HDMI

belkin-miracast

Belkin has launched its new Miracast Video Adapter designed to mirror your Android screen onto your HDTV wirelessly. The small adapter plugs directly into your TV’s HDMI port and turns it into an external video display without connecting a physical cable from your device to the TV. Once connected, you can stream any content on your [...]

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Android Mini PC review

Android-PC-01

I am what is considered a "cord cutter".  I've decided to not to pay to watch traditional TV via a cable or satellite TV provider. Instead, I read and/or watch my news on my computer, phone or tablet via subscriptions to YouTube channels, Netflix, and various online services.  I  recently got to review a popular [...]

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vanco-hdmi-ir

If you have all your AV gear hidden away in another room or closet to keep your home theater looking neat and tidy, you know it's pretty tough to control those devices with an IR remote control, because they require line of sight. The Vanco HDMI IR Control Kit looks like a pretty nifty solution [...]

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sewell-hammerhead-1

I have looked for a solution for a long time to connect my laptops to my various TVs.  I have avoided buying converter boxes because I simply didn’t want the hassle of buying yet another device to go in my entertainment center and then have to fish the cables out when I wanted to move [...]

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cirago-ctm1000-review1

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 [...]

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Have you ever wanted to connect your laptop to your TV, but wanted to keep the laptop next you on the couch instead of placing it across the room where the TV is located? I have a gadget that should solve that problem. It's the new AT-HDAIR wireless USB to HDMI or VGA adapter from [...]

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cirago-intro

The Cirago CMC1000 Multimedia Center is an enigma. I've never heard of the company, or the product. Google found a few online sites that carry it, so I can tell you the 500GB model I am reviewing sells for under $190 online, and its 1TB version goes for about $60 more. It sure seems like [...]

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hdmi

I really hate it when I get a new gadget to review and find out too late that the necessary cables to hook it up haven't been included in the package. There's nothing worse than making a quick trip to Walmart, Best Buy, etc. only to have sticker shock when I see how much they [...]

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There's been a lot of interest in Digital Media Adapters and several companies are promoting them; WD, Iomega, Seagate, IOgear and now a newcomer, Hi-Denvision. Today we'll take a look at the HD-0310 and see how it stacks up. I've had a chance to put it through its paces with various media formats and there [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Home, Kitchen