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Boxee Reborn as Boxee TV; FCC Allows Basic Cable Encryption

October 22, 2012
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Boxee Reborn as Boxee TV; FCC Allows Basic Cable Encryption

Boxee recently unveiled its new Boxee Box known as “Boxee TV”. With a built-in DVR that stores your shows in the cloud, Boxee TV will be able to record two shows at once from an over-the-air antenna or from unencrypted cable transmissions. The new Boxee box will sell at a competitive price point of $99...

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Logitech Releases New Harmony Touch Remote Control

September 29, 2012
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Logitech Releases New Harmony Touch Remote Control

Updated October 3rd, 2012 with official details from Logitech A new Logitech Harmony remote control, the Harmony Remote Touch is now available for sale at retail. According to a post on the AVS Forum, the new remote control, was seen at Best Buy this morning. With a candy bar form factor and a touch...

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How the Wii U and TiVo Will Integrate

September 19, 2012
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Choosing a program to watch on TVii on the Wii U

One of the surprises at the recent Nintendo press event was the Wii U’s integration with the TiVo digital video recorder. The TiVo integration was part of TVii, the Wii U’s second screen app for discovering and engaging with TV programs, movies and sports. How exactly does the new Wii U integrate with the...

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Sons of Anarchy Season 5: Where to Watch, Download or Stream?

September 11, 2012
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Sons of Anarchy Season 5

Tonight, Sons of Anarchy Season 5 premieres on FX at 10 PM EST. So, usually, this is the part of the post where I tell you the ways you can stream or download episodes. Well, Sons of Anarchy season 5 is missing in action on streaming services at the moment. There’s been no sign...

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Unboxing TiVo Stream

August 31, 2012
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The new TiVo Stream just arrived at Tech of the Hub. This little box lets you stream recorded and live TV from your TiVo Premiere to your iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. You can also “side-load” or download content to mobile devices to watch it on the go. Yes, Android support is coming soon....

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Saving with AT&T’s Shared Data Plan: Mobile Share?

August 27, 2012
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Saving with AT&T’s Shared Data Plan: Mobile Share?

My wireless tip of the day: If your household has multiple smart phones, you should look at the new shared data plans from AT&T and Verizon (screenshots below). I thought I figured out how to squeeze every penny out of our cell phone bill. Both my wife and I have iPhones on AT&T. Last year,...

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Doctor Who Season 7 Part I: Where to Watch, Download or Stream

August 23, 2012
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Doctor Who: Asylum of the Daleks (courtesy BBC America)

Update: Here’s the latest information on Doctor Who Season 7 Part 2 Doctor Who?? Season seven holds out the promise to finally answer that question. Is “Doctor Who?” the question that will be asked when silence falls? We’ll find out soon as Doctor Who premieres on Saturday, September 1st at 9 PM Eastern /...

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Examining the New Four Tuner TiVo Premiere’s Specs

August 19, 2012
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TiVo Premiere 4

TiVo last week officially announced the newest member of the Premiere line of digital video recorders (DVRs), the TiVo Premiere 4. In short, TiVo has added an entry level four tuner box to their line-up at $249 retail. The Premiere 4 has a 500 GB hard drive which provides up to 75 hours of...

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Warner Brothers Extends Digital Copy Expiration Dates to 2017

August 18, 2012
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Watchmen Blu-ray

Warner Brothers has made a big change to many of its Digital Copies bundled with select Blu-rays and DVDs. In particular, Warner Brothers (WB) has extended the expiration date of its Digital Copies out till May 17th, 2017. The change also covers movies that had previously expired. From what I’ve seen, before this change, many of...

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Dolby to Enhance Tablet and Smart Phone Audio Experience

August 15, 2012
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Dolby to Enhance Tablet and Smart Phone Audio Experience

Dolby has a developed a new set of technologies to enhance the mediocre audio experience we’ve all come to expect from our smart phones and tablets. Under the brand name of “Dolby Digital Plus”, Dolby is acknowledging that more and more media is consumed on mobile devices. Tonight, I had an in-person demo of Dolby’s mobile...

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Amazon Instant Video Adds Parental Controls

August 9, 2012
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Parental Controls for Amazon Instant Video

Amazon Instant Video has added a comprehensive set of parental controls to its Amazon Instant Video and Prime Streaming video services. It’s been a busy few months for Amazon Instant Video with the addition of device support for the Playstation3, Xbox 360 and the iPad as well as adding additional content to its Prime service....

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