The Media Center Show #55

The Media Center Show #55 | 28th April 2006 (59mins 59secs) MP3 – 20.5MB (Download Here) This week Ian Dixon talked with Brian Binnerup, Brian is the developer behind My Movies.  Ian and Brian will be talking about how the project started, what it does and what is new in Version 2.0 that launches today.

April 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

April 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (KB914548) | Install KB914548 to get the latest updates for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This update supersedes all updates since Update Rollup 2 (KB900325) for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. For more information about this update, read Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 914548. Quick DetailsFile Name:        WindowsXPMediaCenter2005-KB914548-ENU.exeVersion:            1.0Knowledge Base (KB) Articles:            KB914548Date Published: 4/25/2006Language:         EnglishDownload Size:            3.4 MB PrerequisitesTo install this update rollup, you must be running Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. You must install the update that is described in the following article in … Continue reading April 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

S1Digital Launches Media Center Server

S1Digital LLC, a builder of premium home entertainment solutions announced the launch of the S1Digital Media Center Server Edition. Aimed at custom installers and dealers, the Server offers a rack mountable, high performance Media Center that will fit in with existing or new home theater installations. The S1Digital Media Center Server Edition, based on Microsoft Media Center Edition 2005, provides customers with a high-end digital entertainment solution including: Digital video recording of up to four channels simultaneously, with 2 ATSC HDTV tuners and 2 SDTV tuners Up-scaling DVD player (with HD-DVD and Blu-Ray options coming soon) DVD playback from hard … Continue reading S1Digital Launches Media Center Server

The Green Button Blog!

With the new upgrade, The Green Button has a new blog!  Our main feed can be found Here.  I will be cross-posting most of the content on this site, and TGB feed will also contain specific posts relating to TGB.  My specific blog can be viewed at….The Green Buttton – Chris Lanier’s Blog. Oh, speaking of feeds….Did I mention TGB has working RSS for all forums?  No more broken feeds here, check them out.  Click on the individual forum and at the bottom you should see RSS Available (ex. General Discussion RSS) var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; … Continue reading The Green Button Blog!

Press Releases from NAB2006

Microsoft Announces Windows Media Encoder Studio Edition Beta “Today at the National Association of Broadcasters convention, NAB2006, Microsoft Corp. announced availability this week of a new addition to the Windows Media tools family, Windows Media Encoder Studio Edition. The beta encoder is a powerful tool for video professionals, optimized for the creation of high-quality offline encoding using Microsoft’s implementation of the VC-1 video standard (Windows Media Video). Windows Media Encoder Studio Edition beta provides the key features necessary to create next-generation video content and capitalize on the growing importance of optical media and video-on-demand scenarios.”  More Microsoft and Universal Pictures … Continue reading Press Releases from NAB2006

The Green Button – New and Improved!

The Green Button | We are excited to present to you an all-new TGB! An entirely new platform and features have been developed to bring you the best user experience possible.  In the coming weeks we will be rolling out additional features, such as an all new downloads center and additional Blog features and content. Creating a Digital Home Entertainment System with Windows Media Center by Michael Miller goes on sale on Today!  It is going to cover such topics as finding the right Media Center PC for you, connecting and configuring your Media Center, and how to get the … Continue reading The Green Button – New and Improved!

iHD HD DVD Programming Guide

HD DVD Programming Guide (iHD) | The HD DVD programming guide download consists of a compiled help module (.CHM file) and three code samples which explain and demonstrate the basics of authoring interactive content for high definition digital video discs (HD DVD). Related: Find out more about iHD Here var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

Vista Media Center Theme Ported To XP

Vista Media Center Theme Ported To XP (The Green Button Community) | The Green Button member cm_mc developed a Vista Media Center Theme for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.  You can use MyThemesMCE to apply the Vista Theme as well as many others. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

The Media Center Show #54

The Media Center Show #54 | 20th April 2006 (38mins 32secs) MP3 – 13.2MB (Download Here) This week Ian Dixon talked with Nigel Barker (MVP) about digital satellite and more.

Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP in June

Windows Media Player 11 for XP Due by June (Microsoft Watch) | Mary Jo Foley says that Microsoft officials say they are planning to release the Windows Media Player 11 version for Windows XP in June.  Thomas Hawk seemed to be happy about the announcement, but I’m not sure that the Media Library performance increases will come in this version.  I think you will be waiting until Vista to get that performance jump. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;