The LaCie d2 Blu-ray Professional is an external Blu-ray DVD Rewriter capable of playing back up to four hours of HD video and storing up to 50GB of data per disc. This, LaCie's only current Blu-ray offering, connects via USB 2.0 and Firewire and comes bundled with software for both Windows and Mac. The drive itself is actually made by Panasonic and housed in a matte silver shell, designed by Neil Poulton for LaCie(French company). The main use of this drive is to back up and play large video files as well as Blu-ray DVD's.
The high quality entertainment. It comes loaded with Windows 7 and runs off of a NVIDIA GeForce 9000 series graphics card, higher quality than what is normally found in laptops of this price. The 1080p HD screen uses 's XBRITE-FullHD technology to enhance the picture and work together with the graphics card for a better viewing experience. A camera and a microphone are built in, as is a fingerprint security sensor, and a set of A/V control buttons to make movie watching easy without the use of a mouse.AW Series is a PC designed for
The Touch Pro is HTC's flagship phone for 2008 and expands on the premium Touch Diamond with a full QWERTY keyboard and expandable microSD storage. It makes full use of its 2.8-inch VGA touch screen with the HTC's TouchFLO 3D, an interface designed to make navigation simple and intuitive. The 5-row QWERTY keyboard is great for typing up emails or making full use of the include Microsoft Office system. The HTC Touch Pro comes with a 3.2 which is standard for phones of its price range, though the auto-focus feature of the camera is more unique.
TheTT Series is a business oriented laptop that is designed for travel. It weighs only 2.9 pounds, making it light and easy to carry, and comes with a standard battery that can last from 4.5 to 7.5 hours, way more than other laptops in the VAIO line. At production, it was the smallest Blue-ray Disc notebook, with the 11.1" frame incorporating the high definition quality of the usually immobile technology. The Sony VAIO TT Series comes with an optional downgrade for , so the consumer does not have to get the newest .
The Samsung LN52B540 is a 52" high definition LCD TV from Samsung's mid-range 5 Series. The TV features a HDMI inputs, and a USB input. For more information see the full Samsung 5 Series report. Features/Specs 52" LCD Display 16:9 Image Aspect Ratio 1920 x 1080 Resolution 6ms Response Time 60,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio Wide Color Enhancer Technology SRS TruSurround HD Built-in 10-watt Stereo Speakers Built-in ATSC, NTSC, and QAM Tuners Glossy Black Bezel /w Touch of Color Red-Tint .of 1080p, of 60,000:1, and a 6ms response time. It includes built-in 10-watt , 3
The Sony Ericsson K660 is a mid-range candybar-style quadband mobile phone from Sony Ericsson's K Series. The phone features 3G technology with HSDPA for fast download speeds and has wireless technology for pairing with a headset or other Bluetooth device. It has an integrated media player with FM radio and a built-in 2-megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom for taking photos and recording videos. It also includes video and picture blogging, RSS feeds, an Access Netfront browser, and has a for horizontal web browsing. The K660 is designed with a large 240 x 320 pixel screen and comes with 32MB of internal memory as well as a memory stick.
The VIERA V10 Series is Panasonic's line of high-end plasmas that contain all the high-end technologies introduced in 2009. For more information refer to the full VIERA V10 Series report. Specifications 1080p native resolution 2" thick NeoPDP technology 40,000:1 static contrast ratio 2,000,000:1 1080 lines of motion resolution 600Hz sub drive THX Certification, and video mode VIERA Image Viewer with AVCHD support VIERACast VIERA Link Inputs 4xHDMI Component VGA.
The Eee PC 904HA is a netbook PC that offers a blend of entertainment and business features from Asus' 2008 lineup. The netbook features an 8.9" LCD display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels and Asus' Super Hybrid Engine for improved performance. It offers up to 1GB of DDR2 memory and differs from the 900 model since it has an with a 160GB HDD. At 1.4kg, the Eee PC 904HA is heavier than the 900 due to the hard drive and also lacks the that comes with the 900. It includes a 1.3-megapixel webcam, digital array microphone, and built-in stereo speakers. The netbook also offers Wi-Fi connectivity and has a VGA port and 3 USB ports.
The HTC Touch Cruise is designed for consumers who like to travel and want a phone that can help them along the way. It is able to network in Europe and Asia using the HSDPA/WCDMA network as well as other places using Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE. It makes use of Bluetooth 2.0 with enhanced data rate and A2DP for stero , and can connect to Wi-Fi with IEE 802.11 b/g. The HTC Touch Cruise's camera is only a 3.2 megapizel color camera with a fixed focus, not exciting when compared to cameras that other phones have installed.
The Epson Stylus Photo R320 is a color inkjet printer that is specially designed for printing photos in a personal home setting. The printer is an upgrade to the R300 since it features a built-in color preview monitor for adjusting photos before printing. It offers a print speed of 15ppm in black and color with a print resolution of up to 5760 x 1440 pixels. The printer utilizes a 6-Color photo ink system and is capable of printing a 4" x 6" borderless photo in approximately 37 seconds. Photo R320 is designed with a grey and silver finish and a 120-sheet paper input tray. It includes two USB ports and a memory card reader.
The Twelve Hundred is a gaming case from Antec. Created with hot components in mind the Twelve Hundred focuses on the basics: cooling those components, and showing them off at the same time. The largest gaming enclosure from Antec, the Twelve Hundred has tons of room for multiple over-sized graphics cards, and a great deal of cooling capacity with tripple 120mm intake fans, dual 120mm, and an oversized 200mm top exhaust, as well as two other fan mounts for additional cooling if necessary.
The Yamaha YST-SW216 is an entry-level front-firing subwoofer that provides up to 100 watts of dynamic power. The subwoofer features Yamaha's advanced YST II technology in which the speaker and amplifier work together to cancel impedence and provide a high level of performance. It is designed with a 10" long-stroke cone driver and a high-density MDF cabinet for reduced vibration and resonance. The YST-SW216 offers aof 25 to 180 Hz and includes a selectable high cut filter of 40 to 140 Hz. It also features a linear port for reducing extraneous noise and is magnetically shielded.
The Yamaha YMC-700 is the upper model of two neoHD media controllers offered by Yamaha which features WiFi and Ethernet connectivity. The YMC-700 not only allows you to enjoy all your AV sources with high quality but also features an easy on screen operation GUI (graphical user interface) and simplified remote control that allows you to control all your AV devices. It has 3 HDMI inputs and 1 output with HDMI video upconversion from other inputs, including component and composite inputs and has outputs for a 5.1 speaker system. The built in Rhapsody Technology gives you access to the Rhapsody digital.
Pioneer's HDJ-1000 is a higher-end set of headphones, designed mainly for professional DJ usage. The speakers are high-powered, with a max 3500mW power input and 50mm dome drivers, and they have a high degree of sound insulation. The headset has a folding housing with swivel joints, and the housing is padded so that it can rest against your shoulders. They come with a stereo/mono switch that allows left and right channel sound monitoring in a single ear. These headphones also have a very wide range of , between 5Hz and 30kHz. They use a coiled cable, approximately 4 feet long
The Yamaha NS-SP7800PN is a 5.1 channel speaker package from Yamaha that delivers high quality sound and a stylish design to fit any decor. The system comprises of 2 front speakers, 2 rear speakers, a center speaker and subwoofer. There are 2 shelf speakers and 2 floor standing speakers which can both be used as front or rear speakers, depending on your room layout. The center, 2 front and 2 rear speakers all have dual 2.25" woofers and a 3/4" tweeter. The subwoofer is has a super slim 6-3/16" deep design to match and puts out 130 watts...more
The 1 Terabyte hard drive and upgraded THX sound, which was seen in the previous Series3 model. It is capable of storing and impressive 150 hours of HD programming or 1350 hours of SD programming from analog cable, digital cable or analog antenna, has the ability to pause and rewind live TV, and a dual tuner allows you to record two shows at once in HD. Online...moreTCD658000 is the top model HD DVR offered by TiVo, known as the " XL DVR" with several upgrades from the . Most notably, this unit has a much larger
The Nokia E63 is a quadband GSM mobile smartphone from Nokia's business-oriented E Series. The phone is designed with a 2.4" landscape color screen, 5-way scroll key, and a full QWERTY keyboard for messaging and email functionality. It runs on 9.2 and is an upgrade to the E62 since it features 3G broadband internet, Bluetooth technology, and Wi-Fi connectivity with VoIP support. The phone also comes with Nokia maps, office document editors, and supports push email for receiving emails instantly. The E63 includes an integrated media player, FM radio, Java support, and a built-in speakerphone. The phone also features a 2-megapixel camera with fixed focus technology and an LED flash. It provides up...more
The Coby CVE91 are intra-aural earphones that are suitable for use with an MP3 player or other portable device. The earphones are designed to fit inside the ear canal to provide isolation of external noise. They are lightweight and feature 9mm neodymium drivers for deep bass response. Although they are not available in as many colours as the CVE52, the CVE91 also include an in-line volume control which the CVE52 lacks. The earphones are available in a black or white finish and come with a 1 year limited warranty. Features/Specs Sound-isolating earcanal design 9mm Neodymium drivers In-line volume control 3.5mm L-shaped jack Lightweight Available Colours: Black, White 1 year limited warranty...more
The Netgear WNR854T is a wireless-N router that was released in 2006. This router operates at the 2.4GHz frequency, supporting IEEE 802.11n (draft) as well as the wireless-b/g standards. The WNR854T sports a sleek square design that hides the router’s antennas, which are located inside the unit’s plastic case. For users within close proximity to the router, one will find four gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, plus one gigabit WAN port. In terms of security, this router supports high-level WPA-PSK encryption, NAT, MAC address filtering and features a SPI firewall to moderate users and keep unwanted traffic outside the WNR854T network. While...more
The Motorola Surf A3100 is a touch tablet cell phone designed to provide the ultimate work/life balance. The high-speed 3G device gives instant access to information you need to keep connected. It runs Window Mobile 6.1 Professional, which is an icon based operating system that is controlled by touching the screen with a finger or included stylus, or by using the omni-direction trackball. A built in GPS lets you easily search google maps and forward facing camera lets you partake in video conferences. There is also a higher quality 3 megapixel camera with auto focus. Windows Media Player lets you enjoy...more
The Vizio VP504F is a 50" Plasma HDTV from Vizio's VP Series for 2008. The unit is a step up from the VP503 since it features a native resolution of 1080p and a 30,000:1 contrast ratio to provide full high definition graphics with vibrant color reproduction. It also utilizes a REON HQV chip to upscale the quality of standard definition closer to HD. The VP504F has dual built-in 10-watt speakers to provide accompanying stereo sound. It comes equipped with a variety of inputs including composite, component, S-Video, VGA, and four HDMI inputs. The VP504F has a suggested retail price of $1500 and comes with a 1 year limited warranty. Features/Specs 50" Plasma HDTV Silicon Optix REON HQV...more
The Netgear WGR614L is a wireless-G network router aimed at advanced users looking to run alternative, open source firmware on their router. The WGR614L supports popular open source firmware choices such as DD-WRT, OpenWRT and Tomato. Developers have access to an extensive user guide for programming their own router features, along with support from Netgear’s myopenrouter.com community. The Netgear WGR614L runs on a 5354 running at 240 MHz with 4 MB flash and 16 MB of RAM. This router includes two antennas, one internal and one external. Netgear’s WGR614 is rated for wireless connections up to 54 Mbps, and has...more
Launched December 1st, 2008 - nearly a year after the HD100 - the SageTV HD200 is a 1080p capable compact network media streamer. Unlike some complex streamers which include built in hard disks, the HD200 follows the miniature Western Digital TV HD, using only external sources for media. Unlike the WD TV however, the Sage primarily uses a network connection - utilizing networked computers to stream from and store recorded TV. Features digital I/O: 10/100 Ethernet, HDMI 1.3, optical audio, 2 x USB analog I/O: component, composite, s-video Video format supported: MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264 up to 1080p, AVI, MKV, MOV,...more
The Nikon Coolpix S630 is the top model in Nikon's Coolpix Style series, which is a line of sophisticated and stylish digital cameras. This camera blends an ultra-compact form with advanced 7x zoom NIKKOR lens allowing it to capture near and far images, while still being able to fit in your pocket or purse. The 12 megapixel resolution, quick start up time, short shutter-release time lag and all around optimized performance makes it easy to capture any moment with exceptional . The Sport Continuous Mode offers the added benefit of shooting as many as 20 consecutive pictures at a rapid...more
The Toshiba TDP-XP2U is a digital multimedia projector designed for portability and professional use in educational and business settings. The projector features DLP BrightColor technology and is a step up from the TDP-XP1U since it produces a higher brightness output of 2500 lumens for projection in al types of lighting. It has a 2000:1 contrast ratio, 1.1x optical zoom and XGA native resolution with a 4:3 aspect ratio. The TDP-XP2U is designed with a built-in 2-watt speaker and is compact and portable, weighing only 4.8 lbs. It offers a variety of connectivity options including RGB, composite, and S-Video and is HDTV compatible, projecting HDTV signals up to 1080i. The projector...more
The LG LFD850 is a micro sized DVD home theater system that gives a macro sized experience. This system comprises of a DVD player/receiver and two 3-way 80W speakers. The system is only 6.7" x 10.2" x 8.9" and each speaker measures 5.1" x 9.5" x 11.6" making this an extremely compact system. The has progessive-scan output for a high resolution playback through either a composite or component video output. It is capable of playing most DVD and CD disc formats and is capable of reading MP3, WMA and JPEG file formats. It is designed to be used with...more
Introduced in late May 2009 the S12 is a 12" netbook from Lenovo. Further bluring the lines between full out notebook and handicapped netbook, the S12 features a 12" screen with 720p capable 1280 x 800px resolution. Similar to the Asus N10, higher priced configurations of the device will also see a more powerful Nvidia graphics chip - part of Nvidia's latest ION chipset - the 9400m, capable of outputting 720p high definition through the units display, or full 1080p high definition through an HDMI port. Shipping later in July, the S12 is priced from $449 with Intel graphics alone. The...more
The Samsung HZ15W is a compact point-and-shoot digital camera that can record advanced high-definition video. A step up from the digital camera records high-definition H.264 videos at a resolution of 720p. In fact, the HZ15W camera also features HDMI connectivity through the use of a cradle so that users can view their video and photos in HD clarity on an HDTV. In addition, the HZ15W digital camera features a 24mm ultra-wide angle Schneider lens with a 10x optical zoom, not to mention an ultra-clear 3” LCD screen. The HZ15W camera also boasts Optical/Digital , full...more, the Samsung HZ15W
The Energy CF-70 is the largest 3-way floorstanding speaker from Energy's high-end Connoisseur Series and is suitable for medium-sized rooms. The speaker is designed with a 1" hyperbolic aluminum dome tweeter and a 5.5" midrange for accurate sound reproduction. It is a step up from the CF-30 since it has larger 6.5" fiberglass woofers with ribber elliptical surrounds and front venting for powerful bass response. It offers an RMS power handling of up to 300 watts and a frequency response of 34Hz to 20kHz. The CF-70 utilizes advanced sound engineering to ensure that the entire frequency range is uniform in sound and is of an even pattern. It also has dual gold plated...more