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Plextor PX-B120U USB-Powered External Blu-ray Drive Costs Only $100

Plextor PX-B120U USB-Powered External Blu-ray Drive Costs Only $100

Getting a Blu-ray player now-a-days isn't the hardest thing in the world, but it can still be one of the more expensive things you do. Sure, there are alternatives, but some times you just want to be able to get a Blu-ray player, and nothing else. Well, if you're in the market to get your laptop to play Blu-ray movies, then Plextor probably just made your day. They've introduced their brand new PX-B120U, and it's a completely USB-powered Blu-ray player.

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EVE multiboxing rig skirts gaming rules with complex controllers

EVE multiboxing rig skirts gaming rules with complex controllers

Naively we thought multiplayer gaming meant you and lots of other people all over the world coming together to play simultaneously, but Zhek Kromtor's multiboxing rig takes a slightly different approach.  Intended to allow him to log into the EVE virtual world as twelve separate characters, the convoluted system - which has multiple mice and keyboards, all stuck together with dowels - is intended to get around EVE's block on so-called software multiboxing, where keyboard/mouse sharing apps are used to speedily control multiple characters.

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On-chip CEC HDMI transmitter reduces system cost and complexity

On-chip CEC HDMI transmitter reduces system cost and complexity

If you’ve paying attention to the HDMI gimmick, you probably heard of HDMI CEC that promises to operate basic controls of your home audio video components connected via HDMI cables with just one remote. Some of those are known as Sony BRAVIA’s Theatre Sync, LG’s SimpLink or EZ Sync from Panasonic; much like some manufacturer advertises the IEEE link with Denon link or Sony's I.link. Those traditional CEC feature devices require a separate CEC controller for its HDMI transmitter but Analog Devices looks to offer CE makers with much simpler solution and industry’s first on-chip CEC from its ADV7510 HDMI transmitter.

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