Posts Tagged ‘PlayStation3’

I recently purchased a Sony PSPgo, I liked the idea of gaming or purchasing movies without the procurement of physical media. There is of course an alternate more skeptical view that the world is not quite ready for “download only” consoles, this is evidenced by a complete lack of knowledge that this new PSP device exists (this can […]

Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 23:23 | 0 comments
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Whilst Windows 7 has more codecs than any version prior (yes – you can open DIVX natively), you will still need to find codecs for more advanced video/audio encoding. This is usually achieved by installing a “codec pack”, a bundle of codecs usually tested to be installed and run concurrently. This does not always turn out to be […]

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 at 17:25 | 0 comments
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Early last month Sony very quietly launched “VidZone“, an application that streams reasonably high quality music videos for free (from what I can see subsidised by very discrete advertising). I know it is not Netflix (don’t get me started), but it is definitely worth a look and good for when you have friends over. To […]

Thursday, July 16th, 2009 at 20:51 | 0 comments
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What some of you may or may not know is that consoles like the XBOX 360 and Sony PS3 all use a standard protocol for network media streaming. The name of this protocol is “DLNA” (Digital Living Network Alliance), essentially when you enable “share my media” in Windows Media Player this DLNA functionality is turned […]

Friday, May 8th, 2009 at 18:38 | 1 comment
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