Huh, HBO Gave Google a Copyright Takedown Request for... VLC

VLC is not a TV show. Nor is it a movie. Nor is it a music album. Nor is it anything but open source software that the entire Internet knows as the greatest video player in all the lands. HBO, however, apparently doesn't know that. The It's Not TV TV company recently sent Google a takedown request for VLC citing… » 7/16/13 12:22am 7/16/13 12:22am

VLC for iPad Submitted to Apple, Now We Just Have to Hope

While it hasn't been granted approval by the almighty Apple gods, VLC's media player for iPad will be free from next week, the devs are claiming (perhaps too hastily.) I like their confidence. Mind you, CineXplayer is still available on the App Store... [Mac4Ever via Macrumors] » 9/09/10 6:13am 9/09/10 6:13am

VLC 1.1.0 Adds GPU Decoding For Windows and Linux

Hey! Everyone's favorite video playing software, VLC, jumped to 1.1.0 today and added some GPU decoding for Windows and Linux users as well, giving your CPU a break when you're trying to play those gigantic HD files you've been feverishly torrenting. One caveat: the Windows version only works with nVidia GPUs, as ATI's … » 6/22/10 1:21pm 6/22/10 1:21pm

The Month In Windows Mobile Apps: Fennec the Fox Gets Some Exercise

In yet another one of our new mobile app roundups, we've taken a reckless swan dive into the vast, burbling ocean of Windows Mobile software. Mozilla's Fennec browser goes for a test run, VLC gets a remote, and more. » 6/07/09 3:00pm 6/07/09 3:00pm

VLC Media Player Now Available For iPhone and iPod Touch

Thanks to Zottd, iPhone users can now port the popular VLC media player to their iPhone or iPod touch, making it possible to drag, drop and play MPEG/MPG, AVI and MP3 media formats. He is also in the process of researching playback for VCD, DivX, WMA, and WMV, and he notes that FLAC and OGG are coming soon. The project … » 6/04/08 1:50pm 6/04/08 1:50pm