Netflix App Hits the Chrome Web Store (Limited to Chrome OS on Linux)

Netflix Chrome Web App PageGood news and bad. Netflix is now available as a web app for Chrome OS through Google's Chrome Web Store [Twitter announcement]. Bad news is that it does not support other Linux-based operating systems that can run Google's Chrome browser at the moment. The web app also appears to be working fine with Windows and Mac OS X [...]

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 [...]

IOGEAR’s 4-Port USB Sharing Station Adds Wireless Connectivity to Your USB Devices

IOGEAR GUWIP204Ever wished you could move your external USB drive / webcam / printer / speakers to another location in your home or make it available to other users to access wirelessly? Well, now you can! IOGEAR is introducing the new IOGEAR 4-Port USB Sharing Station (MSRP $99.95) which leverages Wi-Fi so USB 2.0 and 1.1-based devices can be [...]

SageTV Front-end App Coming Soon to Boxee

Boxee Box by D-LinkI guess that's one way of adding DVR functionality to the Boxee Box! A group of unaffiliated SageTV developers are reportedly testing a front-end app for Boxee that will pull in recorded and live TV content from your TV-tuner equipped SageTV Windows, Mac, or Linux PC. Obviously, this is good news for those who previously purchased a copy [...]

Who Knew Adding a Share Button Would Get You Sued? Rovi Claims Hulu Is Infringing on Their Interactive TV Patents

Hulu Facebook SharingUnfortunately the details are scarce at this time, but it has just hit the wire that Rovi (formerly Macrovision and Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.) has set its lawyers on Hulu for what appears to be its latest Facebook integration. If you remember earlier this month, Hulu introduced the ability to share and discover videos with friends on [...]

Orb Live for iPhone Released, Brings PlayOn Style Entertainment to Your Phone without Fees

Orb Live ScreenshotsIf you remember back in November 2010, the folks at Orb decided to get into the hardware biz and released Orb TV, a $99 TV adapter that streamed media from your home PC running the company's Orb Caster software. Well, now Orb is out with Orb Live [iTunes - different than the free version], an app for [...]

What Would You Do with a Bluetooth Enabled Apple TV?

Apple TV 2nd Generation In-handRumor has it that iOS 5 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch will allow it to pair with an Apple TV using Bluetooth — a feature currently disabled, but present. Perhaps even other peripherals could communicate with Apple TV at some point as well. So it begs the questions: Why? Apple seems to have a [...]

D-Link Announces Boxee Remote Availability for Mac and Windows PCs

Boxee Box Remote RenderingStill heart Boxee Box's two-sided QWERTY remote? Well, D-Link is announcing that you can now pick one up for $49.99 at,,, and Just do a quick search for model number "DSM-22" and it should pop right up. Remember... this is an RF remote, so you won't need line of sight like [...]