Archive for July, 2009

Video: Blackberry Storm 2

The unannounced Blackberry Storm 2 now has a little video walk through which is above. The best part is it has the click screen, SurePress. It was rumored that they were going to forgo that for a solid glass screen. I really like the SurePress screen and find it extremely difficult to type on the […]

Best Media Streaming Set-Top Box?

It’s hard to determine what is the best media streaming set-top out of all the models that are out there. It really depends on what you want to get out of it. Do you want to just stream movies? HD or SD? Stream music? Hulu? Netflix? As you can see it can get complicated. EngadgetHD […]

Video: Windows Home Server PP3 and Windows Media Center

Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 is bringing new media center features. It’s only in beta but you can sign up to test it out. Ian Dixon has a video walk through of how it works which is above. Some of the new features are below. * You will now have Music, Photos and Videos […]

Project Natal Coming to Windows

CNET interviewed Bill Gates and asked a wide range of things. The Natal part is the last three paragraphs. Very interesting that motion sensing is being worked into the computer. I’m thinking I will need a 60″ monitor in order to wave my hands around to move files around. I couldn’t be that accurate on […]

Battle of the Media Center Movie Managers

If you have a HTPC you know you need a good movie manager to organize all those legal DVDs you have stored on there. Missing Remote has put a bunch to the test to see which one wins. Of course they all offer different positives and negatives. I had always used MyMovies which is the […]

Blockbuster On Demand Coming to HDTVs and Blu-ray Players

Blockbuster is bringing it’s On Demand service to the living room. That shouldn’t be a surprise since the company has nothing going for it right now. I’m not sure there is a Blockbuster left in my area. Netflix wiped them out with DVD rentals and proactively went to DVD streaming which sealed the deal for […]