OpenELEC 4.0 released, offers simple XBMC 13 install for standalone devices
May 6, 2014 – 14:48 | Comments Off on OpenELEC 4.0 released, offers simple XBMC 13 install for standalone devices
OpenELEC 4.0 released, offers simple XBMC 13 install for standalone devices

Those looking to build a low-cost, lightweight media server will be pleased to see that OpenELEC 4.0.0 (32-bit) and OpenELEC 4.0.0 (64-bit) have been released.
OpenELEC provides a complete Linux-based distribution based around XBMC that takes …

XBMC 13.0 FINAL released, adds stereoscopic 3D support, Android hardware decoding
May 5, 2014 – 08:16 | Comments Off on XBMC 13.0 FINAL released, adds stereoscopic 3D support, Android hardware decoding
XBMC 13.0 FINAL released, adds stereoscopic 3D support, Android hardware decoding

After a relatively short two-month period in beta, Team XBMC has released XBMC 13.0 FINAL. Codenamed “Gotham”, XBMC 13 is packed full of new features and improvements across all platforms.
The open-source cross-platform media powerhouse gains …

MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability
April 18, 2014 – 05:30 | Comments Off on MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability
MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media center for Windows. MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL comes with a number of beneath-the-hood changes that will affect the program going forward, including future plans for …

XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices
March 5, 2014 – 06:41 | Comments Off on XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices
XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices

Team XBMC has unveiled the first public beta of XBMC 13.0, its open-source, cross-platform media server and center. Version 13.0, codenamed “Gotham”, ships after more than a year of development, and is packed full of …

MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance
December 31, 2013 – 08:48 | Comments Off on MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance
MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media center for Windows. MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL comes with the promise of increased stability thanks to a MySQL update, better TV performance on selected live …

Plex Home Theater 1.0 officially launched, brings Plex Media Server-hosted content to the big screen
November 26, 2013 – 08:36 | Comments Off on Plex Home Theater 1.0 officially launched, brings Plex Media Server-hosted content to the big screen
Plex Home Theater 1.0 officially launched, brings Plex Media Server-hosted content to the big screen

Plex hits the big screen with the first official release of its media browsing and playback tool. Plex Home Theater 1.0 is the client-side version of Plex’s media suite for Windows and Mac users, …

MediaPortal 1.5.0 FINAL integrates PowerScheduler++, improves support for IPTV
October 2, 2013 – 11:13 | Comments Off on MediaPortal 1.5.0 FINAL integrates PowerScheduler++, improves support for IPTV
MediaPortal 1.5.0 FINAL integrates PowerScheduler++, improves support for IPTV

Team MediaPortal has released MediaPortal 1.5.0 FINAL, a major update to its open-source media center for Windows PCs. Version 1.5.0 sees the functionality of the PowerScheduler++ plugin incorporated directly into MediaPortal, and comes with the …

Build a dedicated – and fast-booting – XBMC media center PC with OpenElec 3.0.0
March 28, 2013 – 13:16 | Comments Off on Build a dedicated – and fast-booting – XBMC media center PC with OpenElec 3.0.0
Build a dedicated – and fast-booting – XBMC media center PC with OpenElec 3.0.0

Got a lot of media stored digitally? Want access from a range of devices, including your computer, mobile and smart TV? One of the best tools for the job is the wonderful – and open-source …

XBMC 12.1 launches with focus on improving audio support, AirPlay reliability
March 19, 2013 – 12:32 | Comments Off on XBMC 12.1 launches with focus on improving audio support, AirPlay reliability
XBMC 12.1 launches with focus on improving audio support, AirPlay reliability

Team XBMC has released XBMC 12.1 FINAL, a major maintenance update for its open-source, cross-platform media server/center. Version 12.1 includes AirPlay optimisations, iOS 6 support on the AppleTV 2 and enables the full iPhone 5 …

Plex Media Server and Plex for Windows 8 app updated for New Year
January 4, 2013 – 12:43 | Comments Off on Plex Media Server and Plex for Windows 8 app updated for New Year
Plex Media Server and Plex for Windows 8 app updated for New Year

Media server developer Plex Inc has rung in the New Year with two notable new updates to its cross-platform range of media server and media centre products. First, Plex Media Server 0.9.7.9.375 launches with a …

Plex launches dedicated version of Plex Media Center for Windows 8 computers and mobile devices
December 6, 2012 – 12:29 | Comments Off on Plex launches dedicated version of Plex Media Center for Windows 8 computers and mobile devices
Plex launches dedicated version of Plex Media Center for Windows 8 computers and mobile devices

Media server developer Plex Inc. has announced the immediate available of Plex for Windows 8 1.0, a dedicated media center app giving users with both Windows 8 PCs and Windows RT tablets and phones access …