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Apple and Comcast, the next generation TV service

  (picture compliments of Huffingtonpost) The service provider TV industry continues to evolve.  Two industry leaders, Comcast and Apple, are in discussions to provide a new service to the consumer according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).  According to the WSJ, the talks are in the early stages and there are many hurdles to overcome.…

Amazon and Google Team up for Gaming

Gaming has become a mainstay of the North American household.  Lead by Sony, Nintendo, and later Microsoft, game boxes first entertained users with mesmerizing games. However, the box continues to morph adding capabilities like online gaming, video streaming, TV watching, social networking, and many other capabilities and uses.  However, game boxes are more than about…

Netgear MoCA 2.0 Certification

  MoCA continues to reach new milestones of successes.  Earlier this year, the MoCA alliance announced the availability of a MoCA 2.0 certification program.  This is where companies certify their products to ensure compatibly across suppliers.  On 2/28/14, an announcement of first MoCA 2.0 certified product from Netgear was made.  The WM2500RP is a MoCA…

Motorola/Arris SBM1000 MoCA Adapter kit

    The retail market continues to grow with MoCA adapters.  Recently, Arris/Motorola introduced the SBM1000 MoCA adapter kit.  Known as the Surboard Smart Video Adapters, the kit includes two devices and all the hardware required to install your MoCA to adapters in your home.  The kit say’s its compatible with cable, Verizon, and direcTV…

what is MoCA?

Many people ask what is MoCA.  Most responses are a cup of Joe or Java.  However, MoCA (Multimedia of Coax Alliance) is a worldwide accepted wired networking technology, initially for home entertainment networking, capable of delivering the fastest networking connection to any device needing to reach the internet. As consumer viewing habits evolve, the market…

Verizon, the next WebTV

WebTV lives on.  Co-Founder, Steve Perlman invented the concept back in 1995 along with fellow partners Bruce Leak and Phil Goldman.  Nineteen years later, the concept has blossomed to include OTT, cloud services, TV everywhere and other services yet to be seen.  Recently, Verizon acquired the Intel Media assets that include OnCue (a combination of…