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XBMC 13 Gotham – September and October

Posted By: Martijn on Nov 04, 2013 in Site News
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Because of our Devcon 2013 meeting we were to busy  to put up a decent monthly blog post. So let’s sum up the changes done so far after the September cyle. September cycle ActiveAE – A Simpler Approach to Audio With the September month’s alpha, we are also excited to introduce ActiveAE, an engine for …

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Gotham 13.0 Feature freeze

Posted By: Martijn on Oct 31, 2013 in Site News
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As you may have already read in our XBMC Devcon 2013 liveblog, we have decided that it’s time to feature freeze XBMC 13 “Gotham” and get ready for a new major version release. This feature freeze date has been set around the 10th of November 2013 so this means we have less than two weeks …

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Platform Statistics: October

Posted By: zag on Oct 24, 2013 in Site News

XBMC runs on many platforms and everyone has their favourites, but ever wondered which is the most popular? Take a look at the chart below to find out (based on audio universal scraper usage*). Currently Microsoft Windows makes up over half of the XBMC user base but this is shrinking with the rise of easy …

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XBMC DevCon 2013 LiveBlog

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Oct 11, 2013 in Site News
DevCon Day 1

Good morning, Germany! This live blog is intended to keep users up to date with DevCon conversations. I’ll likely update roughly once at the change of each hour, so there’s no real reason to constantly hit refresh. If you don’t see an update on the hour, I’ll hold back up updating until the next hour. …

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Beers, Users, and Devs Night

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Oct 09, 2013 in Site News

We apologize for the late notice, but for those of you in the Munich area we finally have a date and time for our Devs and Users Meet-up. We’ll be meeting at the NH München Dornach, Einsteinring 20. D-85609 Dornach. Munich at 19.30 (that’s 7:30PM for Americans) on this Friday. Just head over to the hotel …

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XBMC DevCon 2013

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Oct 03, 2013 in Site News
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It’s been a busy year since XBMC’s 2012 Developers’ Conference. In that time, XBMC 12.2 was released. The Raspberry Pi became one of the most used (if not the single most used) pieces of hardware to run XBMC. Hardware decoding in Android has become a real thing if only in alpha builds. PVR was added …

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XBMC 13 – Gotham – August Cycle

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Sep 05, 2013 in Site News
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For those keeping track, we’ve just completed alpha #7 in the August cycle, which includes two absolutely massive new features: Stereoscopic 3D support and Android Hardware video decoding. As always, the monthly alpha build is available on our Snapshots page, and the typical warning applies: this is alpha software; things are very likely to break. …

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XBMC 13 -Gotham – June and July Cycles

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Aug 05, 2013 in Site News
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As has been the case for a few months now, for those who just can’t wait for a write-up about the newest alpha but tend to steer clear of the bleeding edge of nightlies, the new build should typically be available on the 1st of the month at mirrors.xbmc.org/snapshots. With that said, we’ve now completed months …

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The New XBMC Website Look

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Jul 04, 2013 in Site News

After quite a lot of hard work, we are very excited to present to everyone the new and improved look for XBMC.org (as well as a very necessary WordPress update). In particular, thanks go to Zag and Da-anda for their major contributions to the site, as well as Keith, Clumsy, theuni, and many others. For …

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XBMC 13 – Gotham – April and May cycles

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 11, 2013 in Site News
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With the release of XBMC 12.2 and GSoC, not to mention some behind the scenes work going on, an April cycle announcement was not published; however, thanks to a new process, both the April cycle and May cycle builds were built rapidly and efficiently (and on time). We have now switched from our old Billy …

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Latest Stable: XBMC 12.3 "Frodo"
Release Date: 24 December 2013

Upcoming: XBMC 13.0 "Gotham" beta4
Release Date: 19 April 2014

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