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XBMC Gets a Dedicated Remote 87

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the keep-'em-dedicated dept.
Malard writes "XBMC users can rejoice, developers from the team have partnered with Motorola to re-develop their previously announced Nyxboard remote with RF, programmable IR and full support on Windows, Mac, Linux and Original Apple TVs."
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XBMC Gets a Dedicated Remote

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  • Re:Excellent! (Score:4, Informative)

    by rylin (688457) on Tuesday April 05, 2011 @09:05AM (#35719970)

    Seriously?
    Plex (XBMC fork) has had full support for Logitech Harmony for ages now.

  • Re:XMBC? (Score:5, Informative)

    by Anaerin (905998) on Tuesday April 05, 2011 @09:08AM (#35720010)
    XBMC is no longer (Officially) on the XBox, it has had a Linux branch for a long time now, and now also has OSX and Windows versions. It's also the codebase that Boxee and Plex were forked from. I'd suggest you take a look at it, as it's truly an awesome media center.
  • Re:Meh (Score:4, Informative)

    by MoldySpore (1280634) on Tuesday April 05, 2011 @09:55AM (#35720670)
    Most of the higher quality HD skins for XBMC (Aeon, etc) are designed specifically to not use the mouse. Once you remove the mouse from the equation, a remote like they are offering becomes a complete solution for controlling your media center. With all its plugins, there is really never a reason to ALT+TAB out of XBMC unless you need to use a browser for something unrelated to media (there are even gmail plugins for XBMC).

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