No conversion required! New app CineXPlayer offers native playback support for Xvid-encoded video files (in AVI containers)--and it's free!
Microsoft's Zune HD portable media player is due to get a handful of updates this Spring, bringing MPEG-4 part 2 Advanced Simple Profile support with XviD, Smart DJ playlists, and with any luck, a Facebook app.
Third-party iPhone apps may be on the way, instructions for playing various video formats on the Apple TV and more.
If you have a music or movie collection that won't fit on your iPhone or iPad, this free app makes everything available on demand.
Confused about what's happening to Windows Media Center in the upcoming Windows 8 release? You're definitely not alone.
Donald and Jasmine throw out a few tasty leftovers from CES 2010, including an upcoming Slacker iPhone app update that will cache music offline. We check out some speaker light bulbs, an amplified helmet, and cross our fingers for XviD support on the Zune
The Panasonic DMP-BDT220 is a great value, with built-in Wi-Fi, tons of streaming-media apps, 3D compatibility, and a simple user interface.
Looks like Apple is making good on its promise to approve more apps--including this one, which plays just about any video you care to copy to your iPad.
Sony's SMP-N200 streaming-media box packs a lot of functionality, but it's hampered by a subpar user interface.
The Korean version of the Cowon Web site is showcasing a teaser for a new portable media player named the iAudio 9.