Just in case you missed it buried underneath the upgrade to Netflix Watch Instantly the other day, Microsoft has gone live with Internet TV on Windows 7 Media Center, offering content (of rather poor picture quality) from the following providers:
FINALLY. Microsoft and CableLabs are finally opened the door to have regular people add in CableCARD tuners by themselves, after they’ve purchased the PC and set it up. This is good news.
Well, it’s Japan-only for now, but the Wii is finally starting to compete with the PS3 and Xbox 360 in the only category in which it’s in third place: Media centre functionality. CinemaNow, apparently, is the guinea pig of choice.