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Forget the tablet, 2011 is the year of the shower radio! Last week we reported on Toshiba's wirelessly connected water-proof song box and, just as our nerves began to settle from the excitement, someone came along and dropped this eco-friendly, shower-ready gem on us. Not only is the H2O Shower Pow

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Three months from introduction to on sale ain't too shabby in the camera world, and that's exactly what Casio has managed to accomplish with the intriguing new Exilim EX-H20G. We first spotted this point-and-shoot at Photokina in Germany, and now we've had a solid week to put it through its paces

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Paper-mache, candy, and human cells have all been seen flowing through 3D printers for custom fabrication work, but students and faculty at Canada's McGill University have a cheaper prototyping material: plain ol' H2O. They recently modified this Fab@Home Model 1 by replacing the soft goo extruders

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We can't say with any level of certainty why Toshiba chose to announce its new Camileo after CES and before CeBIT, but whatever the reason, we're sure it's a good one. Introduced today over in Germany are three new camcorders, all of which boast simple controls for the technologically challenged an

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We can't say with any level of certainty why Toshiba chose to announce its new Camileo after CES and before CeBIT, but whatever the reason, we're sure it's a good one. Introduced today over in Germany are three new camcorders, all of which boast simple controls for the technologically challenged an

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Our relationship with technology is no doubt a love-hate affair, so it's no surprise that every time a new HD device hits the street we get excited at the possibility that whatever bug was driving us nuts with the current version is resolved. The DirecTV brand HD DVR definitely applies to this one,

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DirecTV continues to roll out MPEG-4 local channels in HD across the country, today announcing 25 markets that will be added during the fourth quarter. This brings the total number of local markets with HD to 67, representing nearly three-quarters of US households. As always, customers will need a n

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Do you have DIRECTV'S newest high-def receiver? The H20? If you do we are confident that it runs hot 'cause most of 'em do. We don't know why (someone can tell us if they know) but we do have a solution for you that we found on AVSForums. Simply, well not super easy but still easy, install a fan on

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That's it.  Just Fresno. Although I'm sure our HD Beat Fresno readership is glad to hear it, previous DirecTV releases have been a bit meatier on the number of added local areas. Still, KFSN/ABC and KGPE/CBS are live today and we're sure many are glad for it. Per the usual, you'll need the new

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DirecTV just keeps rolling out these high-def markets. The newest ones on the list of 24 cities is Milwaukee, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and St. Louis. DirecTV plans to have 26 more markets up by years end and at this rate we don't see them not achieving their goal. At the beginning of the year, they o

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