Chromebox Could be the Ultimate Family Computer

Samsung ChromeboxEarlier today Google I/O attendees got a sneak peek of a new Chrome OS product for home and office dubbed the Chromebox. At first glance one doesn't know what to make of the Samsung produced device. Chrome OS currently is already a bit of challenge for people to wrap their heads around, if they're stuck [...]

Netflix FINALLY Coming to Linux and Chrome OS

Netflix Running in ChromeReports are coming in that Google and Netflix will soon be announcing the availability of a Chrome Web Store App or Extension that will enable Chrome OS and other Linux-based distros running Chrome/ium to access Netflix's streaming movie and TV show catalog without the need for Microsoft's Silverlight plugin. According to a post on the [...]

PLEX for Roku Now Available via Private Channel

PLEX for Roku Displaying the Movie: 28 Days LaterHate the fact that Roku is not DLNA/UPnP compatible out of the box? Well, we do too. Luckily for everyone, PLEX, the biggest competitor to Boxee and the favorite media center solution for many Mac enthusiasts, has just announced that PLEX is now available to Roku users via its private channel selection. Essentially, you launch [...]

CompuLab’s ‘Trim-Slice’ Tegra 2 Powered, Ultra-slim SFF PC Hints At What’s Next for PCs

CompuLab Trim-Slice PhotoLow power, high-performance ARM processors are all the rage these days. We're seeing them in super tablets capable of outputting 1080p video and multitasking all at the same time. Last week we gave you a glimpse of the 1Ghz single-core BeagleBoard-xM, which hackers are using to run multiple ARM compatible operating systems on. Today, we're [...]

Giada Adds the AMD Fusion E-350 APU Powered A50 Mini HTPC to Their Lineup

Giada MiniPC A50Impressed by AMD's E-350 APU over Intel's Atom D525 with ION2 performance? Well, here's a new mini HTPC to consider — and most likely the thinest yet! The Giada MiniPC A50 boast a AMD Fusion E-350 APU with integrated Radeon HD 6310 graphics, supports full 1080p HD and DirectX 11 gaming, offers USB 3.0, includes [...]

Wirelessly Connect Speakers to Your PC with Plugable’s $36 Wireless Audio Kit

Plugable Wireless Audio Kit DiagramWe've seen a bunch of ways to wirelessly output audio from your PC to a stereo across the room, but none have looked as simple or inexpensive as the Plugable Wireless Audio Kit. Essentially, it's a wireless receiver and USB dongle that connects to your Windows, Mac, or Linux PC without drivers. Just plug it [...]

Dual-sided Motorola NYXboard IR / RF Remote Now Available for Pre-Order

Motorola NYXboard RemotePulse-Eight, a XBMC system builder, has just listed Motorola's NYXboard dual-sided remote up for pre-sale on its website for $59.99 (ETA: 6/27/11). The remote was originally intended for TV set-top box use, but apparently Pulse-Eight talked Motorola into letting it sell the XBMC compatible remote on its own. The NYXboard is IR and RF capable [...]

Xtreamer Ultra’s 249€ Package Deal is ‘Ultra’ Special (Ends 4/30/2011)

Xtreamer Ultra April 2011 SpecialThe folks at Xtreamer are getting really good at marketing and building buzz around their products. They're now announcing a new special that will provide customers with their Xtreamer Ultra along with some added goodies and upgrades. For 249€ customers will get the Intel Atom D525 / ION 2 powered Xtreamer Ultra with 4GB of DDR3 [...]