Minerva Networks Prepping xTVFusion 5 IPTV Platform


Minerva Networks recently announced that the new version of their IPTV platform, xTVFusion 5, is now available to service providers. The big news here is that xTVFusion 5 is intended for deployment in both high-bandwidth and low-bandwidth network environments. Depending on the bandwidth the network provides, xTVFusion 5 can be adapted to provide different service options ranging from simple TV […]

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ASUS E35M1-M Pro Reviewed

ASUS E35M1-M Pro

I’ve mentioned before that, for whatever reason, the recent launch of the AMD E-350 Zacate chips did not excite me as much as the E-300 launch did. Perhaps it was the release of the 35W Core i3 processors or the Celeron G500 processors that put a damper on the diminutive Fusion chips. That being said, ASUS has put together a […]

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Auto-minimize the WHS 2011 Launchpad


One of my biggest Windows Home Server 2011 pet peeves involves the new Launchpad software. It’s not that I don’t like the software. It does a good job of exposing the server’s functions and alert status. The problem is that there is no option to launch it minimized at startup, leaving it to constantly float around on my desktop. It’s […]

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Apple TV 4.4.2 Update Released


The last couple of Apple TV updates have not gone as smoothly as one would hope. Well, Apple is game to take another stab at it if you are. The Apple TV 4.4.2 update has been released with the promise that it will resolve the bricking issues that cropped up with the 4.4.1 update. Anyone willing to be first to […]

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Ceton InfiniTV 4 USB Now Shipping

The long awaited USB version of the Ceton InfiniTV 4 has finally started shipping. For those of you running low profile, mini Home Theater PC’s you can now get your hands on the USB rendition of the famous quad tuner. Everything you can find on the PCI-E version of the InfiniTV 4 is what you can find on the USB […]

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iTunes Gets The Office 10 Years Late

The Office

The UK version of the The Office is celebrating its tenth anniversary and to help with the festivities the BBC is making all 14 original episodes available on iTunes for the first time. Besides launching Ricky Gervais into the spotlight and serving as the inspiration for one of the most popular sitcoms in the United States, The Office has had […]

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Apple TV Reportedly in the Works, Name Already Taken

Apple TV

Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs has garnered all sorts of attention, including a little blurb that Steve Jobs gives about making an Apple TV. No, not that Apple TV, a real TV. Apple watchers have speculated for years that Apple would eventually try to push its way into the flat-panel television market, but instead the company has focused its […]

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