NETGEAR’s New Flagship N750 Wireless Router Brings Dual-band Wi-Fi and ReadySHARE USB Network Storage

NETGEAR N750We showed you the no-frills, get-the-job-done little router from D-Link. Now, here's a wireless router on the opposite end whose manufacture has thrown in all the bells and whistles possible for such a device. NETGEAR's N750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (WNDR4000) can operate simultaneously in two Wireless N bands: 450Mbps in the 5GHz band [...]

Samsung’s Smart TV Remote for Android Gets Live TV Streaming

Samsung Live TV Streaming Remote App DemoSure, having a TV remote app on your smartphone or tablet is neat, but what about one that can stream live TV? Well, that's exactly what Samsung is introducing. The company believes users will be interested in watching the same program or a different channel on their tablet or smartphone. However, the most likely use [...]

Why AirPlay Functionality Integrated into HDTVs Is Both Good and Bad

Apple AirPlay Toy Story 3Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is considering licensing AirPlay to TV manufactures for use in the their 'net-connected TVs. If you're an Apple fan, this is obviously good news — being that you'll be able to zap movies, TV shows and other video content from your iDevice to a TV without an Apple TV in the [...]

doubleTwist Adds AirTwist DLNA Handset Server Media Streaming to Its Android AirSync App

doubleTwist AirTwist ScreenshotOwn an Android device and still living in an iTunes world? Well then... your favorite Android app, doubleTwist AirSync ($4.99), has just added a new feature that will allow you to stream your handset's synced iTunes media content to an Xbox 360 or PS3. The new feature comes at no charge, if you already have [...]

Twonky Mobile Arrives on the iPhone, Adds AirPlay Support to Android Version

Twonky Mobile for iPhonePacket Video has just announced that their popular DLNA Android app, Twonky Mobile, is now available for iOS devices ($2.99 App Store). The app can "beam" music, photo, and video content for playback from your home server / PC or handset to a DLNA certified device like your TV, Sonos music system, Roku player, or [...]

Skifta DLNA Media Shifting ‘Play To’ Solution Launched on Android

Skifta Android App GraphicSkifta, a DLNA-based project that was originally designed for NAS products (see: NETGEAR ReadyNAS), has just launched a new Android app that enables one to access photo, music, playlists, and video files from local or remote DLNA certified NAS servers or PC's with Skifta's desktop software, as well as from select cloud-based services through its [...]

Samsung’s Smart TVs Serve Up 2 Million App Downloads Globally in January 2011

Samsung Smart TV Apps GraphicIt appears Samsung is on a tear with its TV app market. The company is announcing that they've hit 2 million downloads this month, doubling what they did at the end of November 2010. Congrats! Like the movie Field of Dreams, I guess if you build it they will come. We've had discussions on "What Is [...]

Twonky’s DLNA Demo at CES 2011 Shows Why DLNA’s Popularity (or Lack Thereof) is Marketing and App Related

Twonky Media CES 2011The attached video below published by TDL shows some fantastic capabilities present in Twonky's Android app. For example, it shows that it can beam music, video, and photo content from the handset, or from a detected local home media server, to a DLNA-enabled HDTV or home stereo. On top of that, it can beam video clips found online — [...]