Plextor PX-B12OU: 3D movies when you’re on the move

3D films are definitely the next big thing and if you have a 3D-compatible display, but nothing to play them on this could be the solution. The plug-and-play Plextor PX-B120OU is a portable Blu-ray player that comes in at around £92. It looks pretty good, with its ripple design on the top, and can be … Continue reading Plextor PX-B12OU: 3D movies when you’re on the move

Marantz Melody Maker: One box to rule them all?

Trying to cram all your audio and TV gadgetry into a suitable space in the living room can be a bit of a headache. With one box for this, another for that, it’s hard to fit everything under the TV, or in a small cabinet, not to mention finding space for all your CDs and … Continue reading Marantz Melody Maker: One box to rule them all?

First look: Acer Aspire 5745DG Notebook

When it was founded in 1976, Acer’s goal was to ‘break the boundaries between people and technology’. 34 years later Acer most definitely appears to be achieving its aims, as its latest notebook, the Aspire 5745DG, certainly conforms to the PC manufacturing giant’s aspirations to smash the confines that differentiate human beings from the technological … Continue reading First look: Acer Aspire 5745DG Notebook

3D Round up: Roxio, Buffalo, Lumix GH2 and MiBody

With 3D technology entering the market almost on a daily basis, here’s a few more gadgets offering the consumer 3D functionality at affordable prices. Roxio has proved itself a pioneer with Roxio Creator 2011, the first digital media suit that lets you convert 2D photos and videos into 3D, in your own home. Your existing photos … Continue reading 3D Round up: Roxio, Buffalo, Lumix GH2 and MiBody

Nero saves the day: Nero 10 Platinum HD

Nero is an ambitious word. It’s tried to grab as many varied uses as possible: Crazed Roman Emperor, corporate coffee-joint, the New England Role-playing Organisation. For over 300 million users, however, the word is more familiar for burning CDs. Recently, the company behind the Nero Burning ROM software has become every bit as ambitious as … Continue reading Nero saves the day: Nero 10 Platinum HD

Sony announce raft of new 3D devices and content

With Sony going 3D crazy this week, they have launched their new 3D plans consisting of a raft of different 3D content that will be available over the next 6 months; comprising Games, Movies, Music, Sports, and hardware. First off will be 3D gaming and this will come via the Playstation Network, those of you … Continue reading Sony announce raft of new 3D devices and content

Pioneer have plans on your living room: New range of iPod docks, AV receivers and Blu Ray players

Latest Gadgets went down to a Pioneer product launch and were dazzled by an array of AV receivers, speakers, Blu Ray players, iPod Docks and earphones. Here are just some of the things we saw. AV Receivers are no-one’s idea of sexy but the entry to mid-level VSX range were feature-filled work horses. HDMI 1.4 … Continue reading Pioneer have plans on your living room: New range of iPod docks, AV receivers and Blu Ray players

Nero Multimedia Suite 10 addresses the burning issue

Nero Burning ROM has one of my favourite product names jokes for the past 10 years (and I always fiddle whilst burning my CD-ROMs). As a college DJ I used Nero to burn mix CDs most of the way through uni, compile photos onto photo CDs and even transfer the occasional movie file to DVD. … Continue reading Nero Multimedia Suite 10 addresses the burning issue