Multimedia

Whip the llama’s ass with this Javascript WinAmp emulator

If you were an early Internet kid you’ll recall a little app called WinAmp that was, in short, the best MP3 player ever made ever. The little program looked like skeuomorphic stereo receiver wit

Ten predictions for digital media in 2018

In reaction to 2017’s sobering and frequently shocking negative societal forces, many digital media companies will take things even further by infusing their offline efforts with social impact, an i

China clamps down on live-streaming services

The Chinese government has cracked down on three of the country’s top live-streaming services over their apparent broadcast of unsuitable political content. Weibo, the Nasdaq-listed microbloggin

Some Sony smart TVs are getting dumb

Sony has issued a notice that YouTube will no longer work on some 2012-era smart TVs. But it’s not Sony’s fault, guys! It’s YouTube and the dastardly engineers who pushed the YouTube

One-Tap Storytelling: Qwiki Sheds Its Web And Search Roots, Goes Mobile-Only With Beta Launch Of New iPhone App

In 2010, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/09/29/qwiki-techcrunch-disrupt-winner/">Qwiki captured the TechCrunch Disrupt cup</a>, thanks to an ambitious product that sought to transform the wa

Plex for Mac OS X has been updated: You need to be using it

I just wanted to remind my fellow Mac users that they really ought to be using Plex to play back all their movies. (And I do mean movies—a quick clip here and there, you’re best served by

Sony is adding three ES receivers to its 2008 line-up

Sony has announced three new AV receivers to be added to its ES line-up, but it’s not giving up any details. What we do know is the new receivers are going to offer lossless audio decoding for B

Canon introduces a projector that exceeds 1080 HDTV resolution

This monster of a projector is part of the REALiS Multimedia Projector line and is called the REALiS WUX10. This WUXGA-resolution (1920 x 1200) widescreen projector uses LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silico

Thanko MP4-Playing Watch: Does a Lot, But Looks Awful

Thanko has produced what could be the ugliest watch I’ve ever seen, but I’ll defer to the experts on that point. All that we here at CG care about is that the watch, the MP4 Watch, comes i

Toshiba Satellite P205 Review

The fingerprint magnet known as the P205 The past few Toshiba notebooks I’ve reviewed have not been as stellar as others on the market. With the Satellite P205, Toshiba has included features lik

Apple Prepping a Fully Developed Media Center?

If this recent patent filing is to be believed, then Apple is working on an actual media center solution, not some half-hearted Front Row attempt. The patent, which was originally filed back in late 2

iResQ Will Upgrade Your Apple TV's Hard Drive For You

The Apple TV’s 40GB hard drive is pretty laughable, but upgrading it on your own may not be for everyone. If you’re too shy to do it yourself, iResQ will gladly do it for you—for a f

Sidekick X RAZR Details Leaked

If yesterdays CG exclusive on the Sidekick ID wasn’t enough to wet your appetite then maybe this will. The super sidekick fanboys over at hiptop3 have the scoop on the Sidekick X RAZR from Motor

For Real, Apple TV Now Shipping

Several users, including our own John Biggs, are reporting that their Apple TV orders have finally started shipping. The $299 media streaming device, which was first unveiled last summer, should have