XBMC Statistics

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 02, 2011 in Site News

As a group, Team XBMC has been curious for quite some time about how popular the website and XBMC actually are with the general population. I know many users have also asked similar questions. This post is intended answer a lot of those questions. My apologies if that makes it run fairly long. We’ve got …

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Feature Friday: Spending Money to Save Money

Posted By: Team XBMC on May 20, 2011 in Site News

Jon Barrow is married with four children. An average trip to the movie theater for a family of that size would require two $10 tickets, plus four $8 tickets. That’s $42 $52 before the candy, popcorn, and soda.  Most times, they have to leave the youngest with a sitter, as the little one is still too …

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Reporting from LinuxTag

Posted By: Team XBMC on May 14, 2011 in Site News

We have been attending LinuxTag in Berlin, Germany since wednesday the 11th. As always it has been a great experience and we have meet a lot of interested people, both current users and hopefully new users. As you can see, we have been pretty busy demonstrating the system, most people have been pleased that we …

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Feature Friday: Doubling Up Halfway Around the World

Posted By: Team XBMC on May 06, 2011 in Site News

A US service member was living in Great Falls, MT. When the military reassigned him to a base in Turkey, he was met with the unenviable task of trying to squeeze all of the home theater equipment that easily fit is his old house into a much smaller military home halfway across the world. The …

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Mascot Contest

Posted By: Team XBMC on May 02, 2011 in Site News

Team XBMC is interested in finding a mascot for XBMC. To that end, we have decided to have a competition in which you, the user, can submit drawings for what you think an ideal mascot would be. The winner will receive a Nyxboard Hybrid Remote and an OpenELEC HTPC with XBMC pre-installed from Pulse-Eight, along with an …

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Updated add-on repository for nightly users

Posted By: Team XBMC on Apr 29, 2011 in Site News

For those of you using unstable or nightly builds, you will soon notice a change in available add-ons at the xbmc.org repository. Dharma users shouldn’t fret as nothing changes for stable add-ons. With each new version of XBMC, there are sure to be changes that require add-on authors to make changes in order to remain …

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Feature Friday BIG SCREEN small room

Posted By: Team XBMC on Apr 22, 2011 in Site News

For this week’s Feature Friday, we’re going to move from the kitchen to a tiny, spare bedroom.  I’m sure many of you are familiar with the massive home theaters with moving parts, star-lit skies, curved screens, and more insulation than an average person could shake a stick at. You may also know that you can …

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What’s going on around the community remotes, skins, and addons

Posted By: Team XBMC on Apr 20, 2011 in Site News

Rather than focusing on developer work within the team, we thought we’d switch this post up to focus on work by the community at large. But before we do, a quick announcement.  For those of you who don’t already know, we’ve decided to name XBMC 12 (the one coming after Eden*) Frodo, after one of …

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Feature Friday: The Kitchen Hi-Fi

Posted By: Team XBMC on Apr 15, 2011 in Site News

In this first edition of Feature Friday, we are going to forego the boring old bat cave and million dollar living room in favor of a wee bit of creativity. Brilliant user Oliver Owen, of the UK, has been using various versions of XBMC since 2003. He has had XBMC installed on at least one …

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See us at LinuxTag

Posted By: Team XBMC on Apr 12, 2011 in Site News

For the third year in a row we are going to exhibit on LinuxTag in Berlin, Germany. The exhibition is running from May 11 to 14 at the Berlin Fairgrounds (Messedamm 22) in hall 7 (S-Bahn station Messe Süd, next to the Deutschlandhalle). We will be in hall 7.2.a booth 101. If you are in …

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About XBMC

XBMC is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. XBMC is available for multiple operating-systems and hardware platforms, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.