If you’re looking for a way to get Internet around your house using ethernet, this can provide a very workable solution.
The Netgear XAVB101 Powerline kit comes with two powerline adapters and two Ethernet cables.
The units look a bit like a phone or camera power supply except they have a few flashing lights and an Ethernet socket on the side.
Continue reading Netgear XAVB101 Powerline Adaptor Review
Disappointing to see that two Hollywood studios, Universal and Warner Bros, have taken legal action against Zattoo, a service that streams live TV to computer screens.
Zattoo isn’t a fly-by-night operation and has legal agreements with the TV channels that it shows over its service.
Continue reading Zattoo Hit By Hollywood Studio Legal Action In Germany
UK Channel 4 has finally sorted out their video catch-up service.
Channel 4 previously only offered 4oD which only ran on PCs running Windows, because it uses Microsoft’s DRM.
Continue reading Channel 4 Say Sorry To Mac Users (video)
Looks like Microsoft has hit a speed bump in trying to get Silverlight adopted by broadcasters.
Some reasons for the Major League Baseball stopping using Silverlight might be coming to light. With 500,000 subscribers, MBL.com is the Web’s most successful subscription service, so well worth taking note of.
Continue reading MBL Returns To Flash, Dumping Microsoft Silverlight. Why?
BT has unfurled their list of locations which will be first to enjoy connectivity to their forthcoming high speed fibre network.
The first 29 exchanges will hook up around 500,000 homes and businesses during the initial rollout, with the bods at BT expecting work to be underway by early next year.
Continue reading BT Announces First Fibre Link Exchanges
If you like using your computer while looking at the screen through a telescope, Gefen has the product for you.
Continue reading View DVI Monitors 2Km Away Using Fibre-Extender
Looking to take the Kindle 2 around the the back of the bike sheds and give it a bit of a duffing up is the BeBook 2 by Dutch firm, Endless Ideas.
The company aim to have their second-generation eBook reader out in the second half of 2009 and are looking to capitalise on their rivals reluctance to travel to European shores. Despite Kindle being up to version 2 over in the land of hamburgers and high fives, Brits are still yet to get their grubby mitts on one.
Continue reading BeBook 2 Looks To Take On Kindle eReader
If you’re pockets are deeper than the Mariana Trench and you’ve got an aircraft-hangar sized front room, Philips’ fabulous new 56inch 21:9 TV may be just the thing for you.
Wider than the Mersey tunnel, the 21:9 tele was officially announced a few weeks ago, but it’s taken until now for Philips to hit us mere mortals with the devastating price tag: a hefty £3,500.
Continue reading Philips Ultra-Widescreen Cinema 21:9 TV Gets Official For UK
You may remember that the four of the people behind Pirate Bay had copyright violations charges brought against them about a year ago.
Today their trial started with them facing the accusation of “promoting other people’s infringements of copyright laws,” and earning money from advertising on the site.
The representatives of the film, music and video games industry are asking for around 115 million kronor ($13.5 million) in damages.
Continue reading #Spectrial: Pirate Bay Trail Ends First Day
After being blown away by the impressive screen quality of Sony’s first gen PRS-505 Reader back in 2007, we’ve been keeping a close eye on the development of eBook readers.
Although several manufacturer have entered the market since, including the Cybook Gen3, the one that really caught our eye was Amazon’s Kindle reader.
Continue reading Amazon Kindle 2 eBook Reader Photos Leaked