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Posts Tagged ‘podcast’


 

 

Please Stop Putting Bogus Data in Your XML

The last couple weeks, I've been working on building a podcast channel for the Roku box. It's actually coming along fairly well and the community is very excited about it. The biggest problem has been dealing with the metadata some of these podcasters publish. There are two important things my ...
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Listening to the TV

I've spent the last several evenings building and deploying a collection of channels for the Roku box that bring video podcasts to your television. That's not a new idea, but, as I wrote Tuesday, it's a new spin on that idea, at least within the Roku context. One thing I ...
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Building Roku Channels

Remember when the Roku box first hit the streets and I expressed a desire for it to be able to receive video podcasts and specifically Archive.org content? Yea, I never really did much about that. Remember when Roku released the official SDK for the box and I fiddled with it ...
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MediaFly + Roku

Last week, Roku started the roll-out of the "channel store" for their set-top box. This is the first step to turning this box, which started its life purely as a Netflix player, into what I think is best described as a Chumby player for your TV. In fact, I ...
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Bye Bye, Mediafly

I like the idea of Mediafly and I'm still excited about the prospect of it bringing podcasts to the Roku box, but I've been disappointed using it for anything else. Hopefully the Roku implementation will not suffer the frequent issues I've had trying to use Mediafly. My first problem is ...
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24 Hours with MediaFly

Well, it looks like MediaFly won't be the answer to all my podcast related prayers after all. It's definitely a useful service and it will become a big part of my podcast consumption, but it has failed to vanquish iTunes. First let's revisit the situation that started all this. I ...
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MediaFly

I've said many times over the years that iTunes is a bloated resource hog and it becomes more and more true all the time. I have gotten to the point that I almost never interact directly with iTunes. I consume my media via Front Row, my iPod, and my ...
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Roku

We all know how much I love playing around with my Roku SoundBridge. in addition to all the hacking I do with it, I do quite often use it for its intended purpose. Listening to music. Or, for the purposes of this discussion, listening to podcasts.The Roku integrates very ...
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KTAR

I'm not a huge fan of KTAR, but I stumbled across their website the other day and noticed that they archive some of their past brodcast content online. So I started poking around and I saw a podcast logo. Nifty. I clicked on it. Next thing I knew, I ...
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iPod PD

Here's a little something I've been poking at a bit lately. It's still in its infancy and a bit rough around the edges, but the concept is there and it's pretty useable. Let me know what you think.iPod PD - Public domain content for your iPod
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