June 22, 2010

Axion Handheld TV

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The Axion Handheld TV can be used both indoors and out when you get seats at a game in the upper tier. Charge it fully and it will play for about 100 minutes. It has a 7" LCD, a NTSC/ATSC tuner for both analog and digital channels, an A/V input and built-in antenna. The TV comes with remote, car and AC adapter, and A/V cables.

Via Axion Handheld TV

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June 21, 2010

Watch Alice Free with Amazon VOD Signup

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Roku owners can watch Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland for free if they sign up for Amazon VOD. Already have the service? Then you can rent it for $3.99 in SD or $4.99 in HD or buy it outright.

Via Hacking Netflix

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June 18, 2010

Redbox to Offer Blu-ray, Test Sell-Through

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If you have forgone your local video stores in favor of Netflix or occasionally venture out into the real world and rent $1.00 DVDs from Redbox, you will be happy to know that they are doing quite well, thank you very much, and will soon be offering Blu-ray titles for $1.50. Redbox already covers about 23% of the rental market and claims that 16.9% of their users already own Blu-ray players. The company will also be testing sell-through at prices around $ 5 - 9.00 and has signed a deal with Universal and Fox to rent new releases 28 days after they come out.

Via Home Media Magazine

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June 11, 2010

AT&T U-verse Customers, Put on Your 3D Glasses

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If you have AT&T U-verse, a 3D TV and love soccer, this is your lucky Freakin' day. They have added ESPN and the 2010 FIFA World Cup to their lineup. The twenty five matches will be shown and, throughout the year, you can don your glasses for 100 more events during the year including X Games 16, Winter X Games 15 and some college football and basketball games. The 3D technology package is available for a $10.00 a month beginning today.

Via AT&T

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Apacer AL670 Media Player

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Taiwan's Apacer has released a new HD media player with 2 USB ports for connecting to an external hard drive. The AL670 supports most file formats, plays back at 1080p HD and connects via HDMI, Component Video, or AV cable. But the best part is the description on the company's website. You can't go wrong with "joyful sharing" with included slideshow and sound effect capabilities.

Via Apacer

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June 3, 2010

IOGear Wireless HD Kit

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Look what IOGear just released. This wireless HD Kit can connect DVD/Blu-ray/VHS players, Home Theater Pcs, media servers and set-top boxes to your HDTV or projector. The device doesn't need a router and can stream full HD 1080p 60Hz video and audio from up to 100 ft. away.The GWAV8141K is available for $899.95.

Via IOGear

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Sony OLED Panel to Last a Decade

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Sony has developed an 11.7" OLED panel utilizing oxide semiconductor TFTs as driver elements. They claim that the technology will give it a life of 10+ years. The panel features a 960x540p resolution, a peak brightness of 600cd/m2 or more and a contrast ratio of 1,000,000: 1 or more.

Via TechOn

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May 28, 2010

Watch HD on Your Mac With EyeTV

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Elgato's EyeTV allows watching HD cable or satellite TV content on a Mac, iPhone or iPad. The HD DVR comes with a remote for setting recordings and channel surfing. Set-up is simple and includes software assistance. The EyeTV has a unique dual-capture so that the iPad and iPhone formats can be recorded at the same time. It is available for $195.95.

Via Elgato

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May 25, 2010

Google TV to Arrive Soon

Working with Sony, Logitech and Intel, Google continues to strive for the label 'King of the Electronic World.' Utilizing Android-based OS and the Chrome web browser, a Logitech set top box allows users to add the service to an existing TV with HDMI ports and Internet connection. Search and access videos and photos from your existing satellite or cable provider. While details such as price and exact date of availability are fuzzy to date, Logitech has already set up a site with a few more hints.

Via Google TV

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May 20, 2010

Panasonic Releases Viera R2B LCDs

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Panasonic's Viera R2B Series LCDs come with 320GB HDD with a 20,000:1 contrast ratio and built-in Blu-ray Player, have Skype capability and VOD. Other features on the 37" TH-L37R2B and 32" TH-L32R2B include full range speakers, 2 HDMI ports, an SD/SDXC card slot, VIERA link and LAN.

Via EC Killer

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