RedMere to Announce Single Cable HDMI Solution for Apple Products

This article was first published as  RedMere to Announce Single Cable HDMI Solution for Apple Products on Blogcritics… RedMere, a pioneer in smart active cable technology for HDMI, will announce Monday a new, single–cable solution for mirroring the iPad 2 and iPhone 4’s display to an HDTV. The new connection products will be available to […]

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Product Review: Dane-Elec my-Ditto NAS

This article was first published as, strangely enough,  Product Review: Dane-Elec myDitto NAS on Blogcritics… There’s a lot of noise these days around “cloud computing.” It seems like every company even vaguely related to computers has a cloud–something so, how about having your own personal cloud? Dane-Elec’s my-Ditto is a Network–Attached Storage product, a NAS, […]

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Product Review: Tetrax Handheld Electronics Mounting System

This article was first published as Hardware Review: Tetrax Handheld Electronics Mounting System on Blogcritics… When you think of industrial design, Italy and a sleek modern aesthetic often comes to mind. Walmec S.p.A., in the Sarano suburb of Conegliano, is better known for their spray gun technology than mobile platform widgets. That hasn’t stopped then […]

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MacWorld Expo 2011

New product discoveries at MacWorld Expo 2011 in San Francisco

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Microphone Review: Blue’s Mikey 2G

Less than half the size of my iPod Touch, the Mikey 2G is an external coincident stereo microphone for most iPods. Mikey 2G is designed for musicians, cub reporters, students and anyone who needs to capture high quality audio on the spot.

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Earphone Review: Sennheiser’s IE7 & Klipsch’s X10i

For this review, I’ve chosen as earphone examples two moderately priced but very hi–fi products from companies with very differing views of what’s “right.” In the German corner, we have Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of audio gear since 1946. In the American corner, we have Klipsch Group, a loudspeaker manufacturer also since 1946. Each firm is quintessentially true to their home country and their products reflect that background.

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To Tune or Not to Tune

Just when we thought it was safe to surf our new digital televisions (DTVs), another, more subtle wave is washing over the shores of consumer electronics (CE). That wave is the new ATSC M/H mobile/handheld standard, dubbed A/153 by propellor heads…

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To All Bitstream Fansentients

As you can tell by now, I’ve either been quite busy or incapacitated. Thank goodness, it’s the former…

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Intel Core Family Hews To Dev Roadmap

… Intel announced the latest round of updates to their Core processor family. Arguably the most significant change to the new Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3 processors is the 32 nanometer fabrication process used to manufacture them.

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eReaders…An Overview

You see, your average MID, netbook or iPhone may be portable but they aren’t designed to do one thing well. They’re general purpose, all singing, all dancing designs able to handle smooth video playback, read your e–mail, and throw up seventeen suggestions for restaurants within two blocks of your location, all in glorious color. Can most traditional books do that? No but, what a book can provide is a highly legible, usually black and white “display” that requires no power to maintain…

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Amazon CloudFront CDN Service Announced

Amazon, a pioneer in virtual storefront technology and electronic commerce services, today announced Amazon CloudFront, a web service for content delivery.

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Live Dangerously: AIT EOL’d

Buried on Sony’s web site is the final death knell for the AIT data tape format. The declaration…specifies the format’s End of Life for the close of March 2010.

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