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  • DVRMSToolbox & the TV Pack

    One of the first things I learned [the hard way] when I started writing software was the real difference between the public API (objects, methods and functions documented in the SDK), private API (undocumented but accessible objects, methods, and functions...
    Posted Sep 03 2008, 10:37 AM by babgvant with | with 67 comment(s)
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  • Why Extenders?

    After reading another review of a Media Center extender, and seeing all the limitations (two channel audio over HDMI, wha?) i have to wonder [ yet again ] why this is the "future" of Media Center. With all of the things it can't do I would...
    Posted Jul 02 2008, 07:05 AM by babgvant with | with 7 comment(s)
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  • Does Too

    Every so often I come across the assertion that PC’s don’t belong in the living room, usually as an argument for extender type devices. Speaking as someone who’s had a PC in my A/V cabinet for years, I really don’t understand the basis for this. While...
    Posted May 07 2008, 07:33 PM by babgvant with | with 1 comment(s)
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  • Round Peg?

    I haven't been able to put my finger on the why exactly; but lately I've been losing my enthusiasm for Media Center (MC). At a high level, I've isolated the following potential causes. Nonexistent platform SDK - The existing SDK is geared...
    Posted Jan 30 2008, 07:26 PM by babgvant with | with 6 comment(s)
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