June 30, 2009

TW and Comcast To Test Online TV

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Time Warner and Comcast are one step closer to bringing cable TV to the Internet but there is a catch. It is only for cable subscribers for now. A test beginning in July will involve 5,000 Comcast customers who will get TNT and TBS on a fast-speed connection. Users will be required to log on with name and password and the system will know if you try to cheat. There will not be any additional fee, but there may be some alteration to the schedule as the test progresses.

Via USA Today

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June 30, 2009

Monthly Round Up - June 2009

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June has come and gone so quickly. It seems that all of the major (and many of the minor) electronics companies are discovering new technology at an astounding rate, as evidenced by our Round Up. We don't foresee it letting up any time soon, in fact look for even better ways of networking in the months to come.

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A/V to PC Streaming

Advertising

Apple TV

Audio Devices

Audio Streaming

Blu-ray Players

Freakin' Friday

Game Console Streaming

General

HDTV

Home Networking

Home Theater

How To

Image Streaming

Internet Video

Media Center

Media Extender

Netflix Streaming

Networking

News

PS3 Streaming

Popcorn Hour

Portable Media

Press Release

Remote Control

Routers

Sonos

Speaker Systems

Speakers

Steals and Deals

TV Streaming

USB Devices

Video Devices

Video Streaming

Wired Home

Wireless HDMI

Wireless Headphones

Wireless Music

Wireless Network

Wireless Speakers

Xbox Streaming

iPhone Streaming

iPod Streaming

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June 30, 2009

Crosley Plays it All

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We dig the retro look of electronics from Crosley and the fact that we can play music on it that we never managed to convert. For example, the Crosley Rochester Entertainment Center comes with a 3-speed turntable, programmable CD player, side mounted cassette deck and AM/FM radio. Housed in wood, it also has an external antenna and full range stereo speakers.

Via Crosley

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June 29, 2009

iJector Projects from iPhone/iPod

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Lancerlink's iJector is an LCOS projector designed expressly for the iPhone/iPod. At a size 195×145×96mm and a weight of only 120g, the dock-shaped device allows video streaming from your Apple device and audio with built-on speakers. Images can be as tall as 50" with a res of 557x 24\34p from up to 2.3m away. The iJector has a brightness of 20 lumens, a lamp with a 30,000 hr. lifespan, is licensed by Apple, works for most models and will have a price of $700.00 when released mid-July.

Via Crunch Gear

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June 29, 2009

Windows 7 Price Reduced Until July

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Can't wait for the Windows 7 debut in October? Microsoft, in an effort to make you squeal with delight, is offering the Home Premium Upgrade for a mere $49.99 if you pre-order before July 11. You save $70.00 on the pricing and can also get a good deal on Windows Professional Upgrade. The upgrade will work on most PCs with Vista or XP but is only available to those in the US and Canada.

Via Windows 7 Upgrade

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June 26, 2009

Freakin' Friday! Logitech Cam Users Get Free Vid

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We spend a lot of time telling you how to network more ably in your home, but what about when your loved ones are far away? Logitech has introduced Vid, a simplified way to make video calls on a PC or Mac with most Logitech Webcams. With a simple, intuitive interface, it can be set up in very little time, provides lifelike colors and optimizes speed and resolution. Vid is free to download for those with a Logitech cam and if you are invited by another to use it, you get free usage for 30 days.

Via www.logitech.com/Vid">Logitech Vid


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Mini-Tribute to Michael and Farrah

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We don't often pay tribute to those who have met their demise but think it is time to make an exception. After learning about Michael Jackson's sudden death, I want to take a minute to acknowledge one of the greatest artists of all time. My oldest daughter's first album was "Thriller" (she was 3 at the time) and she now plays it for her children. We think that is a fitting tribute to keep his music alive.

Farrah Fawcett, in her own way, was a groundbreaker. Her strength and positive attitude, even when she lost her trademark hair, showed her great courage. The documentation of her struggle with cancer that she insisted be made will be looked upon as further evidence that her beauty was more than skin deep.

Michael and Farrah, vaya con dios.

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Blu-ray Managed Copy to Become Mandatory in 2010

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Managed Copy, the ability to make a single copy of a Blu-ray disc to BDs, DVDs, PMPs, or other electronics has to this point been optional. But as of next year, the AACS LA, the agency that is in charge of Blu-ray digital rights, is making it mandatory, meaning that any downloader will be able to save at least one copy. A couple of notes here. While it is mandatory in software, you will have to look for it when purchasing hardware. And don't forget that the download may not be a freebie, depending on the studio issuing it.

Via Video Business

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June 25, 2009

Mobidapter Transfers Media Without PC

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Elan's Mobidapter connects by an SD slot to instantly transfer images, music and data between cell phones without a PC from a USB drive. It will work with any cell phone, smartphone or PDA with a socket and can also be used with TVs, Sat-Nav devices and digital picture frames. Compatible with any op system, it has a price of $65.00.

Via Elan Digital

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Wireless Extender Boosts Phone Signal

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Those who live in the boonies will appreciate this wireless extender. The dual-band YX510-PCS/CEL will boost the signal of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon frequencies up to 2500 square feet. At a size of 5 x 2 x 7" and a weight of 4.4 lbs., it works with 800/1900 MHz frequencies with an omni-directional signal from multiple cell towers. Install outside on your roof or inside in an attic or next to a window. You also get the perk of extended phone battery life as it uses less power when the signal is stronger.

Via YX510-PCS/CEL

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June 24, 2009

SilverPac Advanced Digital Picture Frame

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This is no ordinary digital frame. SilverPac's Advanced Digital Picture Frame (ADPF) has a 10.1" 1024 x 576 touchscreen, connects via Wifi, Bluetooth, and full and micro-USB ports. The SilverFrame has Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2 and supports Windows SlideShow and Live FrameIt for content that has been stored online. It can show photos, play online tunes and video, can sync up to email and calendars, or hook up with Facebook, Windows Live and Flickr. The ADPF comes with remote and 1.5W built-in speakers, is driven by a Freescale processor, has 1GB flash storage and 512MB of RAM. No price as yet, but expect a hefty one.

Via Slash Gear

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Loop Pointer Now Available to Public

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Hillcrest Labs has been working on its wireless Loop Mouse/Pointer for a couple of years and is finally selling it to the masses. With patented Freespace technology, you get precise in-air pointing. The circular device can be used with a media-center PC, a Sony Playstation 3 or an Apple TV, if a TV Flash from Fire Care is installed. In fact, any place you can use a wireless mouse, you can use the Loop.

Via Hillcrest Labs


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June 23, 2009

QNAP NMP1000 - Deluxe Media

QNAP's NMP1000 is beginning to hit stores in Japan, so perhaps the network media player will make it here by the holiday season. At a price of ¥45,000, (~$470.00,) the HDMI 1.3 device has a 3.5" HDD, a 1GB Ethernet port and can double as NAS (network attached storage.) What more can we say? We'll let the video speak for itself.

Via Engadget HD

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Eye-Fi Share Wireless SDHC Memory Card

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Would you like a latte to go with that slide show? Eye-Fi has released a wireless SDHC Memory Card that allows uploading of images from a camera to 25 online sharing sights through a PC without need of the Internet or a router. The Share card has Selective Transfer so that the user can choose which photos they want and each of them will be automatically saved and geotagged. All photos stay on the card until manually deleted. Pictures can also be uploaded ad hoc at any hotspot or Wayport.

Via Eye-Fi

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June 22, 2009

Ngmoco Plus+ Network

Game company Ngmoco launched the Plus+ Network last week for iPhone users. Like Microsoft's Xbox Live, users can create a profile, keep records and history on games and play with friends. Even better, it's free.

Via Ngmoco

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Popcorn Hour C-200 Internet Settop Box

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Syabas, the company behind the Popcorn Hour A-100, has announced their next-gen Internet settop box, the C-200. Stream content from the Net or your PC's hard drive to your stereo or TV. The box has a front-loading bay to install a hard drive for storage and playback and a gigabit Ethernet connection for rapid file transfer. With support for over 30 A/V types of files, it comes with a wireless RF remote and LCD display for easy search, stream and download. Look for the C-200 next month with a MSRP of $299.00.

Via Popcorn Hour

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June 19, 2009

Freakin' Friday! - LaCie DivX Extender

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Add media playback capability with the LaCie LaCinema Classic DivX extender with 1TB storage. If you do not have an internal SATA drive, attach your USB storage device with its 2.0 port. HDMI 1.1, SPDIF, stereo RCA and composite video outputs are in the rear and we have to admit that the black case with blue glow is kewl looking. The extender will also upconvert SD content to 1080p, has quiet operation and comes with user-friendly interface and remote.

Via LaCie

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Samsung MP3 Player Reads, Plays Games

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The latest PMP from Samsung does more than play music. The YP-R1CB 8GB MP3 Player features a 2.7" WQVGA (400×240) touchscreen and is compatible with video RMVB, MPEG-4, WMV, H.264, Divx, Xvid and audio MP3, WMA, Ogg, FLAC and AAC files. When you tire of the A/V usage, the Bluetooth device has an FM tuner, an E-book reader and can play games. Look for a price around $180.00.

Via DAP Review

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June 18, 2009

Convert Your Router to a WiFi Radio

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Jeff Keyzer took an Asus WL-520gU Wireless Router and turned it into a DIY WiFi Radio. He removed the USB connector and wired it directly to simplify things. The cabinet was built from scratch by one of his neighbors. Excluding the case, it only cost him $147.09. Check out his other materials and instructions if you would like to duplicate his efforts. Nice job, Jeff.

Via mighty Ohm

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Convert to HD Audio with Gefen Box

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So you finally dealt with the DTV transition successfully, so now it is time to do the same for your audio system. The Gefen Converter Box will take your S/PDIF or TOSLink source and convert it to standard analog left/right audio to your DVR, CD players or other devices with RCA jacks.

Via Gefen

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June 17, 2009

iHome/LifeWorks Dual Media Devices

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We always have admired iHome for their ingenuity and now that they have teamed with LifeWorks Technology Group, they are offering even more of a choice in networking. The iStand Notebook Media Bundle comes with an integrated iPod/iPhone dock and a price of $299.99.

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The iConnect Media Keyboard is $149.99. Both items come in silver and white for Mac owners and black for Windows users. Look for a summer debut.

Via cnet

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Surge Protection on a Budget

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The first surge protector we bought a couple of decades ago was incredibly expensive, but now you can get one for next to nothing and with color coded inputs for the electronically challenged. DigiTV's DC-SP6500 Power Station can be used for Phone, Fax, and Home Theater Equipment. The 6500 Joule Surge Protector has 7 outlets and a circuit breaker for additional AC adapters. The device has a 6 ft. heavy duty cord and child safety lock and will definitely not cost you your first born.

Via DigiTV


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June 16, 2009

Monster Home Theater Controller

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It may look like your basic remote, but this July, Monster will release their MCC AV50 Home Theater Controller. With Web-based setup, this is simplicity at its best as it only needs touch commands like "play a DVD."

The company has also collaborated with chipmaker RedMere with the result being SuperThin Cables. Using MagniEye technology, HD signals are sent directly through the cable and need no external power supply. The cords are only 3.5mm in diameter, about 65% thinner than normal HDMI cables. Available in 4, 8 and 16' lengths, the cables will be priced from $89.95 to $119.95.

Via Gearlog

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LG HDTV Packed with Netflix

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Netflix seems to be slowly taking over the planet with these two new LG HDTVs equipped with the service. Both the 42" 42LH50 and the 50" 50PS80 have NetCast Entertainment Access with over 12,000 movies, TV episodes and YouTube available. They feature a 1080p Full HD resolution 1920 x1080p Trumotion 120Hz panel with 4 HDMI v 1.3 digital inputs. Add to that energy efficiency, an invisible speaker system with Dolby Digital 5.1 and Clear Voice, and a 70,000:1 Dynamic contrast ratio and you have one state of the art TV.

Via LG HDTV

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June 15, 2009

Philips Unveils Wireless HD Link

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Philips is offering its own Wireless HD Link to neaten up your home theater. Connect to your cable box, satellite receiver and Blu-ray player. With a range of up to 75 ft., it can replace all your cables and send 1080p video to your HDTV. Available in Q4, the link will set you back $799.99.

Via Chip Chick

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UK Sky to Stream to Xbox 360

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Those of you in the UK and Irish Republic will be happy to learn that Sky, teamed with Microsoft, will soon be offering film, sports and TV on the Xbox 360. Sky's channels will be available sometime this fall although no specifics have yet to be released. No extra equipment is required for those who are already Sky subscribers and content will be similar to the PC and Mac service.

Via BBC

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June 12, 2009

Freakin' Friday! It's Home Audio Month

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We didn't even know that the site had special months, but it might be a good idea to check out Amazon as it has declared June Home Audio Month. In addition to a deal of the week, such as this week's $350.00 off Denon's AVR-989 805-Watt 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver, there are substantial savings to be found like:

Via Amazon Hot Deals

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Koishi Audio is So Zen

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Everyone say, "ohhhhmmmm." Speed Studio Design's Koishi Audio is a digital home audio system that looks as good as it sounds. It is based on a Japanese garden's stacked pebbles and features a simple touch screen interface and single control knob. Although it is only a prototype at this point, we can already feel the love.

Via Speed Studio Design

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June 11, 2009

Pioneer to Release Blu-Ray Players

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Pioneer is adding to the Blu-ray Player market with the BDP-120, BDP-LX320 and BDP-LX52. All three have BD-Live support with full 1080p, Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio Essential. The 120 is bundled with a 2GB flash drive while the two others have built-in memory, Internet connection and can sync with the company's KURO LINK auto set-up video adjust system. Expect prices of about $299.00, $399.00 and $599.00, respectively.

Via Pocket-lint

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Philips Launches Universal Remotes

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Philips has just released a new line of universal remotes. Available now, the Prestigo SRU8015 can control up to 15 devices that can be set up via its wizard, has a 2" color LCD display and icon based interface with 100 programmable channel icons. The deluxe Prestigo SRT930 has a larger 2.8" display, a color backlit LCD touchscreen, can be used with up to 20 electronic devices and will be out in August.

Via Philips Universal Remotes

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June 10, 2009

DTV is Coming This Week

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Don't forget that the DTV transition takes place this Friday or you will be seeing snow on your screens this weekend. Even if you haven't yet received a coupon you had best find yourself a digital to analog converter and antenna. Procrastinators can pick these up for very little coinage if you shop around. Need help? Call 1-888-CALL-FCC and someone will volunteer to assist you.

Via DTV. gov

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Eviant Portable T7 TV Travels

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Remember when portable TVs were almost cute? Unless you have one with Hello Kitty smeared all over it, they are pretty dull these days, although Eviant's 7"
T7 widescreen
fits the category. With a 16:9 aspect ratio and 480x234 resolution, the TV is mini HDTV is good for traveling being ATSC/NTSC compatible. The 7.3 x 1.1 x 5.7" T7 only weighs 1.39 lbs., has built-in tuner and speakers, and comes with rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery, remote, and its own carrying case. Available in several colors, pre-order one now for a June 15 release.

Via Eviant Portable HDTV

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June 9, 2009

Ericsson W30 and W35 Routers

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Ericsson has two new routers that can run at 7.2Mbps and 2.0Mbps on 3 HSPA bands, as well as quadband EDGE. Both the W30 and W35 have 802.11b/g and 4 Ethernet ports for routing WWAN data. The Wireless W35 includes 2 RJ11 ports for VoIP connectivity. Look for them both to come out sometime this month.

Via New Launches

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BlueAnt Voice Command Speaker

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Don't get stuck with a ticket when you can utilize the BlueAnt S1 Speaker hands free. Attach to your visor and it responds to voice commands. The S1 can also dial 2 synced phones that have voice dial. Either phone user can make calls through the wireless device and if an incoming call is found, it automatically transfers to speakerphone. The S1 can stream A2DP music, has a design that cuts back on exterior and engine noise, works up to 10 meters away from your phone and gives 15 hours talk time before needing a charge.

Via BlueAnt

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June 8, 2009

AMEX Frame and Printer

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There are so many multiple electronics now that soon we won't need more than a handful. For example, this AMEX Frame doubles as a printer. With a 7" 16:9 TFT color LCD display also has speakers, remote, music and video playback and supports JPG/AVI/Mpeg1,2,4/MP3 file formats. Compatible with MS/MMC/SD/XD/CF cards, the acrylic/wood SP-7 plugs into your USB and will put on a slide show so appealing others will ask you for prints. The frame has a price of $199.00.

Via AMEX

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LG Network Blu-ray Players with Netcast

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LG has released two Network Blu-ray Disc Players with "NetCast Entertainment Access," a new generation of the BD300. Both the BD 370 and the BD 390 were on display at the CES 2009 and feature WiFi capability, 1080p up-scaling, instant access to Roxio, CinemaNow, Netflix, and YouTube, as well as other entertainment channels. The BD 390 has 1GB memory for BD Live, wireless capability and has the very cool option of download-to-own and pay-per-view with one remote click.

Via LG Blu-ray Players

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June 5, 2009

Freakin' Friday! - DIY Outside Home Theater

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We're all for anyone who can build a better mousetrap outdoor home theater, especially at a minimal price. After seeing one for huge price of $3,499.00, the inventive Dave Banks came up with his own screen for $122.75, used his own DVD player and got an old projector and speakers from work.

The material cost list for his screen:

  • (3) five gallon buckets @ $2.78 ea = $8.34
  • (2) sacks Sakrete @ $4.37 = $8.74
  • (1) jar PVC cement = $3.76
  • (2) eye bolts @ $0.52 = $1.04
  • (4) anchor stakes @ 2.16 ea = $8.64
  • (7) 10' sections 1.5" PVC pipe @ $3.16 ea = $22.12
  • (1) 10' section 2" PVC pipe = $4.18
  • (1) bag, 100 ct 14" zip tie = $9.87
  • (1) 100' nylon rope = $6.24
  • (8) 1.5" wye fittings @ $2.23 ea = $17.84
  • (2) 1.5" 90 degree elbows @ $0.61 ea = $1.22
  • (1) 1.5" cross fitting = $2.63
  • (2) 1.5" tee fittings @ $1.57 ea = $3.14
  • (1) 5' x 9' piece of blackout cloth $24.99

Total material costs: $122.75 We then decided to make our own search and here are our results if you start from scratch.

Total: About $250.00.

Note that we went for inexpensive. If it rains, the movie should be canceled. But for that little amount you can toss in a couple of lawn chairs and some
popcorn
and still have a total around $300.00. We figure we can always attach the cloth with clothespins to our backyard fence. We may be thrifty, but we can also wield a mean twist tie.

Via Wired

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PlayNow Arena Adds Movies

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Sony Ericsson's PlayNow Arena, a European service that currently allows downloading of games and music, plans to add movies this month with W995 in Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK. Users get to choose from about 15 movies a month, download them on their PC, transfer to phone, then watch for up to 90 days. We expect this will be a trend, as it seems once one company comes up with an edge, others tend to jump on the selected bandwagon.

Via Playnow Arena

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June 4, 2009

Asus O!Play Media Player

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When the next Computex rolls around in Taiwan, Asus will be showing off its new O!Play. The media player is packed with eSATA storage and connectivity, 1080p playback and output and DTS decoding to LPCM over HDMI. Due out in July, it features their Realtek chip, which so far is in the realm of fuzzy details. Look for a price of €119 (~$168.00.)

Via The Inquirer

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Pioneer iPhone/iPod Compatible Receivers

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Pioneer has released a series of A/V Receivers that not only make a fine addition to any audio system, they have integrated iPhone/iPod for plug and play with full-color GUI and remote control. Each has Advanced Sound Retriever (ASR,) Auto Level Control (ALC) and an Auto Music-Mute function when a call is received. Choose between the VSX-819AH, the VSX-919AH or the VSX-1019AH A/V Receiver.

Via Pioneer Receivers

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June 3, 2009

Onkyo SACD Player and Digital Amplifier

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Onkyo Japan has released the C-S5VL SACD player with their A-5VL digital amp with 2 channel 90W sound. Record and play CD-R/RW,WMA or MP3 discs with its noise reduction and no-jitter integration. Look for a late June release for ¥63,000 (~$660.00) for the player and a price of ¥84,000 (~$880.00) for the amplifier.

Via Cyber Theater

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Save Your Tunes With U Record Converter

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For those who still have cassette tapes and old LPs (you know who you are) but still want to save them for eternity, the Ion MixMeister Music Converter will do the trick. It is a simply plug and play USB connection with no drivers needed. The 5.5 x 6.2 x 3.5" device with software will record analog tunes, edit and get rid of that nasty hissing.

Via MixMeister Music Converter


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June 2, 2009

AMEX Venice V-38HD Media Player

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AMEX Digital will soon be releasing the Venice V-38HD. The media player has a Sigma Designs SMP8635/4 chipset, 2TB SATA hard drive, HDMI connectivity, NAS support and DVD backup and playback for digital audio and video. The Venice comes with handy remote but there is no pricing or date of availability as yet.

Via AMEX

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Plantronics .Audio 995 Wireless Headset

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Slip on the comfortable Plantronics .Audio 995 Headset and step back up to 40 feet from your computer. The company has their own 2.4GHz wireless system so it utilizes a USB dongle and is perfect for chatting, gaming, listening to music or viewing videos. Dual 40mm speakers give full stereo sound and the headset has buttons for volume, play and track skip control for either iTunes or Windows Media Player. Its mic is noise canceling and when upright, automatically mutes.

Via Plantronics .Audio 995 Headset

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June 1, 2009

Teufel System 5 THX Select 2 Home Theater

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Teufel has a new home theater to brag about. The System 5 THX Select 2 has 3 loudspeaker models, S 500 FCR front loudspeakers, 2 S 500 D dipoles in the rear and 2 300mm S 5000 SW subwoofers that go as low as 25Hz. The company claims the 5.2 system has incredible sound and is good for rooms up to 50 sq. meters. The Select 2 System will be available next month for £1400 (~$2,263.00.)

Via Pocket-lint

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Hulu Releases Desktop beta

Hulu has announced a Desktop application built on flash for use with your PC or Mac. As opposed to their regular service, this one runs on your computer and doesn't need a browser. Usable with Windows Media Center or Apple control, it only takes 6 buttons to navigate. No remote? Use your keyboard and mouse. Hulu Desktop has been launched in beta, is looking for your feedback and will soon be available for the masses. We are all for any company that has such clever commercials.

Via Hulu Labs

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