No Media Center in Latest Windows 8 Beta – should we panic?

According to Ars Technica,  the latest beta of Windows 8 does not contain any sign of Media Center, this had led to a lot of discussion in the community and some consternation but should we really be panicking? My simple answer has to be no. Firstly this is an early…

Hauppauge ‘WinTV Extend for iPad’ allows live TV to be watched on an iPad

Hauppauge have launched a companion program for their WinTV PC product which allows watching channels from your Hauppauge tuner on your iPad. Whilst this is unlikely to work with things like Media Center, if you do use Hauppauge’s own software it is certainly a nice add on. From the Press…

First Look Buffalo AirStation Nfiniti Dual- band Wireless N HighPower Router and Access Point with dd-wrt support.

This is the second in Buffalo’s recently announced UK Wi-Fi router/access point range we were recently able to take a quick look at. This one lacks an ADSL modem so is more suitable for cable installations or attaching to an existing ADSL modem. The model number is WZR-HP-AG300H-EU What immediately…

First look AirStation N Technology HighPower Wireless N150 adsl2+ modem router

Buffalo have recently launched two new AirStation Wireless Routers and recently gave us a chance to take a quick look at them. The first is a N150 ADSL2+ modem router model number WBMR-HP-GNV2.   The device looks well built and can be stood horizontally or vertically with the supplied stand….

Sites You Should Know: www.MediaCenterHouse.com

I haven’t posted one of these ‘Sites you should know’’ in a while and have been meaning to post about this site for ages.  Whilst things had been a bit quiet on www.MediaCenterHouse.com since last year, content has picked up recently. Whilst UK based there is plenty of interest for…

DVBLogic release patch for DVBLink V4 Beta 1 to fix missing episode names in EPG

A number of users of the new DVBLink V4 beta 1 have reported an issue where their EPG does not contain any program names. If this is affecting you head on over to the following location for a patch containing a possible fix. http://www.dvblogic.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=52&t=13660&start=75#p43602

First Look: DVBLink V4 Beta 1 Server configuration

If you have installed the server component of the new DVBLogic DVBLink V4 beta then one thing you may have noticed is that nothing appears anywhere on the start bar or desktop. Whilst this will be fixed in latter releases to include a link on the start bar the reasoning…

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DVBLink 4 beta not coming today

For those of you excitedly  hanging on for the 1st July proposed release date from the DVBLink V4 sneak preview we had last week, I did say not to hold DVBLogic to those dates as there was a lot to do and unfortunately we won’t be seeing a release today. From the forums…

Review: (Cisco) Linksys E4200

The Linksys E4200 is described by parent company Cisco as a Maximum Performance Dual-Band N Router. Whilst it is becoming more common to see routers operating in both 2.4ghz and 5ghz bands it is still relatively unusual to see them in a router packed for home use. The model I…

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EXCLUSIVE: DVBLink V4 details

Following on from my earlier post Pavlo from DVBLogic (Oberon on the Forums) has kindly sent us details on what the forthcoming V4 release will contain. Pavlo also very kindly gave us permission to let you all know about this exciting release. Most of the information below comes directly from…