Plex 1.1 for iOS improves stream and adds Airplay support

The Plex for iOS has had a major rewrite that is going to make it a really useful app. Plex for iOS enables you to browse and play video, music and photos form a Plex Media Server installed on a Mac or PC. It works over your local network or…

New Windows Media Center Theming Tool Released

Developer Patchou wanted a way to change the colours and fonts in Windows Media Center and so has created his own addin. The addin works by only modifiying settings in memory and does not make any changes to system files. The addin changes not only the standard Media Center functions but…

The Green Button to undergo major changes

Microsoft have announced major changes to their Windows Media Center community site TheGreenButton.com,  Microsoft acquired TheGreenButton.com just over two years ago and while the community has continued to grow the site has not been upgraded for some time so this upgrade is well overdue. The changes are very significant, the whole…

The Digital Lifestyle Show No 300–Prizes and Ed Bott

Welcome to the 300th edition of the show that started out in 2005 as The Media Center Show, it been great being part of the community and I love doing the show. So to celebrate we have Ed Bott returning to the show, Ed was last on show 250 last…

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Podcast: TDL Mobile Show 72

We are back with show 72 but this time we are live on the all new TDL blog with an all new theme tune, written and recorded using GarageBand on the iPad, let us know if you like it! Firstly we would like to say huge congratulations to our host…

Acer’s Iconia Windows 7 Touchbook with dual touchscreens

Acer are launching an interesting looking touchscreen Windows PC that Bloomberg got to review. The Iconia 6120 is powered by an Intel Core i5 CPU and is a dual screen clamshell device, so it has a 14″ touchscreen instead of a keyboard along with a a touchscreen display. The tablet…

Welcome to the all new TDL

After running on Community Server since 2005 I thought it was time to move over to a new hosting platform. Back when I started the site using a Microsoft technology solution was best option as I planned to used customise the source code. Over the years the site has grown…

Elgato adds Airplay to EyeTV HD

Last year I wrote about Elgato EyeTV solution for streaming TV content to the iPad and this week that have updated the app and added Airplay support. So with 1.2.3 you will be able to stream live or recored TV from the EyeTV HD server to the iPad and then…

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Simple TV reopens beta

Simple.tv announced yesterday the reopening of their Media Center to iOS device streaming and transcoding application. Actually to call it just that is a bit of injustice. Amongst other thing simple.tv can turn all your Media Center into a Podcast that you can see in iTunes and synch with any…

Windows Home Server 2011 available on TechNet and MSDN Subscribers

The Windows Home Server team have announced the availability of Windows Home Server 2011 for TechNet and MSDN Subscribers. Developers can download Home Server 2011 and the SDK and start creating Windows Home Server 2011 addins, they include Visual Studio 2010 samples an templates. Microsoft are saying an evaluations edition…

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