The third mode of zoom does not always work as expected when watching live or recorded TV. Quick Info File Name: KB890629.exe Download Size: 414 KB Date Published: 2/28/2005 Version: 1 Overview The third mode of zoom does not always work as expected when watching live or recorded TV. To enable zoom to work as expected, install the Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Zoom Update and also install the KB891220 update. Update Rollup 1 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 is required prior to installing this update. You can install the update from Windows Update … Continue reading Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Zoom Update (KB890629)
Help us design the new MCE.TGB! If you don’t already know, TGB has a 10-foot, MCE interface which can be accessed through the Help (?) button when you move your mouse in the Media Center window. If you have any suggestions about what should be changed, added, or fixed please comment on the thread link above.
I wish I had a setup where I could put this to the test! There have been a number of home automation plug-ins for Media Center that have been announced/released over the past few months. I really need to do a little round up of what all of them offer. 🙂 Embedded Automation announced the introduction of its new mHome product line. The mHome product line is a set of products set at the intersection of the rapidly growing home automation and digital media center markets. Built around Microsoft’s popular Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, mHome is the simplest way … Continue reading Automate Your Home, From Your Couch With mHome!
Thomas Hawk scored an interview session with Charlie Owen, Matt Goyer, and Sean Alexander! Check out the first part of his interview at his blog. Update: Also check out the mirror now featured on The Green Button! Part II Part III Part IV
Olcay and Danee have put more work into there joint project of creating an MCE Interface for MCE Customizer. Just like last time I posted about this the screenshots tell the story… You can find more screenshots at mcesoft!
I think it’s about time for me to blog about Niveus Media and what they bring to the table for Windows XP Media Center. Niveus Media has been around for a few years, I first heard of them over at The Green Button and since then they have been putting out some great products featuring Windows XP Media Center Edition. The reason I have really said much about Niveus is because there machines are a bit out of my current price range. There is no doubt that the fact that Niveus is shooting for the high end market and the … Continue reading The Niveus Media MCE Advantage!
I haven’t yet talked about what has been deemed “Xbox 360”, but Jeremy Allaire has an interesting post about what it might mean for media distribution. For those who have not heard anything about Xbox 360 here’s a quick overview for you. Xbox 360 is the supposed name for the next Xbox, what most of us would think of as Xbox 2. The problem is that Sony is soon be pushing Playstation 3. It’s not hard to imagine that the uninformed consumer during the holiday season is going to go: Hmm Playstation 3 vs Xbox 2? Which is better? Well, … Continue reading Xbox 360 + MCE = Media Bliss?
The Update for Conflict Management in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 enables improved conflict management for users who schedule TV recordings through Media Center partner applications. OverviewThe Update for Conflict Management in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 enables improved conflict management for users who schedule TV recordings through Media Center partner applications. Quick InfoFile Name: Q890760_xpmce_sp2_x86_us.exeDownload Size: 439 KBDate Published: 2/25/2005Version: 1 Update Rollup 1 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 is required prior to installing this update. Update for Conflict Management in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9b2d0cd3-24bd-4396-afcf-1590f18987a7&displaylang=en Warning: Just about everyone who has installed this … Continue reading Update for Conflict Management in Windows MCE 2005
With the recent Channel9 interview with Charlie and John, I’m hoping we will see even more people developing for MCE and here is a great offer for anyone looking to start! It is clear that not everyone wants to purchase a new PC to get MCE 2005, especially if you intent is to develop. This problem has now been sloved! Xtras.Net along with MSDNSource have a deal that when you purchase an MSDN Universal Subscription you will get a TV Tuner card, Remote and IR Blaster, and AGP Video Card with your MSDN Universal Subscription. You can also just purchase the Hardware Kit if you … Continue reading Developers: Start Developing For MCE 2005!
This will allow you to schedule TV recordings for your MCE over the web! Check it out. MSN Remote Recordhttp://tv.msn.com/tv/guide MSN Remote Record FAQhttp://tv.msn.com/help/tv/rrfaq? Thomas Hawk has a review up at http://thomashawk.com/2005/02/msn-remote-record-service-for-media.html