Tag: Windows

Is Cablecard really Dead? (and ideas for FCC on how to fix)

For years, industry pundits have claimed that Cablecard is dead.  Cablecard, which enables consumers to get local and premium HD cable television programming directly into TV’s and Media Center PC’s via a digital cable tuner. It seemed poised to unlock consumers from the underpowered, much maligned cable boxes many rent from

DOWNLOADS: Spruce up Your Holidays with Windows 7

(Ed. Note: Thanks to Techradar for naming our Yule Log Visualization for Windows Media Player one of the Top 60 free apps for Windows at #4) If you know me, you know I can go a little Clark Griswold this time of year.  I love the holidays and spreading a little Christmas cheer.  So

HowTo: Add Hulu Desktop to Windows Media Center

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

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