Do you have a Media Center product?

Do you have a Windows Media Center product or service? If so I want to hear from you. I would like to feature your product on the Windows Media Center Show. We can talk about your product and Windows Media Center. So if your interested send me an email to and we can arrange … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #10 – DIY MCE

This week I talk to Richard Schwab of MediaMadeEasy, where we look at building your own Media Center PC. I have some messages from the forums and a recap on the Digital TV project at Microsoft (more details on show 9) We have a winner in our competition to win MyRemoteMouse and I talk about … Continue reading

E4 on Media Center

Mark Salloway’s MCE Blog has details on how to edit the registry to enable E4 on Media Center (which has gone free) its on a block list as it used to be a pay channel, I am surprised it’s a hard coded but Mark shows it is More details on Mares blog

Windows Media Player 11

Paul Thurrott’s WinInfo is reporting that a new major version of wmp is due soon Hopefully it will have an updated libary function as Media Center uses it and MCE gets very slow with large music a library, (ask Thomas Hawk)    Microsoft’s original plans for Windows Media Player (WMP) 11–formerly code-named Aurora–were fairly low-key, with … Continue reading

No HDTV in Media Center till Longhorn?

I have been reading Thomas Hawks comments on Chris Lanier blog post about the problem bringing HDTV to Media Center (aren’t blogs great!) and Thomas is upset about the fact the  Studios could prevent HDTV coming to Media Center until Micosoft have much stricter DRM in place (which is not due to Longhorn). I know … Continue reading

Sean Alexander is impressed with the XBox 360 Media Center functions

Sean said he was sceptical about the about the quality of the Media Center functions in the new XBox 360. In his words "I was dead wrong" I can’t wait to see the 360 functions. He said he hasn’t been able to "liberate" one yet He also explains about the extends code names  More details … Continue reading

The Grand Prix show launches! Myself and Jon Lyman have started a new show Welcome to the first Grand Prix Show. The fastest Podcast on the web! The show for Formula One fans.We are going to bring you race reviews, previews and the latest news. As this is the first show we look back at the season so far, … Continue reading

The Media Center Show Forums are open for business!

The Media Center Show Forums are open for business! To support the Media Center Show I have created a forum for discussing topics and issues from the shows as well as ideas and suggestions for the future shows. So please go to the Forums sign up and start talking about Media Center.Also look out for … Continue reading

The Windows Media Center Show #9 Joe Harris (Orb)

This week I talk to Joe Harris VP of Marketing from Orb Networks. Orb is a great product that allows you to stream your digital content around the internet all for free!I played a message in to the Skype Line (MediaCenterShow) from James Kendrick (host of the The techADDICTION Show podcast) and read out an … Continue reading

Another Win For McLaren!

Another Fantastic win for Kimi, McLaren are looking very strong, I haven’t seen this kind of pace since the championship winning years of 98-99 Monaco is very hard race but Kimi made it look easy, roll on the next race more details here