The Results Are In: Boxee Users Are Ecstatic with their MoCA Experiences

Boxee paired up with Entropic Communications, the leading vendor of MoCA (Multimedia over Coax) chips to offer its users the opportunity to leverage existing coaxial cable in their homes to network their Boxee device/computer and router for an enhanced connection for streaming HD video, high speed content downloads, and multiple, simultaneous devices on the network.…

MoCA joins CEDIA

MoCA recently announced its membership in CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association).  With support of CEDIA, MoCA’s is extending it’s reach into the home via a recognized and professional organization of installers and integrators who are deploying systems that move high definition content around the home.  The MoCA Alliance will also be exhibiting at…

Update: Tivo Has Joined MoCA (Really)

TiVo made an announcement that it has joined the Multimedia over Coax Alliance.  The one mild surprise is that they have joined as an associate member and not the contributor status as previously seen on the MoCA website.  Either way, it’s another step for MoCA into consumer’s new digital entertainment systems. To read the article…

The New Apple TV – A Can of Worms?

After months of rumors, Apple finally released the next version of their Apple TV, but may have opened another can of worms.  The new $99 Apple TV is 80% smaller than the previous generation and doesn’t include a hard drive. Everything you want to watch — Netflix movies, TV shows, photos, and more — now…

Brand New Blu-ray Players, Same Old WiFi Problems

Toshiba has came out with two new Blu-ray players, the BDX2500 (WiFi ready) and BDX2700 (WiFi-enabled), and they are also coming out with the new 3D model BDX3000 later this year. The players are equipped to stream videos from Netflix, CinemaNow, and VUDU.  However, the reviewer found a glaring weakness with WiFi: My network and…

Streaming Movies vs Blu-Ray: Who’s Winning?

Streaming movies from services like Netflix, Amazon, Blockbuster and others are becoming more popular every day. The Retrevo Pulse Report on consumer electronics trends shows that people are becoming more interested in connecting their TV to the internet and the demand for connected TVs are becoming stronger. About 23% of the household have their TV…

Cincinnati Bell Launches Whole-Home DVR with MoCA

Motorola just announced that Cincinnati Bell has deployed its multi-room DVR platform to its subscribers. Motorola’s whole-home DVR platform uses a media software application running on a combination of up to eight DVR and non-DVR DCX all-digital high-definition set-top boxes. MoCA home networking allows viewing of TV content on any DVR from any room in the house,…