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Not a whole lot to make this N6420, Fujitsu's new 17-inch flagship, stand out from the rest of the jumbo-sized WMCE laptops out there these days, but with a base configuration at $1,500, it doesn't look like the pricing will be too painful. The new laptop features options for an HD DVD drive in the...

October 17th 2006 at 9:25am 0 Comments
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Many have tried, but few have conquered the Mac mini when it comes to keeping slim and looking fit. Lucky for us -- or at least our Japanese friends -- DosPara seems to have managed both feats, and they even tossed in some Core 2 Duo action in there, just to show off. We couldn't really ask for m...

September 16th 2006 at 5:41am 0 Comments
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If MythTV's promise of a free Windows Media Center alternative sounds exciting, but you can't quite bring yourself to navigate the trials of a Linux install on your own, then you might be interested in Monolith's pre-built Media Center PCs, which come with MythTV pre-installed on top of Ubuntu Li...

August 16th 2006 at 7:59pm 0 Comments
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It might not be quite as edgy as the Slingbox in the design department, and the software support seems a bit lacking as far as client viewers, but the HAVA from Snappy Multimedia has a couple of welcome additions to the Slingbox repertoire. First off, the box includes built-in 802.11b/g WiFi, so...

July 3rd 2006 at 11:10am 0 Comments
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If the joys of prime time serial dramas such as 24, Lost and Desperate Housewives are proving a bit taxing on that garden variety DVR or WMCE of yours, it might be time to bump your storage with a bit of NAS action. Luckily, Interact-TV has an incredibly pricey solution to your woes, which doesn't j...

June 12th 2006 at 9:49pm 0 Comments
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CNET's staff just strapped on their bionic suits and hoisted Dell's 20-pound XPS M2010 into the lab for a full, hands-on review. Calling this desktop/laptop hybrid a "striking feat of engineering" (that's a compliment, we think), the reviewer fawns over the M2010's premium components, bri...

June 1st 2006 at 8:11am 0 Comments
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With Apple's general method of publicly denying the demand for a product until they announce its imminent release, Steve Jobs' words at today's annual shareholder meeting were quite telling. Without giving much away, Jobs stated: "The new products in the pipeline are the best I’ve ever se...

April 27th 2006 at 10:56pm 0 Comments
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Instead of merely devouring DVR software developer Meedio and leaving us to wait months for the results, Yahoo is releasing their new Meedio-based Yahoo Go TV software a mere week after announcing their acquisition. There's minor Flickr integration, and the software seems bent on answering the ca...

April 26th 2006 at 5:35am 0 Comments
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We kind of thought Escient was somehow taking things in a slightly more "cost effective" direction with their $1000 Escient SE-D1 media manager last year, but they've just gone quite a bit the other way with their new $6000 FireBall DVDM-552 which just started shipping. From the looks o...

April 7th 2006 at 10:22am 0 Comments
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Looking to control your PC with an infrared remote that's not the size of French baguette? Look no further because SnapStream Media just let their FireFly Mini remote out of the bag. We've had one of these in the HDBeat labs for our upcoming BeyondTV 4 review and we're quite impressed with the size...

March 8th 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments