This week on

Subscribe to my blog HERE and don’t forget the forums    Remember the last Windows Media Center CE Box With the talk of a headless Windows Media Center System Richard Miller reminded me of Microsoft’s last attempt at a CE Media Center device.  The LG LRM-519 was a Set To Box device with Windows Media … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #174 – Open Media Library

Listen Here (mp3) This week I am talking David Shulitz a developer working on the Open Media Library project. OML is a open source movie browser applications for Vista Media Center, it’s a great looking application that adds some great functionality to Media Center (download from HERE) . I also have email and a round … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #173 – Martin Vilches from Ecuador

Listen Here (mp3) This week I am talking to Martin Vilches of IQhome from Ecuador. Martin is installing Windows Media Center and home automation including MSN integration, Telephone integration and Controlling MCE (and devices) from other displays like a UMPC. We also talk about the Media Center market in Ecuador. I also have email and … Continue reading

This Week on The Digital Lifestyle

Here are some of the interesting posts from over the last week   Media Group to Create Digital Video ‘Ecosystem’ We all hate the restrictions put on us by DRM and especially when we can’t share legitimately purchased content between devices. eWeek are report that a consortium (including Microsoft) it working together to create … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #172 – CEDIA

Listen Here (mp3) Last week was the CEDIA show, a show for high end custom installers with likes of Niveus and Life|Ware showing off 10 extender based systems. This week I have Kevin Collins, director of the Custom Installer Channel in the Connected TV Business, Entertainment and Devices Division at Microsoft talking about Microsoft’s announcements … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #171 – Kevin Tofel on Cloud Computing

Listen Here (mp3) Back after a week off, this week talking with blogger and podcast Kevin Tofel talking about Cloud Computing. Kevin recently switched to only using web based apps and we chatted about what is Cloud Computing, the security risks around it and the how it will effect the digital lifestyle. I also have … Continue reading