MythTV Reloaded – Day 8

Today I spent a while poking at the frontend again.  If you will remember from yesterday the changeover didn’t go quite as smoothly as I had hoped for.  When I turned on the frontend I was greeted with a black screen.  Eventually I was able to get to a command line but didn’t get any further before going to bed.  After […]

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Sling Media Launches SlingPlayer Facebook App

SlingPlayer for Facebook

Sling Media seems to have made it their mission to make sure that Slingbox owners can access their television from anywhere in the world on any device imaginable. Now, just to make sure that they haven’t left any stone unturned, Sling has also launched a SlingPlayer for Facebook app. Slingbox SOLO and Slingbox PRO-HD users need to update to the […]

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Starz App to Follow the Trail Blazed by HBO Go

When Starz decided not to renew their deal with Netflix back in September, I mentioned that my money was on Starz emulating HBO and going their own way with an independent streaming service and app. Starz President Chris Albrecht recently announced that Starz would be making a big digital push in 2012, including launching an app that would stream Starz […]

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Connecting DLNA Devices to Get Easier with Wi-Fi Direct

DLAN and Wi-Fi Direct

The Wi-Fi Alliance recently announced that they have developed new interoperability guidelines to help Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA work together. Wi-Fi Direct is a relatively new Wi-Fi standard that allows Wi-Fi devices to connect directly to each other without the need for an access point. The interoperability guidelines would allow a Wi-Fi Direct device to connect and stream to a […]

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Take a Tour of the Xtreamer Prodigy

Xtreamer Prodigy

Xtreamer media streamers are rare as hen’s teeth in my neck of the woods, so I’ve never had the opportunity to get hand’s on with one. Indeed, I wasn’t really even familiar with the company when the announcement of the Xtreamer Prodigy caught my attention last February. The Prodigy is Xtreamer’s media streamer with an Android heart and a Flash […]

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