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D-Link Media Center Extender Preview

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D-Link Media Center Extender Preview

— January 14, 2008 13:15

The DSM-750 from D-Link features dual-band wireless Draft 802.11n technology for fast Wi-Fi performance, making the wireless streaming of high-definition (HD) video possible.

Preview: Microsoft Home Servers - for Kids?

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Preview: Microsoft Home Servers - for Kids?

— January 14, 2008 12:00

While the home servers are nothing new, Microsoft's new method of introducing them to your child certainly is. "Mommy, why is there a server in the house" children's book was eye opening to us.

Dish Network VIP 722 DVR Preview

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Dish Network VIP 722 DVR Preview

— January 11, 2008 18:15

The slightly updated Dish Network ViP722 HD-DVR was on hand for our viewing pleasure and we noted that the primary improvement was in the storage department.

Dish Network DVR Converter Preview

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Dish Network DVR Converter Preview

— January 11, 2008 16:10

We got a sneak peek at the as-yet-unnamed DVR converter system that is essentially a device which transforms any non-DVR product into a DVR system.

RTcom HDMI over Cat-5 Preview

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RTcom HDMI over Cat-5 Preview

— January 11, 2008 15:35

The RTcom booth was showing off their HDMI over CAT-5 box. The engineer we spoke to said it would support 1080/60p at 30 meters. Don't quote him (or us) on that. It could be more or less.

Radiient Roomcaster Preview

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Radiient Roomcaster Preview

— January 11, 2008 15:15

Radiient Technologies showed off its Roomcaster, a new UWB-based audio network technology, which is touted to enable true wireless surround sound that is impervious to signal disruptions.

Hitachi Wireless HDTV Distribution Network Preview

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Hitachi Wireless HDTV Distribution Network Preview

— January 09, 2008 03:15

Hitachi Wireless HDTV Distribution Network utilizes an 802.11n network that claim whole house coverage. Hitachi is touting that a user friendly interface, QoS error correction, and more.

Acoustic Research HD-PLC Preview

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Acoustic Research HD-PLC Preview

— January 09, 2008 02:10

Acoustic Research HD-PLC seeks to send an HD signal over your existing power wiring. All you need is a HD-PLC transmitter, an HD-PLC receiver, and a few cables.

Maestro Wireless Dimmers

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Maestro Wireless Dimmers

— January 08, 2008 20:15

We looked at new products from Lutron today at CES in Las Vegas. Entering a dark home is now a thing of the past thanks to the new Maestro Wireless dimmer and wireless controller from Lutron

Z Cinema Advanced Surround Sound System

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Z Cinema Advanced Surround Sound System

— January 08, 2008 20:07

Logitech unveiled the Z Cinema Advanced Surround Sound System. The Logitech Z Cinema speaker system reproduces dialogue, film soundtracks, and gaming audio sound from your PC into high-performance

Sonoro Cubo CD / MP3 clock radio

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Sonoro Cubo CD / MP3 clock radio

— January 08, 2008 17:21

Sonoro audio announced the release of Cubo, today at CES Las Vegas. The Cubo is a German-designed and crafted CD / MP3 clock radio. Cubo is built with a full-range speaker and integrated with a

Z Cinema Advanced Surround Sound System

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Z Cinema Advanced Surround Sound System

— January 08, 2008 16:15

Logitech unveiled the Z Cinema Advanced Surround Sound System. The Logitech Z Cinema speaker system reproduces dialogue, film soundtracks, and gaming audio sound from your PC into high-performance

Roomcaster Wireless System Preview

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Roomcaster Wireless System Preview

— January 08, 2008 16:10

Radiient Technologies announced a new UWB-based audio network technology which operates in the 3 to 10 GHz range that enables true wireless surround sound that is impervious to signal disruptions.

Meridian F80 Stereo Clock Radio

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Meridian F80 Stereo Clock Radio

— January 08, 2008 14:44

I know what you’re thinking. Not another clock radio from an audio manufacturer. When I first gazed eyes upon the new Meridian F80 AM/FM Stereo CD clock radio, I didn’t think much of it. When the

Squeezebox Duet Network Music System Preview

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Squeezebox Duet Network Music System Preview

— January 08, 2008 14:40

The Squeezebox Duet network music system has an innovative controller, which includes a full-color LCD screen, and a compact receiver which enables people to wirelessly browse, select and play content

TN Games 3rd Space Vest and Helmet

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TN Games 3rd Space Vest and Helmet

— January 08, 2008 12:49

First person shooter games are arguably the most popular on the market today. Halo 3 alone is evidence and that. TN Games has taken a technology that was originally built to be used in the medical

Neural-THX 7.1 Surround Games

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Neural-THX 7.1 Surround Games

— January 08, 2008 12:19

THX Ltd., Neural Audio Corp. and Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, today announced that Prototype, the first-person shooter (FPS) for next-gen gaming consoles and PCs, will be the

Cables To Go Enhances RapidRun Modular Cabling System Preview

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Cables To Go Enhances RapidRun Modular Cabling System Preview

— January 08, 2008 11:45

Cables-to-Go enhances their RapidRun offering with an active solution for HD runs up to 100', digital flying-lead terminations with integrated extenders for runs up to 65 feet, and new wall plates.

Cables To Go Wireless USB Hub Preview

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Cables To Go Wireless USB Hub Preview

— January 08, 2008 11:05

Cables To Go showed off a new Certified Wireless USB hub that eliminates USB cables between the device and the PC. he four-port hub has a 30-foot range and can accommodate up to three host computers.

FR150 MicroLink Hand-Crank Radio

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FR150 MicroLink Hand-Crank Radio

— January 08, 2008 09:58

The Etón Corporation announced the release of its FR150 MicroLink Hand-Crank Radio today at CES in Las Vegas. The Etón FR150 MicroLink offers AM/FM reception and access to all seven NOAA All-Hazard

IOGEAR Powerline Stereo System

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IOGEAR Powerline Stereo System

— January 08, 2008 09:38

We looked at IOGEAR’s Powerline Stereo System today at CES in Las Vegas today. The idea of this innovative product is to allow music enthusiasts to enjoy their favorite tunes from their fixed and

iHome's iPhone iStuff

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iHome's iPhone iStuff

— January 07, 2008 00:05

iHome showed off their new line of products developed specifically for the iPhone, to include alarm clocks, clock radios, speaker systems, and Bluetooth speakerphones. Bolstering a comprehensive

Gibson Robot Guitar

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Gibson Robot Guitar

— January 07, 2008 00:05

One doesn't have to have ever held a guitar to be impressed with Gibson's new Robot Guitar. While it wasn't a walking, talking guitar on legs that can play Stairway to Heaven while getting you a

Skullcandy iPhone Ear Buds

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Skullcandy iPhone Ear Buds

— January 07, 2008 00:05

Bringing an outlaw attitude to ear buds isn't an easy task, but Skullcandy is giving it the ol' college try. Providing a connector that will work with your iPhone without a special adapter, the ear

iHome Zune Speakers

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iHome Zune Speakers

— January 07, 2008 00:05

iHome has created a new line of speaker systems developed exclusively for the Zune digital media player (wait? there's another mp3 player other than the iPod?!?). iHome’s new speaker solutions for

iHome iPod Sport Cases

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iHome iPod Sport Cases

— January 07, 2008 00:05

Fashionistas everywhere can now accessorize their iPod while simultaneously protecting it as iHome showed off their new line of colors and designs for its popular iH13 Water-Resistant Sport Case

Erector Ultra Cool Robots

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Erector Ultra Cool Robots

— January 07, 2008 00:05

Erector / Meccano, the company that created Spykee, the world’s first WiFi spy robot, introduces three new, advanced robots at CES this year. Spykee Cell, which can be controlled by cell phone via

Polk Audio I-Sonic Entertainment System 2

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Polk Audio I-Sonic Entertainment System 2

— January 07, 2008 00:05

Polk Audio today announced that the I-Sonic Entertainment System 2 will ship in March 2008. The second generation I-Sonic builds on the success of the original tabletop model by offering an iPod dock