Stream (just about) any media file to your iPad or iPhone with VLC Streamer Free
July 23, 2012 – 10:36 | Comments Off on Stream (just about) any media file to your iPad or iPhone with VLC Streamer Free
Stream (just about) any media file to your iPad or iPhone with VLC Streamer Free

When all is said and done, Apple’s pretty restrictive when it comes to playing media on your iOS device. Out of the box, only Apple’s own formats are supported, which is fine if you’re wedded …

Miro 5.0 released, adds new music management tools, better device syncing
May 2, 2012 – 11:27 | Comments Off on Miro 5.0 released, adds new music management tools, better device syncing
Miro 5.0 released, adds new music management tools, better device syncing

The Participatory Culture Foundation has released the final build of Miro 5.0, its cross-platform open-source music and video player. Version 5 provides a new tool for looking up missing music information and artwork from the …

Streaming video app Miro 5 now available as a release candidate
March 21, 2012 – 09:25 | Comments Off on Streaming video app Miro 5 now available as a release candidate
Streaming video app Miro 5 now available as a release candidate

There are countless web sites that provide streaming content, either in an episodic or less structure form. Add to this the media files you already have stored on your hard drive and you have a …

Sky unveils Sky Go for mobile TV viewing on the move in the UK and Ireland
February 20, 2012 – 08:48 | Comments Off on Sky unveils Sky Go for mobile TV viewing on the move in the UK and Ireland
Sky unveils Sky Go for mobile TV viewing on the move in the UK and Ireland

Subscribers to UK satellite TV provider Sky have just gained a new way to watch TV. Sky Go is a free app from the broadcaster that enables subscribers to access various channels on their Android …

BBC iPlayer iOS app updated with iPhone support and 3G streaming
December 13, 2011 – 19:02 | Comments Off on BBC iPlayer iOS app updated with iPhone support and 3G streaming
BBC iPlayer iOS app updated with iPhone support and 3G streaming

While the BBC’s iPlayer has been available to iPhone users for some time, until now it has only been through a web browser. The latest update to the iOS iPlayer app means that there is …

MediaMonkey 4.0 now plays friendly with video as well as music
November 16, 2011 – 08:31 | Comments Off on MediaMonkey 4.0 now plays friendly with video as well as music
MediaMonkey 4.0 now plays friendly with video as well as music

Ventis Media has overhauled its music management tool to add full support for video. MediaMonkey 4.0, available in free and Gold editions, allows Windows users to manage and organise their media collection with a set …

Save streaming video for offline access with RealDownloader
July 20, 2011 – 13:17 | Comments Off on Save streaming video for offline access with RealDownloader
Save streaming video for offline access with RealDownloader

Streaming videos need an active internet connection to play and even then you can get stuck with buffering problems. Not all videos play on mobile devices either, but if you can download the video you …

Live in the States, got a Spotify invite? Download and stream audio, for free!
July 14, 2011 – 12:53 | Comments Off on Live in the States, got a Spotify invite? Download and stream audio, for free!
Live in the States, got a Spotify invite? Download and stream audio, for free!

Spotify Ltd, which promises a whole new way to listen to music via its Spotify online service, has announced it’s launching in the US. Although still in beta, Spotify is available now to all US residents, …

New AirFoil release makes wireless streaming audio easier for Windows and Mac
July 11, 2011 – 08:43 | Comments Off on New AirFoil release makes wireless streaming audio easier for Windows and Mac
New AirFoil release makes wireless streaming audio easier for Windows and Mac

Rogue Amoeba Software LLC has announced updates to its Airfoil application for Windows and Mac. Airfoil allows users on Windows and Macs to wirelessly stream music to compatible devices on an Apple Airport Express network, including …

Miro 4 released, expands music management capabilities
May 23, 2011 – 11:24 | One Comment
Miro 4 released, expands music management capabilities

The Participatory Culture Foundation has released version 4 of its popular cross-platform, open-source audio and video player. Miro 4.0 sees the application transform from a powerful video player into a more all-purpose media management tool.
Miro …

Shairport4w enables your Windows computer to be used as an AirPlay receiver
May 19, 2011 – 00:41 | Comments Off on Shairport4w enables your Windows computer to be used as an AirPlay receiver
Shairport4w enables your Windows computer to be used as an AirPlay receiver

Apple’s AirPlay feature makes it easy to share and stream your iTunes library to iOS devices – but it lacks the option to stream media in the opposite direction. Shairport4w is a free application that …