Let’s say you’ve got an video game console sitting in your room, and already have a computer with its own monitor. Unless you’re fortunate enough to have a computer display with auxiliary video inputs, you’d need a second display for your console.
This new mobile phone out of China may look like your average smartphone, but under the hood it’s actually packing a tiny little projector. Too bad the images it produces look pretty horrendous.
The inappropriately named COOL GTW18 features a 3.2-inch
The guys over at HP asked me to take a challenge – to see if I could live with their TouchSmart 600 computer as a serious all-in-one entertainment hub. Over the the last couple of weeks, I’ve had the chance to put the TouchSmart through its paces and will be sharing my experiences with you during the course of the week.
Since this is the first post in the series, I thought I’d take a minute to walk you through the TouchSmart 600’s hardware.
After Europe got the PlayTV for their PS3s, Japan is getting the Torne, a TV tuner and DVR combo for the PS3 that unfortunately won’t be available in the US any time soon.
The Torne connects to your PS3 via a USB cable.
As digital video cameras keep getting smaller and smaller, you never know where one might be hiding. Next time you walk into a room and there’s a Coke can sitting on the table, you might want to check that it’s not a spy cam.
These Coke can spy cams each have a tiny little video camera and DVR built inside.
Do the guys in your company’s accounting department give you the creeps? Maybe it’s because they’re spying on you with their calculators.
That’s right, this ordinary looking Casio LCD desktop calculator has been retrofitted to conceal a tiny little video camera, perfect for snooping on your unsuspecting office buddies in between math equations.
From the product description, it sounds like its got a built in digital video and audio recorder, and runs on a 9-volt battery, so it’s completely self-contained.
Within this tiny little black orb lives a tiny little digital video camera. What makes the Camball unique is its totally self-contained digital video recorder.
All of the requisite electronics are crammed into a sphere that’s just a hair smaller than a ping pong ball.
The Camball can record 320×240 or 640×480 resolution video using MPEG-4 encoding.
In anticipation of the upcoming 2008 CES show, Archos has revealed complete specs and images for their highly-anticipated media hub, the Archos TV+. The compact device may be about the same size as an Apple TV, but it packs in a number of additional features.
For starters, the Archos comes with double the storage for less cost than Apple’s set top boxes.
From the separated at birth file comes this digital video recorder from China’s Magnetox, which looks more than a little like Apple’s Mac Mini computers.
The Magnetox V120 features the same white and aluminum accented case design as Apple’s popular compact computer.
I was over on DBSTalk this morning reading about some fun I was having with my DirecTV HD DVR, when I stumbled across this interesting image.
The upcoming DirecTV HR21 PRO looks like a whopper of a high-definition DVR, capable of recording up to 100 hours of HD programming.
At this week’s Leipzig Gaming Conference, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) revealed an add-on for the PlayStation 3 gaming console which will give it full television and digital video recording capabilities.
The device and software bundle, called PlayTV will provide high-definition reception of television signals and scheduled recording of shows.
Images and specs have started to surface for TiVo’s latest DVR, bringing high definition recording, along with TiVo’s great user interface down to a reasonable price.
The new model, currently known as the Series 3 “Lite” (model #TCD652160) will retail for about $299, and packs in a pretty nice feature list for the price.
After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Comcast has finally given the “green light” to TiVo’s software for release on their DVRs.
The two companies reached an agreement way back in March 2005 to offer TiVo’s applications running on Comcast hardware.
Archos today revealed their new 5th generation personal media players, and it looks like a really strong collection. With models starting out at as little as $90 and ranging up to $300 and more, there’s a little something for everyone.
How would you like a single device that combines a still camera, camcorder, mp3 player, FM radio, voice recorder, e-book viewer, webcam and a DVR? Oh yeah… and what if it was small enough to fit in the palm of your hand?
The Brica ViewArt 1000 is the Swiss Army knife of mobile technology, combining all of the aforementioned features in a single pocket-sized device.