Belkin recently announced the availability of the WeMo, a new line of products that will turn an Apple product such as the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, into a remote control for household devices through Wi-Fi and a free mobile app – perfect in helping inspire the lazy couch potatoes in all of us.
The WeMo will come in two models – the WeMo Switch (priced at $49.99) and the WeMo Switch + Motion (priced at $99.99). While both are small devices that plug directly into any standard electrical outlet and will serve as a WeMo center allowing you remote access, the WeMo Switch + Motion will also feature a sensor that reads motion within 10 feet which can [...]
Nowadays everything in the living room is networked. My Xbox 360, my PS3, my TV, my cable box, my WD TV Live Media Player, and even my freaking home theater receiver. Traditionally, you only had two options for connecting those devices.Run a wire. Problem is, if there are three walls and a floor between the the device and the router, that may be a bit tough to do. Use wireless. Yes, wireless is pretty good for many devices, but a lot of them only have an RJ-45 port. Additionally, I like playing on my PS3. I sometimes also like to play online, but I don’t do it very often. Reason being, I use the integrated [...]
So you’ve waited and waited and waited… until the last minute to buy a gift. Now, you have no idea what to buy! Well, here’s a list of my top gift picks
Roku 2 XS 1080P Streaming Player
Got someone you know who’s a media buff? Well, this will change the way they watch tv. With 350+ included channels available via the internet (ethernet or wireless) as well as capability of playing full 1080p HD video this little device will be sure to be a winner under the tree.
The Roku 2 XS is currently available at Amazon
HSPC Top Deck Tech Station
This one is a must for those of you computer enthusiasts out there. [...]