Posts Tagged ‘ open source ’

How To Install Boxee On Apple TV

Oct 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

This video, from the Boxee blog, shows how you can use a USB memory stick to install the open source social media center.  Boxee plays media from your computer and other devices in your home network, and can connect you to various Internet sources that allow you to stream or download movies, tv shows, music […]

Radiohead & Google Open Source Laser-Generated Video For House Of Cards

Jul 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Radiohead and Google have partnered on a new project that is a very cool example of using cutting-edge video technology, social media and an open source approach to promoting music. Radiohead’s latest video, for House of Cards, was created without cameras or lights. Instead, 3D plotting technologies collected information about the shapes and relative distances […]

Why The Roku Netflix Player Could Change Internet Television

Jul 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

There’s been a lot of discussion today about the Roku Netflix Player, focusing on the idea that Roku could its cheap Player to establish a foothold in people’s living rooms, and then add additional services to establish itself as a major Internet television solution. According to a Forbes report, “Later this year, a simple software […]

Open Source Animated Film Ready For Remixing

Jun 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: General

Big Buck Bunny is an animated short, released under the Creative Common Attribution license. The film is about “a giant rabbit with a heart bigger than himself. When one sunny day three rodents rudely harass him, something snaps… and the rabbit ain’t no bunny anymore! In the typical cartoon tradition he prepares the nasty rodents […]

Audacity Update

May 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting Software

The Audacity Team has announced the release of Audacity v1.3.5 beta for Windows, Mac and Linux/Unix. Audacity is a free, open source audio editing application that is popular with podcasters. Changes in the new version include improvements and new features for recording, import/export and the user interface. Here are the details:

WordPress To Get Social Networking Features

Mar 4th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Software

Matt Mullenweg, the guy behind WordPress, announced today that he’s hired someone to develop social networking features for WordPress: Some of you may remember when I wrote about Chickspeak, a WordPress MU-based social network. Andy Peatling, the fellow behind it, later decided to recreate the work he had done as an Open Source effort he […]

Movable Type Goes Open Source

Dec 12th, 2007 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Software

Movable Type’s Anil Dash today announced that the popular blogging platform is being GPL’d, as Movable Type Open Source. It’s now open source and free for any use. The change makes sense for MT. WordPress was threatening to marginalize the Movable Type platform.¬† WordPress’s openness has been attracting the attention of developers and it’s become […]