Blockbuster May Launch Set-Top-Box By the Holidays

Rumors like this have been wrong in the past » 11/10/08 10:44am 11/10/08 10:44am, but word is that CEO Jim Keyes told investors that Blockbuster will be via their own set-top-box by the holidays. No details have been announced, but Blockbuster got , so they are going to need to bring something new and exciting to the table to stand any chance of…

NEC Lui WiMax Media Streaming System Gets Release Date, Price

We alerted you to NEC's fancy media-streaming home server last year: it's an "on demand" system that'll send your media content to Lui devices around your home and beyond. NEC has just stumped up the release schedule and pricing in Japan, and "Life with Ubiquitous Integrated solutions" systems isn't cheap. The pocket… » 4/15/08 4:38am 4/15/08 4:38am

Vudu Update Brings 80 More HD Movie Titles, Other Goodies

The Vudu software has just been updated to version 1.2, and with it comes 80 new HD titles for rent. The new additions will be in the price range of $3.99 - $5.99, but the upgrade will also bring added functionality, including instant HD, (an indicator that alerts the user broadband speeds are high enough for HD… » 2/01/08 3:35am 2/01/08 3:35am

Ziovia Announces ClearStream C615 HD Network Media Player

We have generally been very impressed with what Ziovia has to offer in the media streaming market, and their latest effort, the CS615, seems to be no exception. The new model will be able to stream a plethora of different media formats in HD, thanks to an integrated HDMI output. The ClearStream CS615 really has lots… » 12/30/07 3:30pm 12/30/07 3:30pm

EZfetch Allows Media Content Streaming From Nokia Handsets

We like Nokia's N series smartphones, and thanks to the EZfetch, we like them a little more. The EZfetch allows Nokia N series cellphones, with Wi-Fi, to stream media content straight to either a digital TV or audio system. The device also adds the option of using your Nokia as a remote control for the whole setup. If… » 10/31/07 5:00am 10/31/07 5:00am