Tag Archive: movies

Oct 05 2016

Review: iVUE Horizon Pro 1080p HD Camera Glasses

A while back I got an opportunity to do a review on iVue’s Horizon Pro 1080p HD camera sports glasses. People who like to do activities like to be able to record themselves, but trying to record using a smartphone while doing activities is kind of difficult. IVue has come out with a pair of …

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Aug 08 2016

Hulu’s Free Streaming Service Is No More

Unless you’re living under a rock, streaming content is becoming big business. Depending on who you ask, streaming content is a threat or it isn’t. If you’re looking at streaming content from the large networks, streaming content is not that big of a deal. If you’re on the side of the Cord Cutters, streaming content …

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Feb 29 2016

Netflix: Whoops, something went wrong… with your VPN use

There’s a fine line between legitimate use and misuse of a service. You can name everything starting with Napster, to Peer-to-Peer, Torrent’ing and VPN’s. Over the past couple of years, people have been using VPNs to circumvent the problems they’re having with their local ISPs not giving them full download speeds because they know that …

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Feb 07 2015

Techie Review: Sling TV – It’s a good start!

I got my invite for Sling TV last night. Trying out Sling TV has been one of the things that I’ve been looking forward to  looking into.  Sling TV is a streaming service allows you to watch live television on selective channels;  it’s not a full range yet. Sling TV offers channels like ESPN, TNT, …

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Feb 04 2015

Streaming Video: Being A ‘Cord-cutter’ Isn’t For Everyone

    Being a ‘cord-cutter’ is an attractive decision if you’re looking to save some money, but the truth is that it’s even more attractive if you’re a tech person. With everyone pushing for streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, with all their programing/shows/movies, one would ask, “Why do I need to pay for cable …

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Jan 16 2015

Media Organizers: Plex vs. XBMC/Kodi

I recently was asked about my opinion towards being able to share/organize media. My immediate suggestions were PLEX and XBMC [now called Kodi]. PLEX is a media server and kodi is a front end for organizing media. One of the reasons that I selected these two applications run off top my head was that both of …

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Dec 03 2014

Add Wi-Fi To Your Digital Camera with Eye-Fi

As we get into the holiday season of 2014, I thought it would be nice to be able to automatically transfer images and movies directly from my old digital camera directly to my server; to have them waiting for me to share with friends and family. Having an Eye-Fi wireless SD card was the first …

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Feb 17 2014

Freemake Video Downloader Makes Downloading Youtube Videos Easy

I spent some time this weekend moving videos from one account to the next. It’s one of those problems that I didn’t think about early on in the concept of my website, and add the problem, I got my accounts mixed up one point in some videos Posted the wrong; it happens, but I needed …

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Aug 24 2013

Plex Media Server gets cool features- but only for PlexPass users

Plex Media Server as easily become my most used application out of anything else I use on a regular basis. Plex Media Server allows me to access my media files movies and music on virtually any device that I want to. It organizes and curates information such a way that in side-by-side comparisons between Plex …

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Aug 19 2013

Which one do you use: DVR or PVR

It seems that in the early days of being able to record your TV shows to a VCR were fairly simple. Now, moving into the future, people might actually still had the proverbial DVD recorder, where TV shows can be recorded directly to a DVD. But that’s at least 10 years old. If you’re like …

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