Logitech HD Pro Webcam. Whoopity doo. Honestly, I hate to sound negative but I just do not get what the big deal is. I get HD. I do. Maybe not in the same obsession as anyone with a television or cellphone or video camera. That group is a whole different breed. I’ve seen [...]
I’ve read reviews on The Gadgeteer for media players that hook up with your TV or home theater setup and let you view your home videos, pictures, movies, and even play your music files. I’ve always been interested in them, but I’ve never had one of these devices. I had looked into an Apple TV [...]
Is there any tech company not making a media player? This will be the fourth product of this type that I’ve reviewed for The Gadgeteer. The main differentiating property of the devices, besides the price, seems to be the number of file types and codecs supported. The MPLAY-HD has all the types I need and [...]
Using an SD-Card, FlashDrive, or even a multi-Terabyte USB HardDrive, the CiragoTV Mini lets you playback videos, pictures and music that you downloaded or created at your computer on your television in beautiful 720P or 1080i ( and 480i & 480p for any tube owners ). This isn’t a networked UPNP media playback system with [...]
The Hauppauge HD PVR allows users to record HD content off a cable or satellite set top box to their computer’s hard drive, and from the recordings, create HD quality DVDs for their personal media libraries. The HD PVR is one of the only mass marketed HD personal video recorders presently sold to the consumer. The strengths [...]
Hoping to enjoy the same popularity as the WD TV and Popcorn Hour, the new ViewSonic VMP70 is yet another media player for your TV. The VMP70 boasts more compatible video and audio formats than any other player (MPEG 1/2/4, DivX/Xvid, H.264, VC-1, WMV9, RM/RMVB, WMA, MP3, DTS, OGG, AAC, (2-channel), Real Audio, JPG, JPEG, [...]
VholdR has just announced the ContourHD 1080p, a wearable HD camcorder that includes a series of mounts for your goggles, helmet, handle bars, vehicle, or anywhere else you want to attach it. It’s the world’s first wearable camcorder that can capture and share 1080p video (1920×1280). It has a water resistant aluminum and fiberglass body [...]
After viewing some remarkable sample footage from the Internet of the Canon VIXIA HV30 HD Camcorder I had to get one of my own and try it out for myself and see if this camcorder was really as good as the footage I kept seeing.
Everywhere you look, small USB and hard drive based media players for your TV are popping up on the market. From obscure products like the Cirago MultiMedia Center, to the extremely popular WD TV HD Player and the Popcorn Hour Media Tank. LaCie has been an overachiever, releasing not one, but six different multimedia hard [...]
It goes without saying that we love our gadgets here at The Gadgeteer. We love big gadgets, little gadgets, complex gadgets and simple gadgets. Today I want to show you a gadget that is both little and simple. It’s the Flip minoHD video camera.
All you tough guys out there listen up… You can now look even more like a tool cool with the HD Helmet camera from ContourHD. It’s an HD camera (1280×720 pixels and 30 fps) with a 135 degree wide angle lens that can fit on your goggles.