Synology launches the DS416play, an Intel Celeron powered NAS
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Synology launches the DS416play, an Intel Celeron powered NAS

Today, Synology announces their DS416play, a powerful NAS designed for media streaming. Synology boasts quite powerful specs for the DS416play, with being able to transcode a single H.264 4K or…

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Hoch BT Review: Beautiful speakers, great price
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Hoch BT Review: Beautiful speakers, great price

If you’re like me, you like audio. I love listening to good, crisp (and sometimes loud) music. Loud music can be attained through just about any set of…

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Synology announces DiskStation Manager 6.0 for their popular DS series NAS devices
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Synology announces DiskStation Manager 6.0 for their popular DS series NAS devices

Synology has long been a name in network solutions, from routers to NAS devices. Their Network Attached Storage devices run Synology’s popular DiskStation Manager operating system, hence why…

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Review: USB CEC adapter from Pulse-Eight
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Review: USB CEC adapter from Pulse-Eight

UPDATE 03/08/2016: Martin Ellis, Pulse Eight’s head honcho, reached out to me to better explain this device’s price point. “I thought it might be good to mention that some…

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PlayOn brings Netflix, Hulu, & Live TV to Kodi
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PlayOn brings Netflix, Hulu, & Live TV to Kodi

Today I had the pleasure of testing a service called PlayOn. In a nutshell, PlayOn plays (and records) video from the internet, transcodes it and broadcasts it over…

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Kodi Guide: Generate an xmltv.xml file with zap2xml
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Kodi Guide: Generate an xmltv.xml file with zap2xml

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a big fan of the Kodi (formerly XBMC) media center software. The biggest caveat with Kodi is that, while it…

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Apple TV on sale at RadioShack until January 23rd
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Apple TV on sale at RadioShack until January 23rd

If you forgot RadioShack still exists, I won’t blame you. Even if you can’t find a brick-and-mortar store locally, you can still order what you want or need…

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Featured Kodi Add-on: Google Music EXP
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Featured Kodi Add-on: Google Music EXP

If you are anything like me, when Google announced their music locker service and gave away 10,000 slots for you to upload your music to you rushed and…

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Kodi 16.0 Jarvis Alpha Released
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Kodi 16.0 Jarvis Alpha Released

The XBMC foundation has just released a new alpha version of their popular media center software, Kodi. Jarvis, named after Tony Stark’s virtual computer assistant, is the new…

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WeTek Play Android Smart TV box review
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WeTek Play Android Smart TV box review

Today, we are taking a look at a neat little Android Home Theater PC from WeTek. The WeTek Play is one of many Android set-top boxes and HDMI…

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