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Apple TV Bloomberg App Brings 24 Hour Live News Stream

12/11/2013, Cupertino’s set-top box, the Apple TV, has received quite a lot of new content partners this year. Apple isn’t done adding new partners, Apple TV has now received a couple of new apps from content partners. There’s a Watch ABC app...

Time Warner Cable Open To Including Netflix On Its Set-Top Boxes

12/10/2013, Time Warner Cable announced they will be adding its TWC TV application to another platform this week, with many speculating it might possibly land on either the Apple TV or Google Chromecast. It looks like Time Warner Cable isn’t just thinking of...

Amazon Expected To Release Set-Top Box For Streaming Videos

04/24/2013, Amazon has already single-handedly shaken up the tablet market with its Kindle, and it looks like the company may be looking for expand its consumer electronics presence by planning to introduce a set-top box some time later this year. According to people...

Comcast Encrypting Basic Cable In The Near Future

04/15/2013, The FCC permitted cable providers to encrypt basic cable towards the end of last year and now Comcast has detailed its plans for moving ahead with cable encryption. Those who do not use a CableCard enabled device or a Comcast set-top box will need to...

Roku Hits 5 Million Roku Players Milestone

04/10/2013, It was all the way back in May 2008 when Roku launched their maiden player that was capable of streaming entertainment directly to the TV, where some have dubbed it to be “the Netflix player,” as Netflix was the first available channel back then....

Microsoft Works On New Set Top Box?

11/22/2012, There are whispers going around at the moment that Microsoft is currently working on a device that will rival the Apple TV when it is released, but it does come with an advantage – to feature casual gaming. Different sources on the ground do report...

ADB-01 Android Set Top Box

06/28/2012, The ADB-01 Android Set Top Box that hails from China might soon be one of many of such similar devices that flood the market, and for those who are looking for a hassle free and cheap manner to transform your standard TV into a media center of sorts, then...

Philips HMP2000 lets you stream wireless video on your regular TV

02/20/2012, Philips has just launched the HMP2000, its new set-top box that is designed to compete against Roku, Apple TV and other set top boxes. Designed to plug into your TV’s HDMI port, this set top box features built-in WiFi for you to stream video and...

Comcast sends Parker set top to the FCC?

01/18/2012, Comcast intends to expand their business further by experimenting with web-connected cable boxes, and as we all know, most, if not all, devices in the consumer electronics market will need to go through the watchful eyes of the FCC before they can be...

Lenovo A30 Internet TV Set Top Box is powered by VIA Nano

01/05/2012, VIA technologies announced today that it will be providing its VIA Nano processors to power Lenovo’s A30 Internet TV Set Top Box that was launched today in Shanghai. The Set top box will feature a 1.2GHz VIA Nano processor and VIA VX900 media system...

Roku LT: an affordable set-top box

10/11/2011, Looking for a set-top box for your home television but don’t want to spend a fortune purchasing one? Roku has just announced a new addition to its set top box lineup called the Roku LT. Touted as the market’s cheapest streaming player, it...

Roku LT (2400X) makes FCC appearance

09/28/2011, The FCC must have had a field time recently, playing around with yet another unidentified Roku LT player known only by its model number – 2400X. The model number does seem to point towards it being a previous generation device, considering the Roku...

GameTanium arriving on set-top boxes

09/08/2011, Over a month ago, we covered GameTanium, a service that allowed users with Android tablets and phones to rent games for a fixed monthly fee instead of forking out hard earned cash to play a new game each time. Well it looks like Extent (the company behind...