Tag Archive: video

Dec 01 2014

Mirror Casting Pictures and Videos for the Holidays

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  This year [2014] should be the year for sit downs with family and friends where you can share the pictures and videos from your Smartphone. This year has seen a strong uptake in ‘casting’, screen casting, or mirror casting; all predicated on Miracast. In years past, it was more common for android devices to have …

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Nov 28 2014

Review: IRulu X9 9 inch Android Tablet [x1943]

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This is a review for the iRulu eXPro X9 9 inch Android quad core tablet. It comes preloaded with Google android 4.4, KitKat. It has a 9 inch capacitive touchscreen with 1024 x 600 resolution for nice clear pictures. The iRulu tablet is running the AllWinner A33 quad core processor at 1.3 GHz, with the quad …

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Nov 20 2014

Review: WonderFox HD Video Converter Pro 7.5

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If you find yourself in a situation where you need an HD video converter software program, you can stop when you get to WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory. Several weeks ago, I was lucky enough to get onto a website that gave me a free version of WonderFox DVD Video Converter. The user interface for that software …

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Nov 07 2014

Streaming TV Apps from ABC, CBS and NBC – FAIL

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  Over the past couple of days, I’ve been testing the EW902 from Eweat; it’s an Android TV device. Testing the Android TV device has got me into testing a lot of streaming services. Streaming services that are not normally available through Roku. Admittedly, I had not used the big three American broadcasters streaming services …

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Nov 03 2014

Will your Smart TV support 4k playback? Probably not.

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I was doing some video playback testing with a new Android TV box the other day and I got hit with a reality check on 4k; those 4k video files are going to take a lot of CPU/GPU power to res out that Ultra HD video for everyone to enjoy. If you take in to account …

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Oct 31 2014

Roku Adds Google Play – Fails To Impress

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    I guess what most people would consider good news today is that Roku now has Google Play. Google/YouTube has been putting itself in a position now for streaming content directly to customers, but unfortunately Google Play hasn’t done anything differently to make themselves stand out over any other streaming service. Besides the fact …

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Oct 24 2014

Review: iRulu 7″ Quad Core Android Tablet [R1710]

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A couple weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to review another iRulu 7 inch android tablet; it’s the R1710 with quad core processing, running the latest operating system android. I’ve done other reviews for iRulu before, but this tablet in particular has become my favorite because of its lightweight, portability and performance. In this …

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Oct 03 2014

Review: WonderFox DVD Video Converter

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WonderFox DVD Video Converter is a software package that I got from a ” give away ” website for free. It has the ability to rip DVDs and convert various different audio and video formats.  Sometimes there’s points where you want to work with media and you want to create a specific type of presentation, …

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Sep 02 2014

The Good and Bad Uses of Aerial Drones

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By now, you’ve probably seen a lot of articles about aerial drones. Everyone seems to have the science-fiction view of what drones are and what they can do. Unfortunately, with technology, where some people see innovation and providing a service, others see drones as an opportunity to be exploited for more nefarious uses. We’ve already …

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Jul 18 2014

Roku 4 better impress; Android TV is coming

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Ever since I was introduced to the Roku, I have been impressed. I think the Roku does a great job at what it does; streaming media content. Roku has clearly been the leader in providing Internet-based content to customers. Essentially, a Roku box converts any TV into a Smart TV. It allows customers to be …

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