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  • Digital transition 90 days away. Are you and your family ready?

    Digital transition 90 days away. Are you and your family ready?

    The Digital Transition is mere months away and still, many have questions and misconceptions about the February 17, 2009 switch. It can be confusing but your family is relying on you to get it right. Follow the link for some frequently asked questions and answers. Read More

  • Review: DTVPal digital tuner

    Review: DTVPal digital tuner

    The February 17th, 2009 analog shutoff marks the beginning of the digital age here in America and digital tuners, such as the DTVPal, are going to become a staple in many American households. Thankfully, Congress allocated $140 million to alleviate the personal cost of these boxes, by allowing two, $40 coupons per household. This should cover most, if not all, of the retail price. The DTVPal is… Read More

  • Wireless ATSC-equipped TVs coming from Epoq

    Wireless ATSC-equipped TVs coming from Epoq

    Now that the digital transition is just months away, and already happened in some parts, analog, handheld TVs are going to stop working. You know, the type of TVs you used to sneak into church overnighters and ‘hunting trips.’ Epoq is here to make sure that you can continue to see the game even if you’re in the middle of the lake ‘fishing’ with these three new… Read More

  • Olympus SP-565 20x Ultra-Zoom digital camera

    Olympus SP-565 20x Ultra-Zoom digital camera

    What do you get when you throw in a 20x zoom lens into a smallish package? A peeping tom’s second best friend.  Olympus is doing just that with their new SP-565 ultra zoom point-and-shoot cam. (third new model of the day btw) The camera outfit is simply updating the venerable SP-570UZ with the same 20x zoom lens but shrinking the overall bezel size. The techs still were able to include dual… Read More

  • Casio drops a thin and light point and shoot

    Casio drops a thin and light point and shoot

    The Casio EXILIM Zoom EX-Z150 is a 8-megapixel camera with a 4x optical zoom and anti-shake system. No pricing but it will come in red, pink, green, silver, and black. Norderstedt, July 14, 2008 – CASIO Computer Co., Ltd., announced today the release of the newest model in its EXILIM® digital camera series – the stylish, slim EXILIM Zoom EX-Z150, which features a wide-angle zoom lens… Read More

  • Sega releases cheap photo frame for fickle, inscrutable Japanese youth

    Sega releases cheap photo frame for fickle, inscrutable Japanese youth

    The Japanese love them some photoframes but many photoframes are expensive (I’m paraphrasing from French so bear with me.) Most photoframes cost $200 or more while this new Sega photoframe costs about $44. It has a 1.5-inch screen and is light enough to placed in your bag. It is a photoframe. It is small. It is cheap. Questions? Read More

  • Oh. My. God: A true ani-digi mechanical

    Oh. My. God: A true ani-digi mechanical

    A lot of folks won’t quite get the import of this piece but let me tell you it’s probably one of the coolest things I’ve seen in years. Remember The Difference Engine? Well, imagine if the mechanical computers and Gibson and Sterling were talking about were miniaturized into something the size of one of my nipples. You’d have this Di Grisogono Meccanica DG. It is limited to… Read More

  • Warner Music's Directory of Digital Strategy quits, takes some of Warner's records which Warner would like back, unscratched, thank you very much

    Warner Music's Directory of Digital Strategy quits, takes some of Warner's records which Warner would like back, unscratched, thank you very much

    Head of “digital strategy” AKA seller of Akon ringtones Alex Zubillaga has quit Warner Music and will be replaced by Michael Nash. He was integral in gaining a $141 million in digital revenue for Warner this year and basically kept the company from dying like a dog hit by a truck. Director of Warner’s Digital Strategy Quits [Reuters] Read More

  • It's a digital fireplace that actually warms stuff up

    [photopress:electroscape_48.jpg,full,center] Recently in Portland, I stayed at a hotel that featured one channel on its TV system that was just a fireplace burning wood. That’s all: no music, just a close-up of a couple of logs burning. If this is your idea of a good time, you’ll like this Platronic digital fireplace. Let me type that again because it’s fun: digital fireplace. Read More

  • Are digital albums the future?

    Are digital albums the future?

    Not so fast says Thom Yorke. In an interview with BBC Radio 4 Yorke said releasing an album in only digital format would have been “mad.” The Radiohead front man explained: We didn’t want it to be a big announcement about ‘everything’s over except the internet, the internet’s the future’, ’cause that’s utter rubbish. And it’s really… Read More