Sp1 problems and fixes plus post round up

All posts from my blog on Thedigitallifestyle.com and if your on Twitter follow me!   Installing Vista Service Pack 1 and WMV playback problems I had problems playing back WMV files on my Media Center PC after installing Sp1, turns out it’s a sound card output issue. WMP was trying to use digital output when … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #150 – Charlie Owen on the Media Center Platform

Listen Here Welcome to show 150! Joining me this week is Microsoft’s Charlie Owen, Charlie is a Program Manager on the eHome team and his area is the Media Center Platform and the SDK. Charlie talks about how the Media Center vision has changed since the first version and how the development platform has also … Continue reading

Post Roundup

All posts from my blog on Thedigitallifestyle.com and if your on Twitter follow me! MyNetflix v2.2 Beta update Anthony Park has updated MyNetflix which includes a new search feature and the ability to pick a bit rate. I just finished working on a few new features for MyNetflix, so I wanted to get this out … Continue reading

Paul Thurrott bashes Extenders + Post roundup

Don’t forget I have moved my blog to HERE and you can find the RSS feed for my blog HERE The Ultimate Media Center Enthusiast Setup – Win an XBox 360 Elite and more! As you may have read I am running The Ultimate Media Center Enthusiast Setup competition and as well as giving away … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #149 – Ed Bott on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and more

Listen Here I have a great show this week even if your not a Media Center enthusiast. Windows expert Ed Bott joined me for a live show a couple of weeks ago talking about Vista Service Pack 1. We talked about many topics including Service Pack 1 and had some great questions from the chat … Continue reading

The Ultimate Media Center Enthusiast Setup – Win an XBox 360 Elite and more!

As you may have read I am running The Ultimate Media Center Enthusiast Setup competition and as well as giving away mControl and Big Screen Headlines thanks to a very generous anonymous donor the winning entry will get a brand new Xbox 360 Elite + extra wireless controller and game. Plus there will be prizes … Continue reading

Roundup of Recent Posts

Chris Lanier on The Media Center Show Live – Today Don’t forget Chris Lanier will be live on The Media Center Show today (or tonight depending on your time zone!) 8pm GMT / 1pm PST. We will be taking Media Center, Extenders, Blu-ray on Xbox and lot more Listen and watch the video stream live … Continue reading

The Ultimate Media Center Enthusiast Setup

Enthusiasts have started posting entries for The Ultimate Media Center Enthusiast Setup on the Flickr group. As I said on my blog on Friday: The Ultimate Media Center Enthusiast Setup is for Media Center enthusiasts to show off their home installations. It could be a big multi-room installation or a small neat single PC setup … Continue reading

Roundup of posts

Don’t forget I have moved my blog to HERE and you can find the RSS feed for my blog HERE   Microsoft Announces 2008 Ultimate Install Contest Today at the Electronic House Expo (EHX) in Orlando, Fla., Microsoft Corp. announced the 2008 Windows Media Center Ultimate Install Contest. This exciting design contest, now in its … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #148 – Todd Bowra on Media Center Extenders

Don’t forget I have moved my blog to HERE and you can find the RSS feed for my blog HERE Listen Here This week I am talking Windows Media Center Extenders with Microsoft’s Todd Bowra. Todd talks about the new generation of Media Center Extenders,how to connect them and the various types of devices available … Continue reading

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