MediaPortal posts 2.0 alpha media hub and new remote apps, teases 1.3 beta with Titan

Home theater PC owners only just recovering from their turkey or tofu comas will have some updating to do -- has been busy. The experimenters among us will most likely want to jump straight into the promised , which carries new visual layouts and video backgrounds, a news plugin and a party-friendly music player. New versions of remote tools like aMPdroid, MPExtended, WebMediaPortal and WifiRemote bring their own slew of upgrades, such as HTTP Live Streaming in MPExtended or a "what's new" interface in aMPdroid. We'll readily admit that our eye is most drawn to the yet-to-be-launched MediaPortal 1.3 beta's addition of the Titan skin you see up above: going beyond what we saw in October, the extra-polished look goes a long way towards accommodating newcomers and the style-conscious. We're still waiting on publicly accessible 1.3 beta code, but everything else is waiting for open-source media hubs at the included links.

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28-11-2012 07:57:00

Windows Phone Store App Re-purchase Issue Fixed

28-11-2012 07:39:55

Skullcandy PLYR2 Wireless Headset

28-11-2012 07:32:12

Samsung Galaxy Axiom officially debuts, available on US Cellular for $79

After making an appearance earlier this month in a , the Samsung Galaxy Axiom is ready for prime time. The handset is now on sale at US Cellular for $79 with a two-year contract or $399 for those who aren't fond of the commitment. Packing the expected specs, the budget LTE smartphone runs Ice Cream Sandwich, packs a 4-inch WVGA display, a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 4GB of built-in memory that can be expanded with a microSD card of up to 32GB in size, a 5 megapixel camera on its rear and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing cam. With NFC baked in, the Galaxy Axiom joins the ranks of devices that have support for . To pick up a fresh Galaxy family device and not break the bank, hit the adjacent source link.

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28-11-2012 07:14:00

Surface KB 2756872 Update Appears

28-11-2012 06:59:52

1,000 Euro Reward For Finding Lumia 920 Dropped From Space

28-11-2012 06:58:47

webOS Runs On Android Platform?

28-11-2012 06:58:07

Mass Effect 3 Omega DLC Debuts

28-11-2012 06:56:12

Korg MicroStation shrinks down the synth for first-timers

Nowadays, anyone with a laptop, a dream and a vague grasp on tonality can lay down their own DIY demo. But for those with more serious musical aspirations, MicroStation might be worth a look. The shrunken-down arrives as a $399 My First Synth of sorts, combining dual arpeggiators, 480 effects and 61 "natural touch" keys in a compact form factor that should play nice with novice musicians. The keyboard also features an SD slot for saving and transporting your future Top 40 (college radio) hits, a USB port for easy connection to your home or studio computer and comes packaged with editing software: MicroStation Editor and MicroStation Plug-in Editor. If any or all of that rings your bell, you can snag it now at the source below.

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28-11-2012 06:35:00

Mujjo Leather Touchscreen Friendly Gloves

28-11-2012 06:11:40

Ceton Echo Windows Media Center Extender Offers Beta Android Support

28-11-2012 06:10:50

Lenovo Yoga 11 On Sale

28-11-2012 06:09:36

Microsoft Shifted 750,000 Xbox 360 Consoles Over Black Friday

28-11-2012 06:05:56

IEEE Launches Robots For iPad App

28-11-2012 05:59:33

Sharp's first 4K 32-inch IGZO LCD is destined for Japanese workstations

We've been waiting to enjoy the promised extra detail and low power consumption of -based LCD panels for a few years now, and they're finally starting to appear. The latest on the docket is Sharp's new PN-K321 monitor, built for professional use with 4K resolution (3,840 x 2,160) plus HDMI and DisplayPort inputs, and what Sharp claims is the industry's thinnest frame at just 35mm thick. With an expected price of 450,000 yen or so (about $5,500 US) when it debuts in February 2013 it's still too pricey for our desks but if you're doing CAD work you may be able to design a budget it can fit into. We're seeing them in , and now monitors overseas, here's hoping we'll see plenty of these high pixel density yet power-sipping panels with US release dates at CES in January.

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28-11-2012 05:49:00
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