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OS X's Notification Center was introduced in Mountain Lion and is now your one-stop location for all alerts. Besides the customary notifications for incoming emails and reminders, you can also use Notification Center for other content like the title and artist of the current track that's playin...

August 24th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Just a few years ago, lovers of movies had one option of finding out where and when a film was playing: the newspaper. Remember them? They came sometime after scrolls and before Pong. Next came Mr. Moviefone. Who of you cannot hear a certain voice in your head as you read: 'Hello and welcome...

August 9th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Series 3 and HD TiVo owners have a little bit of newness waiting for them at the TiVo Central Online website in the form of Now Playing and To Do lists for their bleeping and blooping DVRs. After playing around with the new features, we have to admit that while they come in handy for managing TiVo...

May 24th 2009 at 2:36pm 0 Comments
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We spotted something this week that really got our heads spinning: a fairly fail proof method to keep ad skipping (at least partially) at bay. During a re-run of Family Guy on TBS, Bill Engvall casually walked onto the bottom of the screen, paused Family Guy and proceeded to pimp his own show for a...

June 6th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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This Now Playing plugin for iTunes looks like it has great potential. It does a couple of things, and promises to do more once it is no longer in beta.What does it do, you ask? It creates an XML file of the song you are currently listening to in iTunes and stores it on your hard drive or you can set...

January 29th 2006 at 3:00pm 0 Comments