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Firstly its the 1st of Jan 2014 today, so happy New Year to all my blog readers, hope you had a good one last night! Now down to business.. There...

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The post IP Security CAM image in XBMC using “Security CAM Overlay” add-on appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 7:31am EST

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I’m moving from the XBMC skin Aeon MQ4 to Aeon MQ5 at the moment. I’ve already written about the Aeon MQ5 Movie library here and the TV Shows library here....

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The post XBMC Aeon MQ5 Skin – A look at the Music and Concerts Libraries appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 7:07am EST

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In Part One we looked at the general XBMC settings, in Part Two for those of you using the OpenElec operating system we looked at the OpenElec Configuration Settings, in...

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The post CW-KID’s XBMC Settings Guide – Part5 (Artwork Downloader Usage and Aeon MQ5 Skin Settings) appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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In Part One we looked at the general XBMC settings, in Part Two for those of you using the OpenElec operating system we looked at the OpenElec Configuration Settings, in...

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The post CW-KID's XBMC Settings Guide - Part4 (meta-data scrapers) appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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In Part One we looked at the general XBMC settings, in Part Two for those of you using the OpenElec operating system we looked at the OpenElec Configuration Settings, in...

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The post CW-KID’s XBMC Settings Guide – Part3 (Program add-ons) appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 7:42am EST

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In Part One we looked at the general XBMC settings in Part Two we will be looking at the OpenElec Configuration settings. If you have installed XBMC on to another...

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The post CW-KID’s XBMC Settings Guide – Part2 (OpenElec) appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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If you’re a newbie XBMC user or if you have simply looked at XBMC a few times with a view to maybe moving to it from Windows MCE, you will...

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The post CW-KID’s XBMC Settings Guide - Part1 appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 2:12am EST

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I am currently testing out a build of OpenElec with a view to moving to that platform from Linux Ubuntu Minimal. OpenElec is described as.. “Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center...

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The post Issues with my MCE IR remote control and OpenElec – HELP! appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 12:00am EST

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I’m really liking the new Aeon MQ5 skin and I am looking forward to updating all my HTPC’s to use this new skin, they currently have Aeon MQ4 running on...

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The post XBMC Aeon MQ5 Skin – A look at the TV Show Library appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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In Part 1 we looked at how to rip your TV Show DVD disc(s) to a VIDEO_TS folder(s) on the computer, in Part 2 we then looked at how to...

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The post How to rip and convert TV Show DVDs for XBMC – Part 4 appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 7:17am EST

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In Part 1 we looked at how to rip your TV Show DVD disc to a VIDEO_TS folder on the computer, in Part 2 we then looked at how to...

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The post How to rip and convert TV Show DVDs for XBMC – Part 3 appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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In Part1 we looked at using DVDFab HD Decrypter to rip a TV Show DVD disc in to a VIDEO_TS folder on the computer. The next step in our five...

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The post How to rip and convert TV Show DVDs for XBMC – Part 2 appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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If you read my blog or if you have tried it for yourself, you will probably know already that XBMC does not fully support TV Show DVD rips in VIDEO_TS...

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The post How to rip and convert TV Show DVDs for XBMC – Part 1 appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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XBMC Aeon MQ5 V1.5.1 was released as final last week and can now be found in the official repository. I am currently in the process of testing MQ5 with a...

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The post XBMC New Aeon MQ5 Skin – Movies UI sneak peek appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 6:19am EST

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Microsoft's 2nd generation of tablets are here, the devices were announced a few weeks ago and my unit arrived today. First I have to say I love my original Surface...

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The post Microsoft Surface 2 Unboxing and first look appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 7:02am EST

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I recently saw that there was a version of the DVBLink PVR add-on for XBMC available for the stable version of XBMC Frodo V12.2. In Part 3 I stated that...

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The post XBMC Live TV / PVR – DVBLogic’s DVBLink – Part4 UPDATED appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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My Movies have been working on improving their movie metadata services for XBMC Frodo with the recently released My Movies Pro for MAC OSX, these changes came in version 1.30...

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The post My Movies Pro for MAC OSX adds XBMC Frodo metadata appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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If you have been reading my recent series of blog posts about XBMC, I did mention I would be looking at Live TV in XBMC. And in fact most of...

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The post XBMC Live TV / PVR – DVBLogic’s DVBLink - Part1 appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 1:39am EST

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In part one I looked at the music library, today we will be taking a look at the Movie library in XBMC / Aeon MQ4 Skin. The screen shot below...

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The post XBMC Frodo – Aeon MQ4 Skin– Part2 Movie Library appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 8:30am EST

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Today I am going to be looking at the Aeon MQ4 Skin with the Darkness theme on XBMC Frodo Version 12.1 running on Linux Ubuntu 12.10 Minimal with 3.8.6 kernel....

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The post XBMC Frodo – Aeon MQ4 Skin– Part1 Music Library appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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If you have been using Windows Media Player / Windows Media Center for any length of time, you will know that WMP is a bugger for overwriting your hi-res Folder.jpg...

The post Finally stopped Windows Media Player–Overwriting Folder.jpg files ? appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

Category:First Look -- posted at: 5:05pm EST

I have an OrigenAE M10 HTPC case which has a SoundGraph IR/VFD unit – Model: VF310 15c2:0036. This is the LCD display on the front of the HTPC case. Before...

The post SoundGraph VF310 15c2:0036 Linux / XBMC appeared first on The Digital Lifestyle.com.

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