Chromecast, Unicorns and the Cable Industry

Jul 29, 2013 by

Last Wednesday, July 24th, Google unveiled Chromecast. Chromecast is a small, $35 device that hooks into an HDMI port that allows content to be streamed from various devices to a TV or A/V receiver. Putting the hardware aside for a second, Chromecast is also a suite of software that works together to enable streaming from cloud content sources or local content sources to a TV. While many are interested in the hardware, the software may have a bigger long term impact.

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Microsoft Powers TVs and Set Top Boxes Around the World

Jan 12, 2012 by

With a notable lack of Windows and Windows Media video devices in the U.S., we tend to forget that Windows and Windows Embedded is alive and well in entertainment devices around the world.

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Ready Your DVR for Mid-season Premieres

Dec 30, 2011 by

It's time to dust off your universal remote after the end-of-year TV programming lull and prepare for the upcoming mid-season premieres. CliqueClack's mid-season premiere calendar will keep you informed on all these new shows.

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Fall TV Premier Calendars

Sep 10, 2011 by

If you’re a TV junkie, and you’re planning on giving your DVR or home theater PC a workout this Fall with new season premiers just around the corner, you may want to check out one of these calendars to keep up on when your old favorites and new shows kick off. If you’re a TiVo...

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Hulu’s Waning Appeal

Aug 18, 2011 by

Hulu looses a little more luster as FOX makes good on its threat to impose an eight-day window on new TV episodes.

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DMZ Radio Week #1

Aug 15, 2011 by

Time for a new podcast here at The DMZ.  Bringing together a love of music along with digital media news, DMZ Radio, hosted by Adam Thursby is a weekly look at the digital headlines mixed with the music that makes up the soundtrack of our lives. Each week, Adam will be covering the headlines from...

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Update Significantly Increases Apple TV Content

Aug 5, 2011 by

Apple just updated the second-generation Apple TV with some much-needed features that let you buy TV shows and access previously-purchased TV shows through the cloud.

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The Movie Podcast: Dec. 20th 2010

Dec 22, 2010 by

We’re a bit late this week due to technical issues but we’ve ensured you know what to skip while you’re out finishing that last minute shopping.  Everyone has a family member that loves movies and we hope we’ve given you all the information you need to figure out what they’ll like this...

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Amulet Voice Remote Control Review

Dec 16, 2010 by

I love my Harmony remote.  LOVE IT!  It handles everything I need it to when it comes to controlling our home theater experience.  I pick my activity, it starts the right gear set to the right inputs and away I go.  That said, I’m always up for trying something new and I recently got the...

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The Movie Podcast: Dec. 13th, 2010

Dec 14, 2010 by

Just a whole bunch of movies for you this week folks!  So many that James and I had to split them up a bit.  The good news is that whether you’re a kid, adult, love action or comedy, there’s something for everyone.  While not everything we review this week is a hit, there are...

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The Movie Podcast: Dec 6th 2010

Dec 7, 2010 by

With only two movies to discuss this week, we figured it would be a short show.  I’ll give you a clue though.  If you haven’t watched Inception, it should be for you.  Stop listening at 45 minutes to avoid any spoilers.  You can always come back and finish later. For those of you who have...

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The Movie Podcast: Nov. 29th 2010

Nov 30, 2010 by

The week that dare not speak its name is upon us.  Twilight: Eclipse is easily the biggest release of the week but somehow I doubt you’ll see it at the top of the pile at the end of the show. With a total of five major releases, it was a busy week for us.  We do our best to keep the show as...

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