Microsoft has finally unwrapped a beta of the long rumored
Vista Media Center SideShow control gadget.
spotted by Stuart, you can apply for the beta on Microsoft Connect and get
started starting, but so far it looks pretty much like basic in terms of
The key component currently missing is Media Center Extender
we knew Microsoft has said it will be able to do. Current features include the ability to browse
the Guide and schedule recordings, list recorded TV and start playback, browse
the music, picture and video libraries, and show “Now Playing” information.
Read more and see all the screenshots at The
Media Center Blog.