I’ll admit it — I love watching TV. Nothing beats sitting on the couch with my feet up enjoying a new episode of 30 Rock. However, and don’t tell my TV, but I also love watching shows online. There are some amazing, innovative, wild, hilarious and sometimes disturbing shows that I can only find online. This is why I love DivX TV. I get the comforts of my TV plus limitless online content. Continue reading “Variety (and Organization) is the Spice of Life”
I recently set up a new LG Blu-ray player (BD570) for my in-laws (I’m not only a great son-in-law, it also pained me to see them watching VHS movies on their beautiful new HDTV they bought over a year ago). They had recently decided to upgrade to Blu-ray from their VHS/DVD combo player and if you knew my in-laws, you would understand that this sort of technological shift does not come easy. For example, the first hour was spent explaining how to use the remote control. Continue reading “DivX TV: So Easy, Your Mother Can Use It!”
How often does a device get better after you buy it? A couple of days ago, tons of LG Blu-ray players across the U.S. had a free firmware update that gave them access to DivX TV. This means that current (and future) owners of supported LG Blu-ray players now have access to the best Internet shows from a wide variety of genres. Out of the box, DivX TV lets you use your remote to explore shows from all over the web with the ease of flipping channels, without the need for a PC.
In addition to the huge number of existing channels, you can even create personalized channels based on your interests. For example, you can save a search for “bacon” or “unicorns” or “unicorn bacon” and videos relating to these disturbing topics will appear. A video walkthrough as well as a list of supported LG Blu-ray players is posted after the break. Continue reading “And There Was Much Rejoicing (DivX TV is Here!)”
In January, we announced our plans to bring DivX TV to consumer electronic devices. As cool as DivX TV is however, it isn’t the only project we have been working on. For the past year, we have also been working hard on the latest version of DivX Software. We have redesigned our bundle from the ground up to include more features, a new interface, and a simpler method for transferring videos to your DivX Certified devices. We call it DivX Plus Software.
Check out some of the new features that we are including in this new bundle after the break: Continue reading “Introducing the All New DivX Plus Software”
Its been a month since DivX traveled to Las Vegas for the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show. We met a lot of great people, saw some awesome new products, and launched our brand new Internet TV platform called DivX TV.
In case you missed any of our coverage about DivX TV, we’ve wrapped it all up in to one post.
- DivX unveils its new form as online video-to-TV enabler (via Engadget)
- DivX and LG Prepare to Bring DivX TV to the Living Room (via Mashable)
- DivX TV: Online Television, No Box Required [VIDEO] (via Mashable)
- DivX Expands Parnership with LG (via PC Magazine)
We shot a quick video that shows our meeting space at CES 2010. As an added bonus, there is also a demo of DivX TV, given by our DivX TV Product Marketing Manager.
It has been an exciting couple of days since we announced DivX TV. We have been busy at CES giving demos, talking to the press and meeting with bloggers. Below are just a few of the articles covering DivX TV:
DivX unveils its new form as online video-to-TV enabler (via Engadget)
DivX and LG Prepare to Bring DivX TV to the Living Room (via Mashable)
DivX TV: Online Television, No Box Required [VIDEO] (via Mashable)
DivX Expands Parnership with LG (via PC Magazine)
CES: DivX launches new Internet TV platform (via Macworld)
DivX launches Internet TV platform (via Download Squad)
CES 2010 is officially in full swing. Everything is set up, and we will be spending the next few days showing off DivX TV, DivX Plus HD, and more. In addition to our booth at CES, DivX will be hosting a party to celebrate the launch of DivX TV at the Moon Nightclub at Palms Hotel. We’ve invited a few special guests to join us and DJ Danny Masterson will be laying down beats. Various bloggers and journalists will also be there so that they can experience DivX TV firsthand and bring you even better coverage of our new product.
Although the party is a closed event, our booth is open to everyone. Come by to chat with us, or check out a demo of DivX TV. You can find us at:
South Hall 4
Booth ID: 3545MP
Everyone here at DivX has been extremely busy for the past few months. This is always a busy season for us because of CES (Consumer Electronics Show), but this year we have also been getting ready for one our biggest and most exciting announcements to date.
I’m not going to lie to you…it was hard to keep a lid on this one.
But the time has come to pull back the veil and finally fill you in on what we have been working so hard on.
Today we are announcing DivX TV.
So what is DivX TV? DivX TV brings all of your favorite Internet content and services directly to your TV or Blu-ray player without the need of a PC. You can expect a lot of new information about DivX TV to come pouring in over the next couple of days during CES. I will be there to post plenty of photos and videos to this blog as well as to Twitter. For now, you should check out this video to learn more about DivX TV: