With Windows 7 reaching its end of life in less than a year, developers are likely to begin retiring features for the operating system. Kicking off the process of retiring features is Microsoft, who is retiring a feature in Windows ... Read more
Windows Media Center being excluded from Windows 10 probably didn’t bother too many people. We haven’t heard of any online riots protesting the exclusion, but, niches exist, and for some people, Windows Media Center is big deal. WindowsBlogItalia figured out ... Read more
When users upgrade to Windows 10 they’ll be adding plenty of new features but there is a list of features they will lose in the upgrade. One of them is the removal of Windows Media Center. Even if users paid ... Read more
News, both big and small, continues to filter out of Microsoft's Build conference, which took place this week in San Francisco. According to a post today by Ed Bott over at ZDNet, Microsoft's Windows Media Center, which was once full ... Read more
It doesn’t get much attention because, let’s face it, the software has never hit the big time. Never made headlines or changed the world in a meaningful way. Perhaps things could have turned out differently for Windows Media Center, but ... Read more
Pete Brown: One of the great benefits of the community of enthusiasts that has grown around Windows
Pete Brown: Most consumers may not know what Windows Embedded is, although many of you have interacted with it somewhere along the line. Windows Embedded is a componentized version of the OS that we offer to manufacturers who can then optimize it for use in specialized devices. It runs everything from automotive systems to retail point of sale machines, digital signage and industrial equipment.
So last April, when it was announced that the latest version – Window Embedded Standard 7 – included the Windows Media Center feature, not too many consumers took notice. Over on TheGreenButton.com, however, our enthusiast community certainly did...
Pete Brown: We've been using Windows Media Center as our home’s main DVR for several years now. We have basic cable service, and over the past few months, my cable company has started to switch some of our channels from analog delivery over to their digital service.
This type of change has become more and more common for cable companies over the past year or so, as a quick search on TheGreenButton.com (TGB), our community for Windows Media Center enthusiasts will show. What's more, there are a few different types of changes going on with cable providers, and people are turning to TGB to help keep their Windows Media Center PCs in step with the changes.
Here are some of the most common scenarios we're seeing, and some of the options you have for keeping your Windows Media Center PC in step with any changes your provider may be making...
The promise of Hauppauge's HD PVR digital recording device is that it will enable you to use the exp
Among the various demos at IDF today, Acer showed off its Revo 2 sporting a special treat -- Windows