iHome Puts Alexa on Your Nightstand

Sep 7, 2017 by

iHome is launching a new bedside clock with Alexa Voice Service on-board. Set alarms, stream music, control your home—all with your voice from your alarm clock. But are consumers ready for a listening device in the bedroom?

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PlayOn Offers New Roku Channels

Aug 1, 2017 by

MediaMall Technologies, the company behind our favorite PlayOn and PlayOn Cloud products has recently released Roku channels to allow program viewing on your television screen.

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NVIDIA Announces an Even Smarter SHIELD TV

Jan 8, 2017 by

NVIDIA has made one of the best streaming set-top boxes even smarter. 4k Amazon video is coming to the new device along with Google Assistant, and even SmartThings!

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Tablo TV DVR Comes to Xbox One

Nov 16, 2016 by

Tablo brings its popular over-the-air DVR platform to the Xbox one and Windows 10, offering live and recorded TV playback, guide, and commercial skipping features for cordcutters. You bring the antenna and storage, and Tablo delivers the content.

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Hopper 3 Brings 4K and a TON of Tuners

Jan 10, 2016 by

Dish's CES press conference yielded some great product news, including the announcement of a new Hopper 3 DVR in early 2016 that features 4K support, 16 tuners, and a new 4-up display mode.

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Insteon Adds Sonos Control

Jan 7, 2016 by

Insteon has added Sonos control to its hub products, so you can now control audio around your home with Insteon apps or as part of your Insteon scenes.

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Roku 4 – A Dream But Not Reality

Nov 18, 2015 by

The specs on the new Roku 4 made me hope it would be a suitable replacement for my HTPC. But was it reality?

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DVR Functionality Is Coming To Xbox One

Aug 4, 2015 by

At gamescom, the team at Xbox announced that a much requested fan feature, DVR capabilities, will be coming to Xbox One. While welcomed, the feature will be currently limited to OTA content only.

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For Your Many Interests, There Is Xbox One!

Jul 1, 2015 by

Xbox One, is a well-built games machine. It also offers various forms of entertainment. Go a bit more beneath the surface, and you find a console that's also quietly forming a hub for a variety of interests.

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TuneIn Radio and PBS Kids Join The App Lineup on Xbox One

Jun 23, 2015 by

While presenting itself as a formidable gaming powerhouse, the Xbox One continues to show its entertainment side, by adding TuneIn Radio and PBS Kids to its lineup of downloadable applications.

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Cord Cutting With Xbox One [Video Presentation]

Jun 19, 2015 by

Xbox MVP, and DMZ contributor, Marques Lyons presents a video, via the Microsoft MVP Program, on cutting the cord using the Xbox One console. Plus, there's some discussion about news offered at the E3 gaming expo.

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TiVo App Update Ready for OnePass

Jan 28, 2015 by

TiVo has updated its best-in-class companion app for iOS. Enhancements include some UI tweaks, more customization options in What to Watch, and some underpinnings in advance of TiVo's anticipated, new OnePass feature.

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