Pioneer BDP-140: Networking and 3D Blu-ray media powerhouse

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

Get smart with the latest release from Dune – the HDI Smart B1

If you want to enjoy your multimedia in full HD – that’s 1080p – then take a look at the all-singing, all-dancing Dune HD Smart B1 High Definition Network Media Player with Blu-Ray Player. The makers promise you the full cinema 3D experience, from the likes of 3D Toy Story 3 – from the comfort … Continue reading Get smart with the latest release from Dune – the HDI Smart B1

AirTies: Dry your hair, cook dinner – and still enjoy a wireless connection

Connected TVs are big news nowadays – with the ability to download videos and catchup TV direct to your TV set, they sound like the perfect multimedia solution. But because our homes are so full of gadgetry (maybe some more than others!) there’s an added problem. Wireless connections can be at the mercy of signals … Continue reading AirTies: Dry your hair, cook dinner – and still enjoy a wireless connection

Roxio Creator 2011 review: 3D LOLcat fun

3D: love it or hate it, it’s here to stay. It’s infiltrated movies, taking over television and now it’s working its way into Roxio’s home video editing software. We got our hands-on with the latest version, Roxio Creator 2011 Pro, to see if adding 3D will make it an Avatar-style success, or just daze and … Continue reading Roxio Creator 2011 review: 3D LOLcat fun

Acer liquidmini: DLNA magic in the palm of your hand

You probably know Acer for their desktops and laptops. Last year they ventured into phones and introduced the liquid range. Now they are follow up the powerful Acer liquidmetal with Acer liquidmini. It is the smallest phone in the liquid range with a 3.2” screen but it certainly packs a lot in it. One of … Continue reading Acer liquidmini: DLNA magic in the palm of your hand

TWIG: Three’s Human Hotspots, Chilli WatchCam and LG’s NetCast

The Week in Gadgets If you see one of these dudes in the streets, sidle up to them, they’ll probably have something you’ll find useful  – wifi. The ‘Human Hotspots’ will use Three’s MiFi®, which uses Three’s 3G network to create a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. I own a MiFi (I went out and bought one … Continue reading TWIG: Three’s Human Hotspots, Chilli WatchCam and LG’s NetCast

Acer Aspire RevoView Networked HD Media Player – Digital media content viewed simply

Although it was announced way back in May, Acer have only just released the new RevoView Networked HD Media Player, conveniently in time for the Christmas shopping market we can assume. The RevoView is being marketed as being the ‘best TV companion’ for its abilities to playback media content from all DLNA certified devices, so … Continue reading Acer Aspire RevoView Networked HD Media Player – Digital media content viewed simply