I mentioned that I was going to install Windows XP Media Center Edition in a VM to see if I could stream videos to the XBox that way, and it works! Not as well as I’d like it to – for some reason the XBox 360 can’t see the network folder that I have my […]
Archive for November, 2005
The folks at overstock.com are out of their collective minds. Check this out: This is a screenshot of the checkout page for a fairly generic $129.99 item (a foam mattress thing). $110.80 for International Shipping & Handling? And another $62.99 for Customs, Duties, Taxes, Insurance? I said that I’d pay a little more for shipping […]
I don’t understand the limitation that Microsoft places on their “Home” operating systems, that they cannot join a domain. A domain is a perfect solution for a home. I have a server in the basement that stores music, and I have a number of desktop computers and laptops. The benefits of using a domain, like […]
I posted about how much I like Windows Media Connect and the way it lets you access media on your computer network from the XBox 360 without having to do a lot of configuring on the 360; but the drawback is the thing is a memory hog. The process name for the service is is […]
The domains.live.com guys have a blog. I called them out for not having an SSL certificate from one of the usual authorities, so Firefox doesn’t trust them. I wonder if my previous post on this is the one referred to here: Regarding the certificate (one blogger noted that our SSL cert isn’t trusted by Firefox), […]
The problem I mentioned yesterday accessing xbox.com from Firefox is still happening. Seems like a pretty big problem to go unfixed for so long.
There are probably a thousand articles with this title being posted today. I think my XBox 360 experience is maybe atypical because what I was looking forward to wasn’t the gaming, so much as it was the digital media center. And so far I have to say, it delivers. The original XBox did a few […]
If you’re having trouble connect to xbox.com, try using Internet Explorer. Trying to connect using Firefox gives me a “Server is unavailable” message, but Internet Explorer has no troubles.
Busy. Will post soon.