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  • MediaMall's PlayLater Promises To Be A DVR For Internet Video, Enters Limited Beta

    MediaMall, the folks behind the popular PlayOn media software, just announced the closed beta of PlayLater, a so-called DVR for online video. The service, which is available in a closed beta starting today, allows users to “record” online programming from over a dozen service for viewing later either on the computer it was recorded on or a device loaded with the retail version… Read More

  • PlayOn Comes To Roku

    We already thought the Roku was a pretty good deal, especially with the new models, but with PlayOn support now available, it’s really turning into a bite-size powerhouse for streaming media. Read More

  • PlayOn Now Available for the iPad


    PlayOn, an iOS app for the iPhone and iPad, has gained a major update and now allows media streaming over WiFi and 3G. This includes playon content like Hulu, Netflix, Comedy Central, and MTV. The system requires a computer running the PlayOn server. Once outside of the home, the server sends content over the air in HTML5 format, allowing you to watch almost anything anywhere. The service… Read More

  • Get PlayOn for only $20 through tonight

    You only have a few hours left for this deal, but it’s totally worth it. PlayOn easily adds Hulu, Netflix, ESPN, YouTube, Adult Swim, and so many other Internet video sites to any DLNA-enabled home media device like the PS3 or many network-attached players. Normally it’s $40, but through tonight, it’s only $20. Just use coupon code HOLIDAY when checking out to drop the price. Read More

  • Use PlayOn to screw the man and get Netflix on your PS3 (and Wii soon)

    Microsoft might have scored an exclusive deal to keep Netflix Xbox 360 only and off both the PS3 and Wii. But if you’re willing to forgo the fancy UI on the Xbox, there is still a way to get Netflix on the PS3 and eventually the Wii too. Read More

  • PlayOn adds local media playback, brings .avi & .mkv support to the Moxi HD DVR

    I’m so excited. MediaMall has updated its DLNA software, PlayOn, to support local network media playback within the app. The streaming app was always a solid way to playback Hulu, Netflix, and YouTube on any DLNA device like the Archos devices, the PS3, Xbox 360 and so many others. In fact, this was Digeo’s solution to bring Internet media to the Moxi HD DVR. However, the app… Read More

  • How to install PlayOn (and WMP11) on Windows Home Server

    PlayOn is good piece of software but it also requires Windows Media Player 11 to install. This is a problem on Windows Home Server as I just discovered while reviewing a Moxi HD DVR review. However, it can be installed as one intrepid commenter pointed out. Side note: See, this is what I’m ranting about. I get a Moxi HD DVR, but to use it properly, I need to follow a wiki entry step-by-step. Read More

  • PlayOn moves to rule the streaming content roost, adds Amazon VoD and Revision3 content

    If you haven’t heard about PlayOn, MediaMall’s PC-to-console video streaming software, you will soon. Moving to become a major player in the streaming content world, PlayOn has grabbed some major wins lately, and it doesn’t look like they’re planning on slowing down. In a software update hitting today, PlayOn has added streaming support for Amazon’s Video on… Read More