Top Stories media centres
- Power Up Your XBMC Installation With These Awesome Add-Ons
- Build The Perfect Media Centre For $600
- Raspberry Pi XBMC Solutions Compared: Raspbmc Vs OpenELEC Vs XBian
- The Complete Guide To Turning Your Video Game Console Into A Living Room Media Centre
- How To Watch And Record Live TV On Your XBMC Media Centre
- Turn A Raspberry Pi Into An XBMC Media Centre In Under 30 Minutes
One of the best parts about XBMC, the kickass customisable media centre software, is its browser-like extensions. If you’ve ever wanted to incorporate watching TV, listening to podcasts, or playing video games to your XBMC box, this is how it works.
The newest version of XBMC, the kickass customisable media center software, is here — with lots of new features for desktop and mobile users alike.
Hey Lifehacker, I’m considering using a iPad mini as a dedicated media ‘hub’, using Airplay to send Plex, YouTube and other content to a gen 3 Apple TV. Currently I’m using an Airport Extreme for Wi-Fi, along with a separate NetComm modem for internet connectivity. Is there any advantage to creating a second dedicated Wi-Fi network just for my media needs, or can I stay with the one network?
Chances are your home theatre system is a mess, with multiple devices hooked into it your TV (Blu-Ray player, laptop, digital tuner and the rest). Here’s how I rolled all those devices into one awesome media centre that costs less than $600 to build.
XBMC is one of our favourite media centre solutions, and the Raspberry Pi makes a dandy XBMC machine for $US35. However, with three different builds for the Pi, which one should you use? They’re all a little different, and they have various strengths and weaknesses. Here’s how to pick the right one.