Apple-Based Automation Control Systems Showcasing at CES

An announcement has been made by Savant Systems LLC declaring that they are going to be presenting a media, automation and control system at CES 2012 in relation to Savant's scalable SmartMedia answer, which is aimed at an extensive customer market section.  As well as managing security cameras, climate, lighting and more, the adaptable SmartMedia [...]

Siri Flaunts its Home Automation Magic

Apple Siri is an intriguing piece of technology and it comes as no surprise that it has returned to demonstrate its home automation magic. What exactly is it that people are referring to? The answer to this question is the Siri Proxy written by Pete Lamonica. This small bit of code is allowing Siri to tackle [...]

LifeVibes CineXPlayer Delivers Home Theater Experience

NXP Software has announced a new launch of its widely well-known LifeVibes CineXPlayer at Apps World Europe. CineXPlayer 2.5 is the first video player for iPod, iPhone and iPad devices that can support Dolby Digital Plus. Obtainable through the Apple App Store, CineXPlayer 2.5 offers the experience of a living room movie practically everywhere. "NXP Software [...]

XBMC Remote for iPhone / iPod Touch

[youtube=] Video Demo by - Full Review If you're running XBMC on a computer (or old Xbox) and own an iPod Touch or iPhone, you're gonna love this news. David Fumberger (dba collect3) has published an XMBC remote app that allows you to navigate through your media collection unobtrusively with only your iPhone / iPod Touch. [...]

MyMote iPhone App for MythTV Control Released

Attached are a couple screenshots and a video of the new open-source iPhone app for MythTV called MyMote. According to the project's website, MyMote is fully configurable frontend that allows users to control their MythTV powered Linux HTPC and provides users with a real-time program guide, allowing one to scan available programs or set recordings. [...]

TuneUp Media Launches Must-Have Companion for iTunes to Fix Mislabeled Music Collections and Find Missing Cover Art for iPods and iPhones

TuneUp Media solves a major problem in digital music consumption with today's release of its revolutionary companion for iTunes. As consumers have amassed larger personal music libraries, a majority contain incorrect or missing song information (metadata) and/or cover art. The TuneUp Companion is designed to fix this growing problem by enabling users to clean up, [...]

Apple’s App Store Offering Free “Remote” App for Download

Credit goes to Sean Alexander for spotting this gem in the newly launched Apple App Store. Basically, Remote is a free app (I'm guessing created in-house by Apple) that provides iPhone and iPod Touch users a touch interface for controlling iTunes and Apple TV remotely over Wi-Fi. Remote provides access to music playlists, cover art [...]

TiVoRemote for iPhone/iPod Touch Adds Now Playing Data and Networked TiVo Detection

Looks like TiVoRemote, the software based TiVo remote app for iPhone/iPod Touch (hosted at Google Code) has been getting a lot of developer love lately. The guys have given TiVoRemote a "Now Playing" data screen that lists recorded shows available for viewing and a new TiVo detection function that listens for other connected set-tops available [...]