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Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Fire TV

The idea that Amazon was working on a streaming or gaming device has been tossed around the internet for probably the last year and has finally been announced last week. This new streaming box is focused around Amazon Prime as ...

 
Software
 
 

Apple TV software gets an update

 
March 15, 2014



Early last week Apple pushed out an update for their second and third generation Apple TV v6.1. The big feature here is users can customize the main menu and hide items. Updated features

 
 
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From the looks of the agreement it sounds like Onkyo wants to sell some wireless audio products that can play hi-res music and utilize their E-Onkyo catalog. Using Imagination’s license for Caskeid and FlowCloud it looks ...

 
Hardware for HTPC
 
Fit PC 4
Fit PC 4
Fit PC 4

Just last week Compulab announced a new AMD-powered Fit-PC4. This new fanless mini-PC has some pretty impressive specs and Compulab says its three times faster than the Fit-PC 3. Both versions come with dual Gbit Ethernet based...

 
 
Audio streamers
 

If Airplay isn’t enough and Sonos is too expensive for you then you might be interested in These two Embedded OS’s that have a good amount of supported hardware. Both seem to be based on Linux distribution and are r...

 
Hardware for HTPC
 
DVR +
DVR +
DVR +

At CES 2014 Channel Master announced a new DVR developed for the cord cutters. The DVR+ uses OTA signal and with an internet connection you can view Vudu with the possibility of more online streaming services getting added. I&#...

 
 
Audio streamers
 
Panasonic  SH-ALL1C
Panasonic  SH-ALL1C
Panasonic  SH-ALL1C

Today at CES 2014 Panasonic announced its new line of wireless multi-room speakers that utilize Qualcomm AllPlay technology. This new line includes two wireless speakers and a network component adapter. The Panasonic Multi-room...

 
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Netgear NTV300D
Netgear NTV300D
Netgear NTV300D

If you haven’t moved on past HDMI dongles powered by Android well you can add Netgear to the long list of Android dongles. At CES 2014 Netgear announced their NeoMediacast HDMI Dongle (NTV300D). The NTV300D seems to be of...

 
 
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LG Music
LG Music
LG Music
 

A possible contender for Sonos systems?

 
December 22, 2013



LG announced they will be showing off a new system at CES 2014 that will provide a wireless multi-room music system. This new system allows you to wirelessly stream your music from smartphones, tablets and computers to multiple...

 
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Media Browser for Roku
Media Browser for Roku
Media Browser for Roku
 

Media Browser for Roku now available

 
December 22, 2013



The Media Browser channel for Roku has finally come out of Beta and is now available. With the Media Browser channel you can browse and play your local content off a computer running a Media Browser server. I can’t find a...

 
 
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Chromecast update
Chromecast update
Chromecast update

Slowly but surely the Google Chromecast is picking up momentum. After announcing the release of HBO Go not too long ago Google has just announced ten new apps added to its arsenal. With the inclusion of Plex, Avia, and RealPlay...

 
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PLAiR 2
PLAiR 2
PLAiR 2

I guess after the Google Chromecast was announced the masses must have forgot about the first PLAiR HDMI dongle which beamed media through wireless to your TV. It didn’t help the first PLAiR seemed to get mixed reviews fr...

 
 
Audio streamers
 
BRAVEN 710 speaker
BRAVEN 710 speaker
BRAVEN 710 speaker

Earlier this month BRAVEN announced their new portable Bluetooth speaker which does more than just play your music over Bluetooth. This new portable speaker has a beautiful Aircraft Aluminum finish and is water resistant so you...