Sean Alexander

Thoughts are actions in rehearsal

At the Windows Media Center event at CEDIA this week, Microsoft announced what many enthusiasts have been waiting for with baited breath: a relaxing of restrictions which made Windows Media Center less attractive to existing PC owners or enthusiasts building homegrown PCs.  The announcements included: Digital Cable Tuner (DCT) support for all.  Up until now, …

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Mike Garcen of MissingRemote has a good article about integrating the new Hulu Desktop¬†application with Windows Media Center.¬† Thanks to support for appropriate WMC keymappings and a little XML ingenuity, you can directly launch and navigate the Hulu app from within Windows Media Center.¬† I’ve confirmed this works (mostly) with Windows 7 as well, though …

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As I’ve switched our main media room DVR over to Windows 7, I’ve been increasingly interested in finding new add-ons.  After messing around around with Seesmic Desktop and searching for MediaCenter tweets by other users, I stumbled upon the Media Center Status Application by Jussi Palo, an add-on for Facebook and/or Twitter that serves two …

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