Hulu, ITV may form U.K. partnership

This is very much a rumor, but it makes sense given Microsoft’s recent MSN Video announcement in the UK. Here Hulu is apparantly in the works with several content providers to begin distributing shows over seas. Would be interesting to see if they offer the same content. Variety There is fresh speculation in Blighty that a deal giving U.K. commercial […]

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Rev3 Gets A Revision on Boxee


Boxee has had a bunch of new content announcements this week, but none have me as excited as this one. The Revision3 interface (home of Diggnation, System and lots more) has been rather outdated for a while, so it’s very refreshing to see an update finally, and one that includes my new favorite show HD Nation!   Boxee Blog The […]

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Understanding Codecs: Part 1-h.264

Codecs are the most exciting yet most terrifying aspect of home theater PC’s. Nothing else can do so much yet cause so many problems at the same time. There’s a lot of confusion out there on what codecs are and what is needed, which is what spurred our very own Andy to write the Antipack guide hoping to prevent your […]

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Comcast DVR Web Scheduling Nears Launch?


Now here’s a frustrating situation–years ago, us Media Center folks enjoyed life with remote web DVR scheduling via Webguide or Remote Record well before any cable or satellite providers even thought about it. Fast forward to today and now several providers offer it, while Webguide has been absorbed by Microsoft and Remote Record has been killed off. FWIW I believe […]

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