The Media Center Show No.167 – Ben Drawbaugh (Engadget HD)

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This week I am chatting with Engadget HD’s Ben Drawbaugh. We will be talking about Windows Media Center, Home Automation, remote controls and the recent Extender shoot he did for Engadget HD. I also have your email and a round up of the weeks news.

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This show is sponsored by mControl – Home Automation for Vista Media Center

Show Times:

00:50 Coming up this week 
01:58 FLAC Utils http://flac.sourceforge.net/download.html 
02:37 Email – Showing off Media Center
03:57 Samsung MediaLive Extender launches
05:20 Paul Thurrott reviews Media Center Extenders
06:26 Video: Unboxing and a first look at HP’s new TouchSmart
08:32 What “How To” topics would you like to see covered?
09:50 Official Statement from HP on Windows Home Server PP1 Slowing Issue
11:36 Follow me on Twitter
11:45 Welcome to Ben
12:20 Switching from Tivo to Media Center
15:54 Remote controls
28:55 http://www.codeplex.com/VmcController
21:35 HMDI problem returning from sleep
27:11 mControl
28:30 Mainlobby by Cinemar
30:00 Elk Alarm
34:00 Universal Devices
44:00 openremote.org
55:11 The Media Center Extender shootout
01:03:00 Bluray
01:05:00 Downloads
01:10:00 EngadgetHD.com Podcast

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Music by Ian Dixon

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Ian Dixon

Founder of The Digital Lifestyle.com and host of The Digital Lifestyle Show. Started podcasting in 2005, Windows Entertainment and Connected Home MVP. Lover of gadgets from the Raspberry Pi to the iPad, Android to Windows 8. Also a massive motor racing fan