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CES 2012: WHDI wireless HD video streaming

Intel's Wireless Display (WiDi) isn't the only solution for streaming video from PC to TV. The Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) standard is increasingly popular for transmitters you can plug into a PC, game console, tablet or phone to send video to up to four TV screens and projectors at once (and more in the future).

January 19, 2012

Intel brings WiDi technology to tablets

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel CEO Paul Otellini shows the company's new wireless display technology. Using a WiDi video chip, users can stream HD video and games from their laptop and desktop PC to a tablet device.

September 13, 2010 by

Amazon Kindle DX Global Wireless Edition

The Kindle DX is too large to carry comfortably, and Amazon has made very little effort to customise it for the UK market. We like the ability to download content over the air, but otherwise prefer e-book readers that eschew the bells and whistles.

March 4, 2010 by

Hardware 2.0 'Very Best Kit List' for Jan/Feb 2010

Welcome to the updated and revamped Hardware 2.0 "Very Best Kit List" for Jan/Feb 10. Here I've put together a list of the best high-end and mid-range and budget components currently available. So if you're thinking of buying, building or even upgrading a PC, this list is a must-read for you! This time around sees the addition of several new categories, such as netbooks, notebooks, and wireless routers. I've also added new products to some of the existing categories too.

January 17, 2010 by

Dell Vostro 320

While a few tweaks such as an in-built wireless receiver for keyboard/mouse and a video input so it could double as a monitor for your laptop would be nice, if you're looking for a cheap all-in-one PC, it's hard to ignore the Vostro 320 as an option.

October 26, 2009 by

Plantronics Savi Office WO100

Unified communications — the integration of IP telephony, conferencing, messaging, presence and IM — is becoming increasingly prevalent in businesses, and obviously has a strong voice component. To serve this market, headset manufacturer Plantronics has come up with a clever wireless unit, the Savi Office WO100, that lets you use desk phones, soft phones and PC-based audio with maximum flexibility.

September 23, 2009

Hardware 2.0 'Very Best Kit List' for Sep/Oct 09

Welcome to the updated and revamped Hardware 2.0 "Very Best Kit List" for Sep/Oct 09. Here I've put together a list of the best high-end and mid-range and budget components currently available. So if you're thinking of buying, building or even upgrading a PC, this list is a must-read for you! This time around sees the addition of several new categories, such as netbooks, notebooks, all-in-one PCs, ad wireless routers. I've also added new products to some of the existing categories too.

August 20, 2009 by

CES 2009: Asus D200 is a mini-PC, NAS device, router, and more

One of the future releases Asus showed at CES last week was an interesting hybrid piece of hardware that users could set up as a miniature desktop PC, a NAS device, or even as a wireless router or access point. The D200 will ship with an Intel Atom N270 processor, 1GB of RAM, a pair of 1TB hard drives, a built-in 802.

January 15, 2009 by

Another Eye-Fi product wins CES 2009 Last Gadget Standing contest

In addition to meeting with folks and browsing the show floor at CES, I also make sure to attend the Last Gadget Standing competition event. I wasn't able to make it to CES this year and when I went searching around for the winner I thought I was finding the wrong articles in my searches because this year's winner is a variation of the same product that won in 2008. The Eye-Fi wireless card won in 2008 and this year the Eye-Fi Video Card won. This new version supports wireless uploading of both still and video files to your PC or selected websites.

January 14, 2009 by

NSW issues $200m PC, wireless tender

The NSW Government has commenced an expressions of interest process for its planned $1,000 per student roll-out of 200,000 notebooks, and the wireless networks to support them.

December 2, 2008 by

76% of Internet users watched video on their PCs

Consumers desire, and are comfortable with, wired and wireless access to content, IBM found. 76% of consumers surveyed have already watched video on their PC, up 27% from 2007. 32% indicated they have viewed video on a portable device or mobile phone, up 45% from 2007. Interest in mobile video content has more than doubled [...]

November 19, 2008

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