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Enter The NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX

Not All Graphics Processors Are Created Equal. You expect the next entry in high-end graphics cards to be spectacular.  In this respect, the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX does not disappoint.  This graphics processor delivers a major boost over previous GPUs.  That should be enough to get most serious gamers to upgrade their hardware, but there’s […]

A Tale of Two Televisions

Our Intrepid Sr. Editor Lonny Paul Breaks Down a pair of Televisions that You just have to Have. Sharp LC-46D62U 46 Inch LCD HDTV The AQUOS® LC-46D62U sets a new standard for large-screen flat-panel TVs. With Full HD Spec 1080p resolution, dramatically enhanced black level and an elegant new design, it produces a breathtaking picture […]

Gemini CDT-05 Continues Trend of Excellence

Live to Play.  Play to Live. Gemini Sound Products has one mission:  to enhance your musical experience through function and performance. They’ve built their business over the last 30 years on understanding what’s really wanted and valued in DJ and Pro Audio products. They accompany this devotion to detail with a level of service unparalleled […]

Still a Great Multimedia Player…Microsoft’s Zune

Weighing only 5.6 ounces, 4.4 x 2.4 x 0.6 inches and 30GB of storage space, Microsoft’s Zune is just a little larger than Apple’s iPod – and Rocks. The Zune, available in Black, White and Brown, has several impressive features. It sports a 3-inch screen, four-way controller and a custom version of Microsoft’s Portable Media Center OS. The Zune also boasts two features that Apple hasn’t thought to add, an FM Tuner and Wi-Fi. It also has video playback and photo viewing capability.

Despite the Zune’s impressive features, it does have a few limitations. The Zune is not backward compatible with WMA-DRM9, it only supports WMV videos natively, it won’t play DRM video files and you can’t share video via Wi-Fi.

I Have 4 Video Sources! How Do I Connect Them All to My New Plasma TV?

Gefen CAT5-1000 HDThe days of a single television source are over. Games, satellite TVs, DVRs and computers are all able to feed High-Definition digital video into flat panel displays of today. Companies like Gefen help easily ou link your sources to the single input on many HD TVs.

Hard Drive Giant Seagate to buy EVault for $185 Million

Expansion into Storage Services Is Company’s Next Step Seagate Technology has announced it will aquire EVault Inc., a highly regarded provider of online backup services for business, for a cool $185 million dollars. The buy is the biggest step yet taken by Seagate in an attempt to strengthen its position in the storage services industry. […]

Analog to Digital: Take Your Home Movies Into The New Millennium With Video Capture!

old-video-camera.jpgWhat is Video Capture?
Vid-e-o  - [vid-ee-oh] – Noun – the visible part of a television transmission.
Cap-ture  – [kap-cher] – Verb – to represent or record in lasting form

With the accelerated growth of technology, video capture has become a part of everyday life. It was in the late 1970s that you could have purchased a Panasonic VCR for the low price of ony $5,000 – New! Today, you can purchase a VCR from several dozen manufactorers for less than $60.00. If you think that was expensive, how about in the early 1960s, Ampex offered the first home video system in the Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog and it came with a huge camera, TV monitor, special furniture and a 100 pound Ampex VR-1500 video recorder. And you could have owned all of this fablous equipment for only $30,000 – but wait! There’s more! An Ampex engineer would come out to your home and even set it up for you. What a deal!

Now we have DVD players, Digital Video Recorders (DVR), camera cellular phones that record still and video images, home and office survelience cameras and the list continues to grow. But with so many types of video recording devices, how can we save it so that it isn’t damaged, lost or simply fades away?

Going Quad-Core: Processors for the Future of Personal Computing

The Intel Core 2 Extreme Quad-Core Processor QX6700 is Intels first of many true Quad Core processors.  Four processing cores means separate, dedicated processing power for each and every data heavy application.  From Graphics to Games, these power-packed wonders are available now, months ahead of the competition.  But what’s the difference between your motherboard and […]

News Update for 12-13-06: Nano Memory

TigerDirectThis is the TigerDirect News Update for Wednesday, December 13, 2006.

Today’s podcast includes:

  • Nano Sized Memory from IBM Runs Faster with Less Power
  • UCLA hacker gains over 500,000 student and staff records
  • Texas wants to give hunting rights to the blind
  • and Microsoft encourages robot builders with new Operating System


And the Battle Continues…Zune vs. iPod

The underdog is continuing to bark and bark louder. The questions is, how vicious will Microsoft’s bite be. Microsoft’s “iPod Killer” is slowly gaining popularity and it has spent millions-upon-millions of dollars developing the Zune and aiming to take down Apple’s iPod. The UK Times performed a bench test comparing the two portable multi-media players […]