Media Center was basically a no show, not too much of a
shock for me.The only real Media Center
is that Samsung will be supporting Extender’s in the future.
Other than that, Microsoft re-announced that HP will be
shipping their MediaSmart HDTVs with Extender’s built-in.
Microsoft’s IPTV software (Mediaroom) is now on over 1
million STBs.Again, AT&T U-Verse is
the only option in the US.
The Xbox 360 IPTV got more information.BT in the UK will be the first allowing you
to buy an Xbox 360 from them to use as both a gaming console and IPTV STB use an Xbox 360 as an STB. Said use includes “The
service will be available to existing and future Xbox 360 console owners,” but it is not clear for what cost/fee it will be enabled.
Mediaroom will also be getting some interactive TV bits from
TNT and CNN.
Mediaroom (IPTV) still doesn’t work with Media Center on the
Mediaroom will now let you share content to other Mediaroom
Over 100 million Windows Vista licenses sold to date.
Zune will be available in Canada in spring 2008.
Xbox 360 has now sold 17.7 million units
Disney/ABC and MGM are bring content to Xbox Live.Still not in Media Center.