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Media Center Update Gives Starring Role to XBox, Content

Microsoft’s new software update for its Media Center line will more closely link its forthcoming Xbox 360 gaming console into the company’s plans for delivering digital entertainment…it will add the capability to stream digital media–music, videos, photos television and movies–from Media Center PCs to any TV or device via Xbox 360.

Microsoft has also added new content providers: additional MTV and VH1 content, along with MTV Overdrive and a broadband video channel; the AOL Pictures digital photo service and AOL Radio featuring XM; the Akimbo Services; and two gaming services: Game xStream and Discover Games.

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