Welcome to a special show, Daniel Vieria (@dangelus) joins me to talk about MediaPortal as an alternative to Windows Media Center. Daniel talks about his experiences with the open source application, the pros and cons and how you can use it to record 5 simultaneous HD channels are once. We also talk about XBMC, Raspberry Pi and take a look at some items from the weeks news.
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Tickets are available for the September TDL user group meetup, we have lots of technology on show and it’s a great opportunity to meet up and network with other enthusiast. We will have a great selection of retro computing courtesy of The Centre forComputing History, including ZX Spectrums, BBC Micros and other vintage tech. Plus Windows 8, Raspberry Pi, mobile and lots of other stuff. So book your tickets nowand let us know if there is anything you would like to see or show off at the event. We are also Incorporated #raspberryjam session to the day so we will have lots of Raspberry Pi talk and demonstrations.
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Links for this week:
- MediaPortal video review: A Windows Media Center alternative
- Windows 8 hits RTM milestone
- Android coming to the Raspberry Pi
- Goodbye Hotmail, say hello to Outlook.com, get your new email address now
- Microsoft Surface Tablet To Ship 26th October
- New Windows 8 ready keyboards and mice previewed by Microsoft
- Apple update the iOS podcast app
- J River announce development on JR Media Center 18 has begun and a forthcoming Mac version
- Microsoft Fix it for erroneously weak signal messages in Windows 7 Media Center
- Mini Review: J River Media Center (also how to use it as an audio output for Windows Media Center (and others))