MOG’s 320Kbps Music Streaming Service Now Available on the Boxee Box

MOG Boxee AppLove the sound of unlimited music? Well, MOG has got you covered for as little as $4.99/mo ($5 more for mobile access). The service has just landed on the Boxee Box with its very own custom app (provides 320Kbps audio streams and 1080p-ready cover art), but you can also find MOG on Sonos, Roku, and [...]

Does the TV Industry Really Hate Google TV?

Google TV Presentation - Credit: magerleagues on FlickrOver the weekend, during Eric Schmidt's Q&A at MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival on the 27th, new details came out  -- beyond Google TV entering the European market in early 2012 -- that Google TV will be announcing a few new hardware partners alongside Sony and Logitech. "Wait shortly for an announcement," said Schmidt. Interestingly, the outlet [...]

Google Finally Lets Loose Its Google TV Add-on for Android App Development

Google TV Honeycomb Beta Preview Android MarketColor me surprised. We knew Google had design guidelines for HTML5-based apps optimized for Google TV. And the company talked a good game at Google I/O this past May about how future Android apps will recognize and reformat themselves on the fly for large TV displays. Well, today we're learning that Google has finally given [...]

New Casual Games Arrive on Roku 2

Roku 2 XSThanks to our friends at NewTeeVee we're learning that a few new casual games have been added to the Roku Channel Store. Most are only $0.99. However, after reading the description of what they are (list below), it made wonder: How fun is this platform for gaming? Really, you're talking about using your Roku's single XS controller [...]

Sony Takes Logitech’s Cue and Reduces Prices of Its HDTVs Powered by Google TV

Sony NSX-24GT with RemoteIn a not too surprising move, Sony has decided to reduce their Sony Internet TV models by up to $440. Folks can now purchase the 24-inch model for $295, the 32-inch for $498, the 40-inch for $723, and the 46-inch for $961 (originally $1,399.99) at Amazon with free shipping. According to StreamingMediaBlog.com, who spoke with [...]

Media Streamers Now Have ‘Green’ Cred

Apple TV 2nd Generation In-handYou may have read the news that your TV set-top box might cost you more on your energy bills than your refrigerator, but did you know that the latest crop of media streamers are some of the most energy efficient gadgets in your home? It's true. In fact, GigaOm tested 5 of the top selling [...]

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 [...]

Sneak Peek: Beta Version of Google TV Honeycomb

Google TV Honeycomb Beta Preview HomescreenGod, what has Google done?! I'm trying to reserve judgement here since this is a hacked Beta version, which probably lacks the polish the final release will provide, but it's difficult. People have often complained that Honeycomb on the tablet is more PC-like than it should be. Now, we've got an overly complex — or should [...]