Broadcasters will be seeing a number of technology upgrades as they move from the ATSC-1 standard to ATSC-3, bringing new things like broadband and broadcast joint channels, HDR and 8K broadcast capabilities, and setting up the future of cable television. While we covered a brief summary in an earlier article, I wanted to give readers […]

Exoplayer version 2.2 is upon us, exactly what does this mean to the average user? Better video playback and more features in any video oriented applications in a nutshell. People who want to know the underlyings of ExoPlayer please read on. ExoPlayer 2.2 adds a number of new features, as well as another batch of […]

The TV App Repo was published on Google Play not too long ago as a utility for people to generate Leanback Launcher shortcuts from their non-Leanback apps. It has quickly become popular, accumulating over 2000 total installs since being listed. I’m happy to see so many people seeing benefit from this tool. However, since it […]

Last week I attended the IEEE Sensor Applications Symposium at Rowan University, an academic conference all about the Internet of Things and sensors. There were presentations on many topics relating to smart sensors, sensor hubs, and different ways to process the data that you collect from these devices. One of the special sessions at the end […]

Invesdor, an equity-based crowdfunding platform, bills itself as “[t]he go-to place” for European companies to raise money for their business. Similar to Kickstarter, it follows an “all-or-nothing” model. If a business launches a campaign and they don’t reach their goal, then no money is transferred. It gives the funders some sort of protection in case […]

Tuesday? Check ✓ New GeForce Now game? Check ✓​ Born out of Kickstarter, Tides of Numenera is the spiritual successor to 1999’s Planescape Torment, which is widely regarded by critics and fans as one of the finest RPGs of all time. In addition, Tides of Numenera was developed by Brian Fargo’s InXile Entertainment, which has enjoyed crowd-funded success with Wasteland 2 and The […]

October 21, 2016 was a big day in the cybersecurity field. The Mirai botnet, taking control of unsecure IoT devices, launched a massive DDoS attack against DynDNS, causing people on the East Coast of the US to have no connection to many websites. I remember having connections all morning until late in the evening. This […]