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There are plenty of standards for sharing your media collection between devices, but what if you want to borrow a device's camera or display? MediaTek thinks it has an answer. Its new CrossMount standard lets devices share their hardware and software when they're on the same WiFi network, letting ...

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Version 13 of XBMC's media center software, codenamed Gotham, is now ready for your official beta-testing pleasure. The foundation -- which started the project for the Xbox and spawned apps like Plex and platforms like Boxee -- kicked off work on the update nearly a year ago. It said that many of ...

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If you're really serious about flooding your home and / or workspace with your legally obtained digital movies and music -- and we mean, really serious -- QNAP's Turbo NAS is clearly worth a good look. The company's latest addition to the family (known as the TS-x12 line) sports a Marvell 1.2GHz CP...

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Home automation and jetpacks are surprisingly similar in that both of these space-age technologies have, for decades, been over promised and under delivered. Who here wouldn't love to tap a single button when exiting the house to activate the alarm, shut off the lights in the kids' rooms, lower the...

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Content is king. That's a given in a world now dominated by me-too devices. That's why Acer is launching clear.fi, software meant to ease the process of sharing and playing your media -- be it pictures, recorded TV, eBooks and music -- over a variety of devices including Acer notebooks, desktops an...

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