Update: The Green Button Down (Up!)

Yes, I know.  I’m trying to get in touch with Daniel about it. Back up!  Sorry about the inconvenience. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

Sweet Waterproof MCE TV For The Outdoors

Julie pointed me to a new outdoor MCE TV from Lux Entertainment.   “It features a 26-inch Sharp LCD HDTV plus Media Center Extender sealed in glare-free, reflection-free glass, the kind used by museums. Marine-grade speakers and a thermal management system complete the package.” says Julie.  Price is a bit high at $5,800, but check out Julie’s full write up at Media Center Pro Blog. Image Courtesy of CE Pro var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

The Media Center Show #68

The Media Center Show #68 | 27th July 2006 (44min 47secs) MP3 – 15.4MB (Download Here) This week Ian Dixon talked with Paul Heitlinger from S1Digital about there Media Center PC range, servers and extenders. Also talk about there Media Center show room.

Inteset Receives ISF RL Certification For Its Denzel Media Server Line

Inteset, LLC, developers of advanced home entertainment systems, has been awarded the prestigious Image Science Foundations “ISF RL Certification” for its Denzel media server line. Inteset has become one of a select few companies to achieve this highly coveted distinction, which is only presented after documented proof of its products’ superior qualities. The ISF Research Lab provides comprehensive testing, certification of performance quality, and a publicly recognizable logo program that high-end A/V dealers and consumers will identify with Inteset’s exceptional products. Inteset’s mission is to provide superior systems based on Microsoft’s Windows Media Center Edition (MCE) platform that uniquely satisfies … Continue reading Inteset Receives ISF RL Certification For Its Denzel Media Server Line

No Standalone Version of Dell Remote

Gyration Won’t Make Standalone Version of Dell Remote; Waiting for Vista (CE Pro) | Everyone that has seen Dell’s custom made Media Center Remote Control has loved the looks and functionality.  Unfortunately, the remote is only bundled with select Dell PC’s.  Many wondered if Gyration, the actual manufacturer of the remote would release a standalone version.  Julie Jacobson, who brought the story to everyone attention found out, and it doesn’t look good right now.  Here’s what Julie had to say about it. “Greg Smith, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Gyration, says the company contemplated a standalone version … Continue reading No Standalone Version of Dell Remote

The Media Center Show #67

The Media Center Show #67 | 20th July 2006 (63min 00secs) MP3 – 21.6MB (Download Here) This week Ian Dixon talked with Orb’s Ian McCarthy about place shifting with mobile devices and video services like YouTube. Also information on beta testing the new version of Orb.

July 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

July 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (KB919803) | Install KB919803 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 919803. OverviewMicrosoft has released Update Rollup KB919803. This update is intended for systems running Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This update rollup is cumulative and supersedes the following updates: KB908250 – October 2005 Update Rollup for Windows XP … Continue reading July 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

Dell’s Amazing New Media Center Remote

Dell Ships MCE Remote with Two-Way RF and Metadata | Julie Jacobson just pointed out that Dell has an amazing Media Center Remote to go with their XPS M2010 System.  This slick black beauty will display metadata from the Media Center so you can do things like browse your My Music collection and start playing an album without turning on your TV at all.  Limited to audio as of right now, no EPG like other upcoming solutions and concepts (Microsoft Demos SideShow Remote from Exceptional Innovation & SideShow Demo on Media Center Remote).  It’s was developed with the guys from … Continue reading Dell’s Amazing New Media Center Remote

Well Crap

Well, so much for this idea.  Crap! “Private Folder 1.0 was designed as a benefit for customers running genuine Windows,” Microsoft said in a statement to CNET News.com on Friday. “However, we received feedback about concerns around manageability, data recovery and encryption, and based on that feedback, we are removing the application today. This change will take effect shortly.” var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;