Pictures of the new Linksys Media Center Extenders

Plenty of Extender news out tomorrow, the official announcements of the v2 extenders, a live keynote from Digital Life and this weeks Media Center Show is all about Extenders. EngadgetHD have pictures and details of the new Linksys Extenders. It looks like there are two models coming out (more details…

slide

Tech.co.uk – new sponsors of TheDigitalLifestyle.com

I am please to be able to welcome Tech.co.uk as sponsors of TheDigitalLifestyle.com and The Media Center Show. Tech.co.uk is a great source for tech related reviews, blogs and news. They focus on computing,home entertainment and gadgets and I hope to be able to add some Media Center options over…

The Media Center Show No.124 – Microsoft on V2 Extenders

By Ian Dixon (14.3mb 41mins 36sec)  Vote for the show on Podcast Alley Direct Download Link – Subscribe via iTunes – Subscribe via RSS This week Hakan Olsson, Senior Marketing Manager for Windows Media Center joins me to talk about today’s launch of the version 2 extenders. We talk about…

slide

Watch Joe Belfiore’s keynote address from Digital Life

Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President of Entertainment and Devices eHome Division at Microsoft will be giving a keynote at Digitalife 2007 where Microsoft will be reveling more details on the V2 Media Center Extenders and the new beta Internet TV Service. This will be the first proper public look at…

slide

Windows Vista SP1

I just downloaded and installed Windows Vista SP1 beta, at just over 600mb it’s not a small download. I kicked the install off and about 40 minutes later my test box rebooted for the first time. It processed the update for about another 10 minutes, then shut down and rebooted….

slide

Windows Home Server News

It looks like Microsoft have the first batch of updates for Windows Home Server coming out soon, all via Windows Update. I must admit since getting the release version installed I hardly ever touch my Windows Home Server, it all just takes care of it’s self. Here are the details…

slide

Brian Frost’s guide to converting DVR-MS files to MP3 for iTunes

I record a lot of radio shows that are broadcast over the digital TV services (e.g. BBC 6Music) and of course Media Center records them as DVR-MS files, so to listen to them on a mp3 player you need to strip the audio out of the file. Brian Frost has…

slide

Charlie Owen talks Media Center Development on Hanselminutes

On Scott Hanselman’s podcast Hanselminutes 82, Charlie Owen talks about Media Center development, and from listening to the show Scott seams very impressed with Media Center Markup Language and sounds like the chat with Charlie is going to inspire Scott to start some Media Center development. Charlie introduces Media Center…

Details on Life|ware’s Quad-CableCARD Media Server

Engadget has details of Life|ware’s Quad-CableCARD Media Servers, there are two units offered "which packs a quad-core Intel Core 2 Extreme processor, 4GB of RAM, 4TB of hard drive space in a RAID 5 array," and a slightly lower spec LMS-654. Prices from $3,500 up to $15,000 More details on…

slide

Vista After Hours Event last night and how people are blown away with Media Cneter

Last night I went to Microsoft’s Vista After Hours event in Manchester. It was an evening event aimed at IT Pros (a few had attended the Tech Net day event that the Vista event piggybacked on to) and highlighted some of the consumer features of Windows Vista. The event presented…

This site uses cookies.
Follow us on Twitter @isdixon
+ +