Pandigital, which is making a name for itself in the digital photo frame market, is branching out into kitchen televisions. As part of the upcoming International Home and Housewares Show in Chicago, the company will be showing off a new 15-inch LCD HDTV that can display digital photos and act as a digital cookbook.
Here are the highlights and specs from the news release:TV's resolution is 1280x720. Preloaded recipes are included. Plus, additional recipes can be copied onto the frame's internal memory. Copy digital photos onto the frame's memory via the memory card reader or by … Read more
Back in December, Microsoft dutifully notified the (few) people using its Windows Home Server software that a bug in the product could corrupt files.
Typically, when Microsoft posts a bulletin outlining specific problems in its products, as it did in this case, a fix is usually right around the corner.
Not so for Windows Home Server. According to a bulletin posted this week, the bug will not be fixed until June, when the company posts a patch. That means, in essence, Windows Home Server will be on the market for a year before the fix comes.
When certain programs such … Read more
If we hadn't just ruined it in the title, we could have made a snappy joke out of the Denon AVP/POA-A1HD. "What has two boxes, takes two people to lift and costs as much as a car?" But the AVP/POA-A1HD is no joke--it's Denon's outrageously high-end home theater system, and we really want one.
The A1HD comes in two exceptionally substantial components. The first is simply a pre-amp that costs 5,000 pounds, or about $10,025, and the second part is a a power-amp that goes for the same amount. The pre-amp … Read more
HD DVD is dead. But does that mean Blu-ray is the one and only high-def option? If so, what's the best Blu-ray player to buy? Or will HD downloads be the next big thing?
Don't have the answers? No worries: I'll be taking all of your Blu-ray and HD home theater questions during our weekly CNET Ask the Editors chat session. To take part, bookmark the link below and drop by on Thursday, March 6 at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET:
Setting up a wireless network of home-security gadgets can be a pricey venture. So a California company hopes to produce a line of low-cost gear for home automation that might appeal to the Sears and Wal-Mart set.
Petaluma, Calif.-based Threshold, a privately held company founded three and a half years ago by a former Nokia GM, is developing a set of gadgets that include front-door Webcams, motion sensors, and light controls that can talk wirelessly to a control device and the PC. The system will let people automate tasks like timing interior lights, monitoring the front door while on … Read more
HP is poised and ready to send a barrage of printers to our office, and to that we say, "Bring it on!" This won't be the first time we've been deluged with printers from HP, and we're eager to get back in the ring. Need proof? Just last August, we became a storage shed for HP's massive photo printer rollout. This time around, it's the small and medium business side that gets a product boost with 11 new inkjet and laserjet printers that HP claims will increase flexibility and grab attention at a … Read more
Sony held its annual "Open House" in Las Vegas this week and, as usual, pulled out all the stops. Here's the latest news:
Home theaterNew Sony Blu-ray players: Better than PS3? Sony PX-LX300USB lets you breathe new life into your old vinyl records Another proprietary wireless audio system: Sony S-AIR Sony refreshes Bravia home theater line for 2008 Sony's new budget AV receivers packed with features Sony puts price tag and April launch date on new DualShock 3 wireless controller
Portable mediaSony announces plethora of new audio accessories Sony's 2008 MP3 players priced for U.S. … Read more