July 31, 2009

Monthly Round Up - July 2009

Another month of summer has gone by, but not without some of our best networking finds. More and more it seems that within the next couple of years, our entire system, audio, video, imaging, cell phone and Internet service will all be on one device. If you missed out on anything, here is our wrap-up for the month. And our thanks to Vivek Pande, Lisette McFarland, Full Swing Golf, Aaron Craig, vhoward, Hijack Bristol, Rosalyn Cooke, Ruslan Ulanov, Arron Ferguson, Bijan Tehrani, WilloxPerez and dwight cook for joining us on Twitter.

A/V to PC Streaming

Advertising

Audio Devices

Audio Streaming

Blu-ray Players

Freakin' Friday

Game Console Streaming

HDTV

Hands On Review

Home Networking

Home Theater

IPTV

Image Streaming

Internet Radio

Internet Video

Media Center

Media Extender

Mvix

Netflix Streaming

Networking

PC to TV A/V Streaming

Press Release

Remote Control

Routers

Sonos

Speaker Systems

Speakers

Steals and Deals

TiVo

USB Devices

VUDU

Video Devices

Video Recorder

Video Streaming

Wireless Internet Adapter

Wireless Music

Wireless Network

Xbox Streaming

iPhone Streaming

iPod Streaming

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July 31, 2009

Freakin' Friday! Logitech Harmony 1100 Universal Remote

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If you have been considering replacing your old button remotes, Logitech's Harmony 1100 Advanced Remote can combine them all with one universal 3.5" LCD touchscreen. Available in silver or black, you can control up to 15, count 'em, 15 different components. The remote sends both IR and Z-wave wireless signals and is compatible with both Windows and Mac. Set up is via your PC and control is one-touch with Logitech Smart State icons. Logitech claims that its database includes 5,000+ brands and 225,000+ IR devices so we would definitely label that universal.

Via Logitech Remotes

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July 31, 2009

Samsung Blu-ray Home Theater-In-a-Box

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Samsung has a new Blu-ray Home Theater-In-a-Box. Included is a Crystal amplifier, Bio Kelp Speaker Cones with 5.1 surround sound, an iPod dock and WiFi dongle. The HT-BD3252 is packed with a Blu-ray player with BD-live, Pandora and Netflix streaming, This fall, Blockbuster OnDemand will also be an option. At a price of $799.00, look for an August release.

Via Earth Times

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July 30, 2009

LG XF1 Multimedia HDD

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Stream 1080i video to your HDTV with the LG's XF1 500GB hard drive. The device also features a USB interface to transfer media from your PC. The XF1 supports AVI, Xvid and MPEG files and has a very shiny gloss black cover and touch sensitive navigation buttons. No price has been announced.

Via LGE

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July 30, 2009

iLUV Alarm Clock/Dual Dock

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Instead of misplacing your iPod and iPhone and fretting about recharging them overnight, set both of them in the iLUV Alarm Clock/Dual Dock. Compatible with iPod mini/iPod nano 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G/iPod classic 4G, 5G, 5.5G, 6G/iPod touch 1G, 2G/iPhone 1G, 3G, each dock can work for both iPod/iPhone or two of the same. The dual alarm allows wake up by buzzer, FM radio with 8 programmable presets. The iMM173 comes with remote that can be stored in the back so you don't lose that either.

Via iLUV

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July 29, 2009

Toshiba Digital Frames With Uploading

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Toshiba has designed a series of WiFi digital frames that may be one giant leap for networkers. Of course it will display your personal photos and videos, but add to that a FrameChannel account and you can upload images, videos and music from over 1,000 channels that include Flickr, Facebook, weather, traffic reports, stock quotes and sports scores. Choose between a black (DMF82XKU) or white (DMF82XWU) model with an 8" frame for $179.99 with an acrylic front finish and a black 10" digiframe (DMF102XKU) at a price of $229.99 this August.

Via I4U

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Speedway Advertises in Guise of Information

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Advertising by networking is everywhere. Go to an airport and you are bombarded with ads from their giftshops. Make a phone call to your bank and if you are put on hold, friendly voices let you know of other services. Check your cell phone messages and learn how to protect your cell phone. Hang at the mall in other countries and don't be surprised to find an enormous HD screen letting you know what's on sale. Need gas? While at the pump, Speedway will tell you the weather, report on traffic and let you know how many points it takes to get a free cuppa coffee.

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July 28, 2009

Nike SportBand Targets iPhone/iPod touch Jocks

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Fit is in when it comes to gadgets these days and Nike has jumped on that bandwagon by upgrading its Nike+ gear with a new SportBand and a tracking device for iPhone/iPod touch users. Available in 3 different color combos and waterproof, it has a better display and will keep speed, distance and calorie data. The SportBand is available for $59.00 and the company will be releasing a Nike+ site for users so that they can have access without a PC.

Via ipod nn

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Sonos Debuts Controller 200

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The wireless Sonos Controller 200 has made its debut. Replacing the 100 model, it is an excellent answer to turning you into a one music system family. With simple setup and instant on when you pick it up, it features a rapid intuitive search by song, artist, or radio station when typed in. Dedicated mute, volume and zone buttons make control even easier.

Take the CR200 throughout the house or outside with its convenient transflective screen. You can alter the volume in different rooms from the same unit and it comes with a lithium ion battery that is good for 5 days of use and can be easily replaced. The company has also updated its Software 3.0 for use with the CR200 or iPhone controller. There is now one-touch access to such info as concert listings, artist bios, album reviews and more.

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The controller comes with its own charging cradle at a price of $349 and is compatible with other Sonos Multi-Room Music System hardware. If you haven't found the joys of the music system, the Sonos BU250 Bundle comes with the ZonePlayer 90 and the ZonePlayer 120.

(Thanks, Thomas)

Via Sonos

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Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Aug. 11

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Microsoft has finally decided on a date for its Xbox 360 Live update. As of Aug. 11, you will be able to receive Netflix Movie Parties, Games on Demand and the Avatar Marketplace. They will soon add HD movie streaming, and online access to Facebook, Zune Marketplace and other sites.

Via Kotaku

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July 27, 2009

URC MX-5000 Remote "Satisfies" With Haptic Feedback

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Universal Remote Control has unveiled their MX-5000 that is controlled with haptic feedback. The remote features narrowband RF and IR, has built-in WiFi and comes with a base station, built-in rechargeable battery and charging base. URC claims that when you press a button on the 2.7" touchscreen you receive a "very satisfying sensation." At a price of around $1,500.00, it had better be.

Via CE Pro


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Blockbuster To Be Featured on Samsung Products

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We guess that Netflix finally got a subtle nudge by Blockbuster as they have teamed with Samsung to offer their OnDemand streaming with HDTVs and Blue-ray players this fall. Owners can search and browse, rent or buy and receive "instant viewing." In addition, those with Samsung 2009 BD players and HTIBs, LCD and plasma TVs from Series 650 and above, and LED TVs from Series 7000 and above will be able to download Blockbuster's OnDemand widget and some will need a firmware upgrade.

Via eHome Upgrade

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July 24, 2009

Freakin' Friday! Netgear Wireless USB Adapter

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We recently purchased a Netgear WG111US Wireless G USB Adapter. While it was created for USB 2.0, it works fine with our ancient 1.1. The 3.72 x 0.6 x 1.19" mini-device is almost effortless when it comes to installing with accompanying software. It is both backwards and forward compatible with 802.11b and supports 128-bit WEP. We did have some initial trouble getting it to stay connected for a time, but after allowing Windows to find a preferred wireless network instead of Netgear, that little blue light just keeps going and going and...

Via Netgear

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July 23, 2009

The Return of Zumreed Dreams

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We can never get used to earbuds somehow and wireless ones tend to be bulky and awkward, so to see the return of the cool and comfortable Zumreed Dreams' ZHP-005 Headphones is a welcome one. Available in 5 different colors, they feature an impedance of 32 ohms, a 40mW frequency response of 20 - 20,000Hz, a cord length of 1.2m and a sensitivity of 104 +/- 3db. Find your fave for $65.99.

Via Audio Cubes

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Onkyo Home Theater Receiver

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Onkyo continues to put out quality home theater receivers at affordable prices. Their latest is the HT-RC160 7.2-channel Receiver with the ability to upscale and decode almost everything. It has 5 HDMI 1.3a inputs, DTS and Dolby audio, a deinterlacer with Faroudja DCDi Edge technology and 2 line-outs for another playback system. There is almost no end to the possibilities with whatever components you decide to incorporate, including MP3 players, game systems, DVD players and even HD radio.

Via HT-RC160 7.2-channel Receiver

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July 22, 2009

Verizon FiOS Launches App Store

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Following the pattern of other companies, Verizon FiOS has launched a Widget Bazaar app store and Internet Video on TV. Users will be eventually able to connect to Twitter, ESPN, Facebook, Veoh, blip.tv, and Dailymotion. Home Media DVR customers will be able to stream personal videos from their PCs. FLV, WMV, MPEG-1, AVI, MPG, PM4/M4V, 3GP/3G2 files will be compatible with the service. Verizon also plans future free and for-pay apps in the future.

Via Verizon Tools and Apps

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Teac All-in-One Audio Player/Recorder

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Teac has a new do-all audio device. The LP-R550 has a CD player/recorder with a PLL synthesized AM/FM tuner, a 3-speed turntable with auto-return and a cassette player/recorder. Available in Japan for ~$750.00, it comes with remote and built-in 3.5W x 2ch speakers.

Via Crunch Gear

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July 21, 2009

Blu-ray Sales Up 91% in 2009

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Consumers seemed to have embraced Blu-ray with open arms. The DEG (Digital Entertainment Group) reports that sales were up 91% in the first half of 2009. Although overall spending on sell through packaged media was down by 13.5% during that period, Blu-ray rental spending was up 62%, digital distribution accounted for 21% and rentals went up 8.3%. While this is good news overall in terms of the medium being accepted, we still wonder if there is yet another technology waiting just around the proverbial bend.

Via Crave

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Soundmatters MAINstage Home Theater

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Want a home theater but don't want to spend the big bucks or have the space?
Soundmatters MAINstage could be your answer. The basic settop box features a built-in subwoofer, an 80W digital amp and Zoran VMD surround algorithm technology.Two digital and 2 analog inputs, and 2 multi-channel audio inputs make this a simple solution for DVD watching, music listening, game playing and satellite/cable viewing.

Via Soundmatters MAINstage Home Theater

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July 20, 2009

Pandora Settles With Music Industry

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Pandora almost went under last year, but a new agreement with the music industry should be able to keep it and other Internet Radio sources afloat. The company has agreed to give up a 25% share of its revenue or song-per-listener rate, whichever is higher. They will also limit users to 40 hours of play on the free version. After that, a $.99 fee is imposed to hear the tunes until the end of the month. Paid subscribers will not be charged.

Via Tech Crunch

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Mitsubishi TVs Include Free VUDU With Purchase

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Such a deal. Mitsubishi has begun to pack a free VUDU with each TV. Frank Martin, VP of Marketing claims that since most future TV will be equipped with streaming, the company's thinking is that until that time, free takes an excellent second place. Customers will also get a $50.00 service credit.

Via High Def Digest

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July 17, 2009

Freakin' Friday! MediaGate M²TV

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Turn your TV into a mini-home theater with the MediaGate M²TV. Plug and play any hard drive, SD/SDHC/MMC digital memory card/stick or other USB device in its USB port. You get full HD 1080p playback and navigation of video, audio and/or photos. With RealVideo 10RMVB support, the portable device is portable and flexible. Need more space? Add more USB drives. We will be taking a closer look at the M²TV soon, so stay tuned (pun intended.)

Thanks, Tony

Via MediaGate

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Sony is Latest Company to Team With Netflix

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Sony has teamed with Netflix to add their streaming to Bravia Internet Video-capable TVs and older models through the Bravia Internet video link. Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings commented that the company is "proud to include Sony Electronics among our CE partners" such as MS, Roku, Tivo and LG. We would be proud as well if we just upped our market by an entire company.

Via Hacking Netflix

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July 16, 2009

Boxee Updates Sites, Support

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No sooner did Boxee release their new version than they have updated their site, including the ability to find your buds that may be scattered over the Net. Finally, check out their support site for any questions that may come up.

(Thanks, Avner)

Via Boxee

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Inexpensive Apex Digital to Analog Converter

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Still waiting for that elusive coupon to switch your bedroom TV to digital? The Apex Digital to Analog TV Tuner Converter Box is an inexpensive solution at $29.99. The DT502 is compatible with analog TVs, comes with its own remote, features closed captioning and an electronic programming guide.

Via Apex Digital to Analog TV Tuner Converter Box

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July 15, 2009

Domino's Pizza Tracker

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Want pizza but are too much of a couch potato to get up and order it? Fear not, Domino's now offers ordering online. The company has gone through some effort in their endeavor as it allows you to track your order through all its stages and will add any current coupon codes. Order sides, beverages and carb laden bowl pastas and count down the more or less 30 minutes. While you are waiting you can actually post it on Facebook, making your friends wanting to pig out as well. Last we checked, they had almost 300,000 friends.

Domino's doesn't stop there. Order on the go with your cell phone or plan your Friday night by ordering on your TiVo, a program that started late last year.

Via Domino's Pizza

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Sony DVDirect More Compact, Less Expensive

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Sony's next gen DVD recorder can transfer standard and HD home videos and digital photos without a computer. The DVDirect VRD-MC6 has a 2.7" color LCD screen for preview of up to 6 images or one video and is about 60% smaller than its predecessor. Connect to a Sony hard drive, memory stick or Handycam recorder by USB and play back on Blu-ray players and PC drives, as well as PS3s via Digital Video (i.LINK(R)/FireWire(R)/IEEE-1394.) The recorder can hold up to 6 hours of SD video, 95 minutes of AVCHD video or up to 2,000 digital pictures. Choose between 4 preset menus, add music from your MP3 files and automatic DVD chaptering and you have yourself quite a show. Look for a $229.00 price when it debuts this September.

Via PR Newswire

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July 14, 2009

Bristol ViewSurfer TV Includes PC

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While it is commonplace to add a TV tuner to a PC, doing the opposite is not. Bristol Interactive is adding one to their 22 and 32" TVs. Turn it on and you get a built-in Atom powered netbook with 1GB memory, a 160GB hard drive, 4 USB ports, an RJ45 Ethernet port, Windows XP, a circular air mouse and a wireless keyboard. The TV has a screen resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels and is independent of the PC so you don't have to be online to watch. BI is planning on an October debut in the UK, with the 22" model available for less than £500 (~$810.00.)

Via Guardian

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Satechi WiFi Internet Radio

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Who says electronics have to come in a box-like shape? Satechi's INSP3 WiFi Internet Radio has automatic or manual search with WLAN: IEEE 802.11b,g LAN: Ethernet 10/100 Mbit/s and streams via UPnP. At a size of 12.8 x 3.5 x 7.5", it features an alarm clock with timer, 2 8W front speakers, multiple language settings, line-in audio input and headset output. Twenty stations can be preset and a history list will store your last 10 channels.

Via Satechi

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July 13, 2009

Altec Lansing OMNI Speakers Other Worldly

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Nuno Teixeira has designed a pair of Altec Lansing speakers that will wow your friends and family. Each OMNI has a woofer, mid-range speaker and tweeter, and is protected by ceramic plates. That cone on the top means equal sound and a heavier construction means better quality with less vibration. But what we like best about them is that if you set up a couple of lamps just right, it will appear that an alien life force is hanging out at your house.

Via Yanko

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AMEX Blu-Ray Super Multi-Drive for Mac

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AMEX's new Blu-ray Recorder Super Multi-Drive for MacBook, Pro and Air is multi-functional with Dual/Double Layer recording. Attachable by USB 2.0, it has a Crystal Tilt/Blur Compensator for better recording/playing and a SATA drive with 30% faster data transfer rate. The BDR-S1 / BDR-T28 4X can play or record, make back-up for CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs. The tray-loading recorder uses ECO S.M.A.R.T that will maximize its battery life about 40%. This is a good thing as the recorder will set you back $599.00.

Via AMEX Digital

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July 10, 2009

Freakin' Friday! Photon Ball/iPod Dock

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Feed your friends' and family's heads with the Excalibur 135BK SoundMaster Photon Ball with Dock for iPod. While your music player is playing and charging, the 9.1 x 9.1 x 11.8" display will move to the music and can be synced to your Mac or PC. It also has an LCD alarm clock and AM/FM tuner so that you can wake up to the music. Groovy for sure and compatible with all iPods with docking capability.

Via SoundMaster Photon Ball/iPod Dock

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Guifx Ozone Icons - User Friendly for All

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Ozone provides tools to make your home networking more user friendly. Their Icon Set is is a set of 64 photo-realistic icons made by "world-class" artists. Each is a large 512 x 512 PNG size that can be scaled down for your touchscreen. Icons come in categories of indoor and outdoor locations, utility areas and sports. The Ozone collection is available for $299.99. Guifx is also offering a free AMX 430/435 Template for its customers. Improvements include refined graphics, better UI and 200 quick key icons.

Via Guifx


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July 9, 2009

Crestron TPMC-4SM Media Center

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Crestron has a new media center. The TPMC-4SM Isys i/O Wall Mount is 4.3" and combines room scheduling with with the simplicity of a touchscreen. With PoE control, it provides LAN connectivity for both businesses and homes. Included RoomView Server Edition software needs no control system or other programming. The device can control your home theater, audio and video, security, 2-way IP intercom, heating and AC, and will work with other Crestron systems for A/V presentations. Best of all, its built-in proximity sensors automatically turns on and lights up in a dark room.

Via Big News

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Sonos Latest Controller Features Touchscreen

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Pix of the Sonos CR200 controller have finally been revealed. The touchscreen features an on-screen QWERTY keyboard and a lock when searching for tunes or artists. Not much else has been released newswise except the obvious absence of the scroll wheel.

Via Automated Home

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July 8, 2009

Asus Wireless RT-N16 Router

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Asus continues to be simple in its usage with its RT-N16. Supporting Wireless-N local area networking, it has 128MB DDR2 video memory, 4 gigabit Ethernet ports and two USB ports. The clever router has auto-detection and network mapping, and streams securely with WPS capability and automatically encrypts. Asus promises an 8 times faster speed with no lags while multi-tasking. Now if it would just do windows.

Via Fareast Gizmos

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Onkyo 7.2-Channel A/V Surround Home Theater Receiver

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Onkyo's TX-SR607 is the newest member of the company's home theater solution. The 7.2 channel surround home receiver has Faroudja DCDi EdgeHDMI 1.3a inputs for up to 6 components and features Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Connect to your PMPs, satellite box, DVD players and upscale analog video signals. The receiver also has 4 gaming modes and Audyssey technology for room correction.

Via Onkyo Home Theater Receivers

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July 7, 2009

BA SoundWare XS 5.1 Speaker System

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Boston Acoustics' new SoundWare XS 5.1 Surround Sound System features their smallest speakers to date. The ultra-compact satellite speakers are almost 4" but still allow for maximum placement due to their polyhedronal cabinets. They can be placed in corners, mounted on walls or any surface. The main driver has a 2.5" (65mm) cone, a 0.5" dome (13mm) tweeter and a separate woofer with an 8" driver. A 100W amp is included in the deal. Due out in July in black, white, or paint-ready, look for a $599.00 price.

Via Market News

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Boxee Windows Version Available, Adds MLB and More

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Boxee has added some new features. One of them is the streaming MLB.TV Premium that includes live and on-demand games, with the ability to pause and rewind. Users can now stream music and create photo slideshows from Tumblr and CurrentTV is available now for news and entertainment. Check their blog for other improvements But perhaps the best news is that
their Windows version is now available in public beta, so if you have wanted to try it out, now is the time.

Via Boxee

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July 6, 2009

EZ Dupe With Copy Protection

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NVU has developed a way to protect musicians, videographers and others who burn their own media and embed copy-protection onto it. With incorporated SATA technology, the EZ Dupe Disk Lok systems guarantees faster and more accurate transfer. The units can also be used as DVD/CD duplicators and are equipped with an integrated 250 GB hard drive. Contact EZ Dupe for more details.

Via NVU

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Emtec MovieCube Media Centers

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The Emtec MovieCube P800 is not just an external hard drive that stores up to 500GB data with an HDMi port for viewing. The all-in-one media center can read most audio, video and photo formats with analog and digital TV tuner. Its Xvid HD 720p/1080i decoding gives it Internet radio access and an Ethernet port for transference of data. It is available now at a price of £280 (~$455.00.) Need less storage but still want one? Emtec also has a 40 GB MovieCube for about half that price.

Via Emtec Storage

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July 3, 2009

Freakin' Friday! Michael Jackson 25th Anniversary Thriller

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What better way to pay tribute to the King of Pop giving someone Michael Jackson's Thriller 25th Anniversary. It has the complete original album, plus 7 bonus tracks. They include artists Fergie, Kanye West, will.i.am and Akon and a previously unreleased track "For All Time." The MusicPass also features the 'Beat It' and 'Billie Jean' videos.

Via Michael Jackson

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Marantz CD6300 CD Player

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Marantz has unveiled its latest CD player. The CD6003 supports CD and CD-R/RW, WMA (48-320kbps,) MP3 (32-320kbps,) AAC (8-320kbps) and WAV files. With a frequency response of 2 - 20,000Hz, a signal to noise ratio of 110dB and a THD of 0.002%, the player will released in July with a MSRP of ¥49,800 (~$523.00.)

Via Akihabara News

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July 2, 2009

Mvix to Release Ultio Media Player

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Mvix is about to release their latest media player. The Ultio MX-800 is hard disk based and will reproduce up to 1080p video. Pre-equipped with a network port, it features a samba server and UPnP implementation. View movies or photos or listen to music as it supports most HD codecs including AVC-HD and FLAC. Stream content with integration with services like PlayOn or Tversity for such sites as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, CNN and ESPN. It also has 2 USB 2.0 slaves for extending storage, adding media cards or USB drives. Look for the Ultio sometime this week with a decent price of $169.00.

(Thanks, A. Jay)

Via Mvix

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Curtis Mathes Blu-ray Player

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Curtis Mathes has kindly released a less expensive Blu-ray Player. The
CMMBX130 has an MP3 player, photo viewer, USB card reader and can upscale to HD. Watch movies, view family photos or listen to CDs. At a price of less than $160.00, use it to start your own home theater system as it has Coaxial Digital, 5.1 Channel, Component Video, HDMI, Optical Digital, Stereo Audio, Audio, Composite Video and S-Video outputs.

Via Curtis Mathes Blu-ray Player

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July 1, 2009

Two Channel A/V Sender

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Send A/V in your home wirelessly with the Two Channel AV Sender. PLL circuitry promises there will be no reception drift. The kit is compatible with AV devices with composite video and stereo outputs. At a size of 5.5 x 2.2 x 5.5", it comes with a transmitter, receiver, power cord, 2 RCA to 3.5 mm leads and an infrared extender lead. The sender is available for $80.96.

Via Latest Buy

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Plextor Mini Digital HDTV Receiver

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Turn your PC into an HDTV with Plextor's Mini Digital HDTV Receiver. Plug the PX-HDTV500U into your USB 2.0 port, load the software and, as long as your computer can display it, it will show your favorites in HD. An integrated Electronic Programing Guide is included for recording and viewing as is automatic channel scanning. The device supports DTV standard ATSC protocol and provides scalable or full screen view.

Via Plextor

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