HD Players

Thanko HDD Media Player

Thanko unveils a new media device with the Thanko HDD media player. It doubles up as a cradle for 2.5” or 3.5” SATA hard drives and features an SD memory card slot which can handle up 16GB SDHCs.

For connectivity, it boasts of HDMI, Component, SVGA and Composite which should be more than enough for you to connect it to your TV set. read more…

Hollywood Video Offering Free Kids Videos

Hollywood Video is not a company we hear about often, but as an arm of Movie Gallery, it’s definitely worth watching.  And it’s bringing us some interesting news, especially for families with 1. read more…

Netflixs Postal Bill Is HUGE-But Will It Last?

This may not be news in the generic sense, but I’m sure a lot of you will pop your eyes out of their sockets to discover what Netflix’s postal bill is…and what it will be.  Check THIS out:

In 2009, Netflix’s tab to the United States Post Office was about six hundred million dollars. read more…

Video Stores Not Dead, Say Analysts, But Changing

If you’ve been to a video store lately, you know that they seldom just offer video rentals any more.  Especially the local boys, the mom and pop stores.  They might well offer tanning facilities, lottery ticket sales, fax machine services–I’ve even seen some with adjacent restaurants and dry cleaning! read more…

MSI Movie Station HD100

The MSI Movie Station HD100 should be another device that home entertainment consumers will want. It is another media streamer that can deliver full HD video in 1080p which features HDMI, Component and Composite connections. read more…

GPX Portable DVD and Karaoke System

Here is something would-be singers are bound to love having. The GPX Portable DVD and Karaoke System comes with a built-in DVD player together with a 7” color display that should be a great portable device you can bring anywhere they may be. read more…

Blockbuster Planning Set Top Box Delivery Strategy?

Okay, this is actually a wild idea if you stop and think about it.  I mean, it’s just plain old alarming.  Not necessarily in a bad way, either, but because of its sheer novelty.

Yes, I know Netflix did it first with the Roku, but the word is that Blockbuster is planning to offer its own set-top box for accessing its Blockbuster Online service. read more…

Netflix Making Shady Credit Card Deals Now?

That’s a question, folks.  Purely a rhetorical one, until I introduce this.  I was reading this story over on The Consumerist that detailed a lady by the name of Dana’s encounter with Netflix. read more…

ClearPlay Launches Content Filtering DVD Player

Parents are going to love this new latest DVD player released by ClearPlay which is the first filtering DVD player to upscale content to 1080p over HDMI. It costs $99.95 but more importantly addresses the concerns of parents in making sure that their kids do not get to see objectionable content in their age such as bedroom scenes not fit for them. read more…

The Netflix Law, Or, You Cant Reinvent The Wheel

This is sort of a strange news post that also gives you better insight into how one of the greatest content resellers on earth, Netflix, operates.

Thanks to Microsoft and Google, it’s very, VERY, easy to see that it’s pretty simple to make huge pots of cash when you don’t have to make and ship a product. read more…

Basic Math Shows Why Netflix Should Shut Up About Redbox

Netflix, wow…even they’re starting to feel threatened by the Redbox video kiosks.  And frankly, I don’t know why, not for the life of me.

See, apparently, Netflix believes that the one dollar rental “devalues the content ecosystem”, which is a fancy way of saying “makes people think they can pay less for stuff which in turn drives them to actually DO pay less for stuff and break it off in our collective tukhus. read more…

Myka ION HD Hybrid Media Player

Are you planning to turn your PC into a home theater system? Well don’t go through the trouble. Myka has a boxed solution where all you have to do is plug it in. The Myka ION is a hybrid HD media player based on Ubuntu. read more…

Retro Cube Mini Speaker with MP3 Player

Here is a device that basically explains itself. The Retro Cube Mini Speaker with MP3 Player is from fu-bi of Japan which features a 3W x 2 channel speakers that should render some great tunes from various sources. read more…

Coby KTFDVD7093 7-Inch Under-The-Cabinet LCD TV with Built-In DVD/CD Player and AM/FM Radio

The Coby KTFDVD7093 7-Inch Under-The-Cabinet LCD TV with Built-In DVD/CD Player and AM/FM Radio offers a viewing and entertainment medium which should aid you in watching some great videos or access some recipes for some good home cooking. read more…

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