The Media Center Show #29

The Media Center Show #29 | 20st October 2005 (60mins 38secs) MP3 – 20.8MB (Download Here)   This week Ian Dixon talked with Greg Reinacker from Newsgator talk about RSS and Newsgator’s RSS reader for Media Center.  In addition, news (Rollup 2 Launch) with Orb and e-mails

A CableCARD Quote For Thomas…

Be sure to watch this Channel 9 video with Jeff Henshaw and David Alles.  A notable quote that might please a few of you is as follows.   David Alles (Microsoft): “So right now if you’re in North America you can get ATSC High Definition television, which is the Over the Air, free signals.  Coming up soon, we will have cable.  So, if you are a cable subscriber and you have OpenCable, there will be an OpenCable CableCARD in the PC, so you get your little smart card and plug it in and you will be able to get all … Continue reading A CableCARD Quote For Thomas…

Microsoft and Sony Team on Digital Entertainment Content Management System

Q&A: Microsoft and Sony Team on Digital Entertainment Content Management System | The kids are asleep. The popcorn’s ready. Time to watch that favorite old movie on DVD. You pop open the case, but instead of “Dr. Zhivago,” you’re staring at a copy of “Dr. Seuss.”   Another misplaced disc, another frustrating search through the entertainment center shelves – it’s one the more familiar and irritating drawbacks of owning large collections of entertainment content stored on DVDs and CDs. But with today’s launch of the Sony VAIO XL1 Digital Living System, a new digital content management product developed in close partnership … Continue reading Microsoft and Sony Team on Digital Entertainment Content Management System

TweakMCE & Update Rollup 2 Hacks

How to get TweakMCE to work with Update Rollup 2 for MCE 2005 | Aaron Stebner explains what registry entries to change to enable TweakMCE to install after Update Rollup 2. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

Xbox 360 and Media Center: Living Room of the Future

Jeff Henshaw and David Alles – Xbox 360 and Media Center: Living room of the future (Channel 9) | “This is the first of a series of videos we’ll have on the Xbox 360 over the next few months. You might think that the Xbox 360 is only a game machine. But, here you’ll learn it’s a lot more than a game machine and that when you plug a Media Center and an Xbox 360 together you get a new kind of entertainment system. Here, Jeff of the Xbox team, and David, of the Media Center team, tell you about … Continue reading Xbox 360 and Media Center: Living Room of the Future

Ian Dixon Scores Microsoft MVP Award

Ian Dixon – MVP! | Ian Dixon has scored the Microsoft MVP award for his work with Media Center (and The Media Center Show).  Congratulations Ian!  Maybe one day I can join you as a Media Center MVP. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

InterVideo and Ulead Showcase Digital Home and MCE Plug-in Solutions

InterVideo, Inc., a leader in digital media software technology and PC/CE convergence, and Ulead Systems, Inc., a 16-year industry leader in video, image and DVD software, today announced that they will showcase InterVideo Home Theater and InterVideo Media Content Server together with several MCE Plug-in applications at the Fall Intel Developer Forum this week. The demonstration will take place at the Taipei International Convention Center.   InterVideo’s advanced Digital Home solution includes the latest version of InterVideo Home Theater, an all-in-one digital home entertainment software solution, and InterVideo Media Content Server. InterVideo Home Theater is a complete solution for watching … Continue reading InterVideo and Ulead Showcase Digital Home and MCE Plug-in Solutions