Home media technologies now enable us to enjoy almost cinema like quality right within our own homes. This is in large part because the media formats that can be shared and streamed today are much more seamless, high in signal quality, and interface across multiple platforms and networks. Whether it be audio or video being streamed over the internet, or a plug and play TV, DVD - Blu Ray combination with a high quality surround sound system, our home entertainment options are vast and offer a wonderfully complete home audio and video experience. In this topic we explore home media sharing devices and formats, configuration and connectivity. Reviewing the best in PC to TV, networking, DVD and Blu Ray, HDTV and satellite receivers. We also discuss the many ‘how-to’ questions that people ask, and provide troubleshooting tips and tricks to help you get the most from all of your home entertainment media devices.
Netflix was a pioneer in the direct media delivery service industry and for several years was the only alternative to cable. Not so anymore. Hulu Plus has emerged as a strong competitor and has thrown its hat into ring to vie for the title of number one direct streaming video provider.
Whether you a new to streaming media to your home or a seasoned pro, we have a full guide that will help you get the most out of your networking set-up. We can walk you through a basic installation or help you tweak your PS3 so you get the absolute best picture and sound quality.
Netflix has transformed the home theater model, and since it is often used through a computer it is going to have a different type of interface than most people are used to. Here is a look at the primary keyboard shortcuts that you will use with the Netflix Silverlight player.
Finding the best media player for your blistering new home theater shouldn’t be an exhaustive process. We’ve done the legwork for you on this one and narrowed it down to the top five, taking into account full service and specialty offerings.
The Sony network media player SMP-N100 comes packed with a lot of features. The price isn’t bad as well. But, there are some quibbles that could be deal breakers. Learn more in this Sony network media player review.
With the price of cable going up and more programming on the Internet every day the idea of streaming video to your TV is becoming more appealing. There are a number of choices as big names get into the streaming market but the Roku XD is still one of the best choices even facing Apple and Google.
Here is a look at how to use the Netflix iPhone app on your television.
Here are a few Netflix streaming tips for using the Netflix instant watch system.
If you’ve grown tired of watching all the latest shows on TV and would like to watch some old TV shows for a change, here are some cool online resources if you are asking, how can I watch old TV shows online?
The question many ask is whether it’s possible to watch TV episodes online for free. Does it require some special software? Find out here how it’s possible to view TV episodes online for free.