Miro Transformed into a doubleTwist, iTunes Competitor Overnight

Miro 4 ScreenshotsMiro, the open-source Internet TV Player, has morphed into a new, more far reaching application that everyone should have a good look at. Miro 4.0, beside the ability to subscribe to your favorite video podcasts and BitTorrent distributed videos, now offers music and video management (includes an inbuilt H.264/MP4 transcoder and "watch folder" functionality), smartphone [...]

Always Innovating’s Super-Jumbo Image Rocks AIOS, Android, Chromium OS, Ubuntu on a Single ARM-based BeagleBoard

Always Innovating Ssuper Jumbo Image DemoWow, talk about exuding ultimate geekiness (in a good way). Always Innovating has just released a "Super-Jumbo" image (FREE) for the hacker-friendly $149 BeagleBoard that allows users to switch operating systems, with a touch a button, without having to reboot or make use of virtualization. As you'll see in the demo below, the 1Ghz ARM [...]

MerMar Designs Unveils Ether IR, an Ethernet Enabled Universal Remote Control System

MerMar Designs Ether IR PrototypeThe goal for many creating a home theater system is to one day be able to manage the whole system with one remote, and ideally from another room or from a component closest. Well, MerMar Designs may have a solution that will interest you. The "open source electronics" developer has an Ethernet board that has [...]

Pandora Game Console / Handheld PC Nears Launch

Pandora Teaser GraphicThis is kind of exciting — in a geeky sort of way. The open source Pandora handheld is just about ready to launch judging by the latest demo videos posted on the project's blog. I always knew the Pandora guys were basing the gaming device on Linux and using emulation software, but I had no [...]

NETGEAR Launches Open Source Wireless-G Router Enabling Linux Developers and Enthusiasts to Create Firmware for Specialized Applications

Netgear WGR614LNETGEAR®, Inc., a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking solutions, today announced the launch of the Open Source Wireless-G Router (WGR614L), a full-featured wireless router designed to serve as a reliable, high-performance platform to support a wide variety of applications created by the open source community. The high-performance WGR614L, which is “Works with Windows Vista” [...]