Your living room is chaos – admit it. You’re forgiven for wondering which remote controls which device. What with the TV, amplifier, TiVO, BluRay player, maybe even the lighting – switching activities becomes a long and delicately manoeuvred dance called the “remote shuffle”. No longer. The Logitech Harmony Ultimate universal remote is here to bring, well – harmony – to your living room. The Logitech Harmony Ultimate can control up to 15 devices, which should be more than enough for even the most avid AV enthusiast’s living room. We’ll be giving this review unit away, so read on and join the contest.
As more content becomes available online, the need for a traditional television subscription may not be enough anymore to justify the costs. If you’re already subscribed to services like Netflix or Hulu Plus, now may be the time to make the switch. You will still need a computer or system that can access all of that content for you — more commonly, it’s called a media streamer or a home theatre PC. We got a Roku 3 to review and give away to a lucky reader, so let’s see whether it lives up to the hype!
You insert a DVD into your Windows 8 computer – you want to watch a movie. Nothing happens. You try opening Windows Media Player. It can’t play the disk. What’s going on with Windows 8 and DVDs? And for that matter, Blu-ray discs? You’re not the first person to ask this, and you won’t be the last. The answer, basically, is that Windows 8 cannot play DVDs or Blu-Ray disks out of the box.
A big part of the iOS app ecosystem consists of paid apps, more so than its Android counterpart, the Google Play store. In this way, iOS is much like Mac OS X; it’s very common to shell out a few bucks for software now and again. Of course, you don’t have to cough up a lot of money to find great apps for your phone or tablet. Here, we’ll show you how to meet your video player demands with exclusively free iOS apps.