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A Quick Update On The Dunes

by Damian on September 15, 2011 · 23 comments

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There have been a lot of questions of late regarding the Dune HD line of media players. In particular announcement of the Dune HD Pro and the Dune HD TV 101/301 have left many of drooling (the Dune HD Pro) and also scratching our heads (the 101/301). I have been trying to dig around some […]

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HDI Dune Announces Dune HD Pro

by Damian on September 5, 2011 · 23 comments

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HDI Dune, the company behind the Dune series of media players that have been reviewed here (see my Dune Smart D1 and Dune BD Prime reviews), has just announced their next generation player called the Dune HD Pro. The Pro revolves around the Sigma SMP8910, which is the highly anticipated next gen Sigma processor. With […]

When it comes to controlling a media player, my money is still on using a solid universal remote (such as the Logitech Harmony line or others). However, as more and more media players integrate the online experience, the typical remote doesn’t quite cut it for navigating around. Most people don’t want to have a monster […]

If you have been using My Movies with your Dune, you may have noticed that of late TV Shows suddenly stopped appearing on the Dune (TV Show functionality was just added several months ago) . Well, today a new release for My Movies (My Movies 4.01 PR1) has just been released that hopes to address […]

A few months back I took a look at the My Movies iPad App which built off the popular My Movies Home Entertainment platform. Since then several new features have been added which include full remote control and playback on both Windows Media Center and Dune Media Players. I thought I would take a quick […]

As I rummage through various forums I have noticed increased discussions about Cinavia. For those who don’t know Cinavia is a digital rights management system (i.e. DRM) meant to limit unauthorized use of certain movies in Blu-ray players. There are two parts to Cinavia. The first part is a watermark that is embedded in the […]

It seems like nowadays everyone wants a touchscreen smartphone remote app to control their electronics. There is definitely a “coolness” to this, especially when showing off to family and friends. To be honest I think these apps are more cool then practical, but it is no doubt they are gaining momentum. In the past few […]

While I was doing research for my review of the Dune BD Prime I came across Zappiti, a Video Jukebox similar to YAMJ for the PCH. Just about every media player out there has a substandard stock UI, so for me finding a suitable 3rd party jukebox is a must. Is Zappiti that jukebox for […]