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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...

Roku licenses software to keep up with the competition

10/27/2010, Netgear recently announced that they will be offering a $90 set top box which will be powered by Roku’s software, as Roku is working on seeing how alternative business models will help them remain ni teh game. Despite having a growing content...

Pandora free music service can be accessed via other HD boxes

10/20/2010, If you happen to own the TiVo Series3 and TiVo HD boxes, then you will now be able to access Pandora’s free music service. The moment you turn your TV on, you will be presented with an announcement that Pandora is now available. For those who are...

Logitech Revue begins to ship

09/30/2010, Word on the street has it that Logitech has started to ship its Revue set top boxes to various retailers including Best Buy. Total shipments are expected to go beyond 500,000 units before 2010 is over. This is huge news, as it would mean Google TV is...

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...

Sonic Solutions and Boxee team up

06/15/2010, Sonic Solutions has teamed up with Boxee to offer consumers new options for accessing premium content on a range of next-generation, connected devices. This would mean that upcoming set-top boxes, TVs and mobile devices which run on Boxee will be able to...

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...

Motorola 3DTV Set-tops for cable announced

04/12/2010, Motorola has announced 3DTV set-tops for the masses, where these new models are able to detect and process 3D signals automatically so that those with the proper equipment in their living rooms will be able to enjoy 3DTV without having to lift a single...