Siri Flaunts its Home Automation Magic

siri_logoApple Siri is an intriguing piece of technology and it comes as no surprise that it has returned to demonstrate its home automation magic. What exactly is it that people are referring to? The answer to this question is the Siri Proxy written by Pete Lamonica. This small bit of code is allowing Siri to tackle [...]

LifeVibes CineXPlayer Delivers Home Theater Experience

cinexplayer_2-5NXP Software has announced a new launch of its widely well-known LifeVibes CineXPlayer at Apps World Europe. CineXPlayer 2.5 is the first video player for iPod, iPhone and iPad devices that can support Dolby Digital Plus. Obtainable through the Apple App Store, CineXPlayer 2.5 offers the experience of a living room movie practically everywhere. "NXP Software [...]

Sneak Peek: Your Future Windows 8 Slate PC

Samsung Series 7 Slate PC PreviewSamsung is showing off a new Windows 8-ready tablet / slate PC that will be presented at IFA 2011. Both This is my next and PC Mag have details and photos of the upcoming product to browse over, but, in short, it's a modern spec'd PC in a tablet form factor. It's actually kind of [...]

Lenovo Launches Its Enterprise-grade ThinkPad Tablet Powered by Android

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet CloseupNot sure which Android-based tablet to buy? Have a look at Lenovo's new ThinkPad Tablet — it's got a little something for everyone. The $499/16GB ThinkPad Tablet has been designed with the enterprise market in mind, but it offers a bevy of features that any hardcore geek will appreciate. Below are some of the product [...]

Elgato Jumps on the HDHomeRun PRIME Bandwagon, Intros a Compatible iPad App

HDHomeRun for iPad ScreenshotHey, why should your Windows Media Center or MythTV computer have all the fun with SiliconDust's new HDHomeRun PRIME network CableCARD TV tuner? Elgato is announcing the availability of their HDHomeRun App for iPad (requires iOS 4.2 or later) -- available now in the iTunes App Store for $17.99. According to the company's app page, Elgato’s latest solution streams [...]

Grid10 by Fusion Garage Unveiled; It’s Metro-futuristic!

Fusion Garage Grid10 GraphicTired of the same old, same old? Fusion Garage thinks you'll like their new Grid10 tablet. A tablet based on the company's new GridOS for mobile devices. If you're familiar with Windows Phone 7 (or Windows 8), you may notice a slight resemblance to its Metro / Mosaic interface. An interface that's designed on a grid system. However, [...]

Amazon and VUDU Go ‘Web App’ for the iPad and other Tablets

iPad Optimized Vudu ServiceThe reality is native apps are only better than cross-platform web apps in a small number of instances. Publishers are starting to realize that not only is it easier to build device "optimized" web apps for TV, tablet, mobile, etc., but that they can also help their bottom line by sidestepping a platform's in-app payment [...]

Boxee for iPad Arrives, Brings AirPlay-like Functionality in Tandem with the Boxee Box

Boxee for iPadThe iPad app all Boxee owners have been waiting for has arrived. Boxee for iPad is an app that is able to aggregate all the video your friends post on Buzz, Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter, as well as videos you've bookmarked online to watch later using Boxee's Bookmarklet. In addition, the app can be used [...]