OPLIN 4Cast #159: Internet TV

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

There’s quite a bit of recent press in the blogs about Boxee.  It’s a free application that makes a media center of your Windows, Mac or Linux computer.  Of course, there are other companies dipping their toes in the realm of internet television, too. Take a look!

Cool fact:
Boxee is currently available as a software-only download, but now the company says it wants to reach a wider group of less technically savvy users who may prefer to just buy a device and turn it on
Boxee’s Software Gets a Box … Sorta

OPLIN 4Cast#127: Obama’s tech presence, Federal use of technology, New Google services, Boxee

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

1. The tech-savvy president ever just took office.  From obvious Blackberry, GMail, Twitter use, to a brand new whitehouse.gov site, the presidential team appears to rely on technology as a central part of President Obama’s pledge to make his administration the most transparent and accountable in American history.

2. Other federal agencies making good use of technology:

3. Some cool new Google services are just around the corner.  Take a look!

4. Boxee is a free, open source application that makes a media center of your Mac (and soon, Linux and Windows) machines.