Blog: XBMC

Use XBMC and other non-certified PlayTo receivers in Windows 8

February 24, 2014, (updated on September 8, 2014), Power User

PlayTo is a great technology which provides the ability to play the current video or music from your tablet to your TV. The problem is, that most devices, for example a HTPC running XBMC, supports PlayTo but is not certified. However there is a way to simply disable this restriction and use non-certified devices as PlayTo receivers. The reason why this is not enabled by default is that these devices may not work properly. I tested the feature with XBMC and it works without problems – even better than with my Xbox 360 which is a certified PlayTo device. To […] Read more...

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XBMC remote for Windows Phone

April 6, 2012, (updated on October 20, 2014), 3 comments, Apps

I’d like to introduce my XBMC remote app for Windows Phone: It is called “XBMC remote” and can be downloaded from the Windows Phone Marketplace. XBMC is a media center software designed to use with a TV and can be downloaded and used for free. The application only works with the newest XBMC release, XBMC 11 Eden. With the “XBMC remote” app you can browse your recently added media, albums, artists, music videos, movies and TV series: The remote control pivot can be used to navigate the XBMC menus and control the currently played media. There is also a button […] Read more...

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