Raspberry Pi detail system libraries and codecs support

Since we first talked about the Raspberry Pi there have been lots of questions about what software and libraries are will run on it, especially if your considering using it for media playback. In a post on the Raspberry Pi blog they explain what libraries are going to be available…

Sky Go to launch on Samsung Galaxy and HTC Android devices

Not only have Sky added Sky Atlantic to Sky Go on iOS they are adding Sky 1, Sky Living and Sky Arts 1 and the F1 channel over the next few months so Android users will be glad to know that Sky are launching on Android devices soon. In a post…

Sky Go for iOS adds Sky Atlantic

Sky Go for iOS has been updated to add Sky’s Sky Atlantic channel. I found the iOS version of Sky Go pretty limited compared to the web version so its good to see that adding more channels. I expect the Sky F1 Channel to be added before the start of the Formula One season…

Cisco announces Linksys HomePlug AV Powerline

I have been using Ethernet over power line plugs for a few years now, in fact my Windows Home Server is still connected to my main network via a pair of old Netgear devices. Cisco today have announced a couple of Powerline kits for connecting home entertainment devices to the network and…

Sky to Launch New Internet TV Service

Sky have announced they are launching a new Internet TV Service which is going to be an additional service to the Sky Go service it currently offers. It looks like this is going to be aimed at non-Sky paying customers and will include films from Sky Movies and other content…

Video: Cyberlink take me on a tour of PowerDVD 12

Today Cyberlink announced PowerDVD 12, their DVD/Bluray and media playback application. In this video Cyberlink take me on a tour of PowerDVD 12 where they showed me some of the new features including: 2D to 3D upscaling Improved UI DLNA features iPad and Android Tablet applications Video Zooming 2D to…

Cyberlink launch PowerDVD 12 Ultra

Cyberlink have released PowerDVD 12 Ultra their Blu-Ray and Media Player applications. This version has lots of new features over version 11 including a new UI, new DNLA capabilities, mobile apps and improved 2D to 3D conversion. I have a video showing all the new features which I will post…

MCE LoveFilm updated–2.1.1

My new favourite Windows Media Center add-in MCE LoveFilm has been updated to version 2.1.1 What’s new since version 2.0 ? Added “New Releases” and “Just Added” Added the ability to save favourites. Online favourites for licensed customers. Improved streaming capabilities. New Releases and Just Added are now available under…

Building Windows 8 Blog talks about file management

The Building Windows 8 Blog continues to talk about Windows 8 features and the latest post is about file management. One thing I found interesting is the amount of feedback Microsoft can get for something as simple as file copying dialogues. Microsoft say that they had over 2200 comments on…

BBC iPlayer for iOS updated

The BBC has updated the BBC iPlayer app for iOS. Not much in this update just a couple of bug fixes and a fix for app crashing. You can get iPlayer from the app store.   What’s New in Version 1.3.1 This BBC iPlayer app update includes:– Fix for app…

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