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Update: Reviewing the EzeeCube stackable media center
Update: Reviewing the EzeeCube stackable media center
Update: I have been in contact with the project's founder, Ashok, since I wrote this review. Despite the harsh words for the EzeeCube, Ashok ...... 12 Jul 2015 - 14 comments
Comparing the new NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV set-top to the competition
Comparing the new NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV set-top to the competition
Earlier this week, NVIDIA launched the SHIELD Android TV set-top box with a base price of $199 and the early reviews are highly favorable. ...... 01 Jun 2015 - 5 comments
Roku CEO: Apple loses money on Apple TV
Roku CEO: Apple loses money on Apple TV
Roku founder and CEO Anthony Wood had some interesting speculation about the Apple TV, which is considered one of the company's biggest rivals ...... 30 Mar 2014 - 1 comment
Amazon sends out invites for press event on April 2nd with the promise of an update for their video business
Amazon sends out invites for press event on April 2nd with the promise of an update for their video business
Amazon's long-anticipated set-top box could be on the way. The company has sent out press invites for an event in New York on April 2nd, ...... 27 Mar 2014
Intel will pay premium to secure Internet TV deals
Intel will pay premium to secure Internet TV deals
Intel has intensified their talks to buy content from media companies in an effort to introduce set-top boxes and an Internet TV service. ...... 08 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
Has Microsoft scrapped its rumored set-top box?
Has Microsoft scrapped its rumored set-top box?
Microsoft's oft-rumored set-top box may be dead in the water, says the WSJ. The software giant has been supposedly creating a simple set-top ...... 10 May 2013 - 4 comments
Comcast to encrypt basic cable channels
Comcast to encrypt basic cable channels
Comcast has begun telling customers that it is preparing to encrypt its basic cable signals, meaning some customers will need a new digital ...... 16 Apr 2013 - 10 comments
Apple TV to finally get HBO Go?
Apple TV to finally get HBO Go?
According to Bloomberg, Apple is in negotiations with Time Warner to begin offering the popular HBO Go application. The app would be made ...... 01 Feb 2013
VEVO app now available to Roku owners
VEVO app now available to Roku owners
VEVO, the popular music video streaming site, has made its way to Roku set-top boxes. Launched today, the app will allow set-top owners to ...... 21 Dec 2012
Google sells Motorola set-top business for $2.35 billion
Google sells Motorola set-top business for $2.35 billion
Google has sold Motorola Mobility's TV set-top business for $2.35 billion. The deal has been in the works ever since Google acquired the ...... 20 Dec 2012
WSJ: Apple a step closer to launching HDTV
WSJ: Apple a step closer to launching HDTV
According to the WSJ, Apple is currently working with component suppliers in Asia to test multiple prototype designs of an upcoming HDTV. ...... 13 Dec 2012 - 3 comments
The Google Nexus Q social streaming player
The Google Nexus Q social streaming player
During its I/O event this afternoon, Google unveiled its entry in the fight for the living room, showing off its mysterious orb, the Google Nexus Q. ...... 28 Jun 2012 - 4 comments
Google looking to sell Motorola set-top box division
Google looking to sell Motorola set-top box division
According to sources, Google is looking to sell the cable set-top box division of its newly acquired Motorola Mobility. Last year, Google ...... 08 Mar 2012
Microsoft to release two next-generation Xbox consoles?
Microsoft to release two next-generation Xbox consoles?
The latest rumor has Microsoft releasing two separate gaming consoles to replace the Xbox 360. If accurate, the devices will launch in 2013, ...... 26 Nov 2011 - 30 comments
CES: Microsoft to unveil Windows set-top box for HDTVs
CES: Microsoft to unveil Windows set-top box for HDTVs
The Seattle Times has reported today that Microsoft will launch a Windows-powered HDTV set-top box at the ongoing CES event. Microsoft, which ...... 05 Jan 2011
     

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