It’s here. You can download a stable version of XBMC for Android right now. This isn’t a lightweight version of XBMC made specifically for tablets – it’s the full version of XBMC. So you can add your music and video collections and browse the Internet. The interface, designed for a TV, probably won’t work well on your tiny smartphone screen – but it’s just about perfect for a tablet.
To celebrate William Shatner’s birthday on March 22nd, Hulu has made every episode of every Star Trek series available for free. Yes, you heard right, every episode of The Original Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise is now free on Hulu, until the end of March.
Hulu Plus. iTunes. Netflix. Amazon Instant Video. The lifeblood of online cinema and television. The new wave of home media. The providers of endless entertainment in which pants are not necessarily required. They are the contenders of all that is streaming video. But alas, which service is the best? Which service can raise its virtual fist high in the air and proudly exclaim, “I am the one!” to be heard across all the land?
If you’re based in the US, or have found a workaround like Tunlr for those of you who aren’t, keeping up with your favourite TV shows and movies on the free service Hulu is one of the best ways to watch TV. The most popular shows are available on Hulu, and you can watch them pretty much any time you want. That’s not to to say that the service couldn’t be better. There’s a few things about Hulu we’re not crazy about.