Okoro Media Systems Announces the Availability of HDMI Based Digital Entertainment Systems

Okoro Media Systems, manufacturer of digital entertainment systems for the high end audio video market, is pleased to announce the availability of HDMI based media systems. High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) has emerged as the standard for connecting HD devices, displays and components. HDMI provides a pristine transmission of high-definition digital video and digital audio via a single cable.  HDMI also provides added HDCP security needed for next generation DVD formats HD-DVD, Blu-Ray, and cable card functionality in the up coming Windows Vista. “We strive to give our customers what they want. HDMI connectivity has always been on their wish … Continue reading Okoro Media Systems Announces the Availability of HDMI Based Digital Entertainment Systems

Mix Your Favorite Drink With Media Center

Whether you’re a drinker or you want Media Center to be the center of your party, My Drinks will be perfect for you.  A claimed 8,000+ drinks in the database from several sources, your favorite is sure to be included.  Only problem with this application?  Alcohol is not included, please purchase separately. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

Export Recorded TV To Text Listing

Recorded TV Manager (Drasch Computer Software) | Drasch Computer Software developed their Recorded TV Manager, which provides a 2’ interface for managing recorded content, a few months ago.  Now, due to user request they have developed Export Recorded TV List to export your content to a CSV file.  There are several fields that you can choose to include, such as Program Description, Director, Date recorded, Genre, and many more.  People always are looking for way to do this.  The program requires Recorded TV Manager which sells for $24.95. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; … Continue reading Export Recorded TV To Text Listing

Chances HD DVD Brings H.264 Decode to Xbox 360 Extender?

Microsoft picked ATI’s H.264 Decoder for use with their upcoming external HD DVD drive which will connect to the Xbox 360.  This should add to InterVideo’s MPEG-2 Decoder and Microsoft VC-1 Decoder to handle all video formats that could possibility be on an HD DVD.  Now let’s ask the Media Center question.  Will H.264 content be able to be decoded on the Xbox 360 in a Media Center Extender session??  Hmm……. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

YouTube on Media Center with YouTubeMCE

YouTubeMCE – My YouTube (Push-A-Button) | Push-A-Button Software released YouTubeMCE a few weeks ago.  The program offers you the ability to browse and search YouTube from within Media Center.  It’s free and there is a thread at The Green Button for all your questions and comments. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

The Media Center Show #66

The Media Center Show #66 | 12th July 2006 (42min 43secs) MP3 – 14.6MB (Download Here) This week Ian Dixon talked with Jeff Lloyd, president and CEO from Inteset a company specializing in Media Center products for AV installers.

Funspot Brings More Games To Media Center

Funspot for Windows XP Media Center Edition | Accedo Broadband has released Funspot for casual gamers who want to access games from the comfort of their couch.  Games include Word Mine, Kakvro, Black Jack, Poker Puzzle, 4-in-a-row, Qizzz Master, Jacks or Better, Kaboom!, Sudoku, and more.  Everything is free and can be fully controlled with your Media Center remote. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

Switching From Flickr to Zooomr

I have decided to switch from Flickr to Zooomr today.  Zooomr is showing so much more potential then Flickr ever has in my mind.  I’ve been reading some of the comments that people have let on Zooomr from various sites, and a large percent of them seem to center around how much it looks like Flickr.  Instead of concentrating on the fact that it looks like Flickr right now, I took a look at the features that they offer in comparison to Flickr. The first thing that I found that I love about Zooomr is the trackbacks.  It’s nice to … Continue reading Switching From Flickr to Zooomr

Zooomr Giving Away Free Pro Accounts!

What?!?!  In case anyone missed this, Zooomr is giving away free Pro accounts to bloggers!  You can thank Thomas for this one.  This squirrel heard about it, and he started his own blog just to get a free Pro account! IMG_4926Hosted on Zooomr var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

Private Folder Needs Media Center Integration

Microsoft released Private Folder 1.0 the other day with one feature missing; Media Center integration!  Microsoft Private Folder 1.0 gives you the ability to password protect a folder, called “My Private Folder”.  Something people have wanted for years in Windows is the ability to password protect folders instead of using permissions/user accounts to do the work.  Permissions and user accounts do nothing when you forget to log off or lock the machine. Private Folder 1.0 needs Media Center integration for the same reason.  I know that most Media Center don’t exit Media Center and log off when a whole family … Continue reading Private Folder Needs Media Center Integration