Updated Windows Media Center SDK and Samples Apps

While Microsoft’s Charlie Owen is no longer in the Media Center team that hasn’t stopped released an updated Windows Media Center SDK (all be it un-officially). Charlie has created what…

S1Digital 100 Disk Blu-ray Changer

My experience with S1Digitals 100 disk Blu-ray changer was just about flawless. It would have been 100% except for the first unit they shipped me had an optical drive failure…

Browse App for Windows 7 Media Center

Rick Drasch has released a new TV app for Windows Media Center, Recorded TV Manager Windows 7 Media Center Add-in – Lite Edition is a TV show browser app that…

DVBLogic trials Diseqc 1.1 and 1.2 support in DVBLink TV Preview App

As a  pre-cursor to a new releasse of the full TVSource DVBLogic have issued a version of their DVBLInk TVSource Preview App which supports the Diseqc 1.1 and 1.2 standards….

Avermedia USB TV Winners

Congratulations to Philip Colmer, Nicholas Bailey-Morris and Richard Speed the winners of the Avermedia USB tuner competition. They answered the question correctly: Bryan Robson scored the fastest goal during the…

Windows Mobile Remote for Windows Phones

In the past I have tried various Media Center remote control solutions for Windows Mobile including Sideshow (another tech showed a lot of promise and then faded away) but I…

Is Freeview DVB-T delivering a good enough service?

As you will know if you have read any of my previous posts I am currently playing around with Windows 7 Media Center with a short term goal of switching…

Project Snowbird, Niveus Media working with Dish Network

This image was just posted to Niveus’s facebook page, I’m betting it’s not based on Media Center, but I’d love to be proven wrong. We should see some more details…

Music tech gear sale (Part 1)

Slightly off topic but I know there are music gadget fans out there that read this blog so indulge me! I have decided to have a bit of a clearout…

Bliss Music Manager

I love listening to music through Windows Media Center but I hate it when there is no album art, so that is why I am always interested in media managers…