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Embedded Automation Releases mControl v2

Embedded Automation have released v2 of mControl, the home automation software for Windows Media Center. This is a great home automation package for Media Center and the new version is completely written in MCML (Media Center Markup Language) which means its a true Media Center application as smooth and rich…

The Media Center Show No.122 – CEDIA News and Email

By Ian Dixon (14.3mb 41mins 36sec)  Vote for the show on Podcast Alley Direct Download Link – Subscribe via iTunes – Subscribe via RSS There was a lot of news around this week from CEDIA and I had a heap of email so there is no interview on the the…

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Get 10% off a Vidabox Wireless Remote Keyboard

If you liked the look of Vidabox’s Wireless Remote Keyboard featured on my video review, you can now get 10% off the retail price of $69.99, Vidabox are offering 10% off for TheDigitalLifestyle.com readers, just head over to their store and use the discount code "digitallifestyle". Overseas customers willneed to…

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The DigitalLifestyle.com Video Show No.7 – Vidabox Wireless Keyboard

Watch this video in HQ WMV – Get the Video Show RSS feed here Vidabox are known for the premium Media Center systems and in this video I take a look at their latest wireless keyboard. It’s a lightweight remote keyboard with trackball  (800dpi) and is very nice to use….

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The DigitalLifestyle.com Video Show No.7 – Vidabox Wireless Keyboard

Watch this video in HQ WMV Vidabox are known for the premium Media Center systems and in this video I take a look at their latest wireless keyboard. It’s a lightweight remote keyboard with trackball  (800dpi) and is very nice to use. The keyboard never misses a beat unlike my…

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BBC on Xbox Live?

I hope this does come off, according to Digital Spy, Microsoft are talking to the BBC about bringing BBC content to Xbox Live, it would be great to get video content down via Xbox Live, in the UK we are seriously missing out on TV content via Xbox Live and…

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Recording Problems Fixed and now Media Center is 10x Faster!

As I reported over the weekend I have had a major problems with my Vista Media Center PC. Basically if I recorded anything it would stop recording after a couple of minutes then start again, the log was full or errors too (see the original post for more details) Part…

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Major Recording Problems in my Media Center

My Vista Media Center has gone mad! I got home from work last night and Media Center had tried to record the same program 6 times, and reported a conflict in the event log that the TV program was causing a conflict with it’s self, and the program had been…

Details of Niveus’ Media Center Extender with custom UI? – Updated

Updated: The pictures Engadget posted were of Niveus’ Media Center Server not an Extender, the screen is their companion software and now they have updated the post to say the screen shots are of Niveus’ touch screen and not the Extender Engadget have got there hands on some of the…

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Media Center Extenders

As I mentioned in the CEDIA news post Microsoft have released some information on the next generation of Media Center Extenders and I thought it desired a post in it’s own right. I have had quite a few emails from readers and listeners pointing out that the details had been…

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