Orb Puts Your Media Where You Want It

On December 2, 2010, in Apple, Apps, Features, iPod Touch, Review, by Owen Rubin

Orb has three products:
Orb Live: $9.99
Orb Music Player: $69.00
Orb TV: $99.00
http://www.orb.com

Orb Video On Many Devices

Orb has three different products which are quite similar in operation, and work together to offer up your content where you want it and when you want it. Orb’s first product, Orb Live, is an app for iPhone or Android that includes a second piece of software (Orb Caster) that runs on your Mac or PC. Together, these two pieces of software let you “take” the music, videos and photos that live on your computer with you as you travel, without having to move anything to your mobile device, and regardless of their file format or size. You can also watch live TV on your mobile device if your computer has a TV Tuner (like a USB tuner) as well as view any web cameras attached to your computer. Orb Caster transcodes

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About Owen Rubin

Owen Rubin was one of the first people to program arcade video games for Atari a long time ago, and designed arcade video games for almost 15 years. He later joined Apple where he worked on both hardware and software projects, and was the key player on the MacLC, bootable CD, several pieces of Mac system software, as well as a contributor to many other CPU projects. He later worked for Pacific Bell to lead the design of services for the first commercial broadband system in the US, and then went on to be the lead researcher of broadband for Paul Allen's Interval Research. Since then, he has been an executive at a number of startups in security and semiconductors, and is currently the CTO of Edison Labs, a startup focusing on helping commercial clients write and develop mobile apps, especially for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad.

Out of Gaz
MyMac Podcast 322

On December 1, 2010, in Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast

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Gaz couldn’t make it this week so Scott Willsey and Owen Rubin fellow writers at MyMac.com step up to the plate! We talk in circles around new content at MyMac.com while still managing to completely avoid whatever the story was actually about (but it works so go with it!). We talk about some of the options for remote desktop software and give some applications a quick review!
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