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Program Options Screen Added to TVGuide

Last night I finished the control code and tedious skin work required to add a new “Program Options” screen to the TVGuide addon that will mimic the look and functionality of the FiOS Program Options screen available from various points throughout the EPG. The screen is accessible from the XBMC info button (“i” on a [...]

Improving Live TV on XBMC (my way)

My challenge with live TV on XBMC is familiarity for the wife and friends. I would like to kick the rental habit for the Set Top Box (STB) but poor user experience in XBMC gets in the way. I currently pay over $50 a month in STB rental fees to Verizon for their FiOS service. [...]

Cutting the Cord – Part 1

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been watching the prices of cable go through the roof in recent years. To top it off, these DVR boxes and all the bells and whistles I thought I needed when I signed up add over 50% to my bill. I’ve long thought that with all of that content [...]