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Tag: Streaming

TorrenTV Streams Video Torrents to Apple TV & Roku: Netfreex

TorrenTV Streams Video Torrents to Apple TV & Roku: Netfreex
If you’re an avid movie watcher, you might have heard of Popcorn Time. Released earlier this year, the infamous software allowed you to watch movie or TV shows on your computer via peer-to-peer technology. Aside from its user friendly interface, what makes Popcorn Time so great was that instead of waiting for the whole video to be downloaded as with most torrent clients, it let you stream the movie immediately.

PirateBox Lets You Share Files & Communicate Anonymously: Net in a Box

PirateBox Lets You Share Files & Communicate Anonymously: Net in a Box
Created by NYU associate professor David Darts, the PirateBox is a DIY system that lets you share files and talk to others in your vicinity by setting up a local wireless network. After starting the project in 2011, Darts and company recently launched version 1.0 of PirateBox and its new official website.
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Watch Earth Live from the International Space Station: Really Big Brother

Watch Earth Live from the International Space Station: Really Big Brother
Ever get the feeling that you’re being watched? Well, you probably are. From space. NASA worked with high school students to design the International Space Station High Definition Earth Viewing or ISS HDEV, an experiment that lets anyone with Internet access watch our lovely planet live from space.

Roku Streaming Stick HDMI Version Works with More TVs

Roku Streaming Stick HDMI Version Works with More TVs
Roku has unveiled a new version of the Streaming Stick that we talked about back in January of 2012. When the original launched a couple years ago, you needed a HDMI port that was MHL enabled.

Amazon Prime Instant Video Lands FX Shows The Americans, Archer, and More

Amazon Prime Instant Video Lands FX Shows The Americans, Archer, and More
Amazon has announced that it has signed a new deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution that will see new shows coming to the Amazon Prime Instant video service, primarily from the FX and FXX networks.

Limelight Pi Lets You Stream PC Games to a Raspberry Pi: Streaming Pi of Shield

Limelight Pi Lets You Stream PC Games to a Raspberry Pi: Streaming Pi of Shield
We already saw a very cheap way to emulate the NVIDIA Shield’s game streaming function using a smartphone and VNC. But if you want an even cheaper way – assuming you don’t already have a smartphone – check out Limelight Pi, an open source program that lets you stream Steam games to a Raspberry Pi.

Dish Network and Southwest Airlines Extend Free TV Streaming Service During Flights

Dish Network and Southwest Airlines Extend Free TV Streaming Service During Flights
I am a fan of Dish Network, thanks mostly to the slick Hopper whole-home DVR system they offer and the AutoHop feature that removes the commercials so I don’t have to fast-forward. That also keeps me from forgetting I am watching a DVR program and watching the commercials anyway.

Vizio Portable Smart Audio Devices Run Android Apps

Vizio Portable Smart Audio Devices Run Android Apps
Another day, another gazillion Bluetooth speakers. Vizio recognizes this lack of market differentiation, and has come up with a wireless speaker which truly ups the ante. Vizio’s upcoming series of portable speakers will fully support running Android apps on a built-in touchscreen.

Wii U GamePad Hacked to Stream from PC: Nintendo Shield

Wii U GamePad Hacked to Stream from PC: Nintendo Shield
At the 2013 Chaos Communication Congress, a group of hackers called Mema Haxx showed off a neat trick: streaming and controlling applications from a PC to a Wii U GamePad. They even played a bit of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker from a Gamecube emulator.

AirTame Wireless HDMI Dongle: I Stream, You Stream, We All Stream

AirTame Wireless HDMI Dongle: I Stream, You Stream, We All Stream
Most computers nowadays have HDMI ports that let you beam your display to a TV, monitor or projector using an HDMI cable. But what if you could do that wirelessly? And what if you could send media not just to one display but to multiple displays and computers all at once?

Cross Plane Multi-platform Wireless Controller: Remote Play All the Games!

Cross Plane Multi-platform Wireless Controller: Remote Play All the Games!
Sorry NVIDIA, but it looks like the Shield is already obsolete. It’s not because of the Ghetto Shield, it’s because of the Cross Plane. Developed by three videogame console modders who founded a new company called Advanced Gaming Innovations (AGI), the Cross Plane streams HDMI input from and sends controller output to a PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and the Ouya.

TiVo Roamio DVR: Video Wherever You May Roam

TiVo Roamio DVR: Video Wherever You May Roam
Thanks to DVRs, you can watch your favorite TV shows anytime you want. TiVo’s new Roamio line of DVRs will let you watch anywhere you want as well. The Roamio DVRs let you record four to six shows at once.

Google Street View Adds 1,001 New Destinations

Google Street View Adds 1,001 New Destinations
Now you can take a trip to numerous destinations without having to leave the comforts of your home and without spending a single cent. How? With Google’s Street View, which has now been updated with 1,001 new destinations and places that were previously not available.

Most PS4 Games will Support Remote Play via PS Vita: FINALLY.

Most PS4 Games will Support Remote Play via PS Vita: FINALLY.
If you drooled at the PS Vita hack we saw last year that allowed for Remote Play via PS3, check this out. Sony may have found a solution to the PS Vita’s languishing hardware sales and intrigued more Sony faithful in one fell swoop.

VideoGhost Streams Videos in the Background While You Work

VideoGhost Streams Videos in the Background While You Work
If you rely on video tutorials to help you do your job, then chances are you’ve had to resize your windows so you can work and watch your video at the same time. Having a smaller workspace to do whatever it is you need to do is not only hard, but it’s also extremely inconvenient.

Tesla Model S Plays Any Song You Want from the Internet

Tesla Model S Plays Any Song You Want from the Internet
The Tesla Model S is an undeniably cool vehicle. The car looks great and has zero emissions while offering very impressive performance. The car has been dinged in recent reviews over its driving distance, but any purely electric vehicle will produce range anxiety.
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