XBMC Extends Translation Infrastructure to Add-On Developers

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  There are a number of reasons why XBMC has risen to prominence and established itself as a premier media center frontend, including its rich codec support, platform versatility, and integrated media libraries, but perhaps the biggest reason is its exstensibility. There are hundreds of skins and add-ons available for XBMC to add new features, tap into new content, and […]

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Souls Army Media Browser Themes and Plugins Getting Updates

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Media Browser development continues apace, and with it, Media Browser’s plugin developers are prepping their projects for the upcoming Apollo release. Jas Manghera, the developer behind the Souls Army family of Media Browser themes and plugins, has released a roadmap of upcoming updates. The Neo theme sounds like it is going to get the most attention. If you haven’t tried […]

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VLC gets more tweaks and fixes, reaches version 1.1.10

VLC is an amazing media software that can playback virtually any file you can throw it’s way. I often defer to it when I’m having some subtitle difficulties. Some nice improvements with V.1.1.10 – Rewrite of the pulseaudio audio output module – Removal of the font-cache re-building on the freetype module on Windows – Numerous updates and fixes on the interface and […]

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MetaBrowser 2.1.5 – A Look At What’s New


We did a movie comparison guide way back in 2009 when MetaBrowser was in its infancy, and it’s always good to see a product continue to evolve and grow. Here’s a new update for it and our friend Damian takes an in-depth look at what’s changed.     MetaBrowser comes with the ability to act as a Web Service, which […]

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Remote Potato v1.0 – Schedule WMV Recordings Remotely

Here’s a pretty cool plugin that finally has reached official version 1.0 status that allows you to stream and schedule recordings via your guide remotely. If only Microsoft had an app…err…oh yeah, they did…two of them…that they swallowed. Whoops! Version 1.0 brings with it all of these new features:     Fully seekable video streaming in new, ultra-high quality H264.     […]

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My Channel Logos 2 Released

My Channel Logos has always been one of my favorite WMC plugins. The program allows users to tweak their TV Guide, most notably by allowing users to add color logos for the channels. It is a minor adjustment that goes a long way toward improving the fit and finish of Windows Media Center.  Version 2.0 of My Channel Logos is now available. It […]

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My Movies 4 for Windows Media Center 7 Released

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We have been keeping an eye on the latest version of the popular Windows Media Center add-in for a while now, but word went out early this morning that the official, final version of My Movies 4 has been released. This new version includes comprehensive support for movie and television series collections. Be sure to check out our review to […]

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