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Tenomichi Announce "3D Media Center" Software

By: Array

First discovered over at NVNews a short while ago, company "Tenomichi" have teamed up with NVIDIA to create an entirely GPU powered 3D Media Center software suite designed to work on Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Media Center Edition and Windows Vista.

 

3D Media Center bridges the gap between games and multimedia by using the GPU to create a completely 3D interface that includes a 3D carousel, a DVD player powered by Nvidia's PureVideo decoder, a video editor with computer games special effects, a photo editor capable of manipulating the highest resolution photos, video transfer to mobile phones, Sony's PSP and Apple's iPOD and can be operated by standard remote controls.

 

For full details, head over to Tenomichi's website.

 



"Tenomichi has, for the first time, combined two of Microsoft's core technologies DirectX and Direct Show to create a new multimedia engine called 3D Experience" said Richard Faria, Tenomichi's President and CEO. "This engine was used to build 3D Media Center the most advanced 3D application available in the world" he said "3D interfaces provide the consumer with a fully immersive experience that blends the boundaries between interface and rich media. All consumer applications will follow our lead into 3D; it's inevitable because it's more natural."

 

3D Media Center includes "Automatic Updates" keeping customers up to date with the latest version of our software and providing free new features. Customers will also receive Tenomichi's Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) module free of charge when it is released in Q4 with SD and HD playback of cable, satellite and digital terrestrial.

 

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NVIDIA focusing on Windows XP MCE 2005

By: Array

In a fresh press release, NVIDIA have just announced their commitment to delivering a bunch of video and multimedia products with full support for Microsoft's Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. With NV's PureVideo™ technology being the main focus for enriched multimedia usage in a HTPC environment, they also intend to release Dual-Tuner Cards with personal video recording functionalities. More details over at the NV pressroom folks.

 

SANTA CLARA, CA-OCTOBER 14, 2005-NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced that it is delivering a full suite of video and multimedia products specifically for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 with Update Rollup 2.

 

"Advanced video processing technologies such as PureVideo enhance the Media Center experience and give consumers a complete home theater experience on a PC," said Joe Belfiore, general manager of the Windows eHome Division at Microsoft Corp. "We applaud NVIDIA for their efforts and look forward to seeing more industry-leading video and multimedia technology from them in the future."

 

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TwinMOS Now Providing ACDSee Software With Mobile Disks

By: Array

Another recent press release from memory makers "TwinMOS" informs us that they're now bundling the popular image browsing and editing software "ACDSee Partner Edition 7.0" with any of their mobile disk products, giving you a saving of up to 30 bucks.

 

yAugust 3, 2005, TaipeizFrom now on all TwinMOS mobile disks are equipped with ACDsee Partner Edition 7.0 ver. for free! You can save up to US$29.99 for a TwinMOS mobile disk that allows you to browse and edit pictures with the powerful ACDsee Partner Edition 7.0!

 

You can open and browse images in most formats efficiently with ACDsee Partner Edition 7.0, including zoom in and zoom out images, view images fit to window size or in full screen. The powerful editing functions of ACDsee Partner Edition 7.0 allow you to search an image by description, make simple editing, copy images to the clipboard, rotate or modify images, and set images as the backdrop.

 


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Driver and software updates

 

Drivers
Nvidia nForce/2 (WHQL) driver release v2.45 for Windows XP/2000: Download
Nvidia graphics display driver v1.0-4496 for Linux IA32: Download

 

Software
Mozilla Firebird 0.6.1 browser release notes: View
Mozilla Firebird 0.6.1 browser for Windows (6.8MB): Download
Mozilla Firebird 0.6.1 browser for Linux (9.2MB): Download
Google Toolbar 2.0 beta for Internet Explorer 5.5 or later: Download

 

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Install Windows XP unattended

By: Array

I noticed this link to MSFN over at Driver Heaven today which allows you to install Windows XP unattended with pre SP2 fixes and so forth. MSFN has all the information which you shouldn't miss.

 

Have you ever wanted a Windows XP CD that would install Windows XP by automatically putting in your name, product key, timezone and regional settings? Followed by silently installing all your favourite applications along with DirectX 9.0a, .Net Framework 1.1 and then all the Pre-SP2 hotfixes, updated drivers, registry tweaks, and a readily patched UXTheme.dll without any user interaction whatsoever? Then this guide will show you how you can do just that!
More information @ MSFN

 

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Former Microsoft employee admits $6 million software theft


Yesterday a former Microsoft employee pleaded guilty to falsely purchasing six million dollars worth of server software and selling it for personal gain.

 

Kori Robin Brown, 31, is the third person accused of taking advantage of an internal Microsoft system that allowed employees to order unlimited amounts of software meant for internal use.

 

Brown, a former administrative assistant in Microsoft's Xbox division, now faces up to five years in a federal prison and a $250,000 fine.

 

More information @ The Inquirer

 

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