October 20, 2009

FLO TV Becomes Mobile


Qualcomm has decided to produce its own FLO TV Personal TV. The digital broadcasting device will set you back $249.99, with a minimum $8.99 3-year subscription. The PTV-350 has a handy 3.5" touchscreen for easy selections, built-in speakers and stand. You can receive multiple cable channels on the small handheld and it will keep your favorites, with a play time of 5 hours on a single charge. Pre-order now and get one in time for the holidays


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September 8, 2009

BlueDot Digital Frame Features TV Tuner


This is no ordinary digital frame. The BlueDot BTV-1000W has a WSVGA resolution (1024x600) and a memory card reader like others, but it also has a 1Seg TV tuner. The 10" frame also has an A/V input to allow usage of DVD player, PMP or mobile game console. It goes on sale the end of September for about ¥25000 (~$269.00.)

Via Akihabara News

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September 2, 2009

MLB.TV Available on Roku


MLB.TV Premium subscribers will now be able to watch games on their Roku. Included are out-of-market games as well as access to on demand from the week. Of course, your Roku can be used to pause, fast forward, rewind and resume to replay that unassisted triple play endless times for any family member that missed the first 600 viewings on TV. The player should automatically update with the new channel and if you are not yet a MLB.TV subscriber, it will cost you $35.00.

Via Roku

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August 31, 2009

$5 TV Season Specials at Amazon


Amazon is offering a great deal on downloadable HD TV seasons. The selected
$5.00 Season Specials include "30 Rock", "Heroes","Battlestar Gallactica", "Kings"and many others. Grab yours before they change their mind.

Via Amazon $5 Season Specials

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August 13, 2009

Amazon VOD Available for Panasonic Viera Products


Panasonic is outing Amazon VOD for its 2009 Viera Cast Blu-ray Players, about 3 months later than expected. Available for the full line, it offers more than 45,000 titles, 1,000 HD selections and instant playback. There is also access to YouTube, news and weather feeds. Other online sites and playback is also possible via PC or other compatible device. The download is free via software update after you register your player. The service was previously released in April for those who have Viera CAST-enabled Plasma HDTVs.

Via Panasonic

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June 24, 2009

Loop Pointer Now Available to Public


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 16, 2009

LG HDTV Packed with Netflix


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.


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May 25, 2009

iHome iP1 Studio Series Audio System


iHome has released the iP1 Studio Series Audio System which not only looks good, but features some cutting edge equipment. It has a 4-channel, 100W Class D amplifier with two 4" woofers and 1" dome tweeters. Match that with a Bongiovi Acoustics Digital Power Station and remote. The iP1 works with iPhone, iPod and other players with an aux/MP3 line in jack, and charges while it plays. Finally, the component/composite video-out allows viewing on your TV. Due out this July, it has a MSRP of $299.99.

Via iHome

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May 8, 2009

Virgin Media Now Streams HD on iPlayer


Virgin Media customers, rejoice. You can now get HD BBC iPlayer content. There is VOD streaming, plenty of programs to choose from, as well as highlights that will include the last two Dr. Who specials. If you are in the UK and don't yet subscribe, you need an iPlayer and HD ready TV with HDMI socket. Check with Virgin for special deals that are going on until May 31 that can save you £100.

Via Virgin Media

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April 30, 2009

Media Cowboy Set-top Box Debuts


Giddy-up! The Media Cowboy DC-MC35ULI set-top box works with a 3.5 SATA hard drive that can play most audio and video formats in 720p. With RCA and USB inputs, and TCA, optical audio and HDMI outputs, view movies, TV shows, YouTube clips, Picasa images or other media stored on the drive. The box also has a handy iPod dock for more fun. Digital Cowboy has plans to release the device in Japan next month at a price of ~$250.00.

Via Digital Cowboy (translated)

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