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Roku players are doing Rdio streaming now

We have previously reported that the Roku will officially have Amazon Prime and read off USB drives. Now, it will get Rdio as well.

For those who don’t know what Rdio is, it is a paid music subscription service with a social networking aspect. read more…

Iomega 2TB ScreenPlay DX HD Media Player

We have seen a lot of products from Iomega before, such as the eGo External Hard Drive and Portable External USB 3.0 SSD Drive.

Now they have the 2TB ScreenPlay DX HD media player, which is able to stream movies from Netflix (only available in the U. read more…

Heres the iGUGU InterneTV

We have seen a lot of media server/streamers here lately at Cybertheater. At CES, it was Moovida, and now iGUGU.

The purpose of iGUGU is to connect to an existing computer a lot easier using software, wireless or wired TV connector, and a QWERTY remote. read more…

AC Ryan announces Playon!HD2 and Playon!HD Mini2 media streamers

We saw a lot of media streamers last week at CES with the ones from ActionTec and Aerielle.

Here are two more from AC Ryan with the Playon!HD2 and the Playon!HD Mini2. Both use Realtek’s 1185 media processor, have Ethernet, and have access to the WePlayon! read more…

Fanhattan is coming in early 2011

I could have sworn that we have reported on Fanhattan before, but this doesn’t appear to be the case. I got a chance to see them at CES 2011, and they intend big things for this year.

In any event, this is a new service that will help users browse all the world’s movies and TV shows for “an elegant user experience”. read more…

Is a Netflix button going to be on your remote?

Considering how Netflix is doing well with plans to expand internationally, as well as being on the Boxee Box, is it really a surprise to consider a Netflix button on a remote?

This morning, and I am going to assume planned to coincide with CES 2011, Netflix announced that this Spring will feature a button with the company’s logo on such remote brands like Panasonic, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba, and Best Buy’s Dynex. read more…

Watch this video of streaming video from Airplay to Linux

I thought I would re-post this video here. It doesn’t exactly have an action movie pace, but it shows someone “porting” Apple’s Airplay to a Linux box running Ubuntu and XMBC. read more…

Roku sales doubled when Apple TV was introduced, seriously!

In the past few months, we have covered Apple TV. I’m not certain how well it is doing, but this doesn’t seem to be the case for Roku.

Apparently, since Apple TV launched at the beginning of September, Roku sales have actually doubled. read more…

DivX box TMP-301K

We have reported on a lot of DivX TV boxes before, such as the new providers for LG. Now there is the TMP-301K.

The TMP-301K has over 2TB of hard drive space, as well as a lot of connectivity with HDMI out, component, Ethernet, and USB. read more…

Why I dont like Hulu Plus

I realize that Hulu Plus is supposed to be helping out those on the mobile world and other platforms, but it is beginning to dominate the Hulu regular web browser which was free.

I went to watch Modern Family, and I found that I could only watch one episode. read more…

DirecTV to bring Sunday Ticket to customers?

For those who love football might want to see that DirecTV customers is offering up NFL Sunday Ticket to streaming boxes.

DirecTV is offering up every single football game on Apple TV, Boxee, Roku, Xbox 360, or PS3. read more…

Google TV gets Netflix and other things

Did we somehow miss covering this before. I don’t know if we did this once, but here is is again.

Google TV has a Netflix App, so you ou can get more streaming titles and add some DVDs to the queue, and even a dual-view for moving and resizing a picture-in-picture window. read more…

How much is Netflix paying for a new episode?

Man, Netflix is doing something to get people to watch their shows.

Netflix is planning on paying up to $100,000 per new episode of a TV show. That is quite a bit, don’t you think? Man, I really hope they make a profit out of this. read more…

Apple TV is on a Slowdown, switch to Plex?

Remember how we were reporting on Apple TV’s incorrect colors on certain TVs? Apparently, there has been some delays resulting in “3,000 minute waits for some media”. Considering the problem with Apple TV’s 4. read more…

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