Tuesday, October 21, 2008

The Media Centre Goes Social

The bad news: my onyko 605 home cinema amp blew up at the weekend 

The good news: i got accepted as an alpha tester on boxee

boxee is a social media center. with boxee you can play videos, music and pictures from your PC or from the Internet. you can also share with your friends what albums you're listening to, what movies and TV shows you're watching, send recommendations and more.

boxee is designed to work with a remote control (it looks great on a big screen TV), but you ca

n also control it using your keyboard.

once installed boxee will start scanning your local Movies, Music and Pictures folders automatically. boxee will attempt to bring artwork, reviews, cast, etc. for your media, so browsing your library becomes more useful and fun than looking at a list of files.

boxee is based on the best media center on the planet, xbmc.

More to follow once I have played around with it some.



Tim said...

very very cool

rose said...

A media center can be purpose-built,modified or created by individuals by adding media center software to a PC or some other computer.Media centers have not seen widespread popularity but are starting to take hold in the UK and the United States.