The Media Center Show #191 – Vidabox and Netbooks

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This week I have the final interviews from CES, Vidabox’s Steven Chung talks about the touchpad, bluray servers and their Media Center systems and Warner Crocker talks Netbooks and the dimise of UMPCs

I also have email and a round up of the news

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00:50 Coming up this week
01:43 Dragon speak software on a Netbook?
03:25 Windows Media Center on a Netbook
03:57 Behind cyberManor’s Media Center Ultimate Install
04:46 Updated version of Sideshow for Windows Mobile released
05:28 Playing FLAC files in Windows 7 Media Center
06:00 My Windows 7 Play To experiences on the Play To Wiki
08:20 Integrators Get Opportunity to Influence Windows 7 Media Center
08:45 Media Center and iTV application: Lots of promise but don’t get your hopes up
10:20 The Digital Lifestyle.com Survey + giveaway
10:57 What shall we do for show 200?
11:18 Welcome to Steven Chung from Vidabox
11:49 What Vidabox were showing at CES
13:00 Vidabox Windows Home Server
14:07 Extenders
16:16 Pico PC
16:58 Home Automation
23:49 Welcome to Warner Crocker
25:21 What are netbooks?
32:00 Netbooks hitting notebook sales
37:05 What happened to UMPCs?
39:19 What about MIDs?
42:27 Is the Sony Viao P a Netbook?
47:51 Syncing with Live Mesh
50:53 Gottabemobile.com
51:53 Thanks to Warner and Steven, see you next week

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Post Roundup

The Media Center Show #190 – The Awards Show

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I have a great show this week, I have an interview with Microsoft’s Scott Evans talking about the New American Home which includes a whole home Media Center solution and I have The Digital Lifestyle.com Awards show recorded live at CES. The recording features bloggers and enthusiasts talking Windows Media Center, Windows Home Server and the winners of the awards.

I also have email and a round up of the news

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00:50 Coming up this week
02:13 Email: Help from Ben Drawbaugh – digitalconnection.com/ and engadgethd.com/2006/02/08/how-to-connect-your-pc-to-your-hdtv/
04:14 Email: Blueray Media Center Extender?
06:10 Media Center is still a Platform!
09:19 Video: Random collection of videos from CES
09:15 Fun Video from CES 2009
09:58 Tools for Windows 7 Media Center developers and testers
10:25 DISH on Windows Media Center with Windows 7
11:05 Installing Windows 7 on a HP TouchSmart IQ500
11:37 Play To compatible devices
12:24 Follow me on Twitter
13:14 Microsoft Named Platinum Technology Sponsor for the New American Home 2009
13:51 Scott Evans on the New American Home 2009
18:43 The Digital Lifestyle.com Awards
19:20 Introductions
20:50 Best Free Windows Media Center Application: My Movies
23:27 Free applications
24:42 Best Commercial Media Center Application
28:32 Best Commercial Windows Home Server Application: Twonky Server
33:00 Best Utility: MCE MenuMender
34:17 Best Media Center community resource: The Green Button
35:07 Best Free Windows Home Server Application: My Movies
37:04 DVD playback on Media Center Extenders
40:35 Codex on Windows 7
41:50 Vote Stats
44:35 Extender chat
49:27 Windows Home Server usage
54:23 Best Windows Home Server Community: WeGotServerd.co.uk
55:17 CES chat
56:55 Toshiba Media Center Extender
58:58 Xbox RROD issues
01:01:49 Windows 7
01:04:58 Plugs!!
01:06:00 See you next week, what do we do for show 200?

The Media Center Show #189 – CES Interviews

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I had a great time at CES, it was good to see Windows Media Center looking so well on Windows 7. I have an interesting selection of interviews taken from CES. There is Gordon van Zuiden from Cybermanor, Lenovo talking consumers products, Todd Headrick from the Windows Home Server team, Mike Nash VP for Windows Product Management at Microsoft, Aaron Coldiron from Microsoft and Ben Reed from the Media Center team,

I have email and a round up of news from CES

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Show Times:

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01:30 Email: WMA Lossless and PS3
02:48 Updated: Big Screen Installers for Windows 7, Vista + TVPack2008
04:10 Windows Home Server 120-Day Evaluation Edition
04:27 Video: Windows Media Center content sharing in Windows 7
05:20 Toshiba’s prototype Media Center Extender
06:31 Windows Media Center at CES
09:40 Using Touch with Windows Media Center in Windows 7
10:00 Video: GridSearch Demo at CES
10:40 The Digital Lifestyle.com Party
10:39 How make Windows 7 task bar to look like Vista
11:30 How to enable "Play to" on your Windows 7 machine
11:39 Video: Allio 42-inch HDTV with Integrated PC and Blu-Ray Player
12:10 Video: Vidabox vPad8 Touch Tablet at CES
12:19 Do you have questions for Microsoft about "Play To"…then ask!
12:50 On10 show off Windows Media Center at CES
13:01 Interview: Gordon van Zuiden from Cybermanor
16:00 Using Touch
18:20 Interview: Craig Merrigan from Lenovo
21:05 Consumer focused all in one
22:06 Interview: Todd Headrick from the Windows Home Server Team
24:00 Home Server as a platform
25:48 Where is home server going?
29:56 Interview: Mike Nash VP for Windows Product Management at Microsoft
30:30 What is new in Windows 7
33:10 Windows 7 is optimised for laptops
34:41 Interview: Aaron Coldiron from Microsoft
35:16 Windows Live Essentials
38:00 Windows 7 update
40:00 Faster and lighter
41:23 Ben Reed from the Media Center team
42:00 What is new in Windows Media Center
45:00 Windows Media Center on a netbook
47:00 See you next week

Music by Ian Dixon

Technorati tags: Windows Media Center, podcasts

The Media Center Show #188 – CES 2009 Keynote

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This week I am at CES in Las Vegas and so I thought I would do a wrap up of the news since the last show, my thoughts from the keynote and a couple of interviews some familiar faces I bumped in to.

You can watch the keynote on Microsoft.com

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Show Times:

00:50 Coming up this week
01:37 Email: Component to VGA?
02:38 Email: WMA lossless and the PS3
03:44 Email: Ditch WMP and Zune software and make it all Media Center
05:57 Interview Steven Hughes from CnstStg
07:39 Why have CnstStg
08:32 Interview with David McCable and Andrew Ednery
12:00 Windows 7 is good, but Vista is not that bad
13:29 Interview Jason Dunn
16:30 Thoughts on the keynote, read the live blog notes
19:06 No Extenders so far
20:00 Zune problems
21:11 A Video History of Windows Media Center
22:00 Touch Screen EEE PC used as a Media Center Remote Control
22:50 HP Unveils New Innovations at Consumer Electronics Show
24:00 Harmony 1100
24:14 Toshiba Extenders
25:38 Home Server news from CES
26:00 Windows 7 Beta
27:00 Follow me on Twitter

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