Archive | January 24, 2011

Review Horizon February giveaway – Free Viewsonic VMP75 Netflix capable media player / streamer

Update: The winner is Brian Lie from Baldwin Park, California. Brian, please contact us and provide us with your address / phone number.

Congratulations to the winner and thank you for everyone that participated. We’ll announce soon our next giveaway for the month of April.

Review Horizon is offering one free Viewsonic VMP75 Netflix capable media player / streamer. The player was only used for review. Check Read More…

How to install XBMC on iPad / iPhone and review

The folks behind one of the best media center software around, XBMC (the one behind Boxee as well), managed to bring their amazing application to iPhone 4 / iPad as well. It is very simple to install, and best of all, free. Since there is no way mighty Steve will ever allow this app in their store, even with the more recent openness, you’ll have to jailbreak your iDevice if you want to have it. Fortunately, there are many ways to do it and we also published some How-to’s to accomplish this as well, check our jailbreaking section.

Now, if everything is prepared and your iPhone / iPad are jailbroken and have Cydia installed, to get XBMC is only a matter of adding the right repository and then proceed with the free download. The current version is 10.0-2, as of today, 01-24-2011. Let’s see how we do that:

0. Ensure your iPhone / ipad run iOS > 4.0 and it is jailbroken. Also, you need Cydia installed.

1. Open Cydia and navigate to Manage->Sources->Edit->Add Read More…