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Windows 8 DVD playback is a no-no

Windows 8 DVD playback is a no-no

Microsoft has removed Windows 8 DVD playback from the upcoming operating system. Windows 8, which is scheduled for release in October 2012, has removed the ability to play DVDs from the Windows Media Center. read more…

TiVo and Charter have got a new deal going on

I have just learned that TiVo has just started a multiyear deal with Charter Communications to bring the Premiere set-top box and interface to the cable provider.

Here’s what my Source has to say:

According to Charter, its deal with TiVo is designed to bring its customers “a new and enhanced experience. read more…

Sharp AM-IP100: Digital TV Tuner

On top of the new Aquos Blu-ray recorders that we recently mentioned, Sharp has also presented a new Digital TV Tuner which goes by the codename of IM-IP100.

The Sharp IM-IP100 is also known as AQUOS Net Tuner and besides supporting digital broadcast, it also provides the chance to record video content to an external drive connected via USB. read more…

Bluedot Announces A New Ultra-Portable Digital TV

Today, Bluedot Japan announced the upcoming launch of their newest ultra-portable, digital TV called the BTV-900. This device features a 9 inch (800?480) LED backlight display, a Japanese Digital TV tuner with EPG and B-CAS card reader, a stereo speaker and an AV input. read more…

TiVos Wireless N Network Adapter

We’ve previously covered the TiVo Premiere, and if you don’t want to run Ethernet cable into it, you can always use this dongle.

This is the TiVo Wireless N Network Adapter that is designed to function with dual-turner TiVo boxes, but it will not play with the DirecTV DVR from TiVo. read more…

DivX to Back Sharp Aquos LE820 TV Line

A partnership between Sharp and DivX has resulted in enabling the Sharp Aquos LE820 TV to play DivX 1080p videos using the TV set’s USB slot. The LE820 boasts of four primary color technology for more sparkling colors (gold, blue and yellow). read more…

Onkyo DE411 All in One Desktop

Onkyo has released a new all-in-one desktop with the Onkyo DE411. The DE411 is powered by dual-core Atom 330 1.6Ghz processor with a 21.5” 1080p full HD display. Other specs of this AIO include 2GB of RAM, a 320GB HDD and an NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (ION) GPU for aiding people in their HD video viewing. read more…

Hello Kitty Toshiba Regza TV

We should have seen this coming. As Hello Kitty continues to cover practically all gadgets, we now have a Hello Kitty Toshiba Regza TV for you. This is a 19” Toshiba TV set that features a 1366×768 resolution with a 1,000:1 contrast ratio. read more…

DivX TV Launched

Say goodbye to the ancient practice of having to boot up your PC and access online videos thanks to DivX technology. DivX TV is here! The new DivX TV is being promoted as an embedded Internet TV platform which should provide access to a wide array of online media content. read more…

Google and TiVo Partner Up for a Brighter Future

It looks like Google and TiVo are ready to partner up for a brighter future. I am talking about their future of course, but a future that will impact ours as well. It seems that the two companies have announced a data-sharing partnership. read more…

TiVo Sues AT&T and Verizon for a Change

We’ve gotten used to see TiVo sue other companies for various reasons and it looks like right now AT&T and Verizon will have to defend themselves in some new trial. It looks like TiVo is going after AT&T and Verizon for infringement. read more…

TiVo Patent Claims Get Rejected by Patent Office

The fighting between TiVo and DISH still continues as the Patent and Trademark Office has rejected some of TiVo’s patent claims. The Time Warp patent has been rejected making DISH happy for at least a while. read more…

MIPS32 Processor Cores to Power DTV and Set-Top box SoC designs

With the coming of Digital TV fast approaching, the focus these days has been on the available resources like set-top boxes to make sure they don’t encounter problems during the transition period. Haier (Beijing) IC Design Co. read more…

Worlds First Consumer Electronics Devices With DivX HD 1080p Playback

LG Electronics is in the news again and this time around, they have announced their new line of digital TVs is the world’s first device series capable of playing back full DivX HD 1080p videos. read more…

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