April 26, 2011

McTiVia Streams From PC to TV


The new McTiVia streams content to your TV from your computer. The wireless device is compatible with both Windows PCs and Macs, and can double as a router. It connects via HDTV and HDMI sockets and up to 8 computers can hook up to the device.

Via CompuExpert

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April 25, 2011

HBO Go to Become Portable


HBO subscribers can look forward to an app for their portable devices as well as their PCs. HBO Go will soon stream the channel's movies and TV episodes to iPad/iPhones/Android smartphones and is unlimited and instant, with plenty of HD content. Reportedly any season is available for free, as well as bonus features and extras, giving us another excuse to never leave the house for entertainment. Look for the portable service to come out early next month.

Via HBO Go

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April 22, 2011

Freakin' Friday! NIX Frame Has Motion Detection


We have shown you plenty of digital frames, but the portable NIX Hu-Motion Digital Picture Frame is clearly different. The 8" frame turns on/off automatically when anyone (or anything) triggers it. The device features a high res 800 x 600 SVGA LED backlit screen with 4:3 ratio and has a 1GB memory that will store up to 8000 photos. Other cool features include touch control, 2 x 1.5W Speakers, and an auto rotate sensor. It is compatible with .jpeg photos, MP4 video, MP3 music and many other sources, and a remote is included in the deal.


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April 14, 2011

D-Link D-ViewCam Simple Setup, Viewing


D-Link has a new small surveillance cam that can be used in your home or office. The DCS-930L practically works right out of the box. Connect the cables, plug in and you're done. Log into mydlink.com and start watching without the need of a router. Included with the D-ViewCam is software that features recording to your PC, trigger motion detection and support for up to 32 cameras.

Via D-Link

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April 12, 2011

Netflix Nabs Mad Men


Netflix continues its online domination by capturing Don Draper and the rest of the Mad Men gang as they have made a deal with Lions Gate. The first four seasons will be posted to Watch Instantly July 27 and cost about $1 million per episode to procure.

Via Mad Men

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March 28, 2011

HTC Evo View Tablet Joins the Group


HTC announced the coming out of the Evo View 4G tablet with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, a 7" display, two microphones, Adobe Flash, a CMOS camera and microSD memory card. HTC Watch is packed in the tablet for streaming video and cloud gaming via OnLive. Another nifty feature is Timemark, a way of tapping on a word in your audio notes that will take you to that exact location. No word on price or exact date of release.


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March 25, 2011

Freakin' Friday! Fandor Caters to Indie Fans


Indie fans, Fandor is for you. The new streaming service carries independent, international film, shorts and documentaries that you just can't find on other sources. Right now the service has about 2,5000 titles that you can access for $10.00 monthly via Boxee, but we see them hooking up with other set tops as well as the service grows.

Via Fandor

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March 21, 2011

Netflix Captures 'House of Cards"


Netflix has apparently outbid cable channels to gain exclusive rights to the new 'House of Cards,' a David Fincher drama starring Kevin Spacey. They now get the first two seasons at a cost of over $100 million, perhaps a sign that they have their sites on vying with HBO, Showtime, etc.

All we know is that when all is said and done at the end of a day, when we want to watch a movie, we just want to stream something that isn't yet available and would rather Netflix spend the money on conversion rather than competing with the big guys.

Via Netflix

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March 14, 2011

Pioneer AirPlay Compatible AV Receiver


Pioneer has come up with an AirPlay compatible AV receiver. The ASX-1021 works with the 7.1 channel VSX-1021 home theater and adding a LAN adapter allows streaming by iPod/iPhone/iPad. Pioneer has also released free software for remote control and editing playlists via AirJam.

Via Akihabara News

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March 8, 2011

Plex Releases Android App


Plex comes to Android with a new $4.99 app. Their media center allows those with the smartphone to stream movies, TV shows, music, photos and videos from the Interweb. With its open framework, developers are encouraged to create new Plex channels, 200 of which are already available, including iTunes, Netflix and YouTube.

Via Plex App

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