Archive for August, 2009

Snow Leopard is HDTV Ready

If you connect your Mac to a LCD or plasma you might have experienced some issues getting it to output the display properly. Now in Snow Leopard’s display preferences you can set the resolution to 720p, 1080i or 1080p. This will help out a lot of people. In the past I have used SwitchResX but […]

iPhone Remote for Roku

DVPRemote is a iPhone/iPod Touch application that allows you to control the Roku box. You have to be connected to WiFi on the same network as the Roku box. I don’t have much of a need for it but it’s just cool it’s possible. The app is 99 cents so won’t cost much if you […]

My Movies 3.0 Launching Soon

The popular plug-in for Windows Media Center and Windows Home Server will be launching version 3.0 soon. The beta will be available on this coming Tuesday. Right now there isn’t much information about the new version. The screen shots look very cool. More information will be available from The Digital Lifestyle.

Popcorn Hour C-200 on Sale August 27th

The Popcorn Hour C-200 is going on sale August 27th. They expect the first batch on September 3rd. If the previous versions are any indication of how popular it will be I would order early. I was on an extremely long wait list for the A100. The C-200 has lots of new features and will […]

Video: Niveus ZONE Media Center

Niveus makes some nice high end media center gear. The Niveus ZONE is their extender computers that still pack plenty of power and features. They have Core2Duo processors and feature a Blu-ray drive. While the price is a high for most, especially as an extender, they have plenty of power to handle anything you can […]

Video: Storm 2’s New Touchscreen Explained

The video above does a great job explaining the technology behind the new Storm 2’s touchscreen. The screen uses piezo electronics to detect pressure. It’s a very cool technology and will allow any point on the screen to become a button. Now I want to upgrade from the original storm to the storm 2. (via […]