January 2010 Archives

Jan 18, 2010

Looking for an MKV Player? Here are 6 of the best MKV Media Players around

Posted by in Featured, Media Center, Music, Video and TV
MKV Player

An MKV Player lets you watch the very latest HD videos by supporting the new Matroska Multimedia Container format. Although MKV files are everywhere on file sharing networks, finding an MKV Player is difficult as there aren’t many available, simply because the format is so new. So we thought we’d help you with a guide […]


Jan 15, 2010

Sony Bravia Internet Video brings social media to your 3D TV

Posted by in CES 2010, DLNA, Events, HDTV, Music, Social Media, Sony, Video and TV, Wi-Fi
Sony Bravia Internet Video HDTV

The new Sony Bravia Internet Video platform is Sony’s answer to the huge interest in Internet video that we’ve seen this year. Featuring 25 different applications from the likes of YouTube and Netflix, the Sony Bravia Internet Video system comes built into many of Sony’s shiny new HDTVs, which, together with Wi-Fi and 3D, provide […]


Jan 13, 2010

Video: the best JVC iPod gadgets from CES 2010

Posted by in Audio, CES 2010, Events, Gadgets, JVC, Wireless Stereo Systems
JVC Kaboom with iPod dock

JVC have launched a plethora of iPod-related products at CES 2010, from standard iPod speakers to HDTVs complete with iPod docks. Not just iPod, either – they’ll also fit the iPhone, if that’s your Apple gadget of choice. Here, in no particular order, are just some of the best JVC iPod products on offer at […]


Jan 13, 2010

JVC TeleDock eats iPods

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, JVC, Video and TV
JVC TeleDock HDTVs

JVC seem to have found the perfect complement to your shiny new HDTV – an iPod dock! Simply buy one of their new JVC TeleDock range of HDTVs, and you too can dock your iPod into the front of your telly, where it’ll be fully charged and happily play music, videos and photos through your […]


Jan 13, 2010

Driving under the influence of a 7 inch screen with JVC’s AVX830 in-car entertainment centre

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, JVC
JVC KW-AVX830

JVC had a range of in-car entertainment gizmos on show at CES 2010, including this, the JVC KW-AVX830 on show. This is a beast of an in-car gadget featuring a huge 7″ screen, proximity detector (the unit switches itself on when it sense your hand, and then off again, when you return to the somewhat […]


Jan 12, 2010

ICD Vega Android tablet offers full HD for the kitchen

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, Portable Gadgets, Social Media
ICD Vega Internet Tablet with T-Mobile SIM

T-Mobile and ICD beat Apple to the punch at CES 2010 by showing off a new tablet. Developed by ICD, the ICD Vega is a 15″ tablet that’s described as a “portable family hub tablet”, which is not exactly a term that’s likely to catch on! Dodgy naming aside, the ICD Vega actually has some […]


Jan 12, 2010

Philips and LG wow the world with portable TVs…wait, what?!

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, LG, Philips, Portable Gadgets, Portable TV
LG DP570H Mobile DTV

Philips and LG have been showing off some high-tech gadgetry at CES 2010 with this pair of beauties: The Philips PET749 and the somewhat harder to pronounce LG DP570H. Both of these devices look at first glance to be ordinary PMPs (Personal Media Players – you know, portable DVD players with screens), but they have […]


Jan 11, 2010

From Facebook to fish, the Kodak PlaySport pocket camcorder captures it all

Posted by in Cameras, CES 2010, Events, Facebook Gadget, Photos, Social Media, Thoughts, Videos, YouTube Gadget
Kodak PlaySport camcorder

Kodak have put on an interesting demo of their new Kodak PlaySport pocket camcorder at CES 2010 – they’ve shoved it in a goldfish bowl! Obviously this is to show off the PlaySport’s waterproof abilities, as it will work happily in depths of 10 feet or less.


Jan 11, 2010

Turn your Samsung HDTV and smartphone into a Wii (well, almost!)

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, Home Cinema, Video and TV
SamsungApps store

I mentioned the SamsungApps Store a few days back, but now a video has been released that shows off some of its potential. The SamsungApps store is basically a smartphone-like app store for your Samsung home entertainment devices. It’s a good move – not only does it extend the features of your Samsung HDTV, Blu-ray […]


Jan 11, 2010

Watch and control your TV from your mobile with the Monsoon Volcano sideloader

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, Video and TV
Monsoon Volcano media streaming application

The Monsoon Volcano is a cracking new piece of kit that lets you watch and control your TV from your mobile phone – no matter where you are in the world. The system, shown for the first time at CES 2010, is similar to a SlingBox in that it placeshifts video content, letting you watch […]