June 2008 Archives

Jun 30, 2008

The new sentry wireless indoor/outdoor speaker and transmitter

Posted by in Audio, Gadgets, Manufacturer, MP3 Players, Technology
Sentry Speakers

You may remember our article on Sanyo’s new waterproof HD TV which enabled you to watch TV in a down poor if you so wished. Well now you can also listen to music while singing in the rain.

Jun 28, 2008

Google's latest application connects PC to TV

Posted by in Google, Media Center, Media Receiver, News, Technology, Video and TV, Wi-Fi
Google Media Server

We all know that Google likes to have its fingers in all the pies, well they are now sticking their hands into an area of the home entertainment market coveted by Microsoft and Apple. Google really are taking no survivors; it would seem their company motto isn’t only “Don’t be evil” but also “World domination […]

Jun 28, 2008

Reshape your pits to squeeze 42GB on a DVD

Posted by in Bluetooth, Media Receiver, Miscellaneous, News, Technology, Video and TV
Reshape your pits

Japanese researchers have been hard at work fiddling with discs and they have come up with a way to multiply the capacity of a CD or DVD by 9 fold. The researchers have managed this magnificent feat by reshaping the pits on the media surface, which are normally flat, into ‘v’ shapes. Unfortunately you won’t […]

Jun 26, 2008

Mitusbishi builds a laser TV, Tomorrow's World is excited

Posted by in Coming Soon, HDTV, Video and TV
Mitsubishi LaserVue laser TV

Mitsubishi has announced a new range of TVs that sound seriously cool. Called the Mitsubishi LaserVue, the new HDTVs use laser to project the image onto the back of the screen. The resultant picture is apparently much better at rendering blacks and whites than either LCD or plasma, and can project twice the number of […]

Jun 26, 2008

JVC launches iPod TVs, world says WTF?!

Posted by in HDTV, JVC, Manufacturer, Video and TV
JVC iPod TVs

JVC have launched a new range of HD TVs featuring what must be the world’s least requested add-on – an iPod dock! The gloriously named LT-32P679, LT-42P789, LT-47P789 and LT-52P789 LCD TVs (who said HD TVs were just commodities?!) all come with an iPod dock built into their base, which lets you plug your iPod […]

Jun 26, 2008

Sanyo weathers storm with their new 52in waterproof HD TV

Posted by in HDTV, Sanyo, Technology, Video and TV
Sanyo Waterproof TV

Ah the British “summer”. For those precious few days of the year we Brits spend every waking moment baking ourselves in the sun and enjoying the weather while it lasts. But what to do while you slowly toast…? How about a bit of TV? Unless you have superhuman eyesight and the ears of an elephant, […]

Jun 25, 2008

Samsung Yepp P2 and S3 PMPs really wannabe mobile phones

Posted by in Portable Gadgets, Samsung, Video and TV
Samsung YEPP P2 and Samsung YEPP S3 Personal Media Players

Samsung have launched two new PMP devices, each of which looks suspiciously like a mobile phone with the phone innards ripped out. The Samsung YEPP P2 DMB is the daddy of the duo, with the obligatory MP3 player and video player being joined by a terrestrial DMB mobile TV decoder. It smaller brother, the Samsung […]

Jun 25, 2008

Blu-ray dead by 2013

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, News
Blu-Ray Logo

Don’t get too attached to that new Blu-ray player; by 2013 it could be no more than a large paper weight. This is according to Forrester Research, which states the Blu-ray adoption rate is still far too low, so unless hardware manufacturers and content providers act now to ensure that it’s much more attractive to […]

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Jun 25, 2008

Apple TV Hacked

Posted by in Apple, Apple TV, Video and TV
Apple TV

You bought a nice new Apple TV and when you switch it on you find out it does exactly what it says on the box, but somehow that is not enough… Never fear the industrious hacking community are there to save the day, there are many improvements to be made although many of the hacks […]