Tag: streams

Before Sharing Your Plex Media Server

If you have a Plex Media Server, you know how convenient it is to have access to your media anywhere you go and on any device. Having access your media (music or videos) is something that you can easily go to your friends and family and brag on how awesome it is; you might even …

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PlexPy is now Tautulli

For those who run a Plex Media Server, you know that one of the weakest points of having a Plex server is not having statistics baked into the application. You don’t have information about how many users you’re serving up how many streams, how many transcodes and what are the peak hours of the day. …

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Cable Companies should be scared to death- ‘Cable Cutters’ are killing them.

In 2013, traditional cable companies need to be extremely careful with their customers and they need to be dead scared, because of the blah cable programming and the archaic program guides that have been offered over the years. Devices like Google TV,  Apple TV,  Boxee and Roku  have only begun to scratch the service of …

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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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Roku Application streams music and pictures from your Smartphone – cool.

Roku has recently updated their remote control application to allow for listening and viewing content from your smart phone to your Roku, and ultimately onto your TV set.  Right now the applications improvements is limited to pictures and music.  The updates to the remote application also lets the Roku users launch shortcuts for Netflix, YouTube, …

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Google Joins Competitive ISP Arena

In what seems to be a reaction to some data that was presented a few weeks ago, I think that Google has tired of dealing with the ISP’s of the U.S. and have decided to challenge them by going head-to-head, creating their own ISP. Google continues to push forward with their aggressive position and option …

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Organizing Music on Ubuntu – Amarok

When I loaded Ubuntu a month ago, it was mostly painless. The thing you need to understand, it’s not Windows and while Windows has many applications to do what’s considered a common place function, like playing music, doing things in Ubuntu are a bit different. But once I was able to get Ubuntu where I …

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