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Xbox One get fully featured media player with MKV playback and DLNA streaming

Xbox One Getting Fully Capable Media Player, DLNA Support

Posted by: Sean F, 22:26 AEST, Fri August 15, 2014

Xbox One to get MKV playback, plus DLNA streaming support in September ... More

Netgear Wireless HD Streaming Kit

Stream HD with Netgear Home Theater Adapters

Posted by: Jonathan M, 11:55 AEDT, Tue March 9, 2010

The Netgear HD/Gaming networking kit brings high-performance wireless network gaming and multiple HD video streaming while working with any existing router or ... More

Harmony One Remote

New Harmony Remotes

Posted by: Jonathan M, 11:06 AEDT, Wed March 3, 2010

Logitech has been redesigning its Harmony universal remote-control line to look and operate more like its popular Harmony One remotes ... More

News Icon Wireless Keyboard for HTPC

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:48 AEDT, Thu February 25, 2010

MSI announced that it will begin selling a wireless keyboard for home theater PCs that works from over 150 feet away

News Icon New HDTVs & Blu-ray Players Pre-bundled with VUDU

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:17 AEDT, Fri January 8, 2010

VUDU has taken a big lead ahead of its competitors by embedding its technology in to TVs made by LG, Mitsubishi, Samsung

News Icon LaCinema Mini HD Updated

posted by: Jonathan M, 13:08 AEDT, Wed January 6, 2010

The Mini HD will be 802.11n compatible and an ideal candidate for streaming up 1080p video via its HDMI output connected to

News Icon XBMC Camelot, A.K.A. Version 9.11 Has Arrived

posted by: Jonathan M, 18:26 AEDT, Thu December 31, 2009

It’s been quite a while in the making, but Camelot has arrived for Windows, OSX, Linux, and XBMC Live, and just in time for the holidays

News Icon HTPC Remote with Keyboard & Trackpad

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:55 AEDT, Tue December 29, 2009

Lenovo has just released a new multimedia remote with a built in keyboard and trackpad for only $60

News Icon Logitech Increase Remote Range

posted by: Jonathan M, 10:35 AEDT, Thu October 29, 2009

Logitech on Wednesday said it will soon ship the Harmony IR Extender System which allows users to extend the range of their existing infrared remote controls

News Icon Apple Lowers Price of Apple TV

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:37 AEST, Tue September 15, 2009

Apple has finally dropped the price of their 160GB AppleTV set-top box down to $229 and discontinued

News Icon Portable Blu-ray Player

posted by: Jonathan M, 10:20 AEST, Tue June 2, 2009

Panasonic showed off its new portable Blu-ray player that can also dub as a home theater component at this years CES show

News Icon VuNow Gets 802.11n

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:52 AEST, Fri May 8, 2009

The VuNow streaming video box has updated software for more online TV channels, websites, streaming radio and faster wireless performance

News Icon Vudu Goes with Entone Set-top Box

posted by: Jonathan M, 10:48 AEST, Wed May 6, 2009

The video-on-demand provider has partnered up with the IPTV set-top box provider Entone to brings you HD movies and

News Icon 25% off on First Download

posted by: Jonathan M, 10:35 AEST, Wed May 6, 2009

Until May 22, Blockbuster will be offering a 25% discount off your first download of a TV show or movie

News Icon Vizio Teams up with Macrovision

posted by: Jonathan M, 13:13 AEST, Tue May 5, 2009

Macrovision has entered into multi-year licensing agreement with VIZIO for an interactive program guide

News Icon Web-TV Streaming to be a Cash Cow by 2013

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:52 AEST, Tue May 5, 2009

According to analyst, web-tv streaming revenue will reach $3 billion by year 2013

News Icon ArcSoft Releases SimHD Upscaler

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:10 AEDT, Thu April 2, 2009

ArcSoft announced today the retail version of ArcSoft SimHD, a plug-in for ArcSoft TotalMedia™ Theatre that can upscale almost any video to HD quality

News Icon Hulu Blocks Non-Browser Applications

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:09 AEDT, Thu April 2, 2009

For the last couple of weeks, Hulu has been in a ongoing battle to keep its content off third-party applications that enable it to be watched over new browsers and

News Icon Buy a Dell & Get Pre-Installed Movies

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:47 AEDT, Sat October 25, 2008

Dell and CinemaNow have teamed up to offer Dell customers the ability to buy computers with digital movies pre-installed

News Icon Netflix Acquires More Movies

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:06 AEST, Thu October 2, 2008

The new Netflix streaming video service just got more new release movies from Starz to add to its already large selection

News Icon TiVo Remembers what You Fast Forward

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:53 AEST, Thu July 3, 2008

Did you know that the TiVo randomly reports back to the office every button pushed on the remote

News Icon Disney Streams Full Length Movies for Free

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:42 AEST, Thu June 12, 2008

Walt Disney said June 10 it would start streaming selected full-length feature films on its Web site while you chat or play games

News Icon Netflix Reveals its Set-Top Boxes

posted by: Jonathan M, 09:52 AEST, Wed May 21, 2008

Giving DVD's until 2013 before their obsolete, Netflix releases the Roku Netflix set top box

News Icon Media Player Classic Updates to Version (20080414)

posted by: Jonathan M, 00:44 AEST, Thu April 17, 2008

Media Player Classic is a multimedia player capable of playing DivX movies, VCD/SVCD, DVD and more

News Icon Cyberlink PowerDVD Hack

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:28 AEST, Wed April 16, 2008

Cyberlink removed support for HD-DVD playback in PowerDVD 8 although, with this hack you can bring HD-DVD playback back to life

News Icon PowerDVD Ultra Updates to Version 7.3 Build 3730

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:25 AEDT, Tue February 5, 2008

PowerDVD Ultra can playback HD DVD and Blu-ray movies on your computer, with support for Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, interactive content and more

News Icon Convert to MP4 & Play Them on Your PS3

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:30 AEDT, Tue December 4, 2007

This guide shows you how to convert DVD/AVI/DivX/XviD/MOV files to a PS3 compatible MP4 file that uses H.264 for video and AAC 5.1 for audio, or a VOB file with H.264 and AC3 5.1 audio which also works on the PS3

News Icon Nero + TiVo = NerVo

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:50 AEDT, Fri November 30, 2007

TiVo is breaking the living room barrier and is invading your PC and its bringing its newly acquired friend Nero along for the ride

News Icon AC3Filter Updates to Version 1.46

posted by: Jonathan M, 03:08 AEST, Tue August 21, 2007

AC3Filter is a high quality free audio decoder and processor filter that allows media players to playback movies with AC3 and DTS audio tracks

News Icon PowerDVD Ultra Updates to Version 7.3 Build 3104

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:26 AEST, Thu July 12, 2007

PowerDVD Ultra can playback HD DVD and Blu-ray movies on your computer, with support for Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, interactive content and more

News Icon Watch TV & Surf with Joost

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:44 AEST, Thu May 31, 2007

With Joost, you get all the things you love about TV, including a high-quality full-screen picture, hundreds of full-length shows and easy channel-flipping plus chat at the same time

News Icon Cyberlink PowerDVD Updates to Version 7.0.2911

posted by: Jonathan M, 03:54 AEST, Fri May 18, 2007

PowerDVD is a software DVD player for playing DVDs on your PC

News Icon Watch your AVI files on your Xbox 360

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:22 AEDT, Tue March 13, 2007

You not only can play your Xbox games and HD-DVD's, now you can stream your XviD/DivX files to your Xbox for playback

News Icon Amazon to Sell Movies Via TiVo

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:56 AEDT, Thu March 8, 2007

Many TiVo owners can now begin renting and purchasing movie downloads via Amazon Unbox

News Icon BitTorrent Hardware

posted by: Jonathan M, 13:17 AEST, Tue October 24, 2006

The BitTorrent site has landed a few allies in the hardware department with storage devices, wired and wireless routers, and media servers all pre-programmed with Torrent sharing abilities

News Icon Ulead VideoStudio Update

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:58 AEST, Tue July 18, 2006

Ulead has released VideoStudio 10 Plus

News Icon CyberLink PowerDVD 7 Update

posted by: Jonathan M, 13:26 AEST, Sun June 4, 2006

The best DVD experience worldwide just got better

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