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Popcorn Hour A-400
4 out of 5

Popcorn Hour A-400

By 16 May 2013

There was a time when the Popcorn Hour was THE media player to have. Not only did it do everything, it also managed to produce excellent quality pictures and sound. In recent years though, things have become much more competitive in this media playing... >>

Popcorn Hour A-400 pictures and hands-on

Popcorn Hour A-400 pictures and hands-on

By 25 January 2013

By way of an introduction, if you haven't heard of it before the Popcorn Hour range of media streamers aims to offer a way of playing back pretty much any kind of video and audio. When Syabas started making the A100 - the first-generation device - there... >>

Popcorn Hour C-300
4 out of 5

Popcorn Hour C-300

By 22 March 2012

Accessing the video on your home network, or playing files from USB devices is one of the growth areas for home cinema. And no device offers more options than the Popcorn Hour C-300, with incredible video format support and outstanding upgrade options,... >>

Roku 2 XS
3.5 out of 5

Roku 2 XS

By 16 March 2012

TV is changing, and it's happening quickly. As recently as 10 years ago, the idea of TV being delivered over the internet was a pipe dream. Now, we can watch near-broadcast quality video, streamed to us over the internet with a wait of just a few seconds.... >>

Onkyo Microsoft team-up suggests media streamers on the way

Onkyo Microsoft team-up suggests media streamers on the way

By 21 March 2008

Microsoft and Hi-Fi specialist Onkyo have announced that they will be teaming up, suggesting we are likely to see media streaming devices in the near future. The agreement, announced on Friday, will see the two companies share a broad patent cross-licensing... >>

Polaroid launches Freescape digital media system

Polaroid launches Freescape digital media system

By 14 January 2008

Polaroid has launched a new line of "instant entertainment products" that they say will help consumers unlock their digital media. The Freescape line of digital media-sharing products enable consumers to enjoy their digital photos, songs and videos away... >>

2007: A year in review, September

2007: A year in review, September

By 30 December 2007

The month started off with two major announcements from Apple with good news for iPod enthusiasts. Apple renamed its flagship iPod calling it the iPod classic giving it a large 160GB drive, and then launched a newer model to take the flagship spot in... >>

Blurry Belkin spy shot said to show wireless HD streamer

Blurry Belkin spy shot said to show wireless HD streamer

By 27 November 2007

A Belkin-connected deep throat has leaked this pic to American blog Gizmodo with the following message: "Found this new device, taken straight from within Belkin Skunk works (booyah!). Don't know much about it, but it's a wireless HD product - supposedly... >>

Pinnacle to launch ShowCenter 250HD media extender

Pinnacle to launch ShowCenter 250HD media extender

By 19 November 2007

Pinnacle has announced the Pinnacle ShowCenter 250HD that they describe as "an innovative content distribution solution" more commonly known as a media extender, or adaptor, or streamer, even. Pinnacle ShowCenter 250HD is a plug-and-play digital device... >>

Microsoft Windows Media Center Internet TV launches in beta

Microsoft Windows Media Center Internet TV launches in beta

By 27 September 2007

Microsoft has launched a beta test of Windows Media Center Internet TV, which will offer 100 hours plus of ad-supported entertainment from MSN Video. As of September 28th, US users of Windows Vista Home Premium edition and Windows Vista Ultimate edition... >>