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  • IOGEAR Outs Two HTPC Controllers Perfect For Laid-Back Browsing

    IOGEAR Outs Two HTPC Controllers Perfect For Laid-Back Browsing

    Don't be distracted by the new assault of media streamers lead by the Boxee Box and Google TV and these new controllers from IOGear plan on capitalizing on the living room PC popularity. Home theater PCs are still big business thanks in part to netops gaining hardware accelerated graphics while dropping in price. With the right software pack -- either Windows Media Center or Boxee -- combined with… Read More

  • Iogear launches first Mac, PC compatible USB hubs

    Iogear launches first Mac, PC compatible USB hubs

    So these might not be for everyone, but Iogear announced a 2-port USB 2.0 printer switch and a 4-port USB “Net ShareStation.” The printer switch allows you to plug in one Mac and one PC into a single printer and it automatically detects which one is sending print jobs. The Net ShareStation allows you to hook up four different doodads via USB and share that amongst your fellow co-workers or… Read More

  • IOGEAR’s ‘Wireless USB-to-VGA’ kit

    Here’s a quick glance at IOGEAR’s Wireless USB-to-VGA kit. It consists of an ultra wideband (UWB) USB adapter that plugs into your computer and a VGA receiver that mounts behind your TV. Read More

  • Review: IOGEAR Powerline Stereo Audio System

    Review: IOGEAR Powerline Stereo Audio System

    The IOGEAR Powerline Stereo Audio System connects your iPod or other audio input device to speakers in a different room through the magic of electricity, avoiding all the cancer enducing radio waves that pollute our air. The base station has an iPod dock, with several brackets included in the box to ensure your specific iPod model fits snugly, as well RCA jacks and a 3.5 mm input jack. The audio… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: IOGEAR Mobile Digital Scribe for $60

    CrunchDeals: IOGEAR Mobile Digital Scribe for $60

    Normally about $80 to $100, Office Max has the IOGEAR Mobile Digital Scribe for $60 until October 18th. The device captures your writing from just about any normal paper surface (up to Letter or A4 size) and then digitizes it to be archived on your computer. You can also hook the Mobile Digital Scribe directly up to your computer and record your handwriting in real time. Seems like a great gadget… Read More

  • IOGEAR debut spill-resistant keyboard, Bluetooth laser mouse

    IOGEAR debut spill-resistant keyboard, Bluetooth laser mouse

    What is with all these computer peripherals lately? IOGEAR is betting all you collegians are going to need a bong-proof-keyboard so they’ve come out with their own spill-resistant keyboard that has a drainage hole, hot keys, thin design and a detachable rubber-coated wrist rest. Packaged with said keyboard is an 800dpi optical mouse that has back and forward buttons. Yay! This combo is only… Read More

  • Iogear's DVI Net ShareStation: In case you need to share a single monitor among several computers on a network

    Iogear's DVI Net ShareStation: In case you need to share a single monitor among several computers on a network

    Damn, if you squint your eyes you just may be able to see the Iogear DVI Net ShareStation. It’s a small box you put onto your home network that then lets up to six different computers share the same monitor. (You plug the monitor into the box, then the box into the network.) It supports resolutions up to 1600×1200, so you’re not sacrificing too much screen real estate by sharing… Read More

  • IOGEAR busts out Wireless USB to VGA kit

    IOGEAR busts out Wireless USB to VGA kit

    IOGEAR may win today’s award for “most innovative products announced on a single day” first with their USB Laptop KVM and now this, Wireless USB to VGA kit. The latter of those two happens to be exactly what it sounds like, as it allows users to wirelessly extend a VGA signal up to 30-feet. So far only Windows XP and Vista users need apply, but for those that do, IOGEAR makes… Read More

  • Odd Iogear KVM cable is actually pretty cool

    Odd Iogear KVM cable is actually pretty cool

    I’m a huge KVM fan. I followed them all through high school and was really upset when the broke up. Not a lot of people could do proto-punk-reggae like those guys and even 311 don’t hold a candle to their work. That said, this is another kind of KVM. It’s essentially a USB cable that you connect to two computers. The host computer can then bring up the guest computer’s… Read More

  • Remote control HDMI switch looks simple, awesome

    Remote control HDMI switch looks simple, awesome

    I don’t know why this isn’t a standard at this point. We’ve all got a ton of systems, inputs, outputs, displays, so we need a switcher, obviously. But we’ve also got a nice place to sit and maybe a romantic interlude happening so maybe we’d rather not get up to switch the switch from one’s Netflox 360 to one’s Al Green CD, or perhaps one’s Vudu porn… Read More

 
  • Video Review: IOGEAR USB Net ShareStation

    Looking to share USB devices across your home network? Got $80? Then pick up the IOGEAR USB Net ShareStation. The product’s website says, “Users may not achieve optimum audio/video streaming performance when connecting to the USB Net ShareStation through a wireless Ethernet router,” but I loaded up a 1080p WMV file and streamed it via wireless just fine. You can hook up external… Read More

  • Contest: We're giving away three 'GearJuice Mobile Pocket Power' rechargeable battery packs

    Contest: We're giving away three 'GearJuice Mobile Pocket Power' rechargeable battery packs

    In the spirit of summertime travel, IOGEAR has given us three GearJuice Mobile Pocket Power systems to give away. Each kit consists of a lightweight and rechargeable battery pack capable of recharging small devices like MP3 players and cell phones. The kits come with seven interchangeable power tips to charge devices that use Sony Ericsson, Samsung, USB, mini-USB, and Nokia ports. To win, simply… Read More

  • ShareStation: network sharing for your USB devices

    ShareStation: network sharing for your USB devices

    IOGEAR’s ShareStation costs $80 and allows you to share USB devices. Smart, huh? You can share just about any USB-based device across multiple computers that are connected to the same network. IOGEAR cautions that “Users may not achieve optimum audio/video streaming performance when connecting to the USB Net ShareStation through a wireless Ethernet router,” if you were to share… Read More

  • Iogear launches USB to DVI video card for second monitor support

    Iogear launches USB to DVI video card for second monitor support

    If you’re not fortunate enough to have a dual-monitor workstation, Iogear’s got something you should check out in the USB 2.0 External DVI Video Card. It’s what it sounds like, a USB device that adds a second video card and second monitor support to your PC via USB. It’s very much like the VGA version launched last year, but with with DVI. No word on the exact specs, but we… Read More

  • IOGEAR's 'Portable Media Player' announced

    IOGEAR's 'Portable Media Player' announced

    I’m not quite sure what to make of this so I’ll see if I can’t get my hands on a review unit to take it for a spin. The IOGEAR Portable Media Player is 3.2-inches wide by 5.25-inches long by .75-inches thick and contains a 120GB hard drive. You hook the device up to your computer via USB, dump videos and photos onto it, and then hook it up to your TV via composite or component… Read More

  • IOGEAR fined for germ-free claims

    IOGEAR fined for germ-free claims

    Bloops! The EPA has fined IOGEAR $208,000 for claiming their mice controlled germs. Their crime? “Unsubstantiated public health claims regarding unregistered products, and their ability to control germs and pathogens.” So that’s why I got all those cold sores! IOGEAR Fined $208,000 By EPA For Germ-Free Mice Claims Read More

  • IOGEAR Digital Scribe: Insert Something Funny

    IOGEAR Digital Scribe: Insert Something Funny

    IOGEAR’s Digital Scribe may look like an ordinary pen, but it isn’t. Duh. It converts all your doodles and notes into digital text via an ultrasonic transmitter plugged into a USB port, which does its thing with the OCR software on your PC. People who still take handwritten notes will want to pick one of these up. It’s available now for $99.95. Product Page Read More

  • IOGEAR Intros Compact, Feature-Rich KVM Switch

    IOGEAR Intros Compact, Feature-Rich KVM Switch

    Having a two computer setup can be nice, but all those cords can become a problem quickly. Ease the tension by picking up IOGEAR’s new MiniView Micro PS/2 KVM switch. It allows for two computers to share an LCD with DVI output and a max resolution of 1600×1200, as well as USB or PS/2 keyboards and mice. The MiniView also has an audio switch so you can listen to tunes from one PC while… Read More

  • IOGear Alleviates HD Media Center Woes

    IOGear Alleviates HD Media Center Woes

    If your A/V receiver is becoming a tad too crowded because of all the HDMI cables and you hate switching back and forth from your next-gen DVD player to your game console then check out IOGear’s 4-port HDMI Switch. As you’d expect you can connect up to four devices to the Switch, which relays everything to your 1080p TV. The Switch is HDCP compliant and uses IOGear’s patented… Read More

  • IOGEAR Mouse Protects Passwords, You From Cooties

    IOGEAR Mouse Protects Passwords, You From Cooties

    Yep, it’s a mouse. A corded, laser mouse with a biometric fingerprint reader. Oh, and its surface is covered with a Titanium Dioxide and Silver nano-particle compound that contains antimicrobial properties. The IOGEAR Personal Security Mouse with Nano Technology (also known by its far catchier name, the GMEFP1W6) lets you login to a computer or Web site or anything else password protected… Read More