Streaming

With the advent of streaming video games online being a core market for computer hardware manufacturers, a new initiative was announced at TwitchCon 2018 to develop smaller form factor PCs to function as the streaming hardware, alleviating some of the workload for large gaming machines. One of the first models was on display at Zotac’s CES Booth, with the MI553B featuring a mobile processor and a built-in capture card. The system doesn’t look too flash if I’m honest, although Zotac said they were going through the stages of the design to make sure it’s sufficiently quiet. But the goal is to make sure the system is out of the way and just works, so it comes pre-loaded with all the relevant software from AVerMedia and...

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19 by Jarred Walton on 1/13/2015

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13 by Saumitra Bhagwat on 3/25/2014

CloudPlay - A Fast Way To Stream Music To Your Desktop

I've always been a huge fan of apps that live in the OS X menu bar because they provide status updates, system information and quick access to program functions...

5 by Saumitra Bhagwat on 9/19/2012

Roku Streaming Stick Brings Smarts To MHL Equipped TVs

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2 by Jason Inofuentes on 1/5/2012

Roku 2 and LT Updated With MKV Support and Performance Optimizations

Roku just announced a software update that is rolling out to its Roku 2 and LT lines, bringing several changes that should bring a smile to many users faces...

7 by Jason Inofuentes on 12/14/2011

Roku expanding to U.K. and Canada in Q1 2012

Roku announced today that they intend on bringing Roku boxes to the U.K. and Canada in 2012. In tandem with this announcement, Roku also plans on supporting region specific...

0 by Amman Sood on 11/17/2011

Sony SMP-N200: Smarting Up Your Old TV

Moving TVs off the shelf is no easy task, so the industry joins in hyping initiatives every year. Last year it was 3D, this year it's Smart. We haven't...

6 by Jason Inofuentes on 9/19/2011

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