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Windows Vista®: Home Entertainment with Windows® Media Center and Xbox 360™ by Greg Slack, S. E. Slack

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Chapter 21. Working with Xbox Media, Events, and Accessories

  • Explore the Media blade

  • Connect with Media Center

  • Find Xbox 360 events

  • Understand Xbox 360 accessories

As we’ve mentioned many times, Xbox 360 is a media extender for your Windows Media Center PC. In this chapter, we’ll show you a few tips to consider as you use media extenders in your home entertainment system.

The Media blade is a major part of Xbox 360, which might come as a surprise to anyone who has thought of Xbox 360 as simply a game console. You can create playlists, download movies and TV shows directly to the console, and even watch slide shows. Since you use it to do so much, this chapter covers how to use the Media blade in particular.

Then, since part of the fun with your Xbox ...

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