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WiiLeanback adds Wiimote control to YouTube Leanback [Video]

WiiLeanback adds Wiimote control to YouTube Leanback [Video]

YouTube's new Leanback lounge-friendly UI went live last week, but if you're more comfortable with a remote control than a keyboard then WiiLeanback may be of interest.  The handiwork of Robert Oschler, who has been merrily controlling WowWee robots with the Nintendo Wii controller for some time, WiiLeanback is basically a simple way to use the wiimote as a remote for the new YouTube interface.

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YouTube Leanback and Mobile HTML5 sites launch [Video]

YouTube Leanback and Mobile HTML5 sites launch [Video]

YouTube's Leanback lounge-friendly UI has launched, with a new HDTV-friendly UI and default settings that automatically play videos full-screen and in as high definition as is available.  Meanwhile, for somewhat smaller displays, the new YouTube Mobile site has been rolled out, complete with HTML5 video support for compatibility with a broader number of mobile devices.

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Netgear NeoTV turns your HDTV smart

Netgear NeoTV turns your HDTV smart

Netgear is taking on Apple TV, Roku and others with its new NeoTV streaming player, a compact set-top box packing integrated WiFi b/g/n and capable of funneling 1080p Full HD content to your TV. Billed as a straightforward way of making your dumb TV smart, when the $79.99 streamer goes on sale later this month it will offer over 100 "internet channels" including Netflix, Vudu HD, YouTube, Pandora and Vimeo, as well as social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

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