Archive | January, 2011

NHL GameCenter Live Now Available on iPad

13. January 2011

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The NHL has become a real trend setter for watching sports online.  Through NHL GameCenter Live you can watch up to 40 games a week in HD.  Pretty impressive.   GameCenter ia available on a lot of platforms including Boxee, PS3, and Roku.  Today the NHL announced one more way to catch a game: the iPad. […]

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How to Find New Releases for Netflix Watch Instantly

12. January 2011

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Netflix has a great plugin for Windows Media Center.  In my opinion it is th best interface for Netflix’s Watch Instantly catalog.  The onlt drawback is it can be difficult to browse for a movie without being overwhelmed. Netflix really needs to add a “Most Popular” view in their Watch Instantly interface.  It would help […]

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Handbrake 0.9.5 Now Supports Blu-ray Folder Structure

11. January 2011

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A new version of the popular video conversion tool, Handbrake, was released recently.  While there was a slew of additions and fixes, the most notable new feature is the support for Blu-ray folder structure. No decryption support is provided so you still need AnyDVD HD.  This new feature basically can streamline your Blu-ray ripping process, […]

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Boxee Makes Deal with CBS

7. January 2011

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It seems like Boxee is making a push to be relevant in the set-top world. We all know that  content is king when it comes to internet video.  With that in mind, Boxee announced today that they signed an agreement with CBS.  From EngadgetHD: The New York Times is reporting that the company has inked […]

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DIY Boxee | Initial Thoughts

5. January 2011

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Last week I installed Boxee on my desktop computer.  I just wanted to check it out and see how it compares to Media Center.  Overall, I liked it. Clean interface that was fairly intuitive.  Here are some positives: Easy set-up though the need for a password was kind of odd. Easy way to find online […]

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Zotac Zbox | A quick review

1. January 2011

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About 6 months ago I purchased a Zotac Zbox to serve as a secondary htpc.  I have a fairly large movie library and I wanted to access that library and stream Netflix to my 40 inch LCD I have in my den.  Instead of buying a media streamer like the Roku, I wanted the full […]

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