Well I've been really busy and haven't had much time to write anything new.
I've added a new category to my blog - books, which if I get right won't be included in my main feed or on the blogs.msdn.com page. I'm going to post updates on what I'm currently reading and little reviews there from time to time, just for fun :-)
I got a chance to see Sony's new Media Center PC, the R Series over the weekend - really, really nice looking - they're water cooled, and to facilitate air flow there's a hole in the case about two thirds of the way up. You can put your hand (if you have a small hand) through the case! Pretty pricy though, I don't think I'll be replacing my HP Media Center any time soon, I just don't need to.
Also in the news was Microsoft joining the Digital Living Network Alliance, what will come out of it I don't know, but getting a bunch of tech companies to work together to make their devices work together and share content easily seems like a good thing to me.