Samsung first out of blocks with 3D Blu-ray

Unless you’ve been living underground for the past month, you’ve probably heard or read about Avatar, James Cameron’s 3D epic that’s been wowing audiences and breaking box office records around the globe. This visual masterpiece is the latest in a number of fully immersive offerings as Hollywood seeks to up the entertainment stakes. With the … Continue reading Samsung first out of blocks with 3D Blu-ray

Popcorn Hour C-200, a media tank?

I, like many others, have a lot of media stored on my computer – photos, films, music etc. However the small cramped bedroom where my computer resides is a less than perfect space to show off high resolution still images, to appreciated complex cinematography or even to dance to my Party Mixes. That is what … Continue reading Popcorn Hour C-200, a media tank?

Movies go mobile: Aiptek D10 DVD projector

This nifty new gadget is definitely sure to be a hit with the kids and due to its recent release only this month, I anticipate it may be a firm favourite on the 2010 Christmas lists. The gadget in question is the Aiptek MobileCinema D10 DVD Projector which is basically a portable, fun and easy … Continue reading Movies go mobile: Aiptek D10 DVD projector

Toshiba Freeview HD Blu-ray recorder?

Though it’s somewhat late to the Blu-ray party after nursing the HD-DVD hangover, Toshiba is ready to lead the pack when it comes to Freeview HD. The company has revealed that it plans to launch a Blu-ray recorder with twin DVB-T2 tuners and a hard drive to cover all your free HD recording needs in … Continue reading Toshiba Freeview HD Blu-ray recorder?

ViewSonic’s all-in-one MovieBook VPD400 media player

An entertainment gadget that does everything. Who wouldn’t want that? With music, films, books and even HD to its name, the ViewSonic MovieBook VPD400 is an all-in-one standalone portable media player (PMP) that launched last month, promising to encase every entertainment possibility in a pocket-sized device. To start with, the VPD400 is less expensive than … Continue reading ViewSonic’s all-in-one MovieBook VPD400 media player

The Gristleism, bring the noise

The Gristleism (or Buddha Machine 3.0) is a nifty little gadget for fans of alternative electronic music. This sonic mutant was created by FM3’s Christiaan Virant in partnership with the cult industrial (electro music featuring acoustic and rock instrumentation…FYI) act Throbbing Gristle and manufactured by Industrial Records Ltd. Basically though, it’s the infinitely wacky and … Continue reading The Gristleism, bring the noise

Eigenharp Alpha: Re-inventing the Squeal

Its always been somewhat difficult for electronic musicians to maintain an edge whilst performing live. Twiddling little knobs every which way while doing the cursory head-bob only goes so far to entertain. Rock n roll it most certainly is not. Until now. The Eigenharp looks set to revolutionize the realm of synth-heavy music genres with … Continue reading Eigenharp Alpha: Re-inventing the Squeal