Amahi added Videos5 and Gallery 3 applications

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Recently home server Amahi based on Fedora Linux added two new applications to its repository – Videos5 and Gallery 3.

Videos5 allows you to stream video to the iPhone, iPad and iPod, Android devices and many others which support HTML5. Additionally it offers possibility to transcode streamed media. But that feature isn’t implemented yet in Videos5 application.

Gallery 2 was one of the most popular Amahi application. It gives an easy and intuitive way to organize photos on the web site or local network. The Gallery 3 is the next version of that popular tool. So, Amahi team hopes it’ll be also popular.

Show photo from Google Picasa on your MCE

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If you keep your photo album on-line in the Google Picasa and use Windows Media Center on your HTPC a new MCE plug-in might be interesting for you. As you might guess mcePicasa allows to show photos from Google Picasa on your media center. You can see them, search, edit and upload using that plug-in.

[via eHomeUpgrade]

Philips 23cm PhotoFrame

Philips 23cm PhotoFrame Philips has annouced a new and innovative 23cm (usually the photo frames are 18 cm only) PhotoFrame for digital photos. The new digital frame has a high performance LCD screen which allows to display photos with increased levels of sharpness, brightness and contrast courtesy of its high-density display.

The PhotoFrame is available in two design options – Modern or Classic. Both can be easily mounted on the walls. The PhotoFrame comes with the internal memory which is enough to store up to 150 photos. Additionally, it contains two memory card readers that support all major memory cards. It is possible to use two different memory cards at the same time.

The PhotoFrame includes a PhotoEffect Wizard which allows to make adjustments to images, such as rotation, cropping, zoom in and out as well as effects such as black and white or sepia colour changes, and the overlaying of fun frames.

[via Fareastgizmos]