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Wonder Woman’s back…..NBC this Fall

Remember Lynda Carter in the 1970’s television series The New Adventures of Wonder Woman (1975–79)??? She and Lindsay Wagner, as the Bionic Woman, were every school boy’s dream back in the seventies. Well, like the Bionic Woman, NBC has just announced they will be remaking Wonder Woman (at least the pilot) for this Fall (seems …

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See the buttons on your TV remote with the Pop-up Microlite

I was almost ready to dismiss this stick on light as a lame product, until I thought about all the times that I squint to see the buttons on my TV remote controls. Hmmmm… it might look a bit dorky, but it could actually come in handy. The Pop-up Microlite is a nickel sized stick …

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Play your fave PC / Mac games on your big screen TV

The new iGUGU Gamecore controller offers PC and Mac gamers a compact wireless motion sensing controller that incorporates a trackball, direction pad, joystick, programmable action buttons, and full QWERTY keyboard. It also comes with a transciever that will allow you to connect your PC or Mac to your HD TV for a big screen gaming …

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The Wave – Is it your ticket to surfing the net on your TV?

Are you trying to decide which hardware option is best for you for adding internet capability to your TV? Do you go with the new Apple TV or Google TV? What about the Popcorn Hour or Seagate FreeAgent TV HD Media Player? All of these solutions have their good and bad points, but all of …

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Sony Introduces New Universal Children’s Remote Control

Sony has just announced a remote control for kids. The RM-KZ1 is splash proof and features locked down battery and programming compartments. It allows parents to control channel availability by programming up to seven “favorites” buttons. It also has a “volume limiting” feature that does not allow volume to be changed +/- 3 steps within …

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Scosche sneakPEEK II Cable Outputs iPad and iPhone Video to your TV

The next time you want to show the video from your iPhone or iPad on a large screen, grab the Scosche sneakPEEK II cable. It features both component & composite cable connections. Sorry, no HDMI though. The cables have 24k gold plated tips for enhanced durability and superior audio quality. It also features an integrated …

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Ben Heck now has his own TV Show

If you’re a geek that also loves to mod things, you’ve probably heard of Benjamin J. Heckendorn (aka Ben Heck). He’s the guy that has created all sorts of crazy portable systems out of bigger non-portable console systems. He’s a king among do-it-yourselfers and he now has his own bi-weekly show on Element14. “The Ben …

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How I’m using my iMac as my only TV

I’ve said this numerous times, but I’ll say it again – I’m a TV junkie. Reality TV, medical dramas, regular dramas, comedies, movies, cooking shows, you name it, I watch it. For the past several years, I’ve enjoyed these shows from my DirecTV satellite DVR on a huge 65″ RPTV. But one month ago I …

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“Why can’t I get this TV off of channel 3?” -or- How I spent my weekend

For those of you with Comcast Analog service, you probably are aware that Comcast will be dropping most of its analog signals and will move to an all-digital delivery in a few months.  Comcast has begun rolling out digital set-top boxes (aka Digital Control Transceiver, Digital Cable Box, etc.) to analog customers and I received …

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Would you pay $15 a month for FLO TV?

Jackie sent me an email yesterday saying that we should review the FLO TV Personal Television. It’s a device that can show live TV (if you’re within the coverage area, which I am not). Channels include ABC Mobile, Adult Swim Mobile, CBS Mobile, CNBC, Comedy Central, Disney Channel, ESPN Mobile TV, FLO TV Channel, FOX …

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Loop in-air wireless mouse for your living room PC

The Loop pointer from Hillcrest Labs is an in-air mouse that can be used to control a PC, Mac or PS3 connected to a TV with natural hand movements. A small RF Transceiver USB dongle that uses 2.4 GHz (2401 MHz to 2482 MHz) connects to the computer or PS3. You can buy one for …

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