April 29, 2011

Freakin' Friday! Panasonic Home Theater


Time was when a home theater seemed only for the Steven Spielbergs of the world, but prices are dropping, allowing almost anyone to get a decent one for less than $500.00. Case in point, Panasonic's SC-BTT370. The home entertainment system has 5.1 Channel audio, 3D and Blu-ray video. Other features include 2-way tabletop speakers, VIERA Cast for Netflix and Skype, built-in Wifi and a 3D effects controller that lets you adjust the depth.

Via Panasonic Home Theaters

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April 22, 2011

Freakin' Friday! NIX Frame Has Motion Detection


We have shown you plenty of digital frames, but the portable NIX Hu-Motion Digital Picture Frame is clearly different. The 8" frame turns on/off automatically when anyone (or anything) triggers it. The device features a high res 800 x 600 SVGA LED backlit screen with 4:3 ratio and has a 1GB memory that will store up to 8000 photos. Other cool features include touch control, 2 x 1.5W Speakers, and an auto rotate sensor. It is compatible with .jpeg photos, MP4 video, MP3 music and many other sources, and a remote is included in the deal.


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April 15, 2011

Freakin' Friday! XBox 360 With Credit


Haven't been able to Kinect? Amazon is offering such a deal! Order an Xbox 360 4GB Console with WiFi and they will give you $50 credit towards other items to get you started. The promotion credits your account within 2 days of shipping and there is a one per family limit.

Via Xbox 360

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April 8, 2011

Freakin' Friday! 3DS Test Run by Jimmy Fallon

Amidst the hoopla surrounding the release of the 3DS, many critics are quick to shut it down on its usability or difficulty to play, but Jimmy Fallon was filled with glee when he got the opportunity to play with it last week. (But come to think of it, he is always gleeful.)

In its second week out, the portable game system sold 50,710 units, breaking the record of the PSP as the fastest selling. No doubt many of those were from people that can't resist shooting the faces of their closest buds.

Via Gamasutra

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April 1, 2011

Freakin' Friday! Marmitek Connect420 3D Linking


Clever Marmitek has come up with the Connect420, a device that can connect to and switch between 5 HD and 3D sources to your TV. Hook up to a game console, Blu-ray player, satellite receiver or other electronics. The switch has a built-in repeater and equalizer to correct signal loss and carries a MSRP of £90 (~$143.00.)

Via Marmitek

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March 25, 2011

Freakin' Friday! Fandor Caters to Indie Fans


Indie fans, Fandor is for you. The new streaming service carries independent, international film, shorts and documentaries that you just can't find on other sources. Right now the service has about 2,5000 titles that you can access for $10.00 monthly via Boxee, but we see them hooking up with other set tops as well as the service grows.

Via Fandor

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March 18, 2011

Freakin' Friday! Harmony One Remote


If you haven't checked out Logitech's Harmony One Remote lately, it has certainly improved, from the color touchscreen to compatibility with over 225,000 devices. Setup is simple and is now one-touch; it is rechargeable with included dock and has a new ergonomic design. Compatible with PC and Mac, Harmony learns IR codes from all other remotes.

Via Logitech Remotes

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March 11, 2011

Freakin' Friday! Free WiFi for NES 3DS


When Nintendo launches its 3DS March 25, they are adding an extra benefit. Users will be able to get free WiFi at AT&T's 10,000 hotspots. This means that not only can you play to the max, you can buzz up on Starbucks Trenta. Look for a $250 price for the portable game system.

Via Nintendo 3DS

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March 4, 2011

Freakin' Friday! Happy Anniversary, Zelda and Link


Let's wish a collective congrats to Nintendo as the Link franchise is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Talk about feeling ancient. The original Zelda got me hooked on video games when it first came out. It seems fairly basic compared to games now, but it was certainly an improvement over Pong and I was never much for Pacman. And once in a while I get the urge to play it again as most of those relics are free to play online. For those of you who have a Wii, don't miss out on the latest version of Skyward Sword due out later this year.

Via Legend of Zelda

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February 25, 2011

Freakin' Friday! Keydex iPad Stand


For very little funding, you can now park your iPad on the Keydex Stand that includes a 2×1.5W speaker. Easy to assemble without tools, it sits on slip-proof rubber buttons and can display your iPad vertically or horizontally. The device disassembles quickly for travel.

Via Keydex iPad Stand

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