Showtime Launches Showtime Anytime for iPad

And just like that Showtime is competing with HBO Go. Showtime has launched their Showtime Anytime app for the iPad to allow for mobile streaming of over 400 hours of Showtime’s original content, along with some of Showtime’s movies as well. So far only AT&T U-Verse and Verizon FiOS subscribers can access Showtime’s streaming content through the app; Comcast subscribers […]

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Western Digital TV Live Reviewed

WD TV Live

The Western Digital TV Live has proven to be a popular little streamer and Western Digital doesn’t seem to have a successor on tap at CES this year, so it might not be a bad time to give it another look. Ditching the hard drive found in the WD TV Live Hub means that the WD TV Live has a […]

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Dune HD Pro Previewed

Dune HD Pro

Dune HD has been quietly making some the best high-end media streamers for years, and this year at CES they are showing off what may well be their crowing achievement, the Dune HD Pro. Like many of their recent systems, the Dune HD Pro will be a modular system, allowing users to purchase the components they are interested in. The […]

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Boxee Pipes Live TV to Your Facebook Timeline

Boxee has announced a new Facebook app that will take advantage of the forthcoming Boxee Live TV add-on. The new app will be opt-in, but if enabled, the app posts the show you are watching on Live TV to your Facebook Timeline and feed. Fortunately, the app doesn’t update until you have been viewing a program for two minutes, so […]

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SilverStone – CES 2012


Full size HTPC builders can rejoice, because at SilverStone; big is still in fashion. They recently updated their lineup of Full-ATX chassis with the GD07 and GD08. Both offer space for multiple 3.5″ hard drives and full length GPUs. Other highlights include: They will update USB 3.0 products to the latest Renesas chip later this year Offer a four SATA […]

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Onkyo – CES 2012


Checking out Onkyo’s 2012 audio video receiver (AVR) with InstaPrevue and Mobile High-definition Link (MHL) was one of the things I was looking forward to the most at CES, and I wasn’t disappointed.  Not only was InstaPrevue a slick way to view and select inputs (third picture in the gallery), but given how it seems to work I would be […]

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Panasonic Booth – CES 2012


I expected to enjoy the trip to Panasonic’s booth at CES because I love looking at big, high quality HDTVs and historically they have delivered on both points. This year’s models will prove no exception to that as they have raised the bar again with better picture quality through panel improvements and higher internal refresh rates. There were many interesting […]

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