With fuel costs seemingly constantly on the rise, the cost of movie tickets and snacks, it’s understandable why some people are looking to get their movie entertainment without leaving home. So what are the options today for kicking it on your own couch? Streaming and Rental Services Options like Netflix and Redbox make it simple… Continue reading The Changing Age of Entertainment: Bringing the Cinema Home
Category: Audio/Video, Home Theater
DirecTV’s Mobile App
DirecTV, the satellite television giant, anticipated people like us when they developed the “DIRECTV Everywhere” app for iPad and Android smartphones. Watch your favorite movies and programs wherever you are, at your convenience. DIRECTV Everywhere If you’re a subscriber of DirecTV, you can get the free DIRECTV Everywhere app, opening a new world of mobile… Continue reading DirecTV’s Mobile App
5 Roku 2 XS Features You Should Know About
The Roku is well-known for its streaming media capabilities, but that’s not all this versatile device is known for. If you have never explored the extended capabilities of your Roku player, you’re missing out. From playing your own media to using the box to check your social networking profiles, you’ll get far more use out… Continue reading 5 Roku 2 XS Features You Should Know About
Review: Able Planet Clear Harmony SI1000 Sport Earphones
Able Planet recently sent me a pair of their Clear Harmony SI1100 sport earphones featuring their LINX AUDIO technology to test out. These are in-ear earphones with a twist, they have rubber hooks or arms that rotate into place behind your ears to keep the earbuds in place. If you’ve ever worn plain in-ear cans,… Continue reading Review: Able Planet Clear Harmony SI1000 Sport Earphones
Going to College? Make Sure These Gadgets Are In Your Bag
If you’re heading off to college for the first time, it’s essential that you know what you need to take with you. If you’re already in college, you may find that things are a bit lacking, but can’t quite put your finger on what. Technological gadgets are an absolute must for the modern college student,… Continue reading Going to College? Make Sure These Gadgets Are In Your Bag
The History of the Podcast and its Ties to RSS Feeds
When the iPod was introduced and people discovered how great it was for playing music, it became obvious that it could be used for playing other types of audio files as well. What is today called a podcast traces its origins to a form of distributed MP3 files that could be downloaded and played on… Continue reading The History of the Podcast and its Ties to RSS Feeds
Why Hasn’t 3D-TV Taken Off?
Technology has the ability to enrich our lives and at a furious pace of change. It used to be true that a new product, especially one of an electronic genre, would require as much as one generation, or about twenty years, to be fully absorbed into the mainstream of life. Radio, television, and even personal… Continue reading Why Hasn’t 3D-TV Taken Off?
Best Buy Offers TiVo on Insignia Internet TVs
TiVo, the DVR entertainment company, has announced that it is going to integrate its services in with Best Buy’s range of Insignia TVs to give another medium for their services to be viewed on. The deal will put Best Buy in a more competitive position with Wal-Mart, who acquired Vudu last year. Sources say that… Continue reading Best Buy Offers TiVo on Insignia Internet TVs
Ciil Tech’s First Fully Outdoor TV
Summer is coming soon and if you’re a fan of garden parties it might be time to invest in an outdoor TV. Running a cable from your sitting room outside just isn’t going to look good enough anymore. Ciil make these outdoor LCD 1080p TVs for your enjoyment whilst in the hot tub. Okay, so… Continue reading Ciil Tech’s First Fully Outdoor TV
Crossley Radio Memory Master Converts Vinyl and Cassette to DVD Without Wires or Computer
We’ve had 35mm slide to digital, VHS to DVD, and now it’s time for another vinyl to CD converter – yes, we love our analog to digital converters! This is another turntable to CD converter, similar to the ION iProfile turntable we reviewed last year, – the Crosley Radio Memory Master II (product code CR2413A-BK).