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Jan 8, 2009

CES 2009: SanDisk Sansa slotRadio

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SanDisk Sansa slotRadio

SanDisk showcased a rather usual mp3 player at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. It is called the Sansa slotRadio, priced at around $100 and doesn’t have its own internal memory to store the music. Instead it relies on a partner in crime, the slotRadio music card that was specifically designed for the casual music […]


Jan 8, 2009

CES 2009: Samsung HDTVs with wireless DLNA, YouTube, LEDs, ktichen sinks

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Samsung Series 8 LED TV

Last, but by no means least in this little round-up of HDTVs at CES 2009, comes the biggest gun of all – Samsung, the world’s biggest gadget manufacturer, who’ve launched a seemingly endless number of new HDTVs. Joining LG, Samsung have also been showing off a new range of Internet TV-equipped TVs that also feature […]


Jan 8, 2009

CES 2009: LG launches wireless YouTube-equipped HDTV

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LG LHX HDTV

As ever, LG pulled out all the stops in the HDTV war at CES, offering HDTVs that combined a wealth of new features with some stunning specs for superb picture quality. LG Wireless TVs Yes, you read right, LG were showing off a number of wireless TVs, including the LG LHX Slim and the LG […]


Jan 8, 2009

CES 2009: Toshiba PS3-powered HDTVs with Wi-Fi

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Toshiba Combo HDTV

Not to be outdone by Sharp, Toshiba were showing off a range of LCD TVs that also featured integrated Blu-Ray players (which really must have hurt given the amount of money they spent on their now dead competing technology, HD-DVD). In addition to Blu-Ray, their new HDTVs also featured access to Internet content through Yahoo!’s […]


Jan 8, 2009

CES 2009: Sharp AQUOS BD HDTVs with built-in Blu-Ray

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Sharp AQUOS BD HDTV

The Sharp AQUOS BD HDTV distinguishes itself from its competitors by offering a built-in Blu-Ray player. According to Sharp, this frees up an HDMI port, reduces the amount of wires coming into the TV set, and creates a much more automated home movie experience. It also means the quality of your picture is dependent upon […]


Jan 8, 2009

CES 2009: The JVC TeleDock HDTV with iPod dock

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JVC TeleDock HDTV

CES 2009 has begun, and we’re starting our coverage with a roundup of the best HDTV news. First up is JVC, who had 9 different HDTVs on display from two distinct ranges – its Full HD line and the TeleDock Line. JVC Full HD line The JVC Full HD line of TVs does exactly what […]


Jan 5, 2009

I've found the holy grail of all HDTVs

Posted by in HDTV, Manufacturer, Sony, Video and TV
Sony Bravia KDL46Z4500U LCD TV

I was walking round my local electronics store the other day, idly browsing the shelves to see what New Years bargains I could pick up, when I was literally stopped dead in my tracks by, of all things, an HDTV set. It wasn’t the set itself that stopped me – it was the quality of […]


Dec 17, 2008

Panasonic DMP-BD35 Blu-Ray DVD review

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, Gadgets, Panasonic, Video and TV
Panasonic DMP-BD35 Blu-Ray player review

The Panasonic DMP-BD35 Blu-Ray player that I’m reviewing here has the perfect combination that you want from a gadget – fantastic features combined with huge discounts despite the fact it was only released back in October 2008! So you get a fantastic, award-winning gadget at a fantastic price – bonus! Of course, it’s only really […]


Dec 15, 2008

Samsung's interface from hell

Posted by in MP3 Players, Portable Gadgets, Samsung

This weekend I had the unhappy misfortune of using Samsung’s YP-U4 mp3 player; code named Litmus due to its colour graduation. First looks were good: it


Dec 12, 2008

Netgear launches new Digital Entertainer Elite media streamer

Posted by in Manufacturer, Media Receiver, Netgear, Video and TV
Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite media streamer

Media streamers, devices that stream your media from one device onto another (usually your HDTV), have been around for some time, but somehow they never exactly caught on. All manner of companies have tried building them, including LinkSys, NetGear, and more recently, Microsoft with its XBox 360 and even Apple with its Apple TV. None […]