We’re excited to announce the Beta release of the Media Center Gadgets for Windows SideShow! Click the following link to join our open Microsoft Connect program for the Media Center Gadget Beta:
http://connect.microsoft.com/InvitationUse.aspx?ProgramID=2380&SiteID=312&InvitationID=GPB-79MM-RFJ2 (This link can be used only once. Login to Microsoft Connect after joining to access this program.)

You can use these gadgets from any SideShow device. If you have a Windows Mobile device, you can download and install our developer preview.

4 gadgets are included with this beta that allow you to:

  • Browse the TV Guide and schedule recordings. Browse Recorded TV by thumbnail.
  • Browse your music library and control music playback.
  • Browse Picture and Video libraries.
  • View "now playing" information and control Media Center with playback controls.

Connect Site permanent links:
Download
Installation Instructions
Gadget general information and known issues
Send Feedback

We greatly appreciate your help in making this a great release! 

- Darryl