March 2011

Syabas today has just released a new public firmware for their popular Popcornhour C-200 players. Generally a firmware update for the Popcornhour A-200/210 is released a few weeks afterwards. I will also be looking to update my C-200 and A-200 reviews, so be on the lookout in the coming weeks. Release notes are below. The […]

Last Year I documented a video jukebox for the Dune players called Zappiti. Overall I have been happy with Zappiti and use it frequently with my Dune BD Prime and Dune Smart D1. For my PCH C-200 and PCH A-200 I have been using the YAMJ + Aeon jukebox, which although I liked I much […]

AC Ryan have finally released the long awaited Gui 2.0 update for the Playon!HD and Playon!HD Mini. Currently available as a Beta, v7.4.x.r2115 is available through the PlayOnHD forums. Here is what they had to say about the Beta. What you should know before installation: First we would like to explain why it has taken […]

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Xtreamer PVR Announced

by Damian on March 8, 2011 · 6 comments

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I was doing some reading on Engadget and saw a post related to the just announced Xtreamer PVR. Xtreamer is really looking to make a splash in 2011, as this is the third “significant” product announcement they have made in the past few months. First they announced the Xtreamer Ultra, an Xtreamer branded HTPC running […]

If you have spent any time on the NetworkedMediaTank forum (or even TheGreenButton as Accident is a former Media Center MVP) odds are you have bumped into member Accident , even if by accident! He has been on a never ending quest to find the perfect jukebox, but in some respect every jukebox has fallen […]

Rhapsody, the popular online streaming service, is offering for a limited time a free 60 day trial. You can access Rhapsody on your PC, mobile devices, home audio system, and more. I generally use Pandora, which I have playing at work via my Squeezebox Radio or at home via my Sonos setup (review hopefully to […]

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Review: Xtreamer Pro

by Damian on March 3, 2011 · 34 comments

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About a year and a half ago I posted an unboxing of the Xtreamer Media Player. This was supposed to be followed up with a review which…um…. never quite happened (and thankfully no one ever called me out on ). Since then my Xtreamer has gone through a bit of a change. The original one […]

About a month ago I had posted about an announcement that individual TV show episode support was coming to My Movies, the popular plug in for Windows Media Center, as part of the My Movies 4 release. Well, today the wait is over for many anxious users as the My Movies 4 Pre Release has […]