Create Mixed Audio and Video Playlists with the Super Playlists Add-in on Windows Media Center

Super Playlist WMC Add-inThrowing a party any time soon? You may want to practice your music and video mixing skills. A new add-in for Windows Media Center called Super Playlists lets you easily mix audio with video or just create playlists with one or the other media type. Judging by the bug list posted at MadeforMediaCenter.com, you may [...]

Unofficial Ceton InfiniTV Status Media Center Add-in Released

InfiniTV Status Add-in ScreenshotIf you're interested in keeping tabs on the status of your quad-tuner Ceton InfinitTV 4 card, you may want to download this nifty add-in created by Josh Pollard at DMZ called InfiniTV Status [ZIP]. It essentially provides all the data Ceton's InfiniTV diagnostic web page offers, but through Windows Media Center's UI. The add-in details [...]

New Xtreamer Ultra Media Streamer / HTPC Set to Debut at CeBIT 2011

Xtreamer UltraWhy settle for a high-powered media streamer like the Boxee Box when you can get one that can double as an HTPC as well? Well, that's what Xtreamer is looking to offer with its new mini-ITX Xtreamer Ultra product, set to debut at CeBIT next month. The Xtreamer Ultra is an "aggressively priced" media streamer [...]

My Movies to Begin Testing TV Series Support March 1, 2011

My Movies 3 ScreenshotPer numerous user requests, My Movies' developer, Brian Binnerup, has confirmed that he will begin testing TV series support in My Movies this March with a group of select members who have earned a total of 2,500 points. It will take advantage of the platforms' webservices to pull in cover art and metadata for each [...]

Bet You Didn’t Know Windows Media Center Embedded Had a Showing at CES 2011

Prime Time Windows Media Center Embedded CES 2011Attached is a demo of Prime Time's Windows Media Center Embedded IPTV set-top box recorded by TDL. You'll see that Prime Sense has refined the UI to better match its sensibilities and bundled it with a nice TV web browser and gyro + QWERTY keyboard remote. However, the part that you should focus on is [...]

Could the Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad Be the Ultimate HTPC Remote?

Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard In-handIf you own an HTPC, keeping an eye out the perfect wireless remote is just about an everyday affair. However, folks, I think this may be the one to hold the HTPC remote crown for some time. The Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard is designed to work with all versions of Windows and is compatible with [...]

‘My Movies for iPad’ Gets a YouTube Demo by the Developer

My Movies for iPad DemoNothing showcases an app better than a video demo. Attached here is a video created by Brian Binnerup, the developer of My Movies for iPad [iTunes App Store]. He'll show you how you can use an iPad to control/serve multiple host PCs and media center extenders with DVD & Blu-ray movie content throughout the home [...]

Control Windows Media Center’s Music Library via Windows Phone 7 with Remotive

Remotive ScreenshotsIf you've been looking for a way to easily control your PC's music collection with your new Windows Phone 7 handset, have a look at the Remotive app [Zune Link] created by Sharkfist Software. The $1.99 app allows you to remotely navigate your music collection on your Windows Media Center PC (requires the installation of [...]