

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Amazon have updated the Amazon Cloud Player app for iOS. The iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch app now supports Ford Sync so you can wireless stream content from the app...

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Up to now the YouTube app on Windows Phone was pretty basic to say the least, the basically it's a shortcut to the mobile web version of YouTube. Today Microsoft...

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In a Q&A on the Windows Blog Microsoft's Tami Reller Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer answered questions on the update coming for Windows 8 and Windows RT. The...

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Twonky have updated the Twonky Beam app for iOS. Version 3.4.2 adds in app purchases for viewing recorders, improved playback reliability of DTCP-IP protected content, pause and resume playback when...

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MediaMonkey the media manager and player app for Android has been updated to build 127. The updated build fixes dialog boxes issues, fixes USB syncing issues and improves the lock...

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Amazon have update the Android version of the Kindle app. Version 4.0.2 fixes a couple of bugs from the version 4 release, there is are fixes for bugs with notes,...

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The guys developing the excellent Xbian release of XBMC for Raspberry Pi have updated the build to include the latest version of XBMC. The latest version includes XBMC Frodo 12.2...

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The 12th edition of the Raspberry Pi magazine The MagPi has been released. The issue is celebrating a year of the Raspberry Pi, has a massive giveway and includes a review of the some of...

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If you after a portable router to take with you when you travel you should checkout TP-Link's Nano Router. The tiny Wireless N Router is powered by a USB charger...

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Raspbmc one of the great XBMC distribution designed for the Raspberry Pi has been updated to include the latest version of XBMC. Yesterday XBMC 12.2 was released (see my post)...

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As well as Aspire R7 and Aspire P3 Ultrabook devices launched today Acer also released the Iconia A1 and Iconia B1. The A1 is a 7.9 inch Android tablet priced at...

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Acer have launched a new Ultrabook which is very Surface looking. The P3 has a sliding keyboard to go with its 11.6 inch screen, 60GB or 120GB SSD storage, i3...

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Acer at a press event today have announced a new the new Aspire R7 a 15.6″ notebook with a 1920×1080 touch screen running Windows 8. The main feature of the...

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Well we make it to show number 400, since I started the podcast in 2005 (then called The Media Center Show) we have talked to hundreds of people and discussed...

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The Windows Store version of Skype has been updated today to add the new video messaging features. Skype Video Messaging lets you record a video message and send it to...

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Microsoft have updated the Windows RT and Windows 8 games app, the Windows Store app has a new home panel that shows information about recent games activity, messages, achievements and...

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Amazon have added new accessibility features to the iPad and iPhone Kindle app. Amazon say the new voice features "make it easier for blind and visually impaired customers to navigate...

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As well as the Mac and Windows Media Center version of My Movies being updated today the Home and Essentials Server edition has also been updated. Version 2.13 Build 6...

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The My Movies team have updated the Windows Media Center version of the My Movies addin. Version 4.05 Build 6 fixes issues adding categories to Media Center, fixes an installer...

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Brian Binnerup and the My Movies team have updated the OS X version of My Movies. My Movies for OS X Spring Pre Release version 4 is available for testing...

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GUEST POST by Matt Allfrey Who Should Control Our Browsing? Last month three more websites were added to the list that UK internet service providers are no longer allowed to...

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Amazon have issued another update to the Windows 8 and Windows RT Kindle app. The app addresses registration issues that cause are causing problems with Windows devices sharing Windows accounts....

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FireCore the company behind the ATVFlash addin for the Apple TV have launched their first iOS app. The app called Infuse is designed to negate transcoding files as it will...

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If you are a Windows Phone user and want to test the next version of Facebook for Windows Phone you can join the Facebook Windows Phone Beta. Microsoft are looking...

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Cyberlink have updated PowerDVD Mobile for Ultra. The latest version of the app improves the stability when streaming from PowerDVD and has improved slideshow streaming. PowerDVD Mobile enables playing and...

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AirPlayer is a great UPnP and DLNA app for the iPad and iPhone. With the app you can stream music, videos and photos from DLNA/UPnP server straight to your iOS...

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Microsoft have updated the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch version of the Xbox SmartGlass app. The iOS app is now at version 2.5, the only details Microsoft give about the...

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HP has announced its Chrome OS based 14 inch notebook the HP Pavilion 14 is now available in the UK for £249. This is the first HP Chromebook available in...

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Movie Premier is a great app for viewing your movie collection on Windows RT or Windows 8 and the app recently got an update. The latest version adds TV series...

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Last year the BBC launched a Radio app for iOS that enabled streaming of live and on-demand iPlayer radio content to an iPhone or iPad. Today an Android version has...

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I have been using Microsoft's Garage Mouse Without Borders to remotely control PCs from one keyboard and mouse for a while. It works very well for controlling a HTPC from...

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On the Surface blog Microsoft have finally announced the release date for the Surface Pro in the UK. The Surface Pro has been available for a few months in the US...

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Amazon have updated the Kindle app for Windows 8 and Windows RT. This update adds a 2 column reading view on ARM devices like the Microsoft Surface and has improved...

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I love listening to podcasts, it's like having your own talk radio station available whenever you want. I listen to most of my shows in the car using the BeyondPod...

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Netflix have updated the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch version of the Netflix. Version 4 improves the user interface with better navigation around the TV episodes (see my pic) and...

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Plex have updated the Windows 8 and Windows RT Plex app. The update app includes fixes for issues with playback like volume information being saved between sessions and lots of...

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MX Player the multiple codec playing video player for Android has been updated to version 1.7.15a. The app fixes an issue where it would crash when being used by an...

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Last week I wrote about the MediaMonkey app for Android and yesterday the app had an update. MediaMonkey is a media player and manager app and as well as being...

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Last weekend I reviewed Samsung's little Galaxy SIII Mini and I am following that up with a video review. In this video I take a look at the Mini and...

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In July there is going to be a great event for fans of vintage technology and fans of technology in general. Silicon Dreams takes place 5th-7th of July and I...

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Netflix have issued an update to the Windows 8 and Windows RT Netflix app. The release notes continue with Netflix's vague release note strategy only saying "In this update, we added features and...

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Regular readers will know I am a big fan of MediaMonkey which is an app for managing and playing large music collections. The Windows app has been around for a...

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MediaMonkey for Windows 8 and Windows RT has been updated to release 8. MediaMonkey is a great app for managing music collections and playing back media on Windows 8 and...

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ARCHOS the French company that produce a range of low cost tablets are branching out and producing range of low cost Android phones. The SIM-free unlocked phones range from 3.5″...

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We are nearly at the big 400 but not quite yet, this is podcast number 399 and I am joined by Jason to talk over the week’s news. We talk...

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The MediaPortal team have posted an update on what to expect in the next release of Media Portal. The developers are working on some key areas like fixes for HDMI...

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Channel 5 have updated the Demand 5 app for Windows RT and Windows 8. The Windows Store app has another update to stop the app crashing after 24 hours, this...

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Google have updated the Windows Store version of the Google Search app. The app which works on Windows 8 and Windows RT has access to your Google Search history if...

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Sky have added support for more devices to Sky Go app for Android. This update adds support for the HTC One, Sony Xperia Z, Samsung Galaxy S4 and Motorola RAZRD...

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Facebook have just rolled out a new version of the iOS Facebook app. In version 6.0 there is a new much improved News Feed and better chat features. The News...

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p Microsoft have issued a minor update to the iOS version of the SkyDrive app. The app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch is now version 3.0.1 and only...

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HP have released the price and availaiblty details of their new low cost Android tablet. The Slate 7 will launch May 1st for £129 and go head to head with...

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The OpenELEC team have released a maintenance update for OpenELEC. Version 3.0.1 has updates of the core XBMC build, fixes for the Raspberry Pi and lots of other patches. Download...

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Microsoft have updated the Outlook.com app for Android devices. The app gives you access to email from Outlook.com and has a new UI design that looks very much like the...

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Currently the only way to watch Netflix content is via one of their apps or via the Silverlight plugin in the browser. Microsoft have make it fairly clear that Silverlight...

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Plex have updated the iOS Plex app to version 3.1.3. The updates seem to be minor with just a few changes, there is a Recently Aired filter, fixes for retrying...

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Google have updated the iPad / iPhone / iPod Touch versions of the YouTube app. The iOS app has quick access to your “My Subscriptions” feed and access to live...

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This is a follow up post to my Part 2 in the XBMC Frodo / Aeon MQ4 Skin series. As I stated in part 2 I am currently using My...

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Skype for Windows Phone has been updated to version 2.5. According to the Skype Blog this update focuses on general improvements and reliability, see the full list of changes bellow....

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BBC News app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch has been updated. Version 2.0.1 for iOS has minor improvements to the UI like a fix for accidental video playback, a...

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In part one I looked at the music library, today we will be taking a look at the Movie library in XBMC / Aeon MQ4 Skin. The screen shot below...

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As well as the News app which was updated today Microsoft have also updated some of the apps that originally shipped with Windows 8 and Windows RT. The apps which...

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Microsoft have updated many of the built in Windows app for Windows 8 and Windows RT and main update seems to be for the News app. Prior to the update...

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Today I am going to be looking at the Aeon MQ4 Skin with the Darkness theme on XBMC Frodo Version 12.1 running on Linux Ubuntu 12.10 Minimal with 3.8.6 kernel....

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Not everybody wants the giant size of the phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note or the new Mega 6.3 so Samsung have the Galaxy SIII Mini a compact version of...

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Last week I reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and as I said in the review its main competition is the Nexus 7 which is also a 7 inch...

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DVBLogic have released the final version of DVBLink v.4.5.3. This update fixes a number of issues as well as introducing some new features and is recommended for all DVBLink users....

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Many HTPC enthusiast are using XBMC as a Media Center system and as XBMC has remote control features I thought it would be good to control my XBMC system (running...

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We have talked about TV ambient lighting in the past on the podcast, it’s a technology designed to project ambient lighting behind the TV based on current picture. The demos...

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Videolan have just released an update to the desktop version of VLC Player. Version 2.0.6 introduces support for Metroska v4 files, has important fixes for MKV,Ogg,AVI,WMV formats, uses a new...

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Category:News -- posted at: 8:40am EDT

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I must admit I do like my phones on the large side, for a long time I use a Samsung Galaxy Note as main phone and really like the screen...

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Category:News -- posted at: 6:38am EDT

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Welcome to this week’s podcast. We are on show 398 and this week Jason and I talk about the Microsoft consumer focus at last week’s Gadget Show, Windows Blue or...

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Microsoft have updated the Android version of the SmartGlass app to version 1.5. The update adds support for 7″ and larger Android tablets, so now you can get the app...

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Category:News -- posted at: 3:58am EDT

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Google have updated the iOS version of the Chrome app for iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch. The latest version has a full screen mode for the iPhone and iPod Touch and...

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Category:News -- posted at: 5:41am EDT

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The XBMC team are looking for testers to help XBMC 12.2. The team are mainly looking for crash reports so they can analyse the debug logs and then use the...

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Category:News -- posted at: 4:27am EDT

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Despite many firmware updates from Microsoft there is still an issue with the Surface RT and WiFi connectivity. Each month Microsoft releases a firmware update but I still get the...

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Category:News -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

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It’s just over a year since Google rebranded the Android Market as Google Play and included music and video content to the store. Today Google has started rolling out an...

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Category:News -- posted at: 11:35am EDT

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DVBLogic have released beta 2 of DVBLink 4.5.3. Beta 2 is available for all supported platforms and includes lots bug fixes and updates. There are fixes for Windows Phone transcoding...

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Category:News -- posted at: 9:24am EDT

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Twitter have just updated the Android version of the official Twitter app. Version 4.01 has fixes for problem with the Me tab and has improved UI on Honeycomb devices. The...

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Category:News -- posted at: 6:23am EDT

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Skype for Windows 8 and Windows RT has been updated again. Microsoft are keeping us guessing on what the changes are, the release notes are the same as the previous updates which...

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Microsoft have announced that they are selling their IPTV business Mediaroom to Ericsson. Mediaroom is an IPTV solution for cable operators to use as front end for pay TV services...

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Category:News -- posted at: 9:34am EDT