Archive | December, 2007

MediaPortal 2 Preview Release Now Available

18. December 2007

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MediaPortal is an Open Source application ideal for turning your PC into a media center PC. The latest version of MediaPortal has been released as a “preview” version. From the website: MediaPortal II is a total re-write of the core application and plugin system. A new core framework allows all parts of the system to […]

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‘Jackass’ Movie to Test Internet Video Distribution

14. December 2007

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Jackass 2.5, starring Johnny Knoxville and his band of merry men, will be launched on the Internet on December 19 and will be subsequently released on DVD. Instead of being a straight to DVD release, it is a straight to Internet release. According to the Associated Press: Blockbuster Inc. will present “Jackass 2.5” free of […]

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Digeo Announces Moxi TV for PC

7. December 2007

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Some interesting news broke today regarding Digeo’s Moxi, a high-end DVR about to hit the retail market. In addition to a standalone hardware version of the Moxi, Digeo will be release a PC software version as well. From Digeo’s press release: Moxi TV for PC offers the same award-winning Moxi Menu and a new, improved […]

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Dell to Make Digital Cable Tuners Standard on New PCs

6. December 2007

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According to PCMag, Dell is planning on re-entering the Digital Cable Tuner market by this summer. Currently, Dell is not offering consumers the option to buy DCTs since the XPS 420 is not approved by CableLabs. Dell’s new strategy will be a slight deviation from most OEM’s. DCTs require two things: 1) an upgraded BIOS […]

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Optoma Releases HD803 | 1080p Projector Less than $2600

2. December 2007

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I try to pay close attention to the price of 1080p projectors. My ultimate plan is finish my basement and use a ceiling mounted projector as part of my home theater set-up. Several manufacturers are shipping 1080p projectors for around $2500. Optoma is the latest company to join Epson in the 1080p with the impending […]

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