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Kenwood eXcelon DNX9140 touchscreen navigator with Parrot Bluetooth

Kenwood eXcelon DNX9140 touchscreen navigator with Parrot Bluetooth

Kenwood have announced [via] a set of new in-dash touchscreen navigation and media players, all but one of which include Parrot Bluetooth functionality for using the system as a hands-free kit.  The range kicks off with the eXcelon DNX9140, Kenwood's new flagship, with a DVD player, 6.95-inch WVGA display, integrated Garmin navigation, and voice control.  It's also capable of 5.1 surround sound, via an onboard decoder, and can link to and control your iPod, iPhone or mass storage device.

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ASUS Eee PC 1004DN with Atom N280 and DVD burner

ASUS Eee PC 1004DN with Atom N280 and DVD burner

ASUS have quietly announced one of the first netbooks to use Intel's upcoming Atom N280 processors, the Eee PC 1004DN.  Spotted in among the CES models last week, the 1004DN not only has a 1.66GHz N280 CPU and the HD-capable GN40 chipset, but an integrated optical drive and ExpressCard slot.

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MSI Wind NetTop D130: bargain dual-core Atom with DVD burner

MSI Wind NetTop D130: bargain dual-core Atom with DVD burner

MSI have announced their first dual-core nettop, the Wind NetTop D130, which uses Intel's Atom 330 1.6GHz dual-core processor.  The D130 also carves something of a niche for itself by including an integrated DVD Super Multi drive, a rare sighting on nettops.  MSI envisage buyers using the D130 as a media center PC, home email or file server, or even for online gaming.

 

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FyreTV announces new BOXXX

FyreTV announces new BOXXX

FyreTV has unveiled the world’s first wireless IPTV set-top box, the BOXXX. The premier provider of adult content has announced the launch of their commercial service along with the BOXXX, which provides DVD quality adult content.

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Gorgeous new drives from LaCie

Gorgeous new drives from LaCie

LaCie plans on bringing a couple new optical drives and hard drives our way and they look nice.  Out of the two drives announced, one is a DVD±RW drive and one is a gorgeous hard drive in a polished black case.

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World’s first hybrid Blu-ray / DVD disk title released in Japan

World’s first hybrid Blu-ray / DVD disk title released in Japan

Victor JVC formulated the first hybrid Blu-ray/DVD media (BD-25GB/DVD-9 8.5GB) but the technology was never put in good use even in the time of Format War. Infiniti storage media picked up the equation, partnering with Co-Tv (Both Japan-based companies) to launch a TV-series show authored in a new breed of hybrid Blu-ray/DVD format- disc that is regular DVD on one side and Blu-ray the other movie on one side.

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LG DVS450H ‘floating’ DVD player reviewed: stylish and capable

LG DVS450H ‘floating’ DVD player reviewed: stylish and capable

LG's surprisingly slick DVS450H "floating" DVD player may not have Blu-ray high-definition, but it does pack DVD upscaling, DivX playback and a nifty motorized tray door.  Now, courtesy of Reg Hardware, we know it also packs some decent video quality too.  Unlike many "fashion" products, the DVS450H actually backs up its looks with solid performance.

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Denon DVD-A1UD Blu-ray player

Denon DVD-A1UD Blu-ray player

Given the ratio of DVD player owners to Blu-ray player owners, you could argue that any of the high-definition decks are "high end"; however Denon Japan have announced what they're claiming is the world's first high end Blu-ray universal player.  The posh title is to take into account that the DVD-A1UD is capable not only of playing the usual Blu-ray and DVD video discs, but also DVD-audio, SACD and standard CDs.  It also comes with the company's DENON Link 4th technology, which apparently improves performance even from standard-definition sources.

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Pioneer DVR-X162J DVD Burner is dustproof

Pioneer DVR-X162J DVD Burner is dustproof

Super durable tech products is not exactly a new thing. But I have to say, when I learned that the Pioneer DVR-X162J DVD Burner was dustproof, I paused for a moment. Since when was the ability to repel dust a feature? But it looks like this is a feature we can all appreciate, after all.

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Westinghouse 32-inch LCD is combo DVD/HDTV, Perfect for holiday flicks

As economic woes continue in holiday season, an affordable display offers all-in-one entertainment is a welcome luxury many could only wish for. The bargain hunter would appreciate the availability of Westinghouse Digital HDTV/DVD combo display offering many advanced features in additional to the multiple viewing formats.

Netflix stops selling previously-viewed DVDs

Netflix stops selling previously-viewed DVDs

Netflix has always had a great service on the side of their standard service. They are known for shipping DVDs to subscribers by mail and recently, for streaming movies over the Internet. But they also offered previously-viewed DVDs for sale.

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DViCO TViX-HD 6500 plays ripped Blu-ray discs

DViCO TViX-HD 6500 plays ripped Blu-ray discs

While HDTV recorders are not anything new, they do still catch our eye because they've yet to enter the mainstream when it comes to consumer electronics. However, DViCO has announced two new products that could change that. 

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