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Tag: Television

Jakks Arcade Gold Plays 8 Namco Classics on Your Tv

Jakks Arcade Gold Plays 8 Namco Classics on Your Tv
Jakks Pacific has been cranking out a variety of arcade games you can play on your TV for several years now. But all of their arcade systems up until now included 4, maybe 5 games. Their most recent model, the Arcade Gold game system ups the ante by cramming 8 old school arcade games into a single package.

Tv-B-Gone Goes Pro, Shuts of Tvs 300 Feet Away

Tv-B-Gone Goes Pro, Shuts of Tvs 300 Feet Away
Got an evil streak? The makers of the infamous TV-B-Gone remote control have come up with an extra-strength version of their gizmo which can turn off almost any television set from hundreds of feet away. Packaged in a case that’s designed to look like a super-chunky mock iPhone, the TV-B-Gone SHP (Super High Power) can shut down more than 90% of all televisions worldwide with a simple push of a button.
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Ray-Gun Changes Channels, but Won’T Disintegrate You Tv

Ray-Gun Changes Channels, but Won’T Disintegrate You Tv
We live in an age in which getting up to change the channel is unheard of. So at least if you are gonna do it from the comfort of your lounge chair, you can do it with style.

Zvbox: Puts Your Pc on All Your Hdtvs

Zvbox: Puts Your Pc on All Your Hdtvs
Hot off the press this morning is the ZvBox from ZeeVee. The box is a PC-to-TV video gadget that lets you send any and all video content on your PC to any digital, cable-connected TV in your home.

Turn Your Tv Into a Huge Mood Light

Turn Your Tv Into a Huge Mood Light
Sure, you could drop over a grand on a Philips Ambilight television if you want your TV to set a mood, or you can also turn any television into a giant glowing ambient light for just the cost of a single DVD.

Maxian E900t Pmp Slices, Dices, Makes Julienne Fries

Maxian E900t Pmp Slices, Dices, Makes Julienne Fries
It seems that every few weeks, the Korean tech market reveals some new all-in-one gadget that makes me drool. The latest and greatest PMP (personal media player) to come out of the East Asian nation features just about everything you’d ever want in a portable electronic device.

24: the Early Years

24: the Early Years
Check out this never before seen episode of 24, shot back in the early 1990s. Apparently, CTU’s technology hadn’t come along quite as far as it has today. Seriously, I don’t know what’s funnier, the AOL and Prodigy references, or the old brick cordless phone.

Art Lebedev’s Pultius Remote is Ridiculous

Art Lebedev’s Pultius Remote is Ridiculous
So what do you get when you put your remote control in the taffy-pulling machine from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? This crazy design from Russia’s Art Lebedev Studios was an attempt to include as many channels as possible on a single remote, without a need to press multiple buttons.

1mm Thick Flexible Plasma Display in the Works

1mm Thick Flexible Plasma Display in the Works
At this week’s CEATEC show in Japan, Shinoda Plasma Corp. showed off a prototype of a new plasma-based screen that’s only 1-millimeter thick. By using an array of plasma “tubes” aligned between film electrodes, they’re not only able to keep the display super slim, but the display can actually be bent.

Predicta Retro Televisions Get a Modern Update

Predicta Retro Televisions Get a Modern Update
Back in the late 1950s Philco made a series of bubbly televisions under the Predicta brand name. The sets have been collector’s items for many years, but require lots of TLC due to their aging electronics and scare parts.

Philips Aurea Video Shows TV’s True Colors

Philips Aurea Video Shows TV’s True Colors
A few weeks back I told you about the new Philips Aurea flat screens, and their illuminated color LED frames. Now Philips has just posted a dramatic video clip by director Wong Kar Wai which really shows off what the set can do.

Doori Digital Tv Tuner Bugs Me

Doori Digital Tv Tuner Bugs Me
What’s the one thing that insects and televisions have in common? Antennae, of course. That’s the thought that inspired these whimsical digital television tuners from Korea. The Doori insect TV tuner looks like a giant ladybug and clips onto your laptop or flat screen to provide your computer with digital television capabilities.

PS3 Playtv Tuner and Dvr Announced

PS3 Playtv Tuner and Dvr Announced
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.

Sharp 52-Inch LCD TV Just Over an Inch Thick

Sharp 52-Inch LCD TV Just Over an Inch Thick
While most of us who cut our teeth on CRT televisions think of LCD and plasma screens as really thin, Sharp certainly doesn’t seem to think they’re thin enough yet. The Japanese electronics maker recently showed off a prototype LCD screen that’s just 1.14-inches thick.

Philips Aurea Tv: Ambilight Gets an Overhaul

Philips Aurea Tv: Ambilight Gets an Overhaul
Philips Ambilight technology has been around for a few years now, providing flat-panel televisions with color-enhanced ambient backlighting. While placing lights behind of television screens has long been known to improve perceived contrast ratios and decrease eyestrain, Ambilight’s color-cycling was always a bit more superflous in my opinion.

Tetris on Your Tv

Tetris on Your Tv
The gaming classic Tetris has been packaged into a standalone gaming device that connects to any television. Japan’s Epoch company had taken the retro puzzler and put a shiny new coating of gloss on the game interface.
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