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Roku HD, XD and XDS streamers get refreshed: from $59.99, wireless across the board

Roku HD, XD and XDS streamers get refreshed: from $59.99, wireless across the board

Roku has updated its line-up of on-demand media streamers, with the $59.99 Roku HD, $79.99 Roku XD with WiFi-N and 1080p, and the flagship $99.99 Roku XDS with dual-band wireless.  Delivering Netflix, Amazon Video On Demand and other video content - together with audio from Pandora, MP3tunes, MOG and RadioTime, and pictures from Flickr and Facebook - the XD and XDS versions will also get Instant Replay for skipping back through video without waiting for it to rebuffer.

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ViewSonic MB-P702 PMP/ereader surprises by not being a tablet

ViewSonic MB-P702 PMP/ereader surprises by not being a tablet

We'll admit, we were so intrigued by ViewSonic's ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 100 last week, we didn't spot their MB-P702 PMP/ereader at the booth.  According to imp3, the 7-inch slate may look like yet another tablet, but actually it's a whole lot more focussed than the similarly-sized ViewPad 7.  No Android, no web browsing or Google Maps; just 1080p HD video playback with an HDMI output.

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Toshiba BDX3100KB 3D Blu-ray Unveiled, Due in the UK This October

Toshiba BDX3100KB 3D Blu-ray Unveiled, Due in the UK This October

There's no denying that companies all over the place are jumping onto the 3D bandwagon. Obviously someone, somewhere up on the corporate food chain in all of these manufacturers believe that 3D is the way to go. And, as long as that means we don't have to pay a hefty price tag at the theaters every time we want to enjoy some 3D goodness, we can see where they're coming from. (Of course, 3D in the home is still pretty expensive too.) With that being said, Toshiba is making another push into the 3D Blu-ray market today, with the announcement that the BDX3100KB 3D Blu-ray player will be released later this year.

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Toshiba Camileo S30 & P20 Unveiled, 1080p Recording in One Hand

Toshiba Camileo S30 & P20 Unveiled, 1080p Recording in One Hand

Having a camera small enough to hold in one hand comfortably, but pack enough recording power to make it worth your while isn't a new feat, but it is indeed something that we still look forward to. Not that there's plenty of options out there, mind you. But, when something like the Camileo S30 and P20 break cover, and look as attractive as they do, we can't help but get excited about the future of our 1080p recording endeavors.

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