Amazon Adds AirPlay Streaming to Instant Video App

Amazon Adds AirPlay Streaming to Instant Video App

Sep 19, 2013 | No Comments

Amazon finally added AirPlay streaming to its Instant Video app. Prime members should rejoice!

Is Netflix Worth It Anymore?

Jul 12, 2011 | 20 Comments

I’ve been a Netflix subscriber from damn near day one. I’ve certainly appreciated having the service there as an entertainment alternative long before video streaming was a remote possibility. I’d have three DVDs out at a time and often forget I was holding onto them for months on end. You could say that I’ve wasted […]

Where are the Thunderbolt Devices?

Jul 6, 2011 | One Comment

Thunderbolt was announced by Apple some time ago. New Apple computers are featuring the port in their design. Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be a big rush for manufacturers to produce products that support the platform. Storage devices including the LaCie Little Big Disk and the Sonnet Fusion RAID have joined the slow-growing list of […]

Apple Digital AV Adapter for the iPad

Mar 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS Feed The Apple Digital AV Adapter allows you to mirror anything on your iPad 2 screen to an HDTV or computer monitor with HDMI input. Use this compact little cord to show your apps, presentations and more right on your big-screen television […]

Set-Top Debate: Boxee vs Roku vs Apple TV

Feb 15, 2011 | 8 Comments

Streaming content in your home is quickly becoming much more than just a fad. People are cutting the cord in favor of set-top boxes such as Roku, Apple TV and Boxee. Using a device such as this gives the consumer more control over the content they can watch as well as being more cost-effective than […]

Please Call It the iPod Touch

Sep 2, 2010 | 12 Comments

Look, I’m a tolerant man. When Pixie wakes me up and asks for a trip to the little doggy’s room at 3am, I don’t yell at her. If Wicket throws up on my MacBook Pro, I forgive him. Eventually. But seriously, I am out of forgiveness for people who can’t figure out the name of […]

Apple TV Moves to Rental Model, Drops Price to $99

Sep 1, 2010 | 6 Comments

DISCLAIMER: I thought the first Apple TV was relatively useless. Today, Apple announced significant changes to Apple TV at the press event held in San Francisco (which, by the way, was streamed LIVE for the world to watch). The new Apple TV, available by the beginning of October, comes in at 1/4 the size of […]

Et Tu, Cloud? Caveat Clickor!

Aug 2, 2010 | One Comment

For the longest time, we knew where our data existed – it existed on our computers, typically on a hard drive or potentially a floppy disk. So now when we create files, let’s say on a Web service like Google Docs, for example, we may never actually know where that file sits. We know we […]

How to Turn Your TV Into a Media Center

Feb 5, 2010 | 2 Comments

Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS Feed You have content scattered all over your network, I’m sure. The problem is when you want to watch your media on your HDTV. That’s where the FreeAgent Theater + from Seagate comes in handy! It allows you to not only access […]

How to Convert Files Using Format Factory

Jan 28, 2010 | 8 Comments

Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS Feed Trying to convert things from one file format to another can be a royal pain, as we all know. There are many programs out there that will do the job for us, but most of them will cost you an arm […]

Convert VHS to Digital

Jan 5, 2010 | One Comment

Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS Feed I was rummaging through old boxes the other day, and came across several MiniDV tapes. These are pretty important tapes. For instance, I have Wil Wheaton’s keynote from Gnomedex 4 back in Lake Tahoe. Another is Steve Wozniak from the same […]

How to Broadcast a Wireless Audio / Video Signal from PC to TV

Jun 23, 2009 | One Comment

Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS Feed Let’s say you have an HDTV, a computer and Internet access. Why not put all of those things together by experiencing computer content on your computer? How would you get content from the computer to the television? You know you don’t […]

How to Share Music and be Your own DJ

May 4, 2009 | No Comments

Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS Feed I am quite literally all over the musical map. I’ll listen to any kind of music. Inevitably, I’ll be playing a song and someone has to ask who sings it. Then, of course, they want to know how to download the […]

Where to Fall in Love with Valentine’s Day Romance Music

Feb 10, 2009 | One Comment

Broken Heart Radio – Broken Heart Radio on Slacker is a melancholy mix of lost love and yearning with a touch of soulful redemption. These songs of heartbreak and hope will show you that sadness can be beautiful and love is fleeting but always on the horizon. Slow Jamz – Slow Jamz on Slacker Radio […]

Apple TV vs Every Other DVR

Feb 5, 2009 | 15 Comments

When Apple first announced their Apple TV product, I was interested but not excited. Years later, that interest has completely warn off – largely because of the lack of updates and killer features. Admittedly, I do already have a TiVo (and a few Comcast DVRs to boot). Still, why has Apple seemingly abandoned the Apple […]

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