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Microsoft Case Studies: Showtime Networks on Media Center

If you seen Showtime on the Vista version of Windows Media Center you know how impressive Windows Media Center Presentation layer applications can be. They are light years away from the old HTML applications in terms of richness and are as Charlie Owen puts it "Full fidelity Media Center applications" One of the…

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TV Toolbox Beta for Windows Media Center

MCEDev are doing some good Media Center development at the moment, and their latest project  is TV Toolbox, this is a 10 foot editor and converter for recorded TV files. It allows you to edit recordings, convert recordings and define rules to automatically convert just recorded TV shows to a…

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CasaTools Integrates Media Center with Russound and NuVo

Looks like another step forward for Media Center to fit in with whole house audio. Casatools  bridges Windows Media Center with whole house music systems from Russound and Nuvo. Media Center will act as a multi-source server for the whole house. In a month or so I will have an…

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Microsoft Extends Xbox 360 warranties to three years

If you get the dreaded three flashing red lights on your 360 and need to send it back to Microsoft for repair there is one piece of good news. Microsoft is reimbursing anyone who has experienced the “three flashing red lights” error and incurred repair expenses and new owners will get…

The Media Center Show No.113 – Sony

By Ian Dixon (19.5mb 56mins 43sec) Direct Download Link  – Subscribe via iTunes – Get the RSS feed for the show [mp3]http://thedigitallifestyle.com/audio/TDL_MediaCenter_20070705_113.mp3[/mp3] This week Xavier Lauwaert from Sony joins me to talk about the Sony XL3 Media Center Server and the TP1 living room PC, we also talk about how Windows…

The Media Center Show No.113 – Sony

By Ian Dixon (19.5mb 56mins 43sec) Direct Download Link  – Subscribe via iTunes [mp3]http://thedigitallifestyle.com/audio/TDL_MediaCenter_20070705_113.mp3[/mp3] This week Xavier Lauwaert from Sony joins me to talk about the Sony XL3 Media Center Server and the TP1 living room PC, we also talk about how Windows Media Center fits in with Sony’s product range….

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TriviaCenter Question File Format

Below is the proposed DTD for TriviaCenter’s new question and answer format. I’ve got to admit that it’s heavily based on the style of ‘You Don’t Know Jack’ ( http://www.youdontknowjack.com ) – a fantastic trivia game that I really do suggest you try and buy. The humor is fantastic, the style is slick and…

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Missing guide data for ITV1

Over the last week I have noticed that there was no guide data on my Media Center PC for ITV1 (Granada), at first I thought it was a problem with my PC so re scanned the TV signal and setup the guide again but still I had no data. I…

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HDMI 1080p on standard Xbox 360? – Digital Spy

Interesting development on the Xbox 360 front. Cable manufacturer XCM say they are bringing out a HDMI cable for the standard Xbox 360 complete with 1080p support. One of the main selling points of the Xbox 360 Elite is the built in HDMI connection, so it will be interesting to…

The Media Center Show No.112 – Tim Ellert

By Ian Dixon (23.9mb 1 hour 9mins 41sec) Direct Download Link  – Subscribe via iTunes – Subscribe to the RSS Feed This week Tim Ellert from Domia joins me to talk about their Domia Home Automation solution and how Windows Media Center can be at the heart of a connected…

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