The Windows Media Center Show #76 – Okoro Media Systems

The Media Center Show #76 – Okoro Media Systems September 28th, 2006 The Media Center Show #76(MP3 – 18.4mb- 53mins 40secs)LISTEN HERE This week on the show is Isidore Okoro ,President of Okoro Media Systems.Manufactures of some great Media Center systems, we will be talking about the philosophy of media center designs and issues like … Continue reading


Casey Chesnut has another great application for Media Center. /mobileRecord is a neat Windows Live addin that enables you via Windows Live Messenger to schedule recordings for your Media Center PC, even using a Windows Mobile device. Its a great idea and as usual Casey details the development of the application. So checkout the article … Continue reading

Vista Media Center video walkthrough

Charlie Owen has posted a video walkthrough for Vista Media Center It shows how to setup the TV options in Vista Media Center and he explains what is happening during the setup (and why its going it!) He also shows the new views for recorded TV,DVD’s, music and pictures Checkout the video at Windows Media … Continue reading

Apples iTV – What is in it for developers?

Looking at reaction to the announcement of Apples new extender type device called iTV (I bet ITV the UK TV company will love the name!) there is one thing that hasn’t been talked about and that is the opportunity for 3rd party developers. The thing I love about the XBOX 360 as an extender is … Continue reading

The Windows Media Center Show #75 -Simplifi Digital

The Media Center Show #75 -Simplifi Digital September 14th, 2006 The Media Center Show #75(MP3 – 15.6mb- 45mins 31secs)LISTEN HERE Returning to the show this week is Marty Holloway,President of Simplifi Digital. We will be taking a look at there range of amplifiers designed for Media Center plus there other Media Center accessories (including a … Continue reading

New Version Of Yougle for Media Center

As I have said before I love Youtube and Yougle is a Media Center UI for Youtube and Google Videos Hear more about Yougle from the developer on a future show and check the new features on the update. Download it fro free from HERE New features: Added Grouper Compatibility     Added a ‘Fullscreen Only’ … Continue reading

The Windows Media Center Show #74 WPF Development

The Media Center Show #74(MP3 – 19.4mb- 56mins 28secs)LISTEN HERE This week on the show we will be looking at developing application for Vista Media Center with WPF, Windows Presentation Foundation (formally knows as Avalon) with Microsoft’s Jossef Goldberg and Unni Ravindranathan. We will be looking at what WPF can do and how to get started developing for … Continue reading

Download Vista RC1 and get playing with Media Center!

  You can now download Vista RC1 from Microsoft. So get playing with Vista Media Center. This weeks show has more info on developing apps for Media Center with WPF Windows Vista RC1, English 32-Bit Edition• Windows Vista RC1, English 64-Bit EditionTo download with akamai downoad manager use:• Windows Vista RC1, English 32-Bit Edition• Windows Vista RC1, English 64-Bit … Continue reading

System Monitor for Media Center

From Chris Lanier.  mcesoft have released a system monitor for Media Center. A nice simple UI that shows system temps, fan speeds and voltages etc.   A nice useful plug in, download it from here  (you need speedfan for it to work)