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Tag: Wireless

Linksys Beats Apple to Punch With iPhone

Linksys Beats Apple to Punch With iPhone
In what seems like a cruel joke, the rumors that an “iPhone” would be announced today were true…. except the iPhone isn’t an Apple device at all, rather a line of rather pedestrian VOIP phone products coming from Linksys.

Torian Infusion: Portable Wireless Internet Radio

Torian Infusion: Portable Wireless Internet Radio
The Torian InFusion lets you listen to thousands of Internet “radio” stations wirelessly, with no subscription fees by downloading programming over a built-in WiFi connection. For ease of use, the player comes pre-loaded with settings for thousands of Internet radio streams, so you won’t have to hunt these down for yourself.

The Wii Sensor Bar Goes Wireless

The Wii Sensor Bar Goes Wireless
Now that we know that the Nintendo Wii “sensor bar” doesn’t actually sense anything, rather just provides an infrared point of reference for the Wii-mote, it seems like it would only be a matter of time before we’d see a cordless variant.

Netstreams Doorlinx: the Mp3 Doorbell

Netstreams Doorlinx: the Mp3 Doorbell
Mobile phones proved that people were sick and tired of the old standard phone ringer, so why don’t people feel the same about their doorbells? The NetStreams DoorLinX lets you upload your favorite (non-DRM’ed) MP3 track to your doorbell via WiFi, and replace the classic “ding dong” sound with any sound you want.

Xbox 360 Wireless Headset Details

Xbox 360 Wireless Headset Details
The Microsoft insiders at ON10.net have posted this video of detailing the features of the new Xbox 360 Wireless Headset. Some interesting revelations are shown in the video. The headset comes with small and medium “ear wraps,” taking into account the fact that everyone’s ears are different (what happened to “large”?).

Maxian D900: Media Player on Steroids

Maxian D900: Media Player on Steroids
Korean electronics manufacturer Maxian has recently unveiled their upcoming D900 portable media player. The player features just about everything you could want in a portable. The 4.3-inch display looks great, and supports up to 800×480 (better than DVD) resolution.

Xbox 360 Arcade Joystick Available for Pre-Orders

Xbox 360 Arcade Joystick Available for Pre-Orders
You can now pre-order the MadCatz ArcadeStick joystick for the Xbox 360 from Gamestop. While not cheap at $59.99 USD, the controller looks like just what the doctor ordered for playing all the classic arcade games that are available for download on Xbox Live Arcade.

Philips Shows Off New Streamium Wireless Music System

Philips Shows Off New Streamium Wireless Music System
The new WACS7000 Streamium Wireless Music Center from Philips features a complete wireless music system in a sleek wall-mountable package. The system includes built-in stereo speakers, a 40-watt per channel amp, a cd player and an 80GB hard drive for local storage of up to 1500 CDs.

Samsung Shows Portable Broadband Tv

Samsung Shows Portable Broadband Tv
Samsung has unveiled this super-slick Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) portable television featuring a 4-inch widescreen LCD TFT display. The DMB-T450 will also feature built in MP3 playback, virtual surround sound, and USB connectivity (oddly it’s USB 1.1, though).

Microsoft Wireless Keyboards to Feature Backlighting

Microsoft Wireless Keyboards to Feature Backlighting
One of the great challenges of having an HTPC or Media Center PC as part of your home theater is finding a wireless keyboard that can actually be operated in a dimly-lit room. Microsoft seeks to change that with their Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000 (not to be confused with Creative’s Keyboard with the same name), which is the first rechargeable wireless keyboard to feature backlighting.

Microsoft Zune Pricing Details

Microsoft Zune Pricing Details
[UPDATE 9/28/2006: After rumors of a low-ball $229 price, the Zune was officially announced for $249.99 – that’s the real, final MSRP] This Week in Consumer Electronics (TWICE) has learned from several retailers that Microsoft is planning to release their “iPod killer”, Zune digital media player this fall (rumors have it as a November 14th release date) at an MSRP of $299.

Logitech Wireless Music System With Remote Navigation

Logitech Wireless Music System With Remote Navigation
Logitech has revealed their new Wireless DJ Music System. The compact system is designed to allow you to stream digital music from your PC to your stereo with the unique addition of a wireless remote control navigation system with a familiar click wheel control scheme.

New Sony “Mylo” Wifi Media Player – Should We Care?

New Sony “Mylo” Wifi Media Player – Should We Care?
The new Sony “Mylo” media player supports MPEG-4 video, audio and photos. It also has a built-in wireless connection that supports wireless music streaming to other mylo players and it works as a wireless Skype phone.

And You Thought You Couldn’t have Your Flat Panel by the Pool…

And You Thought You Couldn’t have Your Flat Panel by the Pool…
If you’ve got the dough to spend, you can now have an flat panel multimedia audio/video system outdoors. Lux Entertainment has released the ARIIS-WFSSMCE outdoor entertainment center. Housed in a weather-resistant stainless steel armor shell, the system incorporates wi-fi (802.11 a/g) streaming of TV, FM and Internet Radio broadcasts as well as your own video or audio via an embedded Windows Media Center Extender.