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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What’s Going On: April Fools’ Non-Technical Edition

Posted By: Team XBMC on Apr 07, 2011 in Site News

It’s been a bit over a month since last we let you in on the inner workings of the Team, so we figured it was time to bring everyone up to date on some new and slightly less new developments.  Today it’s going to be technical-light, but we promise next week to provide some more …

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[April Fool's Day] Partnership with Sony, Movie streaming Add-on unveiled

Posted By: Team XBMC on Apr 01, 2011 in Site News

Today we are proud to announce an exciting new partnership. In early May 2010, a representative at Sony Japan’s Home Theater and Console division expressed interest in using XBMC as a delivery platform for its newest content. After nearly a year of development, we have delivered a product that is suitable for deployment into millions …

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Skin updates

Posted By: Team XBMC on Mar 27, 2011 in Site News

As you may remember, XBMC 10.1 was recently released in order to address a bug that would cause a crash for Windows users when receiving an automatic update for the current skin. Now that a few weeks have gone by we are comfortable sending out skin updates. For those of you who still have not …

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Follow-Up: What’s going on?

Posted By: Team XBMC on Mar 25, 2011 in Site News

Thanks to everyone who commented on the last post. Apparently there’s enough interest to justify some technical ramblings every now and then. As promised, here is a follow-up to address the popular questions and comments. Next up after SCALE will be a few words about add-on stats.

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Feature Friday: Cords Away

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

Perhaps the single most popular picture ever posted to the XBMC Facebook Fanpage (‘like’ us, if you haven’t already) had almost nothing at all to do with XBMC. Palle Olsen was tired of trying to hide his cords. All the usual methods didn’t work or ended up even more cluttery than just letting the cords …

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Bug-fix Release: 10.1

Posted By: Team XBMC on Mar 10, 2011 in Site News

While we are moving quickly to get new features into 11.0, the time has come for a maintenance release for Dharma. We recommend that all users update to 10.1 as soon as possible to increase stability. The main focus of this release is to address a bug that could cause XBMC to freeze when updating …

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SCALE 9x and XBMC Meetup – Update

Posted By: Team XBMC on Feb 21, 2011 in Site News

After discussion, the Team has agreed on a time and place for this meetup, and we’re all very excited to actually get to meet a few of you in person. Details below. And if you’re even thinking about going, please say so below. We don’t need a headcount, but it really can’t hurt. XBMC Meetup …

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What’s going on?

Posted By: Team XBMC on Feb 21, 2011 in Site News

I promised an update a few weeks ago and here it is. Better late than never! There’s lots to discuss about what’s going on with XBMC development work. So how about this.. I’ll provide an overview as to what’s in the works, then respond to any questions/comments in a follow-up post. This information is aimed …

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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.