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  1. Report: Xbox One to get DVR functionality, "probably this year"Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    This Xbox One program guide may soon include the ability to record live TV programs, if a new report is to be believed. The Xbox One underneath your TV set could soon replace your TiVo or other digital video recorder, according to a report from long-time, well-connected Microsoft watcher Paul Thurrott.


  2. With Media Center dead, DVR functionality is reportedly heading to the Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    A few days ago, Microsoft confirmed what - deep down - we all knew already: Windows Media Center is dead . That's left a big hole in the hearts of the faithful few that still rely on it - and who were still clinging to the hope that it might live on in Windows 10 - but one of its most useful features may be heading to the Xbox One.


  3. Report: Xbox One to get TV DVR feature this yearRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Polygon

    The Xbox One will be getting the ability to record live television for later viewing, according to tech blogger Paul Thurrott, who cites unnamed sources. The report comes as Microsoft confirms that the Windows Media Center, used to play media from a computer to a television or large screen, won't be coming to Windows 10. Among the features lost with the Media Center is the ability to record television to the computer, but Thurrott reports Microsoft already has a replacement in mind.


  4. The Xbox One may become a DVR by the end of the yearRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WinBeta

    With the death of Windows Media Center comes the death of another way to record television. But not all hope is lost.


  5. TiVo: Majority of OTA Cord Cutters Come From SatelliteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Market Wire

    "The data we've collected shows a clear trend -- satellite TV subscribers are more likely than cable subscribers to cut the cord in favor of an OTA DVR," said Tom Rogers, TiVo's President and CEO. "TiVo has an OTA solution for operators that helps them capitalize on these potential new customers by packaging broadband with a unique OTA service that seamlessly combines OTA signals alongside popular streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video."


  6. So how would you replace Windows Media Center?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Tech Report

    Although this move wasn't hard to anticipate, I'm still grieving a little over Microsoft's official coup de grace for Windows Media Center , a good product that thoroughly outclasses the junky boxes our local cable provider charges a monthly fee to use. My home-theater PC has been Media Center-driven for ages, and although I cut the cord a while back, it's still a great way to access Netflix and record over-the-air broadcasts.


  7. Xbox One Reportedly Getting TV DVR Later This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IGN

    Microsoft blogger Paul Thurrott reports on his site that sources close to him claim that with the exclusion of Windows Media Center from the upcoming Windows 10, TV DVR capabilities will be coming to the Xbox One. "Of course, many Media Center fans actually use the product to record and watch TV shows via Media Center PCs in the living room," Thurrott said.


  8. Impact of no Windows Media Center in Windows 10 on using Xbox as media extender?Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Geekzone

    I read that windows media centre will not be included in Windows 10 What does this mean if you use xbox 360 as a media extender to stream media files to your tv. Will you have to use a work around or use other devices such as smart TV? FYI - I also have Xbox One Stephen can't you just use a dlna server on your PC? My flatmate just installed plex and it shows up on his xbox one.


  9. OpenTV Files A Lawsuit Against Apple After iTunes Infringes Five PatentsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    ... in TV. Presently, OpenTV is providing software solutions that enable video on-demand services and digital video recorders. In accordance with the complaint filed by the firm in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, OpenTV ...


  10. Abandoned Windows Media Center users will get a DVD playback option in Windows 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PC World

    Gabriel Aul, an engineering general manager at Microsoft, wrote on Twitter that existing Windows Media Center users will get " a DVD option " in an update later this year. Aul noted that DVD playback is the main reason people still use Windows Media Center, which will not be compatible with Windows 10 .


  11. The Best-Looking Video Game Consoles Of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Kotaku

    You silly fanboys. All these years arguing over things you thought were important, like specs, and libraries, and exclusives, and controllers, wasted .


  12. India's Modi debuts on China's WeiboRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New Vision

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined Sina Weibo, China's version of Twitter, ahead of his visit to the country next week, attracting tens of thousands of followers within hours. In his initial post on the microblogging service on Monday, the Indian leader, who already has accounts on Facebook and on Twitter where he is followed by more than 12 million people, wrote: "Hello China! Looking forward to interacting with Chinese friends through Weibo."


  13. Cisco names new chief executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New Vision

    Cisco Systems said Monday that chief executive John Chambers, who built the company into a global networking power, will become executive chairman and be replaced as CEO by Chuck Robbins. Chambers, CEO since 1995 and board chair since 2006, oversaw the company's growth from a modest tech company to a global giant with nearly $50 billion in annual revenues, riding the growth of the Internet with its ubiquitous routers, servers and switching systems as key units of global interconnectivity.


  14. Windows Media Center is no moreRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | DarkVision Hardware

    Gabriel Aul, General Manager of Microsoft's Operating Systems Group Data and Fundamentals team, announced on Twitter that Windows Media Center has been discontinued and will not be part of Windows 10. Aul explains the software giant decided to cut this feature due to the decreased use of Windows Media Center.


  15. Microsoft confirms Windows Media Centre's demiseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    Microsoft's Gabe Aul has confirmed that Windows 10 will not include Windows Media Centre functionality, killing the TV-tuning add-on altogether. Microsoft's Gabe Aul has confirmed what many Windows users had feared: Windows 10, the company's next-generation operating system, will not include Windows Media Centre functionality in any form.


  16. Arris integrates TiVo interface in new set-topRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CED

    The Arris-TiVo relationship has been ongoing, but remains an interesting twist given that TiVo and the huge chunk of Arris that used to be Motorola were at each other's throats just a few years ago. TiVo spent much of the 2000s aggressively enforcing its patent portfolio.


  17. Top alternatives for Windows Media CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GHacks

    Now that Microsoft confirmed that Windows Media Center won't be part of Windows 10, it is time to look at suitable alternatives for the build in program. Microsoft called Windows Media Center an "entertainment system" for the whole PC.


  18. Windows Media Center gets the bootRead the original story

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Back in 2002 and arguably ahead of its time, Microsoft introduced Windows XP Media Center Edition. But Windows Media Center will not be part of Windows 10. Microsoft's Windows Media Center will not be part of Windows 10 Back in 2002 and arguably ahead of its time, Microsoft introduced Windows XP Media Center Edition.


  19. Windows Media Center is dead -- Microsoft promises DVD alternative for Windows 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BetaNews

    When Microsoft released Windows XP Media Center Edition in 2002, I remember being awestruck. It was as if I was looking into the future; surely everyone in the world would eventually have giant towers next to their televisions running Windows.


  20. Media Center will not be part of Windows 10 due to 'decreased usage' says MicrosoftRead the original story

    Monday | WinBeta

    This past Saturday, we learned that Windows Media Center would not be included in Windows 10, without much detail behind the decision. Today, in a tweet by Gabriel Aul, we have learned that it was due to decreased usage.