Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology.
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March 7, 2013
February 27, 2013
Roku’s been updating their website this week… and just accidentally spilled the beans on the Roku 3, given this new support site. We presume the new model is the same 4200x Engadget turned up via the FCC a few weeks back. Of course, beyond a name …
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- Roku is getting AirPlay-like wireless video mirroring with Miracast (leapbit.com)
- FCC filing indicates Roku 3 may be on its way (digitaltrends.com)
- Roku 4200X appears in FCC filing, shows off smaller footprint (engadget.com)
February 21, 2013
While these look awesome, I’m kind of afraid people will be watching Netflix while driving down the road. What do you think? Check out the video:
February 15, 2013
If you’re like me you’ve probably got movies spread all across your house. You’ve got DVDs, Blu-rays and movie files.
related: How I save $2000 switching to Roku
In the days of digital streaming, high-definition video and surround sound it seems antiquated to pull out a DVD binder full of movies.
Wouldn’t it be nice to have all this movies backed up and saved on a hard drive for you to watch anytime you want without having to pull out the disc? Sure, people have been backing up their movies for years onto hard drives and CDs, but the system always seemed clunky slow or just plain technologically daunting.
Plex server is the solution to that problem. It allows you to store all your movies on a central server and watch them anywhere you want. You can watch them on your TV on your phone on your iPad or on your computer both home and away. You can even share them with your friends.
It’s so easy your whole family can use it.
Here’s how to set it up…