XBMC 13.0 Gotham rises

Posted By: Martijn on May 04, 2014 in Site News
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The dark night of waiting is finally over. Because here it is. The stable release of XBMC 13.0 Gotham edition. It has been months of hard work, improvements and testing since the 12.x releases. There have been around 530 commits (chunks of code change) done by 51 developers during this time. Also a large group …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham – Release Candidate 1

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 28, 2014 in Site News
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We hope you are as excited about this as we are. After a year of hard work, improvements and testing since the release of version 12.0, we are delighted to announce the first release candidate of the upcoming XBMC 13.0, codenamed “Gotham”. The past year we have kept you informed with our monthly blog posts of …

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A Little Community Growth

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 21, 2014 in Site News
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In this post we aren’t announcing anything or releasing anything or even providing how-to guides. Instead, in honor of our 75,000th fan on Facebook, I’d just like to take a step back and consider the past few years of XBMC community growth. Some History Way back in 2010, I decided to create a new job for …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham – Beta 4

Posted By: Martijn on Apr 19, 2014 in Site News
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With Beta 4 we are only looking at bug fixing rather than features. Further down we will list several of the more important fixes that have been added since last beta. Hopefully Beta 4 will be the last one, before we will enter Release Candidate stage. This means final release is nearing. For a full …

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Meet us at LinuxTag 2014

Posted By: Blittan on Apr 15, 2014 in Site News
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Once again we will be exhibit between the 8th and 10th of May at LinuxTag in Berlin, Germany. This will be our sixth year attending. This year will be really different, new exhibition halls, new partners droidcon and re:publica. Of course we want you to join us at the booth, chat with us and let us know …

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The end of Windows XP

Posted By: Martijn on Apr 07, 2014 in Site News
Hasta la XP, baby.

As you may have read, the official Microsoft support for Windows XP will ended at April 8th, 2014. This means the end of life for this 13 years old operating system which has fulfilled it’s purpose. After this date there will be no more updates any more, plugging possible security leaks. At the same time …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham – Beta 3 Returns

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 01, 2014 in Site News
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Once again with Beta 3 we are looking at almost entirely fixes rather than features. Still, many of those fixes are worth mentioning in an abbreviated change log, and at least one is worth bringing up by name. Ever since the release of iOS 7, Airplay support in XBMC has suffered. Fortunately, thanks to generous …

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April fools: Introducting XBMC 14 – The Hoff

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Apr 01, 2014 in Site News
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Note: This was of course an April fools prank. The real codename for v14 has since been established as ‘Helix’. Amid all this news of the XBMC 13 release (Just now hitting Beta 3), we have some developers who are beginning to submit features for the upcoming XBMC 14, which, of course, means we finally …

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XBMC 13.0 Gotham – The Beta 2 We Deserve

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 17, 2014 in Site News
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It’s been a mere 13 days since beta 1 came out, and already we’re ready for beta 2. This is almost entirely a “fix” beta release, meaning no new features, only a more rock solid foundation. Still, many of those fixes are worth mentioning in an abbreviated change log. For a more full rundown of …

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XBMC shirts and hoodies sale, now with new colors, but less than a week left

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 12, 2014 in Site News

This is just a quick reminder for those of you not on the social networks that the XBMC Beta shirt and hoodie sale has less than a week to go, and after that we won’t be selling this particular design again, possibly forever. Also, since the beta 1 announcement, we’ve added a few more shirt …

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XBMC is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. XBMC is available for multiple operating-systems and hardware platforms, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.