Toshiba launches an impressive new product fest in time for Christmas

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

Blu-ray gets the blue sky treatment from Sony

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

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

Digital Stream DPS-1000: Catch-Up TV player … plays catch up

With the digital switch-over in full swing, now has never been a better time for manufacturers to unveil the latest in set-top box technology. In August we had a look at some of the market’s best options for those who hadn’t made the step-up to digital television yet, with the Boxee Box – a hub … Continue reading Digital Stream DPS-1000: Catch-Up TV player … plays catch up

“From the laptop to the living room”: The Smartbox 8000

Sky and IP Vision invited us to have a look at the range of content that the Fetch Smartbox 8000 Freeview+ box gave access to. The key feature they wanted to highlight was of course, access to the Sky Player that the Fetch Box enables. If you didn’t know, Sky Player is Sky’s online TV … Continue reading “From the laptop to the living room”: The Smartbox 8000

Blink and you won’t miss it – TV anywhere, anytime with Blinkbox

As broadband speeds increase, more and more consumers are using the internet as a way to digitally replace physical goods. It happened with CDs, when Apple’s iTunes and Spotify started supplying buy-to-own and advert-supported models respectively, and now blinkbox aims to do the same with video. The blinkbox service combines both Apple and Spotify’s selling … Continue reading Blink and you won’t miss it – TV anywhere, anytime with Blinkbox