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Apple data center

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has been building out an extensive network of data centers and connections as groundwork for moving deeper into television. Today, Apple uses a mix of content that is hosted in Apple-owned data centers and content distribution from Level 3 and Akamai, which is a good strategy for more “static” content like what is currently available in the iTunes store. Essentially, Apple can push a copy of “Thor: The Dark World” to Akamai and let them provide the servers and bandwidth to all of the users who purchase the movie.

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airserver-5-0-mac update

AirServer for Mac, one of our favourite AirPlay receivers, has been just updated to version 5.0 that features long-awaited HD recording with post processing filters. New AirServer has been optimized for iPhone 5s and its 64-bit processor. The update is free for existing users.

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Infuse 2 Review – The best gets even better

by Roshan on December 18, 2013

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You might remember my review of the original Infuse: The Beautiful way to watch videos where we concluded that “Infuse is the best video player we’ve ever had our hands on“. Some great specs in Infuse which impressed us were:

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Netflix 4k videos

Netflix has quietly added a few 4K videos to its ever growing repository of on demand streaming videos as it prepares itself for a wider rollout of the Ultra HD service in the upcoming months.

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AirParrot-atvh-contest

AirParrot, everyone’s favorite streaming companion, has just been updated to version 1.1.7 that adds easier methods for deploying and registering AirParrot. New version also includes updates to enhance Apple TV and device discovery.

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chromecast

Update: Google released an iOS app that lets you set up and manage your Chromecast.

It may look like Apple TV has finally got its worthy opponent. After the disasters with Nexus Q and Google TV, Google finally thinks they’ve hit the spot with Chromecast. Released yesterday, Chromecast is a HDMI dongle that can stream online content directly to your TV, via an Android or even an iOS device (Windows, Mac OS and Chrome OS are supported too).

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