Amulet Devices shows off beta update at CES

Amulet Devices Amulet Remote

If you are not familar with it, Mike Garcen did a great review of the Amulet Devices Remote Control prior to its release.  While at CES I met with Pat Lawless from Amulet Devices and had a chance to see their upcoming beta in action.   The focus in the upcoming software release is the Electronic Program Guide (EPG).  So in […]

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ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre 5 Remote Apps

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One thing we didn’t talk about much when ArcSoft’s TotalMedia Theatre 5 (TMT5) was introduced was the inclusion of smartphone control apps. At CES, I was able to take a look at the apps which run on both Android and iOS. The apps work via wi-fi, but unfortunately, there was too much interference to see them actually work (this was […]

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ESPN Breaks Record for Cable Even though Streamed

I have a few take aways from this impressive report of how ESPN did in its broadcast of the BCS Championship game last night, where it broke the record for most viewers on a cable channel broadcast. Mainly, I hope this will quiet some of the talk how online streaming video HURTS television broadcasters. Quite impressive numbers and I would […]

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