Nero 2015: it’s all about the iOS/ Android extras
September 18, 2014 – 12:43 | No Comment
Nero 2015: it’s all about the iOS/ Android extras

Nero has announced the launch of Nero 2015 Classic and Nero 2015 Platinum, a very mobile device-oriented update for its flagship digital media suites.
Nero MediaHome now streams files directly to all Android and (“coming soon”) …

Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate
July 31, 2014 – 13:15 | Comments Off
Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate

After almost 20 years developing multimedia software, it’s no surprise that CyberLink has some impressive products. But they can seem expensive. PowerDVD is definitely a versatile and feature-packed media player, but if you’re used to …

Printworks gives Mac users a user-friendly, yet surprisingly powerful, design tool
July 28, 2014 – 12:03 | Comments Off
Printworks gives Mac users a user-friendly, yet surprisingly powerful, design tool

Belight Software has released Printworks 1.0 for Mac. Launching with a discounted price of $29.99 (normally $49.99), the app is a fully fledged desktop publishing and design tool aimed at the home and small business …

Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.
July 21, 2014 – 13:34 | Comments Off
Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.

Ever struggled to find a particular file on your Android mobile? Wish you could exert more control over your photos and other media, or uninstall more than one app at once? You need a file …

CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video
July 17, 2014 – 12:11 | Comments Off
CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video

CyberLink has announced the release of CyberLink Media Suite 12, its vast and comprehensive collection of playback, editing and convent creation tools.
Highlights include new support for creating and playing back UltraHD 4K Video. The suite …

Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households
July 1, 2014 – 14:41 | Comments Off
Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households

In recent years there has been a lot of love shown for Plex, the slick and frankly brilliant media sharing solution that encompasses just about any platform. But it’s not the only media server in …

OpenELEC 4.0 released, offers simple XBMC 13 install for standalone devices
May 6, 2014 – 14:48 | Comments Off
OpenELEC 4.0 released, offers simple XBMC 13 install for standalone devices

Those looking to build a low-cost, lightweight media server will be pleased to see that OpenELEC 4.0.0 (32-bit) and OpenELEC 4.0.0 (64-bit) have been released.
OpenELEC provides a complete Linux-based distribution based around XBMC that takes …

XBMC 13.0 FINAL released, adds stereoscopic 3D support, Android hardware decoding
May 5, 2014 – 08:16 | Comments Off
XBMC 13.0 FINAL released, adds stereoscopic 3D support, Android hardware decoding

After a relatively short two-month period in beta, Team XBMC has released XBMC 13.0 FINAL. Codenamed “Gotham”, XBMC 13 is packed full of new features and improvements across all platforms.
The open-source cross-platform media powerhouse gains …

MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability
April 18, 2014 – 05:30 | Comments Off
MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media center for Windows. MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL comes with a number of beneath-the-hood changes that will affect the program going forward, including future plans for …

FileBot 4.0 makes media analysis and renaming easier than ever
March 7, 2014 – 13:16 | Comments Off
FileBot 4.0 makes media analysis and renaming easier than ever

The larger your movie and media collection, the harder it can be to manage. What happens if your carefully crafted naming convention proves incompatible with the new media server you’ve switched to? Or you’re missing …

XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices
March 5, 2014 – 06:41 | Comments Off
XBMC 13.0 Beta 1 released, adds limited 3D support, hardware decoding to Android devices

Team XBMC has unveiled the first public beta of XBMC 13.0, its open-source, cross-platform media server and center. Version 13.0, codenamed “Gotham”, ships after more than a year of development, and is packed full of …