In an innocuous knowledgebase article that reads more like a footnote than an announcement, Microsoft has indicated that the Windows 8 and 8.1 Pro Pack and Media Pack (for Media Center) are no longer available for purchase as of October 30, 2015.
Earlier we reported that My Media Center for iOS was broken with the release of iOS 9. A new version has been released that fixes those issues and brings a new design along with enhancements for newer devices.
The release of iOS 9 may have brought with it many new features, but it also broke My Media Center. Fortunately, Ceton is hard at work fixing it. If you're the adventurous type you can even help test it!
A listener has a Windows 10 Media Center replacement. Comcast has good news for 360 users, but Plex has bad news. There’s a new Windows 10 Mobile release, and game streaming from Xbox One has gotten better.
New media playback features in Windows 10, Xbox DVR details, Audible app updates for Windows users, an update to Windows RT, and the rebirth of Sage TV. All this, and more, as we look at the week's Microsoft entertainment technology news.
Josh is back, and it's a good thing, because there's a lot going on! Remember that guide data update we discussed? Yeah, that didn't go so well for many. But hey…Windows 10 is here, so that's good, right? Unless you use Media Center.
The Xbox One Guide and Windows Media Center Guide were previously sourced through different data providers. Microsoft is changing that for users in some markets, and that's a very good thing for Media Center fans. But note that some users may need to go through some configuration hurdles again.