– new sponsors of

I am please to be able to welcome as sponsors of and The Media Center Show. is a great source for tech related reviews, blogs and news. They focus on computing,home entertainment and gadgets and I hope to be able to add some Media Center options over there too. So a big … Continue reading

The Media Center Show Prize Giveaway

Just a quick reminder that on this weeks Media Center Show (show 108) I am giving away a great prize pack The Media Center Show Prize Pack includes: A signed copy of "Using Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center" A Windows Live USB Memory Stick A Microsoft Wireless USB Mouse A Vanishing Point shirt To win … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #108 – Andrew Van Til

By Ian Dixon (29.9mb 60mins 42sec) Direct Download Link  – Subscribe via iTunes – Show RSS Feed This week developer Andrew Van Til joins me to talk about his Windows Media Center utilities, one of them DVRMSToolbox is a Media Center Award Show winner, and is a great tool for processing recorded TV files. We … Continue reading

The Media Center Show #107 RadioTime

By Ian Dixon (15.1mb 43mins 58sec) The RSS feed for the show is HERE Direct Download Link  – Subscribe via iTunes This week Bill More CEO of RadioTime, an radio aggregation service for Windows joins me to talk about RadioTime and their Windows Media Center Plug inI have email and news items, plus details on … Continue reading

100 Editions on The Media Center Show!

Back in March 2005 I was looking for more information on Windows Media Center, I had started blogging about Media Center and was looking for a podcast that talked about Windows Media Center. I couldn’t find one so I thought I would have a go at doing one myself. So I contacted people from the … Continue reading

New Server for

As you may have seen from my blog, I had some problems with the server yesterday and have been running on a backup server for the last 24 hours, but I am please to say thanks to some great work by Tony the site it back up and running on a new server. So in the … Continue reading

Server Problems and if it isn’t broke don’t try and fix it

I did an update to the server this morning and it didn’t come back on as it should, so is now running on my backup machine. It seems to be working ok and I have a nice upgraded machine building at the moment, so once that is up and running I can switch site … Continue reading

Server downtime

This morning (10am UK time) I will be upgrading the server the is hosted on.   So if you can’t get on the site you know why, more info when its done   Update: The site is up but running on a backup server

Send in email for The Media Center Show #100

In two week The Media Center Show will reach show #100 and I would love to read out your email message on the show. Any message will do (keep it clean!) but in particular I would like to hear how Media Center has changed how your interaction with your digital media.  Has it changed the way you watch … Continue reading

The Media Center Show Extra #9 CES Part 4

Over on The Media Center Show Extra site I have posted Show #9. This is the final Extra show from CES 2007, and on this show I talked to Jonathan Sass from Simplifi Digital. We look at their Media Center Expander card that enables you to have AV devices going directly in to Media Center … Continue reading