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Entertainment Apps on the Go with Windows 10

Music, Movies, and TV for PCs, Tablets, and Phones

Authors: Dixon, Ian, Whittaker, Garry

    • Written by the producer and co-host of the Digital Lifestyle show podcast
    • Showcases some of the most fun and exciting features of Windows 10 and modern cloud computing
    • Helps readers manage a large music and video collection with minimum hassle, and access or stream it on any device at home or while on the move

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eBook $19.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1473-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1474-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

This book enables you to unleash the entertainment potential of your Windows 10 PC, tablet, or phone—or any combination of the three! Learn how to stream movies and TV shows, manage your media collection, purchase new media, and upload your music collection to the cloud.

Ian Dixon and Garry Whittaker take the hassle out of managing and enjoying music, TV, and movies from your own collection and beyond. Whether you already have an extensive music and video collection, or are just getting started, this book will help you get the best entertainment from Windows.

In this book, you will learn how to:

  • Get started building your personal media cloud so you can access your music and videos from anywhere in the world and on any device
  • Stream from thousands of radio stations to your Windows 10 phone, tablet, or laptop
  • Find out what type of media files work with Windows 10
  • Stream movies and TV shows from Netflix, and stream music to Windows, Android, and iOS devices
  • Use Windows 10 to wirelessly access media stored on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 PCs around the home
  • …and more!
Who This Book Is For

This book is for home users who are either new to Windows or upgrading from previous versions of the operating system and want to enjoy music, movies and TV shows on any Windows device.

About the authors

Ian Dixon is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), founder of TheDigitalLifestyle.com tech site, and producer of the weekly The Digital Lifestyle Show podcast. Ian has been writing and talking about Windows for over 10 years and has over 20 years in IT as an IT Manager. Ian has thousands of followers on Twitter and Facebook and over 4 million views on his YouTube channel.
Garry Whittaker is the co-host of the DigitalLifestyle show and has been writing about and giving talks on Windows for over 20 years. Garry is also the editor of Fascinating Tech, an online technology magazine with thousands of readers, and the writer of its Fascinating Audio column. Garry understands what makes Windows Apps tick and has over 15 years of app development experience and over 30 years' experience in the industry.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Music Services on the Go

    Dixon, Ian (et al.)

    Pages 1-37

  • Storing Your Music in the Cloud

    Dixon, Ian (et al.)

    Pages 39-59

  • Watching Videos, Movies, and TV Shows

    Dixon, Ian (et al.)

    Pages 61-82

  • Streaming Your Media Collection from Windows Devices

    Dixon, Ian (et al.)

    Pages 83-99

  • Streaming Media Around the Home

    Dixon, Ian (et al.)

    Pages 101-118

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1473-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1474-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Entertainment Apps on the Go with Windows 10
Book Subtitle
Music, Movies, and TV for PCs, Tablets, and Phones
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Ian Dixon and Garry Whittaker
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1473-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1473-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1474-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 161
Number of Illustrations
110 b/w illustrations
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