Tag Archives: Streaming

Dish’s $100 AirTV Player Lets You Watch Local Over-The-Air Channels Too

Set-top box, Apple TV, media player, game console and in some instance, even the good’ol Bluray player, or god forbids, a DVD player, are gadgets one would find stash on the shelves of the TV console of a typical home entertainment buff. Obviously, the result is not impressive, but clutter and this is an area where AirTV can help. It may not replicate every devices, but it could keep you entertained the same, if not more with very much less clutter. Best of all, with an optional antenna adapter, it can even let you watch local, over-the-air channels right from the same interface. Continue reading Dish’s $100 AirTV Player Lets You Watch Local Over-The-Air Channels Too

Razer Outs Ripsaw Game Capture Card For Live Streaming Raw Game Footage

Razer has launched a new gaming peripheral that could make you the next Pewdiepie. Actually not exactly. The Razer Ripsaw Game Capture Card don’t guarantee that, but it will however enable you to stream, in 1080p at 60fps, your game to platforms like Twitch and YouTube and with its built-in USB 3.0 port, you’d be broadcasting your raw game footage, uncompressed “with nearly zero latency.” In addition to the requisite HDMI input and output, Ripsaw also offers onboard audio and microphone inputs that lets you add music as secondary audio, or scream hysterically (like you know who) as you game, so you can ermmm satisfy your fans desire to see gamers screaming. Continue reading Razer Outs Ripsaw Game Capture Card For Live Streaming Raw Game Footage

Aivvy Puts Pandora-like Service into a Pair of Headphones, But Requires no Internet for ‘Music Streaming’

As of now, a music player like iPod or smartphone and a pair of headphones pretty much addresses the need for on-the-go music for most people. But there is a California startup called Aivvy who has a different approach to on-the-go music. Their first product, Aivvy Q is a pair of smart wireless headphones that is a music player by itself. However, is not just some audio cans packed with a MP3 player; it is a pair of cans with Pandora-like music streaming service built into it and can do so even without being connected to the Internet. Sounds like an impossibility? Apparently, not. In fact, it is so real that the company even welcome you to drop by at their office in the GSVlabs coworking space in Redwood City, California to have a go with their handmade working prototypes. It is nice to know that a product being crowdfunded has something to show and touch. Continue reading Aivvy Puts Pandora-like Service into a Pair of Headphones, But Requires no Internet for ‘Music Streaming’

Gramofon Cloud Jukebox

the concept of jukebox seems irrelevant in today’s context, or so we thought. on the contrary, it is very much alive, but like a resilient bacteria it has evolved and survive as cloud music server in the guise of Pandora, Spotify and the likes. like many before it, Madrid-based crowdsourced WiFi network operator, Fon, wants you to turn any speakers, old or new, into a jukebox that dishes out music from the cloud, but it does so with a twist: it is also a WiFi router too. how the music streaming works is something most of us are familiar with: hook up this stylish box to your speaker system and connect it to the Internet via the Ethernet port or wireless network. then all that’s left is to induct your iOS or Android device to the new Gramofon WiFi network and you all set to stream Spotify or tune in to the web radio service Wah Wah. Continue reading Gramofon Cloud Jukebox

Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI Version)

no. this is not the same Streaming Stick introduced more than two years ago. the Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI Version), as denoted by the bracket, now drops MHL support in favor of the more friendlier, every LCD-have HDMI which allows it to be used with any TV. along with this new connector, the Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI Version) now ships with a remote, sans motion control and headphone jack as you would find on other ‘higher end’ Roku devices. most importantly, it is now more affordable; the Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI Version) now carries a retail sticker of $49.99 and is available for pre-order. the form factor remains the same dongle-style hardware, save for the obvious color difference and out-of-the-box, it will come with the latest versions of Roku’s apps. Continue reading Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI Version)

Beep Turns Any Speaker Into Wireless Speakers

at this point time, it is safe to say most of us still has quite a number of speakers and/or audio system accumulated over the years, and wirelessly connected they are not. you can change that by acquiring the Beep, a nifty and uber stylish WiFi-enabled device that will turn any speaker into wireless speakers just by simply hooking up your existing speaker or audio system to the Beep’s 3.5mm auxiliary jack, RCA, or optical input. after which, it will need a quick setup on a companion app and you are pretty much all set. Beep lets you spin your favorite tunes from your iOS or Android device to any speaker that is connected with a Beep, which means if you have ten speakers or stereo systems that you want to go wireless, you will need ten Beeps, but as a boon, you can synchronize the music across the rooms for some serious partying mood. Continue reading Beep Turns Any Speaker Into Wireless Speakers

ROCKI PLAY WiFi Music System

so you think the audio coming from Bluetooth speakers are pathetic? then you are on the same page as the folks behind the ROCKI PLAY WiFi Music System. that’s the very reason they created ROCKI, a tiny, pocketable device that turns any speakers into WiFi speakers. turning existing speakers into audio streaming speakers is not the newest idea, but doing by means of WiFi certainly is. all you have to do is hook up your existing speakers or any speakers that you want to WiFi-ed via RCA or a 3.5mm cable, download and launch the free ROCKI app, and you pretty much good to go. the best part is, you can add as many ROCKI as you like and turn your home into a multi-room WiFi music system, plus it supports multiple users so family and friends can join in the fun and play DJ using their own smartphone. as the ‘master’, you will be able to set permissions to allow or disallow a person the control. you know, sometimes people can get too carried away. Continue reading ROCKI PLAY WiFi Music System

Vizio Co-Star LT Stream Player

the smart TV revolution has been going on for over two years now and as such, we find it a rarity that some of us are still holding to non-smart HDTV. must be for good reasons, eh? smart or not, you shouldn’t be living in a disconnected time and missing out all the fun stuff that the tube can bring to you these days, which is why one should seriously give a device like the Vizio Co-Star LT Stream Player (ISV-B11) a thought. as you might already guess, the Co-Star LT give your home entertainment a step without having to upgrade the TV set. at the heart of the Co-Star LT is the Vizio Internet Apps Plus that allows you to browse apps while watching live TV. full-screen app browsing is supported, and so are HTM5 app, and Full HD and 3D contents, while built-in WiFi provides a hassle-free access to the world wide web. Continue reading Vizio Co-Star LT Stream Player

Grace Digital Bluetooth Integrated Amplifier

give your existing speaker system, be it bookshelf, floor standing, or computer speakers, an instant performance upgrade with the Grace Digital Bluetooth Integrated Amplifier. available in 24-watt (GDI-BTAR122) or 100-watt (GDI-BTAR502) models, the Grace Digital Bluetooth Integrated Amplifier not only amps up your existing system with its built-in class D digital amplifier, it also features the latest Bluetooth technology for wireless audio streaming from any Bluetooth enabled sources of your choice. Continue reading Grace Digital Bluetooth Integrated Amplifier

Plair Wireless Streaming HDMI Dongle

Android devices have been enjoying equal amount of digital contents’ doting as Apple devices, and so why should Android users resigned to watching rich media contents on a small screen? no. you really shouldn’t be and that’s why there is Plair Wireless Streaming HDMI Dongle, a nifty device that will allows you to stream photos or videos stored on your Android device to your big HDTV screen and on top of that, it can even let your stream web-based video services such as YouTube, Vimeo, College Humor and among the many others, to the big screen. the best part about the Plair is, set up is exceeding simple: all you have to do is plug it into a HDMI port, download the app onto your trusty Android device or open web app on your computer’s web browser, and start streaming away. is that easy. Continue reading Plair Wireless Streaming HDMI Dongle