Netflix App Hits the Chrome Web Store (Limited to Chrome OS on Linux)

Good news and bad. Netflix is now available as a web app for Chrome OS through Google's Chrome Web Store [Twitter announcement]. Bad news is that it does not support other Linux-based operating systems that can run Google's Chrome browser at the moment. The web app also appears to be working fine with Windows and Mac OS X [...]

Add Your Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs to Your ‘Personal Cloud’ with Pogoplug Software

Finding an easy way to share and access your files and media is always a challenge. Sure, you can pay a cloud service like Dropbox to host your files or setup a dynamic DNS to access your computer or NAS server remotely. But what if you could just install a piece of software on your [...]

Boxee Update for PC/Mac/Linux Coming Fall 2011, Cites Priorities As Reason for Delay

Wow, really? So the reason everyone is using the old version of Boxee on their computer is because the team has focused on "priorities, growth, and the future of Boxee." Head honcho, Avner Ronen, says the update for PC/Mac/Linux won't come until later this Fall, which will bring an "updated browser, improved playback, and lots [...]

PLEX Media Server for Linux Now Available for Ubuntu, Slackware, and ReadyNAS

Oh, my. PLEX has just become the Linux community's' new best friend. The devs at PLEX have just announced the availability of its PLEX Media Server for NETGEAR's popular ReadyNAS network storage server that will allow it to stream media to PLEX clients around the home — be it a tablet like your iPad or [...]

Netflix FINALLY Coming to Linux and Chrome OS

Reports are coming in that Google and Netflix will soon be announcing the availability of a Chrome Web Store App or Extension that will enable Chrome OS and other Linux-based distros running Chrome/ium to access Netflix's streaming movie and TV show catalog without the need for Microsoft's Silverlight plugin. According to a post on the [...]

AirPlay Arrives on Linux, Totem Media Player to Be Exact

It was just a matter of time. Totem, the default GNOME media player that ships on distributions like Fedora, openSUSE, Ubuntu, etc., now has a new, unofficial AirPlay plugin called "totem-plugin-airplay" that will allow iOS device owners to zap content to their Linux-based PCs for playback as if it were an Apple TV. Setup is actually [...]

Microsoft IP Tax Makes Its Way to Linux-based Gadgets

[OPINION] There's a disturbance in the gadget force everyone. You probably aren't aware of it because most you are Mac or Windows users, but those who've been using Linux on the desktop or on servers have known for some time that Microsoft has been bullying Linux software vendors with threats of lawsuits for infringing on [...]

Freescale’s Sub-$200 Tablets to Be Compatible with Linux, Chromium OS, Android

Attached here is a video from Mobile World Congress 2010 with Freescale's product manager of software development explaining that Freescale's sub-$200 ARM (i.MX51 Cortex-A8) tablets will be compatible with just about any Linux distribution that supports ARM processors like Ubuntu, Chromium OS, and Android. And not only that... Freescale's tablets are able to play Flash [...]