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Freevo media center developer calls it quits

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The developer of Freevo, a pioneering media center app for Linux, Windows(s msft) and OS X(s aapl), announced that the app won’t receive any future updates. Freevo, which was first released in 2002, combined DVR and media playback capabilities for home theater PCs. Freevo’s developer wrote Monday on a mailing list that Freevo has been surpassed by other technologies including the media center competitor XBMC and Google’s (S GOOG) Chromecast.