Below is a quick summary of the past week's news and stories on GeekTonic. The Boxee App Explosion - More Apps For Boxee - Vote now until Monday for your favorite new app for Boxee. Lots of interesting, useful and sometimes unusual apps come to Boxee thanks in part to the Boxee developers challenge. Media Gadget Showcase – What Did We Do Without HTPCs - Another great entry in the Media Gadget Showcase series. If you're looking for ideas for your HTPC setup or just want to see what others are doing this is a great series to check out Deal of the Day – 2 Wireless HTPC Keyboards at Great Prices GeekTonic Back From Vacation - My 9 days of vacation are over. The laptop, iPods, cameras and Kindle all were part of the electronic gadgets we took with us. Popcornhour New Version C200 Announced - a quite impressive media player is announced for $299 available June 2009. Windows 7 Media Center Xbox 360 Extenders Down For Maintenance - Microsoft took down Xbox Live which in turn made most Windows 7 and Vista Media Center Xbox 360 extenders inoperable during the downtime. The bigger story seems to be that a connection to Xbox Live is required for Xbox 360 Media Center use... Deal of the Day - SiliconDust HDHR Dual QAM Tuner - My favorite tuner on sale again. Digital Transition Issues Crop Up for Some Media Center Users - Microsoft messed up the digital transition a bit. Fixable, but annoying for those that had trouble. Plex Media Center Releases 0.8.1 with Bug Fixes Galore SageTweet Updates to Add System Alerts - A quite useful addition to SageTweet added system alerts to let you get a tweet and/or text message when your HTPC is having troubles. TV Premieres: What To Watch 6/14 - 6/20
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