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Watch Time Warner Cable programming on your Xbox 360

on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

In March of this year, I purchased (and reviewed) the new Roku 3 because I could use it to add Time Warner Cable programming to my bedroom TV without needing to rent a cable box.  I now have sharp, clear cable channels on that TV that supplements the over-the-air network channels I get using an Read More…

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Mohu introduces the Sky HDTV outdoor antenna

on Friday, April 5th, 2013

We’ve had a few articles about products that help you “cut the cable” to your satellite TV or cable TV provider.  In addition to streaming media players, we’ve featured antennas that bring in free, over-the-air, uncompressed HDTV signals.  We even mentioned an earlier Mohu product, the Leaf indoor antenna, in a news post.  If you Read More…

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Roku 3 review

on Thursday, March 14th, 2013

In November 2011, Julie and I reviewed two models of the Roku 2 (see related posts for link).  I’ve been using my Roku 2 in my living room since then, and I had an older Roku in my bedroom.  The bedroom TV has no cable hookup, so I relied on my Roku and my Apple Read More…

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HDTV-Support Multimedia Player from Gadget4All

on Friday, May 4th, 2012

The HDTV-Support Multimedia Player from Gadget4All doesn’t connect to any online media services, but it will let you play your own media from CF, SD, MS, and XD data cards, hard drives, or flash drives with no computer and no internet connection required.  It supports a variety of formats for video (in HD / PAL / Read More…

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Roku 2 XS and XD Streaming Media Players Review

on Monday, November 28th, 2011

Roku recently updated their line of streaming media players, and they sent Julie their high-end Roku 2 XS with gaming remote to review.  I had been in the market for a Roku for my living room TV so I could watch Hulu Plus on my big screen TV, so I bought myself a Roku 2. Read More…

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A Virtual 150″ Movie Screen – Sony Personal 3D Viewer Head Mounted Display HMZT1

on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

First seen at CES 2011, Sony Websites around the world are now showing the HMZT1 Personal 3D View Head Mounted Display for preorder.  Using dual OLED HD screens , virtual 5.1 Surround Sound and TruBlack displays, the headset’s designed to immerse you into movies and games in the intimacy of your own personal cinema. “Get the equivalent of Read More…

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Cut the Cable with the Mohu Leaf

on Thursday, October 13th, 2011

If you’re looking for a way to get rid of expensive cable bills, you may have considered going to HD over-the-air programming.  Nothing’s better than free TV, but do you really want to have to use an ugly rabbit ears antenna?  The Leaf Antenna™ was designed by experienced antenna engineers who have been designing antennas Read More…

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Logitech Harmony 900 Universal Remote Review

on Monday, January 25th, 2010

This past holiday season, my wife and I remodeled our basement putting in a relatively nice media room with fancy in-the-wall speakers, A/V receiver, big LCD TV, Blu-ray player, AppleTV, and Nintendo Wii. All of those components having their own remote which adds up to a fair amount of juggling just to do something as Read More…

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Envizen Duo Box Pro Review

By: Anita Z
on Monday, December 28th, 2009

When it comes to portable DVD/TV players the Envizen 7” Portable Digital TV and DVD player (Duo Box Pro) is nothing revolutionary, however, it is unique because it packs in several functions in one portable device.  Its no-frills design allows you to watch TV, play DVDs and video games, slideshow digital photos, and listen to Read More…

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Best Buy BlueShirt and Geek Squad Expert answer my questions

on Thursday, December 18th, 2008
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A week or two ago, I was asked if I wanted to do a call-in video interview with a Best Buy BlueShirt and a Geek Squad Expert. I wasn’t able to make time to do that, but they did allow me to send in a couple of questions that they would video tape the answers Read More…