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Windows 10 Mail App with Outlook icon

Outlook icon 300x300The updated Mail and Calendar apps for Windows 10 Technical Preview, build 10061, show the latest Outlook icon when you start the Mail and Calendar app for the very first time. This means that Outlook Mail and Outlook Calendar for Windows 10 will really become Microsoft’s new built-in email and calendar client: Outlook for Windows 1o will be divided into two apps. Outlook Mail and Outlook Calendar are already the universal email and calendar apps for android and Windows 10 for phones.

Plex-PlexConnect-OpenPlex on Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite beta 2

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite beta 1. On April 16, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite beta 1 (build number 14E7f, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.2 software. Referring to the release notes, the Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

The following set up was used for testing:

Apple TV 7.2 build number 7512 About

Plex icon with Apple TV logoUpdate: PlexConnect And OpenPlex Running On Apple TV 7.2.1
PlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Apple TV 7.2 software and Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite (final release). On April 8, 2015, Apple released Apple TV 7.2 software (build number 7512) and Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite (build number 14D131, “final release”). I positively tested it on an Apple TV 3rd generation. The library issues of Apple TV 7.2 beta 3 software with hijacking iMovie app and WSJ app are gone.

iCloud email in Outlook 2013 on Windows 10_01_set up iCloud for Windows

Outlook 2013 Logo 256x256On Windows 10, you can set up iCloud Email in Outlook 2013 by using iCloud for Windows (formerly known as ‘iCloud control panel’). Beside iCloud Email, you can also set up iCloud Calendars, iCloud contacts and iCloud tasks in Outlook 2013 on Windows 10 (Technical Preview, build number 10049 tested).

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite icon

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 7. On April 2, 2015, only three days after the latest update beta 6, Apple released Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 7 (build number 14D130a, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.1 software and Apple TV 7.2 beta 3 software. However, hijacking of iMovie app and WSJ app does only partially work! The library cannot be accessed with Apple TV 7.2 beta 3 software!

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite icon

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexPlexConnect and OpenPlex are running on Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 6. On March 30, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 6 (build number 14D127a, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.1 software and Apple TV 7.2 beta 3 software. 

Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite adds the awaited new Photos app and the WiFi issues seem to be resolved with beta 6!

Plex icon with Apple TV logo

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlex (v0.9.11.0, October 12, 2014), PlexConnect (v0.5, December 14, 2014) and OpenPlex (beta 0.5, March 13, 2015) running on Apple TV 7.2 beta 3 (“iOS 8.3 beta 4”) and Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 5 (build number 14D113c, “pre-release”). On March 12, 2015, Apple released the Apple TV 7.2 beta 3 (build number 7509) software and iOS 8.3 beta 4.

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite icon

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlex (v0.9.11.0, October 12, 2014), PlexConnect (v0.5, December 14, 2014) and OpenPlex (beta 0.5, March 13, 2015) are running on Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 5. On March 23, 2015, Apple released Mac OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 5 (build number 14D113c, “pre-release”). I positively tested it with an Apple TV 3 running on Apple TV 7.1 software and Apple TV 7.2 beta 2 software. 

Plex icon with Apple TV logo

Plex icon with Apple TV logoPlexConnect delivers Plex Media Server features on a non-jailbroken Apple TV. As I posted some days before, Plex Media Server is running on Windows 10 without any issues. So does PlexConnect: Installing PlexConnect on Windows 10 works in the same way as it does for Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1.

Hardware used:

Plex Logo

Plex LogoPlex on Windows 10 is working with out any issues. Plex Media Server is easily installed and set up on Windows 10 in the same way as it is done on Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 (details in the following). For the ones who haven’t already known Plex: The free Plex Media Server organizes all of your personal media and streams it to all of your devices like Apple TV (via iOS AirPlay or via PlexConnect), iOS devices (iPad, iPhone), Macs / MacBooks, Windows PC, Windows Phones, Android Phones and many more. You’ll find a detailed feature overview of Plex Media Server here. To get started, you’ll need to download the free Plex Media Server.