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 [...]

Google’s Eric Schmidt Tells the British Television Establishment: It’s Time to ‘Think Beyond the TV Box’

Eric Schmidt Speaking at 2011 MGEITFEarlier today, Google's former CEO, Eric Schmidt addressed the crowd at the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival as the keynote speaker. We all knew he was going to bring up Google TV at some point, but the MacTaggart Lecture hit on many of the opportunities — he felt — the UK television industry and regulators [...]

Connect Your Mac or PC to Your Stereo Wirelessly with playGo USB

BICOM playGo USBWe've covered products like BICOM's playGo USB adapter in the past (here's one for $36), but this unit is a bit different. The playGo USB connects to your Mac or Windows PC via USB (as the product's name suggests) and then is able to transmit the audio on the best available channel to its stereo-connected receiver(s) [...]

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 [...]

Netflix Launches a ‘Just for Kids’ Portal, Makes Playing Outside Passé

WALL-E KidsThis is either the most brilliant idea for parents or one of the worst things to come down the pike for society in general. Netflix has just taken the wraps off their "Just for Kids" portal that makes it supposedly easy for young children to navigate content using familiar TV show and movie characters. The [...]

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, [...]

Netflix’s Chrome OS Plugin May Be One of Google’s First Native Client Examples

Native Client Pepper Browser DiagramAfter the disappointment that the new Netflix Web App in the Chrome Web Store wasn't compatible with other Linux distros other than Chrome OS, I did a little investigating of why that may be. It turns out the answer was right in front of me. I just didn't know what I was looking at. If you [...]

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 [...]