Tag: Living Room

Nov 06 2012

Amazon Prime entices streaming customers to drop Hulu and Netflix

There’s good news for all the peoples that want to use streaming content; Amazon has stepped down from their high horse and is going to adopt the same payment methods and subduction policies that Hulu and Netflix use… But is that really the case; no. If you’re used to using the Internet to stream your …

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Nov 02 2012

Boxee TV – Not just streaming anymore

There’s this ongoing battle for who’s going to be the winner and set-top boxes for streaming content. You have Apple TV and Roku, and now you’re going to have Boxee at Walmart. Who would’ve figured that you’d be able to go to Walmart and purchase your streaming TV entertainment. I, myself, have a Roku and …

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Jun 19 2012

Roku with PLEX, Playing ISO’s = Very cool.

My entrance in to streaming video and Internet content with set top boxes is really an experience that I would classify as ‘testing the waters’. I’ve been looking hard at the options with Internet TV boxes and set top boxes to stream all kinds of Internet content directly to my living room TV… I finally …

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May 18 2012

Comcast and Skype: Making the video conferencing standard

Almost a year ago I posted an article about Microsoft purchasing Skype [roughly $8 billion]. I still think that Microsoft only purchased Skype for their customer base, and while I think there still needs to be a standard for video conferencing protocols, the way standards established themselves is by whoever is the most popular; it …

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May 10 2011

Microsoft Snatches Skype for $8.5 Billion – Here comes Windows LIVE Skype!

In a move that’d have made SO much more sense for Facebook to purchase Skype; Microsoft has stepped in an bought Skype for 8.5 billion dollars, in CASH. Microsoft continues its shopping spree for customers. Their declining performance and the fact that their operating system and office package is the main tools keeping them afloat …

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May 29 2009

Not enough options for solar lighting

When I get my electric bill every month I think to myself, ‘I could do better than this’.  I don’t really understand it. The local stores are all flooding the market with solar lights for your yard. They’re very popular. They have accent lights, spot lights, porch lights and just decorative ones in general, but …

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