Download and watch a movie or boxset on your smartphone using these handy apps
January 5, 2018 – 09:34 | No Comment
Download and watch a movie or boxset on your smartphone using these handy apps

Not so long ago, when you stepped on a long-haul flight, you had to rely on their entertainment system to you and your kids entertained. And that’s if worked at all.
Thanks to your tablet or …

MediaPortal 2.1 adds automatic media-scraping, WMC-inspired skin
May 4, 2017 – 14:57 | Comments Off on MediaPortal 2.1 adds automatic media-scraping, WMC-inspired skin
MediaPortal 2.1 adds automatic media-scraping, WMC-inspired skin

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media server and centre for Windows. MediaPortal 2.1 opens with completely reworked media management tools, with a wide array of content now automatically scraped for …

BBC iPlayer Kids 1.0 offers UK children safe access to iPlayer on iPhone and iPad
April 12, 2016 – 10:54 | Comments Off on BBC iPlayer Kids 1.0 offers UK children safe access to iPlayer on iPhone and iPad
BBC iPlayer Kids 1.0 offers UK children safe access to iPlayer on iPhone and iPad

The BBC has launched BBC iPlayer Kids 1.0 for iPhone and iPad, a filtered version of its well-known iPlayer app, aimed firmly at UK children.
As the name implies, access is restricted to the BBC’s two …

BBC iPlayer 4.4 for Android promises ban on buffering, adds Audio Described category
November 3, 2014 – 13:44 | Comments Off on BBC iPlayer 4.4 for Android promises ban on buffering, adds Audio Described category
BBC iPlayer 4.4 for Android promises ban on buffering, adds Audio Described category

Fans of the Beeb will be pleased to hear that the BBC has unveiled a significant new update to its catch-up app for Android users with the release of BBC iPlayer 4.4 for Android. The …

epCheck: track your favourite TV shows from the Windows desktop
September 19, 2014 – 09:06 | Comments Off on epCheck: track your favourite TV shows from the Windows desktop
epCheck: track your favourite TV shows from the Windows desktop

The easiest way to track your favourite TV shows is usually to download a suitable app, or maybe sign up at a website. There are a huge number of options, and the only real challenge …

Open Broadcaster Software shares your desktop with the world
September 12, 2014 – 09:23 | Comments Off on Open Broadcaster Software shares your desktop with the world
Open Broadcaster Software shares your desktop with the world

You’ve taken some great new photos, finished your best-ever presentation, achieved total mastery of some major game – whatever the reason, it’s now time to share your talents with the world.
If your needs are simple …

BBC iPlayer 4.0 for iOS and Android sports major new redesign, makes content easier to find
May 29, 2014 – 07:49 | Comments Off on BBC iPlayer 4.0 for iOS and Android sports major new redesign, makes content easier to find
BBC iPlayer 4.0 for iOS and Android sports major new redesign, makes content easier to find

UK telly addicts rejoice: the BBC has unveiled a major redesign of its mobile app with the release of BBC iPlayer 4.0 for iOS and BBC iPlayer 4.0 for Android. Both apps have been updated …

MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability
April 18, 2014 – 05:30 | Comments Off on MediaPortal 1.7.0 FINAL adds Wake On LAN support, boosts stability
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 on FileBot 4.0 makes media analysis and renaming easier than ever
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 …

Rename music, movie and TV media files quickly with Collbee and FileBot
January 8, 2014 – 11:32 | Comments Off on Rename music, movie and TV media files quickly with Collbee and FileBot
Rename music, movie and TV media files quickly with Collbee and FileBot

You’ve spent ages building the ultimate digital movie and TV collection, and now you’re ready to introduce it to a media server, so it’s easily accessible from a range of devices. The only problem is, …

MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance
December 31, 2013 – 08:48 | Comments Off on MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance
MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL improves stability, offers better TV performance

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media center for Windows. MediaPortal 1.6.0 FINAL comes with the promise of increased stability thanks to a MySQL update, better TV performance on selected live …