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Vista After Hours – see you there?

Microsoft are touring the UK showing off some of the fun side of Windows Vista to IT professionals by looking at Media Center, Sideshow, Windows Home Server, Xbox 360 and other things. The events are run in the evening and include food and refreshments. One of the locations will be…

The Media Center Show No.120 – Andrew Cherry

By Ian Dixon (16.9mb 49mins 02sec)  – Out a day early as I am working away Vote for the show on Podcast Alley Direct Download Link – Subscribe via iTunes – Subscribe via RSS On this week show is Microsoft MVP and Media Center developer Andrew Cherry. Andrew made the trip to my office in…

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The Digital Lifestyle.com Video Show No.5 – Sony UX1 UMPC

Watch the video in HQ WMV   It’s been a while since I did any videos, so here is the first of a couple I have coming out. This show looks at Sony’s UX1 UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC). All my videos are posted on TheDigitalLifestyle.com had the video show has…

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TV TOOLBOX Beta 2

Olcay from MCEDEV sent me an email to let me know that beta 2 of TV Toolbox is out. TV Toolbox is a 10 foot application for editing and converting your Recorded TV directly from Media Center What did change since the last beta?Fixed – Generated file name based on…

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Pictures of the Sony UX1 in the Photo Galleries

I have a video review of the Sony UX1 I was sent for review out soon, so I have posted some pictures of it in the Photo Galleries. I must admit to taking a liking to the device, at first I couldn’t get used to the small 4.5" screen but after…

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The Digital Lifestyle.com Video Show No.5 – Sony UX1 UMPC

 Watch the video in HQ WMV It’s been a while since I did any videos, so here is the first of a couple I have coming out. This show looks at Sony’s UX1 UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC) It’s a nice device with a 4.5″ screen and slide out keyboard running …

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Bluray v HD-DVD my take

Last week I got a review unit of Sony’s XL301 Media Center PC complete with Blu-ray drive. I recorded a video review and in the review (out soon) in the video I said it was a shame that I had no Blu-ray film to try with it. So on Saturday…

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S1 Digital shipping CableCARD soon

According to Chris Lanier S1Digital has become a Microsoft Direct OEM, this means that they can now offer CableCARD PC’s. Only the larger OEMs are able to ship CableCARD so this is great news for S1 Digital. Their Media Center servers are excellent machines. S1Digital Becomes Microsoft OEM; Shipping CableCARD…

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Major Skype Problems

I noticed today that one of my machines would not sign in to Skype. Well it turns out that Skype have a major problem at the moment, I noticed only 241,725 users online which is a lot less than the millions normally logged in to Skype.   I hate to…

The Media Center Show No.119 – Richard Miller

By Ian Dixon (16.6mb 48mins 21sec) Vote for the show on Podcast Alley Direct Download Link – Subscribe via iTunes – Subscribe via RSS This week Microsoft MVP Richard Miller joins me to explain how to integrate Windows Home Server with Windows Media Center. We talk about how to use Windows Home Server…

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