Tom Abell

The HTPC is Dead — Not!

Looking around the industry as we put the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) behind us, there seems to be an almost palatable stillness in the air, something akin to the calm before the storm. It seems like everyone is waiting with bated breath for some kind of...

3 Technologies from CES

Windows Media Center and Windows Embedded There was a ton of activity and buzz around what Microsoft has been doing with Windows Media Center in conjunction with Windows Embedded. Not sure what Windows Embedded is in the first place? Microsoft describes the technology...

Logitech Revue vs. Netgear Roku

While Netflix has steadily built an empire from its streaming media, there have also been a number of hardware companies that have put together devices that “aggregate”, or combine, the plethora of channels (for lack of a better word) that exist beyond Netflix and...