Media Browser Version 2.5.1 (Hydra SP1) Released

It’s been less than a month since Media Browser 2.5 (Hydra) was released, but evidently she has already sprouted another head. There are a variety of bug and feature fixes that make the upgrade a no-brainer, as the Media Browser team has made sure to point out. Note: Everyone should upgrade. There is no reason to run 2.5.0 Changes from 2.5.0 (Hydra): […]

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Blu-ray Releases – October 17, 2011

Sorry for the hiatus, had a busy travel schedule recently, but I’m back on the regular now! And what a…decent week to return to. A couple good animated films are out there. Fans of the TV show V will be happy to see that released. Most interesting of the week was Red State from writer/director Kevin Smith, from Jay & […]

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Using the Native Video and Picture Library


Using the Native Video and Picture Library Recently we created a guide on how to use the Movie Library within Microsoft Windows 7 Media Center (“7MC”). Today we are going to look at adding files to the native Video and Pictures Library. This guide will cover: 1. How to add files to the library 2. What types of files can […]

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H.265 Spec Draft Expected in February


It seemed like everyone had finally settled down on H.264, in all its myriad flavors, as the video compression standard of choice, and now comes word that work on H.265 is starting to come together. Admittedly, its not much a surprise. Standards bodies need something to keep themselves busy and processor manufacturers are sure to appreciate a new application to […]

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Elgato Lauches TV Tuner for iPad2

While this is pretty much only for our European readers it is still news worthy for everyone, Elgato has released their iPad Tuner EyeTV Mobile. The tuner allows for live viewing of over the air DVB-T broadcast tv on the iPad 2. The software gives you a full program guide good for 7 days, and with a fully charged battery […]

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SiriusXM Edge First 2.0 Satellite Radio

SiriusXM Edge

The unannounced SiriusXM Lynx receiver was looking likely to be the first SiriusXM 2.0 device, but SiriusXM has trumped themselves with the announcement of the SiriusXM Edge Dock and Play Radio. The Edge lacks the touchscreen and Android OS of the Lynx, but it does tap into SiriusXM 2.0’s Xtra Channels, an expanded lineup of radio stations. The Edge will […]

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New Services adds Smart TV Features to ATT U-verse

Earlier this year a social media service called BuddyTV launched adding social media, chat, trending and TV guide data all into one easy to use interface on your iOS and Android devices. Now fast forward to today, BuddyTV has announced a new partnership with ATT and their U-verse TV service.  With BuddyTV installed on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device […]

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