Microsoft has released a beta version of a Windows Media Centre Sideshow gadget for Windows Mobile. The software, which runs in the Sideshow environmentÂ which was recently brought to the Windows Mobile platform by Microsoft, allows for the remote control of Vista Windows Media Centres and provides the following functionality:
Browse TV and schedule recordings. Browse the TV program guide, view metadata on upcoming or current shows, and pick shows to watch and record (single showing or series), without interrupting the TV viewing experience. Recorded TV. Select a previously recorded program to play back, without interrupting the viewing experience on the TV.