Xbox & Mac Based Media Center

October 19, 2005

O’Grady’s Power Page has a nifty article on Using XBox Media Center as the front-end for a Mac-based PVR and video library.

My leap into home theater integration with my iLife has led me to an unlikely place – the Microsoft XBox. Before you get too squeamish, keep in mind that Microsoft loses money on hardware sales, and if you’re buying an Xbox for a project like I’m recommending, and you aren’t especially interested in playing games, building an XBox Media Center is a great way to stick it to the man.

It’s an interesting approach; it’s cheap, and it gets around the playback performance limitations of the G4…