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  • Xbox 360 WMC Coupled to Xbox Live: Beta Woes

    My house is unlike many houses in America. You see, I have a Dell XPS 420 with two Digital Cable Tuners. It is the only device that is currently receiving cable signals. The two TVs in our house use Xbox 360s as Media Center Extenders, and for the most part, the experience is light-years ahead of the...
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  • Windows Media Center Registry Tweaks

    I was re-configuring my Windows Media Center the other day (don’t ask) and I wanted to adjust the “skip forward” interval to effectively skip through all the commercials in the average commercial break. As far as I can tell, Microsoft never updated the TweakMCE PowerToy for Windows Vista, but WMC guru...
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  • Netflix for Vista Media Center (and Xbox 360)

    There’s no need to wait for Netflix and Microsoft to officially ink an Xbox 360 deal. Yesterday, Lifehacker posted details of a new add-in for Vista Media Center, called vmcNetflix , that brings a plethora of Netflix features into Media Center, and consequently your Xbox 360. It’s the same concept I...
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  • Hulu Coming to Vista Media Center?

    Hulu is my favorite video sites on the Internet. Why? Because I can watch almost all of my favorite shows for free, with far less advertising than television. The problem with the site is, if I want to watch it on my Vista Media Center PC, I have to go out of the 10-foot experience, and use my keyboard...
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  • Disneyland’s “Innoventions Dream Home” By HP & Microsoft

    I was the first tech news site to break this story a while back, and I’m glad to finally see this come to fruition. Microsoft has teamed with Disneyland, HP, Life|Ware, and Taylor Morrison to combine Microsoft’s “ Home of the Future ” with the HP MediaHome into the “ Innoventions Dream Home ” at Disneyland...
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  • Internet TV, V2 Extenders Coming to Windows Vista Media Center

    Josh of WindowsConnected fame points out a monster Media Center-related press release today. In it, we find out that Media Centers with quad-CableCARD tuners are coming, as well as the V2 Extenders (finally!). But the big news comes in the following paragraph: The number of content providers delivering...
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