Acme MP-01 Media Player delivers Oscar-winning performance

Multimedia Players are the next evolutionary step in the home entertainment arena that started decades ago with the humble video player. The Acme MP-01 Portable Media Player is by all accounts an external hard drive that boosts 1TB capacity. By plugging the MP-01 into any compatible TV, you can play both films, programmes and video … Continue reading Acme MP-01 Media Player delivers Oscar-winning performance

Watch  those Christmas flicks on Acme’s Digital Media Centre

The Christmas holiday season is something we all love and loathe. On the one hand, the traditional movies and festive songs seem so familiar and welcoming and then on the other after a couple of days you’ve had quite enough of that thank you very much. Here’s a nifty gadget for making those long festive … Continue reading Watch  those Christmas flicks on Acme’s Digital Media Centre

Prestigio Emporio ION 330 nettop review

You may remember that we went to visit Prestigio a while back (you have been paying attention, haven’t you?) and saw some of their range of brand “lifestyle” goods, targeting men aged 30-50. Although some of this range was simply leather USB keys and mice emblazoned with Ferrari logos (I’m under 30 so am blind … Continue reading Prestigio Emporio ION 330 nettop review

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

Sony N100: Another heavyweight enters networked media player ring

Sony have become the latest tech giants to jump into the burgeoning market of internet media players. Their new N100 Network Media box combines streaming client, Wi-Fi and BRAVIA Internet Video in one sleek little package. The player looks lovely enough, with a cool monolithic design that matches Sony’s state-of-the-art Bravia TVs. Its ultra-compact size … Continue reading Sony N100: Another heavyweight enters networked media player ring

Veebeam: Wireless USB set-top media magic

Veebeam have come up with a novel idea to play content from your computer on your television. Instead of streaming individual files over your local area network (like almost every other media set-top box in the world), it simply sends your entire desktop. That’s right – rather than worrying about codecs and file formats, Veebeam … Continue reading Veebeam: Wireless USB set-top media magic

Packard Bell Studio ST – media hard drive

Packard Bell has been hard at work trying to keep pace with the storage solution rat race, and the result is the Packard Bell Studio ST, a HD ready media hard drive. At a glance, it’s a black box, finished in high gloss, but there are questions marks regarding the its capabilities – we are … Continue reading Packard Bell Studio ST – media hard drive