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Going forward, the software you previously knew as XBMC will be called Kodi Entertainment Center beginning with release 14. Why the name change? One of the biggest reasons XBMC is renaming itself is because it has little to do with Microsoft's Xbox gaming consoles as opposed to when the software was released 12 years ago. "Six years have passed since the Xbox Media Center became XBMC, and simply put, 'XBMC' fits less now than it did even in 2008. The software only barely runs on the original Xbox, and then only because some clever developers are still hacking on that platform. It has never run... Read more...
Ouya's developers started off with a relatively simple concept: build an inexpensive Android console for the living room funded by $950,000 in pledges on Kickstarter. Well, here are with less than 40 hours to go before Ouya's Kickstarter campaign comes to a close, and the project has generated more than $7 million from over 53,000 backers. Will it be worth it? That's the $7 million question that has yet to be answered, and in the meantime, Ouya's team keeps upping the ante. The latest development is that Ouya will be more than a low priced console, it will also be a full fledged media center courtesy... Read more...
After being development for over a year, XBMC version 11, otherwise known as 'Eden', is finally available to download as a stable release. Eden represents several milestones for the popular open source media player and entertainment hub, including Addon Rollbacks, big improvements to the default Confluence skin, speed increases, a better library, and so much more. "In addition to our many software improvements, we’ve increased our reach in the realm of hardware support since Dharma was released," the XBMC team said in a blog post. "Eden marks the first in-sync stable release for the Apple... Read more...