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Category: Home Theater

Samsung Modular Display & Transformable TV: Literal Splitscreen

Samsung Modular Display & Transformable TV: Literal Splitscreen
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the snazziest TVs boasted HDR and 8K resolution screens. But perhaps the coolest ones at the show won’t ever go on sale. Made by Samsung, these two concept TVs consist of borderless displays that can split into smaller displays.

Genii Cast Media Streamer: Cyber Netflix & Chill

Genii Cast Media Streamer: Cyber Netflix & Chill
Watching TV shows and movies is a lot better with a few – just a few! – buddies around. But mobile devices, wireless Internet and online video services are making the activity obsolete. Genii aims to reconcile the tradition with modern technology with Cast.
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DIY TV Remote Control: Shop Potato

DIY TV Remote Control: Shop Potato
Hack A Day member Hari Wiguna made a TV and set top box remote control for his dad, who finds it difficult to press the tiny buttons on the original remotes. You’d think it would be a simple matter to make such a ubiquitous device, especially since Hari put only the most used functions on the remote, but it turned out to be quite the challenge.

Philips AmbiLux UHD TV Adds Ambient Light Using Pico Projectors: Ambelievable

Philips AmbiLux UHD TV Adds Ambient Light Using Pico Projectors: Ambelievable
Nowadays you can emulate Philips’ Ambilight technology on different TVs or monitors using third–party or custom alternatives. The old Ambilight tech that is. The company recently unveiled an updated version of Ambilight that uses pico-projectors instead of LEDs.

12th Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control: Remoty Wotey

12th Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control: Remoty Wotey
You might look at this Sonic Screwdriver universal remote control and feel like you have seen it before. It looks virtually identical to the 11th doctor universal remote we talked about back in 2012. The only real difference I see is that the claw thingies on the 12th Doc’s screwdriver are open.

Beam Smart Projector Screws into Light Sockets: Bulbflix

Beam Smart Projector Screws into Light Sockets: Bulbflix
These days, there are projectors small enough that you can easily mount them wherever you want. But the Beam smart projector provides an even more convenient option, because it screws into and gets power from E26 and E27 light sockets.

Nabi Big Tab 65″ 4K Android Kid’s Tablet: Richie Rich’s Nexus

Nabi Big Tab 65″ 4K Android Kid’s Tablet: Richie Rich’s Nexus
Fuhu is known for Nabi, its brand of kid-friendly tablets. The current top of the line Nabi is the Big Tab HD 24, a 24″ tablet. But this year Fuhu is expanding the Big Tab line with 32″, 43″, 55″ and 65″ models, with the latter two equipped with a 4K display.

Immersis Projection Mapping System: IllumiRoom 2.0

Immersis Projection Mapping System: IllumiRoom 2.0
Last year, Microsoft Research made headlines with its IllumiRoom concept, which extends video from a console or media player to the walls and objects around the TV. A company called Catopsys is working on an similar but theoretically much better version of IllumiRoom called Immersis.

KipstR Wristband Starts TiVo Recording When You Fall Asleep: Blue Collar Band

KipstR Wristband Starts TiVo Recording When You Fall Asleep: Blue Collar Band
Earlier this year we saw a Netflix and Fitbit hack that pauses the video when the viewer falls asleep. Virgin Media’s KipstR wristband is a very similar device, but it works with TiVo instead of Netflix.

SkreensTV Gives Your TV 6-way Split Screen: ADHDTV

SkreensTV Gives Your TV 6-way Split Screen: ADHDTV
If there was ever a gadget that could sum up the current state of consumer technology and mass entertainment, it would be SkreensTV. This home entertainment device supercharges split screen viewing. It lets you share a single HDTV or HDMI-compatible monitor between up to five HDMI sources plus its built-in web browser.

G-Pack Gaming PC Hides Behind HDTVs

G-Pack Gaming PC Hides Behind HDTVs
Many pre-assembled desktop machines are painted in bright colors and have even brighter lights coming out of them, clearly demanding to be displayed. But if you’d rather have a discreet PC and you’re okay with connecting it to an HDTV, the Piixl G-Pack might be what you’re looking for.

TiVo Mega Has 24TB of Storage & 6 Tuners: Record All the Things!

TiVo Mega Has 24TB of Storage & 6 Tuners: Record All the Things!
TiVo’s upcoming DVR is the Iron Throne of couch potatoes. The TiVo Mega comes with a ridiculous 24TB of hot-swappable storage. That’s enough to store 26,000 hours – about 3 years! – of SD videos or about 4,000 hours of HD videos.

Stick-on LED Ambient Light for PCs: AmbiLED HD

Stick-on LED Ambient Light for PCs: AmbiLED HD
This is far from the first Philips Ambilight alternative that we’ve seen, but Flytron set its AmbiLED HD apart by making it much easier to install and adjust. That’s because this ambient lighting system for PCs uses a thin strip of LEDs with a reusable adhesive back.

Microsoft Xbox One Update Gives Developors More GPU Bandwidth to Play with

Microsoft Xbox One Update Gives Developors More GPU Bandwidth to Play with
Microsoft has been working hard to get the sales of its Xbox One game console up. The console isn’t exactly selling poorly, but it has generally been outsold by the Sony PS4. One of the reasons that the PS4 has outsold the Xbox One is that some developers have said the PS4 has better graphical performance.

Amazon Instant Video Lands HBO Shows for Streaming

Amazon Instant Video Lands HBO Shows for Streaming
I really liked True Blood for the first couple of seasons and then it started to really get weird. I stopped watching it. With the end of the series coming, I wanted to catch up, and Amazon has announced that it now has some seasons of the show on Amazon Instant Video, including free streaming of some shows on Amazon Prime.

PS4 Outsells Xbox One for the Fourth Month in a Row

PS4 Outsells Xbox One for the Fourth Month in a Row
The NPD Group has published the latest stats for the gaming industry as of April 2014, and the numbers show that for a fourth month in a row the Sony PS4 has outsold the Xbox One.
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