Twonky Gets Personal with Recent Releases

twonky_android_appIn a recent spate of product releases, PacketVideo have extended the Twonky range to bring cutomized media content to its users in what they say is a natural method of discovery. What does that mean? Well the beta release of myTwonky, the Twonky Video app and the Twonky Music app allows access to your existing [...]

Systems Stacking up for Wind River

Aimed squarely at the residential gateways market, a pre-validated stack has been announced by Intel subsidiary Wind River. It's built on Wind River Linux 4.2 and has been dubbed Wind River Platform for Gateways (WRPG). The stack is underpinned by two ARM11-based processors, the Cavium Econa CNS3xxx and Mindspeed Comcerto 1000, with software from Makewave, DigiOn, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

AirFlick Takes a Cue from ‘Play To’

AirFlick DemoTUAW's Erica Sadun is up to her AirPlay hacking again. She now has a new Mac OS X app called AirFlick that zaps media content on your computer to an Apple TV for playback (requires that the format be supported by the device). As you'll see in the video demo below, AirFlick works similar to [...]

PLANEX Launches a Gigabit USB + SD Card Slot Network Media Server Adapter in Japan

PLANEX MZK-SNG02U - FrontGot to love this! PLANEX has just launched a new product in Japan that the rest of the world will desperately want when they get wind of it. The MZK-SNG02U is network adapter similar to other "plug computers" in that it can turn your external USB hard drive into a NAS device, but this one [...]