It seems the technology wizards at Toshiba have been burning the midnight oil this year to ensure an impressive range of new products comes out in time for Christmas 2011. There’s the UK’s first glasses free 3D television for a start, a suite of new Blu-ray players, three new Camileo camcorders, an ultra thin tablet … Continue reading Toshiba launches an impressive new product fest in time for Christmas
The Pioneer BDP-140 is the first model from Pioneer’s new 3D Blu-ray player range. With the high level of competition, it’s a difficult market to enter, so Pioneer have picked a unique selling point: it’s all about the networking. The BDP-140 has an Ethernet port (for wired integration), as well as wifi (via the Pioneer … Continue reading Pioneer BDP-140: Networking and 3D Blu-ray media powerhouse
Since it called time on its television production, Pioneer has seemingly been going full throttle on the audio and home cinema markets which can’t be a bad thing if they can maintain the quality of their product range. The result is a seemingly never ending supply of bigger and better creations catering for all budgets … Continue reading Pioneer’s latest quartet backs blu-ray all the way
Man, those wizards at Sony know a thing or two about audio and visual heaven. Not content with just creating achingly glorious works of what could be termed as electronic modern art (their sleek black lines and slim bodies transforming our living rooms into cutting edge galleries) but they deliver the goods each time too. … Continue reading Blu-ray gets the blue sky treatment from Sony
You might have guessed that when AV supremo Denon launches a ‘mid-range’ product that the price tag may well appear to rather more high-end to we more ordinary mortals. And so it is with Denon’s latest baby – the DBP-2012UD Blu-ray player – which comes in at an eye-watering £750. Having said that, you know … Continue reading DBP-2012UD: Denon promises top quality from a mid-range player
There aren’t many interesting desktop PCs in the world. Desktops are lumbering beasts in a world where small is cool. So how do you make a desktop system compete for awesome-points against smartphones and laptop? Packard Bell things it has the answer: the ixtreme. Clearly educated by Apple’s marketing department, the ixtreme has copied two … Continue reading Packard Bell’s aesthetically pleasing ixtreme
Since it was released in 1977, Star Wars became an American epic, possessing a longevity only a handful of movies manage to achieve and crafting the very essence of the term a ‘classic’. Naturally such a blockbuster has been followed with a steady string of memorabilia, intensifying in sophistication and innovation with each passing decade. … Continue reading Star Wars fans of the world unite with the best Star Wars gadgets available
It seems apparent that from the onset of the TV set’s lustrous career, adverts have been the bane of television viewing. As in the late 1940s Eugene McDonald Junior, founder and president of the Zenith Radio Corporation, believed watching TV would be vastly improved if viewers weren’t forced to watch so many commercials. As a … Continue reading Kaleidoscope 100 Blu-ray: Fore-fronting a civilization of sedentary entertainment indulgers!