Items tagged with media player

Tensions are high between the Chinese government and Microsoft right now, with the former banning the latter's Windows 8 software for government use. Taking it a step further, China is said to be building its own operating system, which it hopes to... Read more...
Small is in, and there's little questioning that. And the latest "small" gizmo is coming to us courtesy of HSTi. The company's Moboplay Pocket Media Player is said to be the world's smallest, measuring just 60mm x 64mm, which is smaller than a... Read more...
Western Digital isn't laying down and letting Roku and Apple TV run the in-home entertainment show. The company's been continually bolstering services to their WD TV Live hub for some time now, and this may be one of the most significant updates... Read more...
You might think we're living in an iPod world, but while that unit may rule the roost in terms of sales, there are still plenty of alternatives popping up for those who aren't onboard the Apple bandwagon. iRiver is a major player overseas, and the company's slick and sleek design language translate well on this... Read more...
As more and more devices come with Netflix streaming baked in -- would you really be surprised if your next toaster oven had a Netflix label on the side of the box? -- Roku is doing everything it can to keep its low-cost dedicated set-top box relevant. Towards that end, Roku managed to get Walmart to start... Read more...
Media players are popping out every week or so it seems, so we shouldn't be surprised to see Habey USA popping out another. The company's been pushing smaller form factor machines for some while now, and their latest is the most attractive yet...at... Read more...
Free flowing bandwidth; it's an enabler. There was a time when no one had cable modems or DSL lines. Remember that? Alright, fair enough, neither do we. Regardless, having a 10Mb+ data connection to your domicile is a thing of beauty, because... Read more...
Free flowing bandwidth; it's an enabler.  There was a time when no one had cable modems or DSL lines. Remember that?  Alright, fair enough, neither do we.  Regardless, having a 10Mb+ data connection to your domicile is a... Read more...
AC Ryan may not have the name recognition of Western Digital or Seagate in the media player industry, but with the explosion of digital content, lots of smaller companies are able to get in while the market's hot. This is an example of one of those... Read more...
Western Digital's WD TV Live Hub, which is what we're looking at today, is the company's fourth generation media streamer, and it's the most fully functional to date. Unlike the previous generation WD TV Live Plus, as well those that came out before it, this latest iteration adds several welcome additions... Read more...
One day while sitting in an office going over TPS reports, someone over at Western Digital heard a voice. It whispered, "If you stream it, they will come." After hearing this, he marched into the board room and pitched his idea for a streaming media player, and thus the WD TV series was born. Now whether or not... Read more...
In early September, Steve Jobs took to the stage and unveiled the new-and-improved Apple TV. What was once considered a “hobby” device was reworked, streamlined, made more affordable, and aimed squarely at the masses. It enters an... Read more...
In early September, Steve Jobs took to the stage and unveiled the new-and-improved Apple TV. What was once considered a “hobby” device was reworked, streamlined, made more affordable, and aimed squarely at the masses. It enters an... Read more...
CiragoTV has just thrown caution to the wind and introduced yet another media player into a world chock full of them. With Roku, Apple TV and countless others making their way into homes everywhere, consumers have more options than ever when it... Read more...
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