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About MHA

Mark H. Anbinder is a computer specialist, food critic, hockey fanatic, whisky aficionado, hobbyist photographer, and technology writer based in Ithaca, New York. His words appear in 14850 Magazine, TidBITS, Mark_TV, and Macworld, and in the strangest places. He has owned an improbable number of TiVo DVRs over the years, and is currently down to three.

Sling Shows SlingPlayer on iPhone, HD Mac Web Player, at Macworld

It’s a big week for Sling Media, which will be at both Macworld Expo in San Francisco and the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, showing off their latest video placeshifting hardware and software. The big news from Sling … Continue reading

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Sling Media Offers Windows Users a Look at What’s Next

The folks who let us watch our TVs wherever we happen to be are offering Windows users a sneak peek at the next version of the software that makes it all work. Sling Media this morning announced a public beta … Continue reading

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Series3 TiVo Fades Away

Thanks to Darren over at EngadgetHD, who noticed that what everyone’s suspected would occur seems to have come to pass. TiVo has quietly removed the Series3, the company’s original HD DVR, from its offerings. Both new and refurbished product listings … Continue reading

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Palm Centro – Updating the Original Smartphone

It’s pointless to talk about cell phones or smartphones without bringing up the 800 pound gorilla in the room, so I’ll get that out of the way right now and say that the $99 Palm Centro is no iPhone. But … Continue reading

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Share Your Netflix Stats with FeedFlix

Earlier this week, The Onion posted a parody documentary video on YouTube about the “Blockbuster Video Living Museum,” as if brick-and-mortar video stores were a thing of the distant past, a quaint relic to be remembered. Video rental shops aren’t … Continue reading

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