Buy and rent videos on Apple TV? Use this tip to save a little cash

The Apple TV is great; I am a big fan and a happy owner, but until recently, I used to just buy a show or movie on my computer and then watch it on my Apple TV. However, when you buy or rent content on the second or third generation Apple TV, the device automatically […]

How to cash in with Viggle: Earn money while watching TV

For those missing out on getting free stuff for watching TV, welcome to the world of Viggle. Open to all iOS and Android users, this app allows us to “check in” to live TV shows or movies, which earn points toward gifts and discounts. Free to download and working with our current tube-watching schedules, it’s […]

Xbox Live to get Cable-Esque Service?

You may soon be able to watch cable television on Microsoft’s Xbox Live gaming service. Microsoft is rumored to be joining Comcast and Verizon to provide a cable-esque service on Xbox Live. No details are out as of yet, so allow me to speculate and dream like a wee lad looking at the wrapped boxes under […]

Evolve Your Living Room with a DLNA HDTV and Windows Media Player

It’s a fact: Gone are the days that homes are built with computer rooms and family/living rooms in their floor plans.  The future of sit-down family entertainment is here, and dear lord its about time.  This month, my family decided to purchase a nice, new Samsung Series 6 6300 LED TV and a brand new […]

4 Great Ways to Give Your Old Computer a Second Life

Do you have an older computer sitting around and don’t know what to do with it? An old computer can be repurposed to serve as a TV, print server, file server, music server, kitchen recipe computer, and much more. 
I’ll take you through a few of the ideas, including the things you’ll need and give […]

Netflix Instant Watch Now Available in Windows 7 Media Center

Netflix Instant Watch, a popular movie and TV streaming service, has just become available for Windows 7 users in Windows Media Center.  This feature was added for Windows Vista users earlier this year, and the Windows 7 update comes just before the official launch of Microsoft’s newest operating system this Thursday. If you haven’t received […]

Hulu Desktop Lets You Watch TV Online Without The Browser

Hulu – the mega-popular TV and movie streaming site backed by NBC, Fox, and others – has just launched a desktop application for both Windows and Mac that allows you to stream all Hulu content on your PC. Hulu Desktop adds support for Windows Media Center and Apple remotes, which will allow you to treat […]