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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 companies taking advantage. The Playon!HD2 and Playon!HD Mini 2 were both announced a few months ago, and now they're shipping. These players are the first to ship with the latest Realtek 1185 processor, and there's also a Gigabit Ethernet port, social networking compatibility, USB 3.0 and refreshed user interface. Check around at your local outfits to see if they've got any in stock. We suspect they'll be available online in short order, but pricing... Read more...
AC Ryan may not be the household name that Seagate and Western Digital are, but it's an up-and-coming media streamer outfit that actually has a fairly impressive list of new gear. The company's newest two include the Playon! HD2 and Playon! HD Mini2. Both are Full HD Media Players, with each being the first to feature the latest 1185 Series processor from Realtek. Both of these are follow-up units, with the new processor making them faster and more capable than the originals. The HD2 can hold a single 3.5" HDD, while the Mini2 is designed to go HDD-less and simply stream all content. That's the primary difference between the two, and both are also able to connect to Facebook, Twitter, MSN and... Read more...
Another day, another month, another year...another media player. That's the trend we're seeing, and it doesn't seem to be slowing down. Most all of the major players have contributed to the sector, with Western Digital, Netgear, D-Link, Roku, Apple and loads more introducing new networked set-top boxes to the market. And now, smaller players are jumping in as well. AC Ryan, an overseas-based company, has just introduced their first media player with Intel's Atom CE4150 processor. The box is situated in the Playon! series of Full HD media players, and the new FLUXX is one of the sleeker looking models we have seen. It's equipped with an HDMI output, component outputs, an Ethernet port and a cutting-edge... Read more...