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 [...]

1remote iOS App for Kaleidescape Movie Servers Now Available

1remote for KaleidescapeDid you put down your hard earned cash to purchase a high-end Kaleidescape DVD / Blu-ray movie server? Well, you'll be happy to learn that a third-party developer has just released a new iPhone and iPad app called 1remote that will allow you to navigate through your movie collection like all the cool kids are doing [...]

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 [...]

Customize Windows Media Center with Media Center Studio and Media Center Themer

Media Center Themer WMC Movies ScreenshotBored with the Microsoft's default blue theme for Windows Media Center? Then have a look at Media Center Studio and Media Center Themer. Both applications are Windows 7 compatible and offer different degrees of customization that actually work well in tandem. Media Center Studio allows one to change WMC's background image, menu strip, and fonts [...]

Make All Your Windows Media Center TV Recordings iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Apple TV Accessible with Simple.tv

Simple.tv Workflow GraphicFor anyone who has tried to convert all their TV show recordings done through Windows Media Center into a format that's compatible with their iDevices, Simple.tv is now your new godsend. Simple.tv takes all the work you would have done manually to transcode and organize your files and makes it a background process. Simple.tv converts [...]

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 [...]