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XBMC 12 ‘Frodo’ Beta 1

By Martijn | | Latest News, XBMC

\r\n This includes support for Android, Raspberry Pi, HD audio and more \r\nDevelopment of the XBMC project has continued to roll along since Eden launched officially earlier this year, and now the first beta for v12 Frodo is live. Those who dive in will experience a slew of new features that have been trickling out in monthly builds recently, including support for HD audio formats like DTS-MA and Dolby TrueHD, live TV and PVR access plus versions for Android and Raspberry Pi. There’s a long list of features to check out — and known issues, this is a beta after …
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xbmcnerds.com donated to fanart.tv

By mad-max | | Latest News, Website

Some of you guys have certainly read our blog article about the current lack of money for running the servers here: http://fanart.tv/2012/07/ideas-for-supporting-the-site-needed/\r\n\r\nAnd so did mad-max, one of the team member of xbmcnerds.com! This is a small German community with around 3000 users which followed the call of mad-max to make a community donation for fanart.tv.\r\n\r\nThey were running this event for 2 weeks and collected from every interested user in their community. At the beginning the expectations were not as high as the real donation. Collecting money for one month server hosting was the goal. The goal was exceeded after 48 …
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What is fanart.tv all about

By Martijn | | Website

As some of you may or may not know, Kode runs a site called lockstockmods, though that was before this site took over his life.  Over two years ago, in a small section of the site he started hosting clearlogos for tv shows. That’s where it all started.\r\n\r\nSoon after the section started rolling and more and more images were hosted and the API became well used. It became obvious that it deserved it’s own domain. Fast forward to the present and that’s where fanart.tv is now. An artwork site dedicated to improve your media-center, by providing a range of specialized …
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Some interesting statistics for July

By Kode | | Website

The following stats have been compiled from 1st July 2012 – 31st July 2012\r\n API \r\nVisits: 10,773,333\r\nUnique Visitors: 373,748\r\n Top 6 API users \r\n \r\n Artwork Downloader – Movies – 5,177,308 hits \r\n XBMC – Music – 2,985,478 hits \r\n Artwork Downloader – TV – 969,174 hits \r\n cdART Manager – Music – 749,068 hits \r\n meta<browser/> – Movies – 239,472 hits \r\n YAMJ – Movies – 212,844 \r\n \r\n Website \r\nVisits: 41,858\r\nUnique Visitors: 25,870\r\n Top 6 pages visited \r\n \r\n Home page – 18,392 \r\n Movie home page – 6,188 \r\n Site activity – 5,657 \r\n Music home page – 4,050 \r\n TV home page – 3,204 \r\n Maroon …
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By Martijn | | Latest News, Media Centre, XBMC

In the last 40 hours of the Kickstarter campaign, team XBMC & OUYA platform have just announced that will be working together on bringing XBMC Android to the OUYA platform to ensure tha XBMC works well on OUYA. Talks are still in early stage however they do look promissing. The Kickstarter campaign already raise 6.8 Million to get the project going. Wonders if that will be increased some more after this announcement.\r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nSome more news from Ouya\r\n We’re boosting our radio reception around the world.  We’ve partnered with TuneIn, a free service that lets people listen to the world’s music, sports …
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fanart.tv competition winners

By Kode | | Competitions, Latest News, Website

So our very first competition has ended, and the winners have been drawn, congratulations to the winners!\r\n\r\nMetabrowser License winners\r\n \r\n Furby – California, USA \r\n Colin Woodward – New York, USA \r\n Jennifer Lynn – UK \r\n \r\nPulse-eight NYXboard Remote winners\r\n \r\n Ángel Víctor Gámez Guinto – Mexico \r\n Daniel Schoonover – Orange, CA USA \r\n Þorkell Pétursson – Iceland \r\n Lee Pennington – Kent, UK \r\n Simon – Kent, UK \r\n \r\nPulse-eight CEC adapter winners\r\n \r\n Thomas Kanara – Auckland, New Zealand \r\n Nick Kuras – IL, USA \r\n Alfie Davidson – Somerset, UK \r\n Jacquie Bennett – Sheffield, …
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libCEC 1.8.0 Firmware upgrade and Raspberry Pi support

By Martijn | | Media Centre, XBMC

They guys of Pulse-Eight (who also sponsored our contest with some great gadgets) have just announced a new firmware upgrade for their libCEC library.\r\n\r\nThe software that allows you to control XBMC with your TV remote through the HDMI cable and CEC adapter contains a numbers of bug fixes and improved compatibility.\r\n\r\nBesides that it now also support the Raspberry Pi board without the CEC adapter or any other special wires besides an HDMI cable. So just pick up your TV remote and you can control XBMC. This will be included in the OpenELEC version of XBMC\r\n\r\nFor the full story go to …
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XBMC for Android

By Martijn | | Latest News, Media Centre, XBMC

So as an XBMC Team member I think it’s my duty (and also proud) to make this post to say XBMC for Android is coming. Still a lot of work has to be done and it is only available for the ones that can compile it themselves. No it isn’t available yet in Play Store so if you find any app that poses as XBMC hit report before it gets a bad name.\r\n\r\nMore info can be found on XBMC for Android press release.\r\n\r\n

Skin Showcase: Aeon MQ3

By Riddles81 | | Movies, Music, Skin Showcase, TV

There’s an age old saying that goes something like “The best things in life are free”. Rarely does this actually come to fruition and we are often left saying things like “The love of my wife… that’s free” or something equally gooey and feel good! Let’s be honest though, I think we all know there’s nothing free about having a significant other around the house.  ;)\r\n\r\nEnter XBMC stage right and I’m finally happy to say that for once it really is free!\r\n\r\nEarly on XBMC could be a little buggy and certainly wasn’t the beautiful work of art it has become …
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