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3 Ways to Stream Media to Your Xbox 360 or PS3

Streaming media has quickly become a significant component of entertainment in many people’s lives. For evidence of that, look no further than the statistics indicating that Netflix accounts for as much as 30 percent of all Internet traffic during peak

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Apps to Do Everything Social in Linux

Social media has permeated nearly every aspect of the web, and people are more social than ever without seeing their contacts face-to-face. To keep up with this social activity, many people have several devices, including computers, mobile phones, and even

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Netflix Looking to Hire HTML5 Expert

I was doing a Google search for HTML 5 video, and an ad came up for Netflix jobs.  I hardly ever click on ads, but I was curious to see what the connection was.  Sure enough, Netflix has a job

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Honeycomb, Google’s New Android for Tablets

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPUGNCIozp0 Those hardware manufacturers who rushed to push out Android-based tablets should have just waited.  At CES this week, Google unveiled Honeycomb, their latest Android version that is particularly designed for devices “with large screens”, and by large, they mean

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Sexy HTML5 Video Player

From the sexy tech department comes VideoJS, a nice little drop-in embedded video player that uses HTML5 technology.  The default player looks fantastic, and they also include look-alike player skins for YouTube, Vimeo, Hulu, and more. It is lightweight, open

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Network Shares for Boxee: Samba Beats UPnP

The Boxee Box is making big news, but for those of us who are not rushing out to spend $200 on a new device for our TVs, Boxee is free to download and install on any computer.  I have it

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Hulu Plus: Close But Not Quite

I just finished watching the latest episode of The Event on my Sony Blu-ray Disc player, using Hulu Plus streaming video.  It played well with a clear HD picture, and it was nice to sit in front of the TV

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Beautiful HTML5 Video Demo

HTML5 video will hopefully soon replace Flash Player as the video streaming method of choice for websites.  YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, and others are currently providing beta examples of their future HTML5 video players.  While these demos are OK, they do

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KDE 4 Screencasts

In an effort to bring more exposure to KDE and its features, I have created two videos.  One is a brief introduction to KDE and some highly acclaimed features.  The second is about a specific application: Krunner.  It is based

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