October 2008 Archives

Oct 30, 2008

How to watch free internet television

Posted by in How To, Lists

So you want to watch something but you haven’t got the DVD and it is not on TV right now? Fancy watching what you want for free and right now? Thankfully the internet is a wondrous place and comes to your rescue. There are a plethora of sites out there on the World Wide Web […]

Oct 23, 2008

Hands on review of the Pure Digital Flip Camcorder

Posted by in Camcorder, Miscellaneous, Pure, Pure Flip, review, Video and TV

I’ve been sent the Pure Digital Flip to review, and was looking forward to writing many words about this small toy-like camcorder. Upon receiving it, though, I have a feeling this review might be a shorter than I intended! The Flip, you see, is a camcorder, pure and simple. In fact, simple is the operative […]

Oct 20, 2008

Glorious Gadget sale now on – for one week only

Posted by in News
Gadget logo

I know things are tough in the retail sector at the moment, but it seems the January sales have already started! Gadget etailer IWantOneOfThose.com are already having a Christmas sale! With gadgets such as a USB Podcast kit, a Freeview DVD tablet, travel speakers for your iPod, a USB speaker hub, waterproof iPod Nano speakers, […]

Oct 16, 2008

New Sharp Aquos DX LCD TVs with built-in Blu-Ray players

Posted by in HDTV, Manufacturer, Sharp, Video and TV
Sharp Aquos DX LCD TV with Blu-Ray player

If you’re fed up with the plethora of set top boxes and other devices that have multiplied around your TV in the last few years, seemingly breeding like rampant electronic rabbits getting high on High-Def TV signals, then Sharp might have the answer for you. The company has just announced its latest range of Sharp […]

Oct 14, 2008

LG Scarlet LG80 sounds as good as it looks

Posted by in Gadgets, HDTV, LG, LG Scarlet, Video and TV

LG have announced the new LG Scarlet LG80 LCD TV. Another in the line of LG Scarlet TVs, the new LG80 not only looks fantastic, it sounds great too. It’s been designed to complement home theatre systems by offering superb audio with a built-in 3.1 speaker system, with speakers that automatically slide out of the […]

Oct 13, 2008

Twinned MP3 player forces James Blunt on you

Posted by in Coming Soon, Miscellaneous, Prototypes
Twinned MP3 player

If your significant other is just as much a gadget freak as you are, then you might want to think about the Twinned MP3 player. As you can see from the pic, the Twinned is actually two MP3 players in one,and can snap apart so that you both get one half of the device. Each […]

Oct 13, 2008

Mental Media: Retro Korg DS-10 synth for Nintendo DS

Posted by in Mental Media
Korg DS-10 for Nintendo DS

In the world of music making, software synths have dominated in recent years, with all manner of old and new synths being emulated on PCs and Macs. Now, though, a new platform might jsut be about to emerge that could potentially change the entire field of music. That platform is the Nintendo DS, which is […]

Oct 12, 2008

Apple takes on Sony with Wi-Fi TV.

Posted by in News
Apple TV

A new rumour suggests Apple is working on its own TV. This isn’t the first time Apple has been involved with the TV market. It’s less-than successful Apple TV set top box has been around for a couple of years now. However, the rumours suggest that Apple aren’t just working on another set top box […]

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Oct 8, 2008

Look like a Borg with the Nikon Media Port UP

Posted by in Weird Gadgets
Nikon Media Port UP media player

This interesting device is, believe it or not, a complete media player with video and audio playback, 8GB of internal memory, and even built-in WiFi. Called the Media Port UP, it’s been developed by none other than Nikon. Yes, that’s right – Nikon, the Japanese camera manufacturer! |n a long meandering press release, they talk […]

Oct 7, 2008

Sharp shows off solar-powered HDTVs

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Sharp HDTV with solar power

Sharp have decided to jump onto the green bandwagon and have unveiled a couple of HDTVs powered by solar cells. At first, this sounds like a good idea. TVs generally consume a fair bit of power, and giant HDTVs with huge screens aren’t exactly small consumers of power. There is, however, one small problem. TVs […]