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New Swatch Touch Zero One Smartwatch Unveiled

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Lupita Nyong'o Oscars Pearl Dress worth $150000 is stolen

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Swatch announces to make Batteries with Unmatched Storage Capacity

Harrison Ford returns in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel

The Science Behind The Dress

The Science Behind The Dress

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Philips DVD Player with Upscaling Great for Back to School

Philips DVD Player with Upscaling Great for Back to School A DVD player is a must have when your away at school.

Aug 9 2011, 5:57pm CDT

LG BD530 Network Blu-ray Disc Player w/ USB playback for $67 + $8 s&h

LG BD530 Network Blu-ray Disc Player w/ USB playback for $67 + $8 s&h Sears offers the LG BD530 Network Blu-ray Disc Player for $77. Add it to your cart and apply coupon code "XMASLIST" to drop it to $67. With $8.20 for shipping, that's down $13 from our mention last week and the lowest...

Nov 11 2010, 8:28pm CST

Amex MP-501 Full HD Media Player is World's smallest

Amex MP-501 Full HD Media Player is World's smallest According Amex Digital this 1080p media player is the smallest on the planet.

Aug 18 2010, 1:35am CDT

ViewSonic 8GB 4.3" MovieBook Media Player for $59 after rebate + $8 s&h

ViewSonic 8GB 4.3" MovieBook Media Player for $59 after rebate + $8 s&h JR.com offers the ViewSonic VDP400 8GB MovieBook Portable Media Player in Black, model no. VPD400-508, for $109. Coupon code "GEICO10" knocks $10 off. This $40 mail-in rebate drops it to $59. With about $8 for shipping...

Aug 1 2010, 11:00am CDT

Steve Jobs is not a Fan of Google WebM and VP8 codec Google unveiled WebM at the Google I/O this week. WebM is open web media format featuring the now open-source VP8 video codec. The Register reports that Steve Jobs answered an email about VP8 with a link to a blog post...

May 21 2010, 7:28am CDT

15-inch Gigantor Digital Frame on Sale Now

15-inch Gigantor Digital Frame on Sale Now The 15” Gigantor Digital Frame is available at ThinkGeek for $149.99. There are digital photo frames in all shapes and sizes from key chain digital photo frames to full size frames. But perhaps the largest digital...

Apr 5 2010, 1:00pm CDT

Another Merger - On2 Joins Google

Another Merger - On2 Joins Google The stockholders of On2, a company specializing in video compression, approved a deal late today that will make the company a wholly-owned subsidiary of Google. Under the terms of the agreement, all On2 shareholders...

Feb 17 2010, 10:00pm CST

Canon Unveils New MPEG-2 Full HD 4:2:2 File-based Recording Codec

Canon Unveils New MPEG-2 Full HD 4:2:2 File-based Recording Codec Canon is talking about the new MPEG-2 full HD file-based recording codec that it will be using in a pro video camera that it is currently working on. The new codec will also the camera to record 1920 x 1080 full HD...

Feb 3 2010, 9:00am CST

Ainol Unleashes The First 1280p PMP

Ainol Unleashes The First 1280p PMP In terms of HD video, 1080p is generally considered to be the brass ring. If your PMP can output it to a TV, awesome. If it can actually display 1080p, than it has a huge leg up on almost every other competitor out...

Jan 30 2010, 12:26pm CST

DivX Launches Internet TV Platform At CES 2010

DivX Launches Internet TV Platform At CES 2010 DivX TV is coming. Today the company announced that they will be creating a "comprehensive embedded Internet TV platform" that allows users to access "a diverse line-up of online media content". This content will be...

Jan 6 2010, 12:24pm CST

Iomega Announces New ScreenPlay HD media Players

Iomega Announces New ScreenPlay HD media Players Getting your HD media and content from your PC to your big screen in the living room is getting easier. Iomega has announced a new line of ScreenPlay HD media players including the high-end ScreenPlay Director. The...

Jan 5 2010, 10:56am CST

MSI's New MT-V660 PMP Spotted

MSI's New MT-V660 PMP Spotted MSI is most famous for their ultraportable notebooks and netbooks, but they also have a healthy line of PMPs in development. The latest of them is the MT-V660, a bulky, industrial-looking device that appears to have...

Dec 16 2009, 11:31am CST

Lisse MyRacer H10 PMP Announced

Lisse MyRacer H10 PMP Announced Lisse has just announced the launch of an addition to their MyRacer line. The MyRacer H10 (PMP Today) PMP packs a generous, 5" WXGA 1280x720 TFT LCD screen. It is capable of displaying 720p video and features HDMI out....

Dec 12 2009, 3:08am CST

ZiiLABS ZMS-08 CPU Brings Blu-ray Quality H.264 Decode To Low-power Device

ZiiLABS ZMS-08 CPU Brings Blu-ray Quality H.264 Decode To Low-power Device Creative's ZiiLABS today announced the ZMS-08, its 3rd generation media-rich applications processor that brings 1080p Blu-ray quality H.264 decode to low-power devices. Delivering more than 4x the performance of...

Nov 9 2009, 6:52am CST

Motorola to Offer DivX Certified IPTV Boxes

Motorola to Offer DivX Certified IPTV Boxes DivX and Motorola have announced that Motorola will be offering DivX certified IPTV set-top boxes that will initially be offered in Europe and come to other countries at a later date. The boxes will support playback of...

Sep 14 2009, 11:00am CDT

Google Buys On2, Should Flash Worry?

Google Buys On2, Should Flash Worry? This morning, Google announced the acquisition of video compression developer On2. Each old share of On2 stock will be converted to $.60 of Google Class A common stock. The total value of the transaction is estimated to...

Aug 5 2009, 10:01am CDT

1 Beyond EzHDSAN Plug-and-Play HD SAN for Mac and PC

1 Beyond EzHDSAN Plug-and-Play HD SAN for Mac and PC 1 Beyond is a company that produces digital video editing solutions and compositing systems and has just announced its latest product claiming to be the industry's first plug-and-play HD SAN. The device is called the...

Mar 11 2009, 6:52am CDT

Panasonic VIERA Z1, V10 and G15 get DivX certified

Panasonic VIERA Z1, V10 and G15 get DivX certified Panasonic announced that they got their VIERA Z1, V10 and G15 series HDTVs DivX certified. The Panasonic VIERA Z1, V10 and G15 series feature 1080p full-HD flat panels and wireless connectivity to watch directly high-...

Feb 26 2009, 10:00am CST

Alpha Networks Launches HD Media Player

Alpha Networks Launches HD Media Player Alpha Networks has announced the launch of a new HD media player called the ADM-534H. The device features a high speed SoC, HD multimedia interface, 10/100M Ethernet port and a 2.5-inch HDD. Other features of the device...

Feb 26 2009, 6:50am CST

JVC Blu-ray Home Theater Gets DivX Certification DivX announced that JVC's first Blu-ray home theater system has received DivX certification. The JVC system is called the NX-BD3 and is the first entry into Blu-ray for JVC. The system allows for playback over wired and...

Aug 29 2008, 9:32am CDT

Iomega Screenplay TV Link Announced

Iomega Screenplay TV Link Announced Iomega has announced a new device called the ScreenPlay TV Link that makes accessing digital video content on the home theater easy. The device also features a USB port onboard for attaching a compatible hard drive for...

Aug 7 2008, 11:19am CDT

DivX Technology for PS3 Games Now Available DivX announced that it is now offering its video encoding technology to PS3 game developers allowing them to create high quality video for PS3 games. According to DivX the new technology will allow for games with better...

May 14 2008, 9:26am CDT

MvixUSA Launches Hard Drive Based HD Media Player

MvixUSA Launches Hard Drive Based HD Media Player MvixUSA announced a new ultra portable HDD high definition media player today called the Mvix MV-2500U. The device uses a 2.5-inch PATA IDE drive up to 250 GB and when connected to a PC it works just like an external...

May 1 2008, 11:47am CDT

ArcSoft TotalMedia Theater Gets BD-Live Certification

ArcSoft TotalMedia Theater Gets BD-Live Certification ArcSoft announced today that its TotalMedia theater software received BD-Live certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association. The certification makes the TotalMedia software the first PC application to get the...

Apr 28 2008, 9:34am CDT

NAB 2008: New Panasonic P2 VariCam 3700 and VariCam 2700

NAB 2008: New Panasonic P2 VariCam 3700 and VariCam 2700 Panasonic announces at the NAB 2008 new P2 HD solid state camcorders. Headlining the announcement are the new fully solid-state VariCam 3700 and VariCam 2700 build upon the legacy of the VariCam HD Cinema Camera,...

Apr 14 2008, 1:10am CDT

NAB 2008: Panasonic 64GB P2 SSD Card

NAB 2008: Panasonic 64GB P2 SSD Card Panasonic announced at the NAB 2008 a new solid state disk with 64GB capacity for its HD recording professional P2 camcorders. The Panasonic AJ-P2C064 can record more than four hours of DVCPRO footage (64 GB X 4...

Apr 14 2008, 1:00am CDT

NAB 2008: Panasonic AG-HMC150 AVCHD 1080 Camcorder

NAB 2008: Panasonic AG-HMC150 AVCHD 1080 Camcorder Panasonic introduced a slew of new professional video equipment for the broadcast industry at the NAB 2008. One interesting product is the new Panasonic AG-HMC150 solid state HD camcorder, because it is affordable for...

Apr 14 2008, 12:39am CDT

Myka Digital TV Appliance

Myka Digital TV Appliance Digital Trends takes a first look at the Myka Digital TV Appliance that supports BitTorrent. Quote from the review: "The upcoming Myka digital video appliance borrows the Apple TV's smooth lines and tiny footprint,...

Apr 1 2008, 3:00am CDT

Panasonic announces Tru2way and IPTV enabled HDTVs

Panasonic announces Tru2way and IPTV enabled HDTVs Panasonic announces at the CES 2008 new products powered by tru2way technology, including Plasma HDTV, HD DVR set-top boxes and portable DVR devices. Panasonic also announces a line of IPTV enabled HDTVs. tru2way is...

Jan 7 2008, 1:10pm CST

New Sharp SP700 PMP

New Sharp SP700 PMP Sharp introduces a portable media player dubbed SP700 in Korea. Sharp targets language students with the SP700 offering dictionaries and video based learning sessions. The Sharp SP700 supports a variety of video...

Oct 8 2007, 7:00am CDT

Microsoft announces Extenders for Windows Media Center

Microsoft announces Extenders for Windows Media Center Microsoft announces Extenders for Windows Media Center, a platform to bring media content from your Vista PC to your TV. Linksys, D-Link and Niveus Media are to release devices this fall offering high-definition (HD)...

Sep 6 2007, 3:00am CDT

Gigantor 15'' Digital Photo Frame

Gigantor 15'' Digital Photo Frame We have reviewed several digital photo frames here at I4U News. Typically digital frames are smaller from 4” to 10” sizes. ThinkGeek has a massive 15” digital photo frame for sale now, that is priced more like the small...

Aug 6 2007, 3:00pm CDT

New Helios Labs H2000 upscaling DVD Player

New Helios Labs H2000 upscaling DVD Player Helios Labs (former Neodigits) announces a new low-cost upscaling DVD player. The H2000 is a region-free DVD player capable of upscaling DVD movies and a variety of formats including: MPEG-4, XviD, DivX and MPEG-2 to...

Jul 23 2007, 6:00am CDT

SanDisk Signs DivX Agreement

SanDisk Signs DivX Agreement DivX is announcing today that SanDisk has signed a license agreement to bring DivX video compatibility to the Sansa line of mobile DAP devices. The SanDisk video products will now include interoperability with the DivX...

Jun 13 2007, 1:23pm CDT

Canon HV20 Review

Canon HV20 Review Our review partner Digital Trends published a review of the Canon HV20, the follow-on camcorder to the HV10. Quote from the HV20 review: "The Canon HV20 is the company’s second HDV model, following on the heels of...

Jun 5 2007, 7:00am CDT

ADS InstantVideo To-Go Review

ADS InstantVideo To-Go Review If you are a serious mobile video hound shaving some time off the encoding process is probably right up there on your list of wants right next to getting a huge tax refund. ADS has a product called the ADS InstantVideo...

Apr 11 2007, 8:20am CDT

Casio's EX-S600D To Capture Video in DivX

Casio's EX-S600D To Capture Video in DivX DivX today announced that the latest edition to Casio's Exilim line, the EX-S600D, is the very first Casio digital camera to have DivX certification. This means that your digital videos will be immediately encoded for...

Jun 26 2006, 6:00am CDT

Movie Cowboy DC-MC50U2

Movie Cowboy DC-MC50U2 Japanese company Digital Cowboy offers a flexible media HDD enclosure that also can carry a DVD drive instead of a HDD. The Movie Cowboy DC-MC50U2 supports Microsoft WMV HD video and a DVI output with full HD support...

May 26 2006, 2:48am CDT