March 2007 Archives

Mar 30, 2007

Share your tunes without DRM constraints

Posted by in Audio, MP3 Players
NoeStringsAttached MP3 player FM transmitter and receiver

You love the music stored in your MP3 player, but what about your mate’s? Want to hear what he’s listening to without the bother of copying MP3 files from one device to another? Better yet, why not listen to his tunes by just putting on a pair of headphones, without connecting them to his MP3 […]

Mar 30, 2007

Motorola T605: a wireless media streamer for your car

Posted by in Audio, Miscellaneous, Wireless Stereo Systems
Motorola T605 in car media streamer

Motorola announced the Motorola T605 Automotive Music & Hands-free System at CTIA 2007 this week. The T605 is, as its name suggests, an automotive music and hands-free system for mobile phones. Put another way, it lets you stream music from your mobile phone over Bluetooth onto your car stereo, while also acting as a hands-free […]

Mar 30, 2007

Sony TDM-NC1 Wi-Fi music streaming brick

Posted by in Audio, Sony, Wireless Stereo Systems
Sony TDM-NC1 music streamer for Bravia home theatre systems

Sony have been showing off their new Sony TDM-NC1 music streamer. Shaped like a sleek black brick, the TDM-NC1 performs a similar function to the Squeezebox: it streams your tunes from your PC to your home theatre system wirelessly. The TDM-NC1 has the added advantage of not only looking super-cool, but bledning in perfectly with […]

Mar 28, 2007

Is the Sony Giga Juke 80GB Wi-Fi Hi-Fi the perfect Micro System?

Posted by in Audio, Sony
Sony Giga Juke NAS-50HDE Hi-Fi and Sony Giga Juke NAC HD1E Hi-Fi

Sony have announced the new Sony Giga Juke Hi-Fi (or the Sony NAS-50HDE, to give its rather less exciting name!). The Giga Juke is a new micro system from Sony that seems to have plundered a PC’s innards. Not only does it come with an 80GB hard drive for storing your tunes, it also comes […]

Mar 26, 2007

Which media streaming technology should you use?

Posted by in Articles

Things have changed in the digital home. Your music and films have become fragmented across various gadgets, and getting one gadget to talk to another is becoming more complicated by the day. Fortunately, new technologies are emerging to solve this problem by enabling music, films and many other types of media to be streamed from […]

Mar 26, 2007

iUbi PMP-1480 – the Sat-Nav mobile phone PMP!

Posted by in CeBIT 2007, Events, Portable Gadgets
iUbi PMP-1480 PMP Personal Media Player

iUbi has been showing off its forthcoming iUbi PMP-1480 PMP at CeBIT 2007. The PMP-1480 should be great for viewing video, as it comes with a 4.3″ WVGA screen, offering resolutions of up to 800 x 480. More impressive, though, is its list of features, as this is like no other PMP on the market […]

Mar 23, 2007

Rock Meivo LCD TV squeezes all known gadgets into one TV

Posted by in HDTV, Media Center, Video and TV, Wi-Fi
Rock Meivo LCD TV with IPTV and VoD and Media Center PC

Mar 21, 2007

Hitachi Wooo HD-TV sports removable hard drive

Posted by in Apple TV, HDTV, Hitachi, LinkSys, Manufacturer
Hitachi Wooo HD-TV

This is the Hitachi Wooo (yup, right number of ‘o’s!), a gigantic 50 inch plasma HD-TV that comes with one or two tricks up its sleeve. Obviously it comes with the usual you’d expect from a top-end HD-TV – 3 HDMI ports, 10,000:1 contrast ratio and various audio out jacks. But its real star turn […]

Mar 20, 2007

CeBIT 2007: Samsung SPH-72P – the World's most powerful picture frame?

Posted by in CeBIT 2007, Events, Samsung, Video and TV, Wi-Fi
Samsung SPH-72P picture frame with Wi-Fi

Samsung have announced the Samsung SPH-72P, an 800 x 480 pixel photo frame. Long known for their cries of “the world’s most…”, the SPH-72P could let Samsung claim they have the “world’s most powerful photo frame”. Why? Well, not only does it come with Wi-Fi to stream your pictures from your PC, it also supports […]

Mar 20, 2007

TransTechnology DVX-700 media streamer chooses Google Video over YouTube

Posted by in DLNA, Media Receiver
TransTechnology DVX-700 M20n media streamer

TransTechnology have announced the TransTechnology DVX-700, a new all-singing all-dancing media streamer. The M0 version is armed to the teeth with a plethora of codecs and connectivity options, including Wi-Fi, DVI and Japan’s own HDMI equivalent D4, plus so much internal wizzardry, it’s almost a PC in its own right. In fact, it even comes […]