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How to install Front Row on Lion (Updated)

Update: As several of you have discovered, the latest version of iTunes breaks compatibility with Front Row so that Front Row will no longer see your music. Most unfortunate. Ralph Perdomo reports that he has ported OS X Front Row to Lion by moving several frameworks and the application itself...

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ETVComskip and PyeTV are great add-ons for EyeTV

As Erica mentioned earlier, Elgato's EyeTV hardware/software bundles will let you record your TV programming, either over the air or via your cable/satellite box depending on the exact product and setup you have. The latest hardware from the company is the EyeTV HD, which will capture HD video...

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Using aliases to extend Front Row's capabilities

While Front Row's integration with iTunes and iPhoto provides a nice, seamless experience, there are times when your needs demand a not-so-integrated approach -- say, for example, if you have an external hard drive full of videos that you'd like to watch on Front Row, but don't necessarily want...

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Front Row performance on the mini takes a dive with Snow Leopard

Here's an interesting feature of Snow Leopard that you may or may not (probably not) find particularly useful. Apparently after upgrading to 10.6 several users at the Apple Discussion Forums -- mostly owners of Mac mini or MacBook models with the GMA950 graphics subsystem -- are reporting poor...

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Ask TUAW: Taking apart a MacBook Pro, installing Leopard on a Mirror Door G4, streaming movies and more

Once again, it's time for another edition of Ask TUAW: the place where we try to answer all of your Mac and Apple-related questions. This week we're answering questions about taking apart a MacBook Pro, installing Leopard on a Mirror Door G4, watching movies streamed from a Mac media server and...

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Understudy plugin offers Hulu and Netflix in Front Row

I think one of the coolest features in Boxee, the XBMC-based media center software for Macs and Apple TVs, has been the relatively recent addition of Hulu and Netflix streaming. Now Understudy offers similar functionality for Front Row users. The plugin adds an Understudy menu item to the Front Row...

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Front Row 2.1.6 update available

OK, so it's not really important news, but for those of you who are using Front Row on a regular basis, you might want to pull up Software Update and get Front Row Update 2.1.6. The file size is a miniscule 13.1 MB, and the update apparently "provides improved iTunes 8.0 compatibility and bug...

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FrontRow 2.1.6 is available

The updates keep coming out of Cupertino this morning. iTunes, QuickTime and now Front Row. Version 2.1.6 adds iTunes 8.0 compatibility and "...bug fixes." This update is just over 13MB. Short and sweet. Get it via Software Update now. We didn't find anything obviously new with this release, but...

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VideoDrive: easy iTunes video importing and tagging

In a recent Ask TUAW we addressed a question about getting divx video files to register properly as TV Shows in Front Row. In the discussion that followed one of our readers suggested VideoDrive as an easy way of accomplishing this. Basically, VideoDrive allows you to import your videos into iTunes...

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Front Row 2.1.3 update

Just when you think Apple's update spree is over, they send you a Front Row update. This update, version 2.1.3, will provide you "bug fixes and improved iTunes compatibility." This update coincides with tonight's iTunes and QuickTime updates. You can get this update by opening up Software Update...

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Front Row update

Looks like today was the ultimate Apple software update day in addition to that other thing that also happened! In their last batch of updates, Apple updated Front Row for Leopard. Here's what Apple says about the update: This Front Row update provides for bug fixes and improved iTunes...

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Front Row Update 1.3.1

The folks at Apple have been busy bees! New iMacs, new iLife, new iWork, and now a shiny new version of Front Row? That's right, fire up Software Update, kids, Front Row 1.3.1 is awaiting you. What does it do? Why, it has 'improved iPhoto compatibility.' I like compatibility. Thanks, Andrew K....

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CenterStage open source media center updates, offers preview of future interface

The Mac media center market is heating up lately, with a healthy collection of competitors to Apple's Front Row offering unique features and different UI experiences. This is great news for anyone who wants to turn an older Mac into a media center, or if Front Row simply doesn't float your boat....

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Front Row reworked to resemble Apple TV

One of the 300 new Leopard features that Steve didn't mention is an updated version of Front Row. Specifically, the UI has been rebuilt to look just like that of the Apple TV, so there no more need to install your own skin. From the limited copy on the webpage, we can assume that the functionality...

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Salling Clicker v3.5 brings new Front Row controls, device support and much more

One of the major things I miss about switching away from a Windows Mobile or even Sony Ericsson mobile phone is Salling Clicker - just about the best darn software I've ever seen for controlling your Mac with a mobile phone or PDA. Clicker offers a wide array of customizable controls with which you...

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