Below is a quick summary of the past week's news and stories on GeekTonic.
- Deal of the Day - Samsung 1TB Hard Drive $68 – sold out but the coupon still works on other hard drives at NewEgg
- D-Link Sticking with MediaCenter Extenders – Some good news from D-Link. Hopefully they’ll drop the price of their extenders a bit while they are at it
- Official Support for Netflix for MediaCenter Arrives.- Good news and bad news for MediaCenter users. Still scratching my head over the “no extender support” line. What is the MediaCenter strategy again…
- Microsoft Media Extenders - What Microsoft Should do – my unsolicited advice on what I think Microsoft should do for MediaCenter extenders – 1. softsled 2. market Microsoft branded extenders.
- Microsoft MediaCenter Extenders Dropping Like Flies – HP joins Linksys in dropping their MediaCenter extender products
- TV Pulse - What Shows are Renewed, Canceled or on the bubble – If you missed this or haven’t checked back since I first posted it you’ll want to. Nearly all TV shows from this past season are listed along with the status on whether they were renewed or canceled.
- Show Analyzer Beta Brings Commercial Skipping to Windows 7 – Jere brings the popular ShowAnalyzer commercial skipping software to Windows 7 and MediaCenter users rejoice
- Ultimate Guide - The Summer 2009 TV Season – What shows premiere this summer and when. A free downloadable, printable guide is included.
- Linksys Discontinuing All Media Extenders DMA 2100 – A bummer for MediaCenter users mostly because of the low cost the DMA 2100’s could be had for. Worse, Linksys says they are out of the MediaCenter game.
- Deal of the Day - Logitech DiNovo Wireless Keyboard – If I had a use for one, this is a keyboard I would have picked up.
- Hulu's Success and Failures
- CableCARD Tuner Hack for DIY Vista and Windows 7 – CableCard for DIY builders as it should have been to start with.
- MediaPortal 1.0.2 Released
- XBMC 9.04 Babylon Available
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