Gyration MCE Remote Quick Review


Wes Newman over at Thegreenbutton posted a quick lil review with some pictures, of the new Gyration Media Center remote control. Just something to tide you guys over with until we see some sideshow. I've only had the remote one day and it will take some getting used to, but overall I feel it is a pretty solid remote with […]

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One Voice Launches Media Center Communicator Version 3

One Voice Technologies, Inc., developer of 4th Generation voice solutions for the Telecom and Interactive Multimedia markets, today announced the availability of its new Media Center Communicator(TM) version 3 for Windows Vista Media Center. Media Center Communicator allows users to simply speak to play music, view photos and videos, watch TV, place Skype calls and control your Xbox 360. Media […]

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The Media Center Show #98 2007-03-08 – Vidabox

Thursday's are as reliable Media Center Show days as the Lakers are to not having a full squad on the court at any given time due to injuries. This week up, Ian's got Steven from Vidabox, makers of OEM Media Center systems. 01:00 Coming up this week 01:57 Email –Niveus Pocket Remote 03:23 Email – Webguide 4.0 03:47 Missing guide […]

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BBC wants iPlayer to be video download central

Competition's always good for the consumer, so I think this isn't a bad idea at all, since Apple does seem to be getting a little too powerful. Smith said he wanted the Beeb's iPlayer to become the platform for delivering video content over the Web. "We would be delighted if other major UK broadcasters wanted to join us and make […]

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AVADirect Custom HTPC


$2600 is a lot of money to spend, but [H] Consumer has a lot of good things to say about AVADirect. I don't know though, personally, if I spent $2600 I'd be looking for a system with a little more than only 224gb, and 1 tuner. And does an HTPC really need a Geforce 8800 GTS?  Nevertheless, we were in […]

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TiVo Eyes Lower HD DVR Price

I remember how difficult it was selling people on HDTV's back in the day, and now it seems TiVo's having a similar problem justifying their obscenely expensive HD TiVo unit considering there's still only a limited number of HD channels.  "The other clear learning at retail is that High-Definition television sets are the most important new consumer electronics item," Rogers […]

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Home Automation Inc (HAI) Expands Support of Audio Control

AI, the leading manufacturer of integrated automation and security products since 1985, has expanded support of Audio control through its Omni and Lumina home control systems. HAI's newly released 2.14 controller firmware added support for the Hi-Fi by HAI system via all models of HAI's OmniTouch touchscreen and all software interfaces, including Web-Link II, Home Control for Windows Media Center […]

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Couchville Beta


A few days ago Snapstream released, a sleek and simple TV Listing site open to anyone on the net. The current version of the site is in beta, so it will no doubt have tweaks and changes in the future. Surfing on over to the Couchville main-page, I was greated by a page that reminded me a lot of […]

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SageTV V6.1.4 Release Candidate

Sage has released another release candidate build today. Release Notes: SageTV V6.1.4 Release Notes 3/6/2007 RELEASE CANDIDATE 4 Core Updates 1. Fixed bug where FLAC files with pictures in them could crash the metadata parser in an infinite loop 2. Added support for album art extraction from FLAC files 3. Updated cable frq data for "Finland-Helsinki" 4. Fixed bug where […]

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