Meet us at LinuxTag 2014

Posted By: Blittan on Apr 15, 2014 in Site News
LinuxTag

Once again we will be exhibit between the 8th and 10th of May at LinuxTag in Berlin, Germany. This will be our sixth year attending. This year will be really different, new exhibition halls, new partners droidcon and re:publica. Of course we want you to join us at the booth, chat with us and let us know …

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The end of Windows XP

Posted By: Martijn on Apr 07, 2014 in Site News
Hasta la XP, baby.

As you may have read, the official Microsoft support for Windows XP will ended at April 8th, 2014. This means the end of life for this 13 years old operating system which has fulfilled it’s purpose. After this date there will be no more updates any more, plugging possible security leaks. At the same time …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham – Beta 3 Returns

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 01, 2014 in Site News
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Once again with Beta 3 we are looking at almost entirely fixes rather than features. Still, many of those fixes are worth mentioning in an abbreviated change log, and at least one is worth bringing up by name. Ever since the release of iOS 7, Airplay support in XBMC has suffered. Fortunately, thanks to generous …

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April fools: Introducting XBMC 14 – The Hoff

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 01, 2014 in Site News
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Note: This was of course an April fools prank. The real codename for v14 has since been established as ‘Helix’. Amid all this news of the XBMC 13 release (Just now hitting Beta 3), we have some developers who are beginning to submit features for the upcoming XBMC 14, which, of course, means we finally …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham – The Beta 2 We Deserve

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 17, 2014 in Site News
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It’s been a mere 13 days since beta 1 came out, and already we’re ready for beta 2. This is almost entirely a “fix” beta release, meaning no new features, only a more rock solid foundation. Still, many of those fixes are worth mentioning in an abbreviated change log. For a more full rundown of …

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XBMC shirts and hoodies sale, now with new colors, but less than a week left

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 12, 2014 in Site News

This is just a quick reminder for those of you not on the social networks that the XBMC Beta shirt and hoodie sale has less than a week to go, and after that we won’t be selling this particular design again, possibly forever. Also, since the beta 1 announcement, we’ve added a few more shirt …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham – Beta1 rises!

Posted By: Martijn on Mar 04, 2014 in Site News
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We hope you are as excited about this as we are. After a year of hard work, improvements and testing since the release of version 12.0, we are delighted to announce the Beta release of the upcoming XBMC 13.0, codenamed “Gotham”. The past year we have kept you informed with our monthly blog posts of all …

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XBMC at SCALE 2014 (Plus Google On Air Hangout)

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 18, 2014 in Site News
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Greetings XBMC users in the southern California region! We’d like to take this time to formally invite you to come visit us at our booth at the Southern California Linux Expo this Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 22nd-23rd) at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel. Manning the booth this year are natethomas (Nathan Betzen), Keith (Keith …

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Work in Progress Skins 2014

Posted By: zag on Feb 13, 2014 in Site News
Celestium

The XBMC skinning engine has matured over the years to allow lots of different kinds of styles such as horizontal, vertical, touchscreen menus, fanart, clearart and advanced animations. Many users are familiar with our popular skins but we also have a vibrant community of developers creating radical new skins.  Getting from a mockup, to a …

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XBMC 13 Gotham – on its way to Beta status

Posted By: Martijn on Jan 18, 2014 in Site News
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In the last blog post we already told you we are working hard towards a Beta release. There are still some things that need to be improved before we are confident on releasing a Beta. We will of course keep you posted when that time comes. Work continues by the developers to iron out the …

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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.