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Swann Security OutBack Cam Features 2MP Camera and Built-In DVR

Swann Security OutBack Cam Features 2MP Camera and Built-In DVR

When it comes to security, having a mounted camera somewhere where you need watched at all times of the day, or particular times in the night, is one of the best methods. It means that you always have a pair of eyes there, so if something does happen, you have it on video. Unfortunately, not all cameras are meant to stay out in the weather for long periods of time, especially if moisture gets in the picture (no pun intended). That's why Swann Security's new OutBack camera, with its all-weather housing, is perfect for those in inclement weather locations.

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Vulkano place-shifting DVR hits preorder

Vulkano place-shifting DVR hits preorder

Monsoon Multimedia are taking preorders for their Vulkano set-top box, which the company reckons can replace not only your TiVo but your Slingbox and Roku too.  Basically a place-shifting streamer with optional DVR functionality and various smartphone clients for remote use over 3G/WiFi, the Vulkano also promises to keep pace with new STBs; the company has said they'll be releasing updates to add Google TV compatibility, among other things.

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Sky planning dish-free IPTV Sky+ service

Sky planning dish-free IPTV Sky+ service

It used to be straightforward: satellite TV, like that from Sky, comes via a satellite dish, and cable comes via cable.  Now, according to some leaked documents from Sky UK, it seems things might not be quite so clean-cut anymore.  TrustedReviews have heard that Sky UK are ramping up to offer their Sky+ service "through a new set top box supplied by Sky connected to your Freeview aerial and broadband connection", that would use IPTV distribution rather than the traditional dish.

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Elgato EyeTV HD DVR bridges cable/satellite TV to iPad & Macs

Elgato EyeTV HD DVR bridges cable/satellite TV to iPad & Macs

Elgato have updated their media streamer range with the EyeTV HD DVR, a small box that allows you to hook up a cable or satellite receiver and stream that content - including premium channels - to a Mac, iPhone or iPad.  The EyeTV HD box allows for either permanent recording of video - which can then be transferred to a mobile device via iTunes - or live streaming via their EyeTV app.

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TiVo Wireless N Network Adapter helps Premiere cut the cord

TiVo Wireless N Network Adapter helps Premiere cut the cord

TiVo have outed their latest peripheral for the newest TiVo Premiere, and if you've been regularly tripping over a stretch of ethernet cable running between your router and the DVR then the TiVo Wireless N Network Adapter should save your knees.  Backward compatible with WiFi b/g, the 802.11n adapter is all about speed: whether that be faster video-on-demand downloads, transferring HD files between multiple TiVo units, or speedier exporting to portable devices.

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Toshiba REGZA HDTVs with integrated HDD or USB storage outed

Toshiba REGZA HDTVs with integrated HDD or USB storage outed

Toshiba Japan have updated their REGZA HDTV range, with select models supporting USB hard-drives or coming with 500GB of storage built-in.  The Toshiba REGZA R1 series - made up of 32-, 37- and 42-inch sets - and REGZA H1 series - made up of 32- and 37-inch sets - each have a USB port and Full HD resolution (bar on the 32-inch models, which get 720p support).  Meanwhile there's also the entry level Toshiba REGZA A1 series, with 19-, 22- and 26-inch models all offering 720p HD resolution.

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weaKnees TiVo Premiere gets up to 640hrs HD recording

weaKnees TiVo Premiere gets up to 640hrs HD recording

Biggest headache with the new TiVo Premiere has probably been the sluggish HD UI, but coming up in second place is likely the mere 320GB hard-drive the company fit as standard.  That's good enough for up to 400hrs of SD content or 45hrs of HD, but if that's going to put a dampener on your home entertainment experience then head over to weaKnees.  The official TiVo retailer has come up with some custom models of their own, offering up to 317hrs of HD recording.

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FLO TV to Begin Offering Interactive Features and Time-Shifted Viewing

FLO TV to Begin Offering Interactive Features and Time-Shifted Viewing

Ever felt like you needed TV while you were on the go? After all, you've got pretty much everything else right there in the palm of your hand, so why not the stuff that gets streamed to that big ol' TV set in your living room? While there are all sorts of ways for you to do this, FLO TV might be the best way to get it done. And now, with some additional features heading down the pipe, it looks like they are getting a lot better.

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