The Media Center Show No.265–Not the iPad show?

Joining me for another round table recording are Andrew Edney and Garry Whittiker. We discus some listeners emails including DVB-S, digital audio and talk about some of the weeks news…

Old computer ads reminds us how far we have come

I came across a post with 30 old PC ads that reminded me of how fast technology progresses. Some readers may remember or even owned some of the PCs in…

New Media Center App: Homeboy for WMC

There is a new app in the Media Center app store, Homeboy for WMC enables you to control INSTEON devices from the Media Center UI. It’s a free download from…

Why I got an iPad

When I first saw the announcements of the iPad I kind of dismissed it as an oversized iPod but after seeing reports from other bloggers and looking at the brilliant…

The Custom Integrator Show No.31– Clearing up the HDBaseT Technical FUD

Derek has posted the latest edition of The Custom Integrator Show clearing up some of the misinformation around HDBaseT. We also talk about the state of DNLA and 3D. Derek…

Let there be Ambilight – AMBX – How to get the Philip’s Ambilight effect in media center without buying a new TV

For those who are unaware Ambilight is a technology in some Phillip’s TVs that places lights around the outside edge of the back of the screen that glow different colours…

By Remote EPG app gets an update

By Remote the EPG app for Windows Media Center keeps getting better. The latest update adds a “By Channel” view of the EPG and “takes the original EPG Grid concept…

Clearing up the HDBaseT Technical FUD – Installment 031

We first cover my checking out the new Samsung 3-D displays as part of their 3-D Road Tour for Installment 031.  We also discuss the current state of DLNA devices,…

Ebook Software

While buying a dedicated e-reader is an option for many people they want to read using their existing gadgets. The convergence of devices means that soon we will want everything…

Media Center TV Stitch Add-in

Rick Draach has a great new app out for Windows Media Center that creates playlists from consecutive recordings of the same channel. So if you recorded back to back shows…