Archive for Feb 24, 2010

Cablevision announces new PC to TV Media Relay service for customers

Cablevision announces new PC to TV Media Relay service for customers

I bet there are lots of computer users out there who enjoy watching video on Hulu or YouTube and have wished that they could watch on the TV in the living room rather than on the computer without having to connect a PC to their TV. If you are a customer of Cablevision the company has announced a really cool new service called PC to TV Media Relay.

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3G Broadband Bullet debuts with unlimited data for $60 monthly

3G Broadband Bullet debuts with unlimited data for $60 monthly

There are tons of pre-paid wireless plans available across the country now and many of them offer pre-paid mobile broadband. In fact, some of the major wireless carriers like Verizon and AT&T have pre-paid mobile broadband plans.

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Sony BRAVIA XBR-52LX900 3D TV headed to Sony Style Stores for demo and pre-order

Sony BRAVIA XBR-52LX900 3D TV headed to Sony Style Stores for demo and pre-order

Most of us who want a new TV know pretty much what we are looking for and can simply walk into the store and buy based on price or features. With the new 3D TVs starting to come to retail in numbers many people interested in the tech will want to spend some hands on time with the sets before they buy, which means we expect to see demos in stores.

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RosettaStone uses RFID-NFC to make gravestones interactive

RosettaStone uses RFID-NFC to make gravestones interactive

Losing a family member or a loved one is never an easy thing. What most people will tell you is that they want to remember their loved one and have other people who visit the grave remember the departed as well. Most grave markers today only tell you the name, birthday, and date the person died. A new product called RosettaStone can take an existing or new grave marker and provide information that can be shared with visitors.

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Toshiba announces pricing and availability for Portégé M780 convertible and Satellite Pro U500

Toshiba announces pricing and availability for Portégé M780 convertible and Satellite Pro U500

We have already heard most of the details on the Toshiba M780 Tablet and Satellite Pro U500 laptop previously. There were a couple details about the devices that we didn't know like pricing and availability for the machines. Toshiba has now announced those extra details.

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Alex ereader preorders in early March say Spring Design

Alex ereader preorders in early March say Spring Design

Spring Design's Alex dual-screen Android ebook reader was meant to have begin presales on February 22nd, at least according to what the company told us back at CES 2010, but it seems there have been a few hiccups in the plan.  According to a new page on the company's site, preorders for the E Ink/touchscreen combo now won't be accepted until the first week of March 2010.

Sprint expands Buyback program to any eligible handset from any carrier

Sprint expands Buyback program to any eligible handset from any carrier

At some point, most of us get a hankering for a new mobile phone and sometimes that hankering means that we change carriers too. Sprint has announced that it is expanding its Buyback program for mobile phones. The program gives users account credit for recycling old devices.

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Samsung adds first volume 40nm 4Gb DDR3 modules in industry to line

Samsung adds first volume 40nm 4Gb DDR3 modules in industry to line

Samsung has been very big on new green memory products for servers and other computer systems recently. Earlier this month Samsung was touting its new 30nm DDR3 DRAM modules as the greenest in the industry. Samsung is now announcing the industry's first volume production 40nm DDR3 4Gb modules.

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No plans for HDTV with integrated Apple TV says Tim Cook

No plans for HDTV with integrated Apple TV says Tim Cook

Apple have always described the Apple TV set-top box as "a hobby" and it doesn't look like that's changing any time soon.  According to Apple COO Tim Cook, the company is aware that the next logical step for Apple TV is to integrate the functionality into a standalone HDTV; however, that's not a step they're interested in taking.

Unioo i800, i1500, and i5400 batteries for iPhone, iPod and other devices debut

Unioo i800, i1500, and i5400 batteries for iPhone, iPod and other devices debut

I don’t know about you, but when I use my iPhone for playing games or streaming video the battery is ran down very quickly. That means if it is early when I use up all my battery power I end up tied to the charger all day. A company called Unioo has unveiled three new external battery solutions with two designed specifically for the iPhone.

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MvixUSA offers up MS-811x Solido 802.11n adapter with 5dbi antenna

MvixUSA offers up MS-811x Solido 802.11n adapter with 5dbi antenna

We have covered quite a few devices from MvixUSA with the most recent being the MX-880D home theater box. Most of the devices from the company have been entertainment related, but the latest device is aimed at wireless networking for your computer. The device can be for entertainment if you are streaming video from your PC though.

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Power A unveils iPhone Universal Remote Case

Power A unveils iPhone Universal Remote Case

There are always new accessories and apps coming to market for the iPhone and iPod touch. Over the last few months there have been several new iPhone accessories turn up that are designed to turn the iPhone into a remote control for your TV and other home theater gear.

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