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Your own social network in a set-top box?

07/18/2011, Social networking has been on everyone’s lips for some time already, what with Facebook vanquishing their foes for quite some time already – although they might be getting a new competitor in the form of Google+. Well, how about going about on...

Acer Revo RL100 media center arrives at the US

06/12/2011, Acer’s Revo RL100 media center is now available Stateside, which is a good half year after said box hit the Asian continent. Well, better late than never, no? Touted to be a digital hub, the Revo RL100 is no slouch when it comes to performance as...

Roku does Angry Birds now with casual gaming involvement

06/01/2011, Casual games are clearly one of the more popular apps that you see installed across a wide range of platforms, ranging from tablets to smartphones and computers. Well, Roku’s range of boxes have certainly gone through some revisions over time and...

YouTube removed from Roku

04/21/2011, As most of you Roku owners would know, the set top box doesn’t come with an official channel for you to stream YouTube videos on the set top box. However, an unofficial, unlicensed channel was created as a workaround, and it has been used for quite...

Cisco ISB7005 IPTV set top box goes through FCC

03/03/2011, Cisco has just sent their ISB7005 IPTV set top box to the FCC, and it is a good thing that said device has passed through the FCC’s hoops with more than flying colors. It will come equipped with 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity for you to set up...

Microsoft to be competing in the TV set top box business?

01/04/2011, According to the Seattle Times, they believe that Microsoft will be entering the TV set top box business with a stripped down version of Microsoft Windows. Apparently because Google TV hasn’t been doing so well and there’s still room for...

Amino Freedom set top box ready to hit the market

09/07/2010, Amino has a spanking new Freedom box that is ready to rock the market, featuring an Intel CE4100m Atom processor running underneath the hood in addition to 500GB of internal storage, an SD memory card slot, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity as well as 1GB...

Talking Freeview set top box is first in the world

08/12/2010, Smart Talk and Goodmans come together to roll out what is deemed to be the world’s first talking Freeview set top box, where it comes complete with a nifty text-to-speech option that will help users who struggle with on screen words. This...

Google Smart TV Just Around The Bend?

05/19/2010, We’ve previously heard quite a few rumors and hints regarding Google’s upcoming venture into the TV scene. Now word is out that the venture will be called Smart TV. While it hasn’t been confirmed yet, information on Smart TV is expected...

Google TV ready to rock and roll

03/17/2010, Google seems to be interested in dipping their fingers across a wide range of devices, and we have whiff of Google TV in the works. This ambitious platform looks set to deliver web content to Android-based set-top boxes as well as TVs through a series of...

Asus looks to wireless capable O!Play hub

02/05/2010, There are several sources in the industry that point towards Asus mulling over the inclusion of wireless capability to the PC-to-display streaming TF-600 media player from Taifatech which will see action in a set-top box. Should these reports hold water,...

Sky+HD 1TB now available

01/28/2010, There is a new Sky+HD box available for grabs as long as you can pony up £249, and this puppy is able to store up to 1TB worth of data – that is basically four times as much storage space compared to its predecessor, which translates to 10...

ePVision Advanced HDTV Tuner Receiver Box PHD-205LE

12/07/2009, You know what’s a mouthful? The ePVision Advanced HDTV Tuner Receiver Box PHD-205LE, that’s what. This fourth generation set top box will come with an ATI MPEG2 decoder chip within alongside a 3D graphics engine for all your home entertainment...