Want to stream video to the biggest screen in your home? Of course you do. And you can! Just download DivX Software and use its DivX Media Server, included free in DivX Player, with a DLNA compatible device.
Here’s how easy streaming gets with DivX:
When you see the DivX® logo on a device, how do you know it will play your DivX movies beautifully? Because we’ve tested it…a lot. Each Blu-ray player, tablet, TV or smartphone makes it into our certification lab for some serious testing before it’s bestowed with the DivX Certified® badge. Certification Technician and foosball hustler Amy McDonald tells us just what it takes to get a device DivX Certified. Continue reading “The Secret Art of DivX Certification”
Solange and Matthias show us how easy it is to beam DivX HD video from a tablet to your TV, even if that TV isn’t DivX Certified.
Basically, it makes your tablet the coolest remote ever. You’re welcome!
How and where do you get your DivX on? In your living room? On the subway? In your car? For a dozen years, people have turned to DivX to make their videos small and portable, while still playable at high quality. Now, thanks to DivX, you can watch a favorite movie or TV show practically anywhere. Here are 5 new ways to get your DivX on that I bet you didn’t know.
Read on to find out how you can win one of these DivX Certified devices!
Without it, you miss out on the freedom to play your favorite movies where you want
Not long ago, an article came out on Lifehacker called What’s the Difference Between All These Video Formats, and Which One Should I Use?
The article was a largely-useful breakdown of what the layman might need to know (and not know) about portable video formats. It talked about why video files need to be compressed and decompressed, gave a short history of codecs and containers, and pointed the reader toward a likely path to successful ripping and sharing of their favorite movies and TV shows.
But like most simplifications of complex things, it got some parts…well, wrong. And of course we noticed the errors that had to do with DivX.
Allow us to do a little DivX myth-busting! Continue reading “Why You Need DivX Now More Than Ever”
DivX device advocate Jim Styn shows us what’s so cool about the Samsung Galaxy Note™, a new smartphone that’s larger than an iPhone and certified to play DivX HD video.
You’ll be relieved to hear that while it sports a 5.3-inch screen, guys won’t need a man-purse to carry it around.
Nice Thundarr the Barbarian shirt, Jim!
The only three Oscar-nominated films I couldn’t see this year
Back in the ‘80s, a commonly-heard rant was “I want my MTV.” It was, of course, a marketing ploy by MTV to get their channel added to cable systems. We were supposed to rise up as consumers and demand this channel like it was a birthright. But we really did want our MTV, so we asked for it, and before long we had it.
Here’s what I want today: I want my foreign films. Continue reading “I Want My Foreign Films”
A movie fan sorts the best from the rest in this year’s Major Award Movie Sprint
Image courtesy Greg in Hollywood (Greg Hernandez), CC 2.0
I’ve seen an awful lot of movies in the past month, all so I can have an informed opinion on Oscar night. Here’s who I predict will win an Oscar, and who I’d give it to if I could. BEST PICTURE
In a perfect world, I would say “Screw the haters!” and choose The Tree of Life. But as innovative as it was, Hugo edged it for pure ingenuity…which will mean nothing in the face of The Artist’s juggernaut. Continue reading “Oscar® 2011 Picks and Predictions”