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Samsung HomeSync media streamer goes on sale 6 October for $299

Samsung HomeSync media streamer goes on sale 6 October for $299

By 4 October 2013

Samsung has finally announced availability of its HomeSync media streamer, unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February. Targeted for Galaxy device owners, the HomeSync will be available to customers in the US from Sunday 6 October for $299 (£185).... >>

Samsung unveils HomeSync media streamer for the living room

Samsung unveils HomeSync media streamer for the living room

By 24 February 2013

Samsung is expanding its reach into the living room with the announcement of its HomeSync media streamer at Mobile World Congress 2013. The small-box plays an Apple TV-like role, hooking up to a user's television and delivering 1080p content over Wi-Fi.... >>

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... >>

Dune HD Connect stick is world's smallest Full HD Media player

Dune HD Connect stick is world's smallest Full HD Media player

By 3 September 2012

Plug the Dune HD Connect into the back of your “normal” televison and you’ll get the same experience as that of a smart TV, with access to the internet and a host of apps. Dune’s dongle is the world’s smallest Full HD Media Player and slots... >>

Samsung Galaxy Media player spotted, looks a bit like the Galaxy S III minus the phone

Samsung Galaxy Media player spotted, looks a bit like the Galaxy S III minus the phone

By 20 August 2012

An image, complete with detailed specs, has emerged of what is said to be Samsung’s latest media player. The device looks set to be unveiled at Samsung’s IFA event and could become the latest addition to the Galaxy family.  The media player, codenamed... >>

Philips HMP2000 Smart Media Box review
4 out of 5

Philips HMP2000 Smart Media Box review

By 20 March 2012

There is no doubt that 2012 will be the year of the smart TV. But if you already own a TV, and don't want to upgrade it just to get access to internet services, then don't despair, you have options. Companies such as LG, Samsung and Sony have been putting... >>

Roku 2 XS review
3.5 out of 5

Roku 2 XS review

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.... >>

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 pictures and hands-on

Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 pictures and hands-on

By 28 February 2012

Fitting somewhere among the vast array of Galaxy devices, it would be too easy to laugh off the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 in a volley of comparisons of screen sizes and SIM cards. The fact of the matter is, that if you take this device on its own merits,... >>

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2: Android media player pitched at gamers

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2: Android media player pitched at gamers

By 27 February 2012

Samsung has aimed at gamers with the latest addition to its Galaxy S media players. The Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 rocks a 1GHz processor (512MB RAM), Android 2.3, 8 or 16GB of internal memory, and EA's Need for Speed Hot Pursuit preloaded. The screen... >>

Sony bringing Google TV to Europe in 2012

Sony bringing Google TV to Europe in 2012

By 14 February 2012

Sony started by telling Pocket-lint that in the US, during it’s first year, its Google TV devices sold much lower volumes than it expected. Even so, the company intends to launch Google TV products in Europe this year. The firm is confident that interest... >>