Netflix Having Shipping Issues -Update

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Netflix is having some more issues with their shipping system meaning some people are experiencing delays. Like the great company Netflix is though they are figuring out exactly who was effected by this problem and are going to be issuing credits to those people. Yet again Netflix is showing their commitment to good customer service. […]

Michael Arrington Starts Open Source “Firefox Tablet” Project

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Michael Arrington has asked for help building a web tablet the idea is to have an open source tablet that runs Linux with Firefox or Skype on top of it as it’s main apps. The tablet would be “as thin as possible, run low end hardware and has a single button for powering it on […]

Twitter Pushes XMPP to Gnip

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Gnip announced yesterday that they now have access to the Twitter XMPP feed and will be making it available to everybody through them. The idea behind Gnip is to basically become a middle man between a service and another service, grabbing data from multiple services and then making it available to many other services. Essentially […]

Netflix Profiles Not Ending

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On June 20 I talked about Netflix getting rid of multiple profiles on a single account and yesterday Netflix announced that they would NOT be getting rid of this feature after all saying: “We were persuaded by the well-reasoned, sincere responses of loyal members who very much value this feature.” So I guess those who […]

Netflix Removing Secondary Queues From Accounts

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Netflix is eliminating Profiles. That means if you have multiple queues on one account you should probably think about moving the DVDs from your secondary queues to your main one. The reason for doing this? “By discontinuing the feature, we will be able to put more focus and resources site and service improvements that benefit […]

No-Key Keyboard Design

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It doesn’t seem to be the most practical keyboard in the world but it sure does have some pretty amazing design sense. Instead of using mechanical keys this keyboard would make use of a camera to watch your fingers movement and capture the keystrokes based on that movement. The keyboard consists of only a piece […]

Best Buy Trialing Electronics Recycling Program

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Best Buy is testing out a free electronics recycling program in 117 stores. Best Buy is testing this program in the Baltimore, San Francisco, and Minnesota markets and customers can bring in no more than 2 units per day, per household, for completely free. They can bring in items such as monitors up to 32″, […]

Happauge HD-PVR Now Shipping

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The Hauppauge HD-PVR is now shipping. According to some of those who pre-oredered the device they are finally shipping. The device goes for $249 and is a way for HTPC owners to view true HDTV content without needing a cablecard tuner. All you need to make it work is a cable or satellite box with […]

Amazon Kindle Now Costs $359

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What seems to be everyones favorite eBook reader the Kindle which was originally priced at $399 is now priced at $359. I was pretty happy once they finally got it back in stock after being out of stock for nearly 6 months. I don’t know if they were finally able to get the quantities to […]

World’s Smallest Projector from Earth Trek

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Earth Trek recently released the world’s smallest projector, the 90-805R mini projector. The projector features a card slot (SD/T-flash card), built in lithium battery for 1-2 hours of use, built in speaker, MP4 player, and is capable of a 22″ diagonal projection. The actual device itself measures 105x58x25mm and only weighs 160g. This is a […]

Oppo Releases S11 Portable Media Player

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To most people Oppo isn’t a familiar name but for geeks, we know they make some of the best up-converting DVD players on the market. But now they are making a portable media player. The player has a 3-inch 400×240 touchscreen, 4GB of internal memory, microSD slot, and a video out port. There are a […]

My Idea Of The Perfect Network DVR

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I have been thinking a lot about DVRs lately, mostly because I saw the Nueros OSD and thought it was pretty cool, but I started thinking about what would be the perfect networked DVR and here’s what I came up with. The DVR would have an ATSC tuner and a H.264 encoder, this way the […]

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