Headphone cables

I know you can pick any set you like be they over ear or in ear. But here is my little bug! Those cables they keep getting longer and longer. Why do I need a 1.3metre cable? Has anyone looked at the height of the average women lately? For developed…

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TDL Mobile Show 61

A great show for you this week, as Jason catches up with Ian Dixon, fresh back from CES 2011.  Ian and Jason cover a lot of the mobile tech Ian saw in Vegas, much of which could be big news over the coming months.  They look at the coverage for…

Updated Freeview HD – Windows Media Center Guide Data Tool

Last year I released a tool to bring in missing guide data for BBC HD into Windows Media Center when your using Freeview HD. Since the first version a number of users have noticed there are issues with the timings where the guide data for BBC HD gets out of…

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Media Buddy – Windows Phone 7 app for for Windows Media Center Released

Last week I mentioned Media Buddy a new Windows Phone 7 application for controlling and streaming Windows Media Center was in development and today the app is available in the Windows Phone Marketplace. The application uses the Remote Potato server and lets you access recorded TV, browse the EPG and…

XBMC for AppleTV2, iPad, iPhone4

The XBMC team have released their first ARM based version of XBMC and it runs on the new Apple TV and the iPad. According to XBMC they are not ports or development shots but full installs and source code.  Unfortunately you have to jailbreak your device to get it in…

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Podcast: The Digital Lifestyle Show No.289–CES 2011 Part 2

Welcome to the second and final batch of CES interviews.  As mentioned last week Windows Embedded team had a private room showing a great range of Media Center systems powered by Windows Embedded, including set top boxes, TVs and entertainment systems and I have an interview with Mark Pendegrast from…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show No.289–CES 2011 Part 2

Welcome to the second and final batch of CES interviews.  As mentioned last week Windows Embedded team had a private room showing a great range of Media Center systems powered by Windows Embedded, including set top boxes, TVs and entertainment systems and I have an interview with Mark Pendegrast from…

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Video: FaceVsion interview

If you listened to the Digital Lifestyle show just before the holidays you would have heard my interview with FaceVsion about their hidef webcam. I promised on that show to get the video of that interview posted but unfortunately had some technical difficulties and then CES got in the way….

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Shifra Smart Homes extends mControl to allow remote control of Media Center using an iPad

mControl for a long time has been one of the best home automation applications for Windows Media Center and now Embedded Automations (the developers behind mControl) partner in the Middle East Hadi Esper have extendered mControl to allow remote control of Windows Media Center using an iPad or mobile device As…

Media Center Manager for Windows Phone 7 Coming Soon

It looks like there is another great Windows Media Center app coming for Windows Phone 7. Media Center Manager is a Windows Phone app that enables you to list, plan an manage Recorded TV, list or play music and has a Now Playing screen that supports Play, Pause,Stop etc From…