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Apple TV: Netflix also in Germany

After Netflix is officially launched in Germany, you can also use the corresponding app on the Apple TV box. Including change of the language version. The German launch of Netflix apparently also brings innovations for users of the Apple TV - when the app is displayed, you can log in with your credentials and then get access the Netflix offer. The switch ...

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Netflix & Amazon FireTV: the perfect combination?

Still in the fall, Netflix should also come to the Amazon FireTV box in Germany. This means two innovations for film and TV fans in one half-year. With the Amazon FireTV box, a device seems to come on the market in Germany, with which you can access a wide range of movies and series: Not only Amazon ...

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Amazon Fire TV: from 49,- Euro for prime customers

After Apple has been selling the AppleTV for several years and Google also offers an extension for the TV with the Chromecast stick, Amazon is now following suit: the Fire TV box is to make the Prime Instant Video offer easily available. Amazon FireTV in Germany from 25.09. Amazon has announced that the FireTV streaming box will be available in Germany from 25.09.2014 and ...

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Netflix: German launch confirmed in autumn

For a long time, you had to resort to various means to use Netflix in Germany. This will come to an end in autumn: the German launch of the popular streaming provider is confirmed. No more VPNs and proxies: Netflix is officially coming to Germany, with the Funkausstellung in Berlin (IFA) in September, the service is set to launch. There are no prices yet, ...

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Raspberry Pi Model B+: more USB ports

The popular Raspberry Pi has been released in version B+: besides a better power supply, the most important innovation is the number of USB ports. Instead of two USB 2.0 ports, there are now four - practical if you want to connect a WLAN adapter and an external hard drive in addition to a mouse and keyboard. The other key data remains the same: The SoC clocks ...

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HTPC as DLNA client for FreeNAS servers: Compilation 2

Who is looking for a HTPC composition with which all media from local sources, eg FreeNAS and streams can be played, may find some inspiration here. After the ATV1200-Android box, which is currently used, has problems with some media and is also for use with Netflix but relatively to configure (eg the ...

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Amazon Prime Instant Video - first impression

Amazon has unlocked the Instant Video offer for all Prime customers. For existing Prime customers, the price remains the same until the next renewal, so the video offer is free for these customers. Since I am also one of those customers here is my first impression. Now that Amazon Prime Instant Video has been integrated into Amazon Prime, the new features are easily found under ...

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Raspberry Pi: Live television with tvheadend

There are many possible uses for the Raspberry Pi. One of them: streaming a DVB signal to the network, e.g. to watch live TV in rooms without good DVB-T reception. What you need: a Raspberry Pi, a DVB-T stick that is supported by Linux and a suitable client (if you don't want to use XBMC directly on the Raspberry) ...

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Netflix in Germany with ATV1200 Android Box

Netflix is not officially available in Germany - but if you still want to enjoy US series, you can do it easily with an Android box like the myGICA ATV1200. First, you need a Netflix account. For me, it worked with a German credit card, but there are instructions and solutions in case of doubt. If you have managed that, there is still the ...

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Attic find: AKG K141 monitor headphones

After I am already equipped with Beyerdynamics MMX300 and Ultrasone PRO 450, there is now thanks to an attic find a new pair of headphones in the collection: AKG K141 monitor with 600 Ohm impedance. The AKG K141 are as far as my research has shown (a data sheet was unfortunately no longer to be found) rather monitors, with a ...

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