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Santa was good to the Whipps family this year. Although I didn’t get everything I wanted, the biggie was right there under the tree: A shiny, PS3 slim. I’m a bit of a console nut, and so is my wife. We have every Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony console ever built, and even a Sega Genesis […]

Handbrake: Your New Best Friend

I love Handbrake. Why? It’s a free DVD ripper for the Mac, that’s why. But more specifically, it can help turn your Mac into a media powerhouse. For years, I’ve wanted to digitize my movie collection the same way my music was in iTunes. I remember spending hours burning my CDs to the hard drive, […]

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of the iPhone Application “Discovery Channel”

The Discovery Channel has made it from the 32-inch LCD television screens to the miniature displays of the mobile phones bouncing around the inside of pockets everywhere. The application takes the innovative educational programs like “Shark Week 2009” and makes them portable. With the “Discovery” App. for the iPhone, the television channel is available for […]

Apple seeks Your Advice on the AppleTV

Apple is looking to improve the AppleTV – and they want to know what you would like to see. In a very uncharacteristic move, Apple has posted an online survey asking you where you get your content, what you watch it on, and even what kind of remote you use with the device. I’d love […]

Boxee adds ABC to streaming Line-up

Boxee, the media streaming software for Mac and Linux (with a Windows version planned for the near future), has added ABC to its list of streaming channels. The software, which can be installed on an AppleTV, allows you to stream online networks, and even Hulu movies and other features, directly to your television, and with […]

Netflix now official for Mac, on Boxee as well

Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” feature is starting to pop up on just about everything. It is now officially available for Mac (but you will need to install the Microsoft Silverlight plugin if you haven’t already), and it has been added to the media center craze of the moment “Boxee” as well. AppleTV users are most excited […]

AppleTV update adds useful features

Earlier this week Apple released an update to the AppleTV kicking the software up to version 2.3. This new update has some highly requested features added to the device, showing us that while Apple may consider it a “hobby” at the moment, they haven’t forgotten about our little tv media boxes. Updated Features include: Airtunes […]

Users report problems with Apple TV 2.2 update

Last week Apple released an update for the AppleTV that allowed HD downloads of TV shows, adding Genius playlist support, and a few other things. Many users have reported issues with the AppleTV being rendered non functional after the update according to Mac Fix It. The main problem was that the unit would go into […]

About those AppleTV rumors…..

Rumors of the AppleTV’s demise have been greatly exaggerated over the weekend. Because of reports from retailers that the AppleTV’s advertising material was to be destroyed, a rumor has managed to seep its way through the Interwebs that the AppleTV is being replaced. It was further fueled by the fact that there is a webcast […]