Category Archives: Media Centre

Xbox 360 gets an upgrade for on-demand TV

Microsoft has just announced more on-demand services coming to the Xbox 360 in the UK. Lots of players are coming to the console including YouTube, Lovefilm and a couple of the terrestrial broadcasters, even the BBC! Due out before Christmas, an Xbox 360 … Continue reading

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Add-In: My Movies for WHS 2011 2.10 PR3

First is version 2.10 Pre Release 2: Added: Existing converter jobs can now be overwritten Added: Description for video converter profiles Added: Profiles now stores supported devices in file comments Fix: MP4 tagging is now done with other library, as … Continue reading

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iplayer, ITV player, 4oD and 5oD all in one piece of software plus live TV via Windows (nevermiss tv)

Ever wondered why BBC, ITV, Ch4 AND Ch5 all have separate on-demand TV websites?. All have different streams and set-ups not including Sky Player that requires Microsoft Silverlight…… Well now, have created thier Beta version of a something that … Continue reading

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Windows Media Center for your PVR?

Despite the perceived image of Microsoft as a lumbering beast with bloated software that ships full of bugs, they have actually produced some fine software over the years. Today I’d like to highlight Windows Media Center, and specifically it’s functionality as a … Continue reading

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TwonkyServer 6.0.34

The media server TwonkyServer is now at version 6.0.34 and includes the following changes: Bug Fixes: fixed: File scanning issue on Windows network drives fixed: Roku soundbridge cannot stream aac/m4a fixed: UPnP Discovery broken w/ Linn control point fixed: Web … Continue reading

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Philips Cinema 21:9 Platinum (58PFL9955H)

Philips' first cinemascope (21:9) ratio TV sent shockwaves through the home entertainment universe when it launched in 2009. A TV that delivered widescreen movies without black bars at the bottom and top of the image was a daring step that helped separate … Continue reading

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Tumblr Users Can Now Record & Share Music With Soundcloud

  Soundcloud, one of the most popular music-sharing sites for musicians, has announced a partnership with Tumblr that will make it much easier for bands to disseminate music in a social way. Soundcloud users will now be able to record music while … Continue reading

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With Latest Firmware, Boxee Box Is Finally Ready for Prime Time

What It’s Good For: Watching TV shows, movies and web video content on the big screen. The Boxee Box  is unique in the connected device space , because it can deliver content both from the web and from a home network. Who It’s Good For: Media … Continue reading

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Try Out Part Of Google TV In Your Browser Right Now

A good chunk of Google TV runs inside a browser. Besides the main menu, everything else like the search, web apps, and a lot more are simply webpages and search queues. This means that you can essentially try out the service — or … Continue reading

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Remote Shoppe’s New PS3MINI Bundle: Control the Entire Home Theater, Including Sony PlayStation 3, from Your iPhone, for Under $100

Affordable bundle combines the RedEye mini remote control adapter for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and RE•BL X IR to Bluetooth converter for Sony PlayStation 3.The Remote Shoppe PS3MINI Bundle includes the new ThinkFlood RedEye mini universal remote control adapter … Continue reading

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