Sunday, February 28, 2010

Netflix Anger

I've run up against something incredibly asinine at Netflix. No "Watch Instantly" support for Linux. I don't get it. Several Linux based CE devices have Netflix support. Mac has Netflix support. The jump from there to here is minuscule. And yet, no support for Linux.

I'm tired of companies shunning the fastest growing OS segment. We want to use your services. We want to pay you money for good features and content. We aren't out to steal your milkshake. Just open up and accept us. I promise, you won't regret it. Look at the Android acceptance rate as an example. Linux for end-users is here and is growing faster than you realize...

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Boxee on Ubuntu

How cool is this? Boxee on Ubuntu! I always wondered if I needed a dedicated machine for this (some type of appliance OS). Turns out you don't. Now your comp can double as a media center when needed!

Here's some setup and usage info.