Archive for November, 2010

Optoma 3D-XL converter box to ship in December

Optoma 3D-XL converter box to ship in December

If you are a home theater fan looking to get into 3D movies and gaming you may be expecting some cool gear for Christmas. Optoma has an interesting converter box that will connect your HDMI 1.4a gear like your Blu-ray player, PS3 and other stuff to the 3D ready Optoma projectors or to any other 3D ready projector.

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ASUS 12-inch Eee Note due Jan 2011; Eee Note EA800 priced sub-$293

ASUS 12-inch Eee Note due Jan 2011; Eee Note EA800 priced sub-$293

ASUS' 8-inch Eee Note EA800 ereader/tablet hybrid will launch in December with a roughly $261 to $293 price tag in Taiwan, and be followed by a larger, 12-inch version hitting the market in January 2011. The 12-inch Eee Note - which will be officially announced next month, DigiTimes claims - will presumably also use a grayscale LCD display and have an active digitizer and camera for digital notetaking.

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Evolyte offers $100 off 32GB iPad WiFi

Evolyte offers $100 off 32GB iPad WiFi

Most geeks are familiar with Woot and the deals the site offers where you can save big if you are paying attention. I bet a lot of you are familiar with Groupon as well. A new site called Evolyte has surfaced that is similar to Woot and Groupon. Evolyte describes itself as, "Imagine if Groupon and Woot had a superhero baby that never cried."

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Google “Mario” and “Andretti” Chrome OS netbooks in internal speed testing?

Google “Mario” and “Andretti” Chrome OS netbooks in internal speed testing?

Google is tipped to be "dogfooding" two own-brand Chrome OS netbooks, internally codenamed "Andretti" and "Mario", with frequent mentions of the two computer types showing up in bug reports online. The models appear to be named after IndyCar driver Mario Andretti, known for being a particularly fast driver, and would suggest that Google is prioritizing netbook performance with its first self-branded models.

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Verizon wireless offers Jawbone Icon free with select phones today

Verizon wireless offers Jawbone Icon free with select phones today

The Turkey is eaten and the pies are gone, that means Black Friday is here and retail workers all across the country are besieged with people trying to save money on stuff they don’t need. Verizon Wireless has announced a special deal for today with certain mobile devices that will give you a free Bluetooth headset that is one of the better offerings on the market.

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Zediva go basic with movie streaming service: stacks of DVD players

Zediva go basic with movie streaming service: stacks of DVD players

Winning today's "Credit For Trying" award is Zediva, a company which has taken a somewhat off-the-wall approach to streaming rentals. Rather than sign deals with studios and try to find as many customers to watch content at once as possible, Zediva is working on a more one-to-one basis: you rent not only a DVD but a DVD player that lives at their data center, and tune in via an internet stream.

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