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October 1, 2015 By Chris P.C.

ChrisTV Online Free Edition

Watch online TV Channels. Using ChrisTV Online you will gain access to more than 2000+ TV channels and 600+ radio stations from all...

December 20, 2010

Doxie portable scanner

Forget the cute name and the little pink hearts on the front of this ultraportable scanner; Doxie will win your affection because of its simplicity and cloud connection.Scan into the cloud with DoxieUnlike many portable scanner, the Doxie doesn't need a power supply, just the USB cable that connects it to your Mac or PC; that and the exceptionally light weight make it truly portable (and it's easy to tuck away on the shelf and grab when you need it in the office).

April 28, 2010 by

HTC Droid Incredible tethering to cost $10 or $25 per month

One aspect of the HTC Droid Incredible that people seem to be quite interested in is the official Mobile Broadband Connect utility found on the device. You will need a cable to connect your HTC Incredible to your PC and now we see the available pricing options for this new Android device. The two options are $10 or $25 per month for 5GB of data and depend on the voice and email plan you have setup with your device.

December 5, 2009 by

Is CableCard dead? FCC weighs alternatives.

In theory, CableCards don't seem like a bad idea: Instead of using a set-top box provided by your cable company, you can slide a small card into a device like a PC or TiVo and use that to control your programming options. The first cards were hobbled by their inability to communicate in both directions—able to transmit to the device but not to send signals back from it—which made features like on-demand viewing unavailable.

July 1, 2014 By Jiransoft


Smart Tool offers a convenient function such as file transfer through linkage between PC and mobile terminal. [Main function] File...

June 2, 2009 by

AMD announces ATI Theater HD 750 "HDTV on a chip"

Some owners of home theater PCs (HTPCs) want as much of the same experience as a typical cable user as possible, which means they need to install CableCards into their systems to access scrambled digital channels and the like. For those whose TV needs are less demanding, a PC with a TV tuner can get you unscrambled cable channels and over-the-air HD stations.

January 1, 2009 by

Ace Computers to release $999 CableCard-equipped home theater PCs

One of the major impediments to the growth of the home theater PC (HTPC) market has been the lack of digital cable TV support. Yes, Clear QAM tuners can handle unencrypted digital channels, but only now that cable companies have started getting behind the CableCard standard can consumers use their PCs to view and record encrypted cable channels.

January 10, 2011 By David Mee Online TV


A free Slideshow screensaver from the Employee of the month Movie. This is a slideshow of the main characters from the Employee of...

June 12, 2008 by

News to know: Google-Yahoo; Twitter; IE8; Cable follies

Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Yahoo's Google ad deal: Savior or mistake?Icahn's plan goes kaput as Microsoft talks endGarett Rogers: Microsoft and Yahoo stop talking, and Google winsMary Jo Foley: Yahoo says it won't sell its search biz to MicrosoftTechmemeBits: More Top Yahoos Heading for the ExitsMicrosoft warns Web site owners to prep for IE 8Tom Steinert-Threlkeld: Cable: Act, Don't ReactRobin Harris: The 16 TB RAM PC: when?

May 1, 2008 by

Stream PC content to every HDTV in the house via coaxial cable

In a similar vein to yesterday's post about wireless HDTVs, today's news arrives with a media streamer by ZeeVee that plugs into one's computer and sends on-screen content to every TV in the house over existing coaxial cable.In effect, the unit, called the ZvBox, enables users to view any media from the Internet (streaming video, for example) right on their TV with no subscription fees or wireless dropouts.

January 30, 2007 by

MobileTechRoundup show #88

A couple of new mobile product discussions kicked off MobileTechRoundup show #88 when James, Kevin, and I chatted about the Medion UMPC that has me thinking of switching from my Q1 and the HTC Athena Pocket PC Phone Edition device. I also discovered my MacBook Pro cable was fraying and actually it is dead right now. James discovered EV-DO Rev. A in Houston and I tried it out with Sprint. A cool freeware for S60 3rd Edition devices was also discussed and if you have one of these devices then check it out and improve your email and texting capabilities.

July 6, 2006 by

Still plugged in to the raw Internet? Here are some $25 routers

For the life of me I still don't understand why people still plug directly in to their cable or DSL modem.  Not only are they exposing themselves to the raw Internet, they're making life miserable by limiting themselves to one PC connectivity at a time and possibly even having to deal with PPPoE DSL dialup configurations.

June 5, 2002 by

Gateway: Buy a PC, buy broadband

Gateway announced on Wednesday it has completed the rollout of broadband service offerings through its Gateway stores across the United States. Gateway stores in cable-serviced areas in the United States now offer high-speed cable Internet service as a part of a PC bundle or as a standalone product. The company started its efforts to roll out high-speed cable access last year and has established relationships with Adelphia, America Online, AT&T Broadband, Charter Communications, Comcast, Cox Communications and EarthLink. Gateway has sold more than 50,000 subscriptions, according to the company. --Richard Shim, Special to ZDNet News

March 24, 2002 by

TDK Systems BlueM

TDK's BlueM add-on module provides m-series Palm owners with Bluetooth functionality, but at a high price.

January 17, 2002 by

AT&T, Linksys team up for home networking

AT&T Broadband announced Thursday that it would supply home networking services to its Internet customers with hardware from Linksys. AT&T Broadband Internet customers can connect their PCs and laptops to their high-speed Internet connection through a wired or a wireless network. Customers pay about $45.95 for a high-speed Internet connection and the lease of a modem, and can add up to four computers to a home network for $4.95 each, which gives each computer its own (Internet protocol) address for simultaneous access to the Internet. The customer must also buy additional hardware. For a wireless network that runs on the 802.11b, or Wi-Fi, standard, home users need Network Access Point connected to their cable modem, which handles signals to and from other computers and costs about $150 from AT&T. The computers themselves must also have wireless network PC cards or adapters, which range in cost between $80 and $40 each. Prices for wired network equipment are generally cheaper. --Sam Ames, Special to ZDNet News

September 27, 2001 by

Gateway offers cable Net access deals

Starting Friday, Gateway will begin marketing special offers on Adelphia Communications' Power Link cable Internet service for customers in Southern California. Consumers who buy a new PC or a MusicWare software bundle will qualify to receive three months of service for $19.

August 12, 2001 by

Worried about PC intrusion? Here's how to protect yourself

With the Code Red worm making headlines, PC security has become a hot-button issue. If you have an always-on cable modem or DSL Internet connection, you're at great risk. Janice shows you the best security measures you can buy--and you won't have to break the bank to get them.


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