Antec P190 + 1200 Case @HardwareLogic.comAdd a comment
ASUS 8800 GT 512MB TOP Edition @Virtual-Hideout
AutumnWave OnAir GT USB HDTV Tuner @Madshrimps
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Western Digital Caviar RE2 750GB Hard Drive @HotHardware.com
Antec P180 Enclosure @High Tech Reviews.comAdd a comment
Kingston SD/2GB-U @ASE Labs
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Rosewill RX81-MP-SC eSATA HDD Enclosure @TweakTown
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TMPG, Inc. (www.tmpg-inc.com), the company that makes digital video easy, has added TMPGEnc MovieStyle to its software lineup. It allows users to easily convert video clips for use on 11 popular digital devices from portables such as the iPod and PSP to full HD devices such as Sony's Playstation 3. The free trial will be available for download on March 27th at www.tmpg-inc.com. The full retail version will be available shortly thereafter at $39.95 per license.As their press release points out, a free trial will be available on March 27th and the retail version will be available shortly thereafter for $39.95. Full details can be found here. Add a comment
"More and more, people are using digital devices to watch their favorite video clips, whether it's portable devices or video game consoles," remarked Kimi Matsuki, TMPG CEO. "With MovieStyle, users can easily convert video clips for these devices without any video encoding knowledge. That means users of any age, experienced or inexperienced, can use this software to convert video for portable or HD devices. We like to say, MovieStyle: your movies, your digital lifestyle."
Corel Corporation (NASDAQ:CREL; TSX:CRE), a leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media software, today announced the latest release of Corel WinDVD, the world's number one DVD and video playback software on PCs. Corel WinDVD 9 Plus Blu-ray features a new, more intuitive user interface, new video technologies including advanced upscaling that enables users to create near-high-definition viewing with standard-definition DVDs, enhanced Blu-ray Disc playback, as well as the latest in high-definition surround sound for the ultimate viewing experience. With more than 200 million units shipped worldwide, WinDVD remains the industry standard for DVD, video and Blu-ray Disc playback.WinDVD 9 Plus Blu-ray is priced at $99.99 and is available now through Corel's website. The software will also be hitting retail outlets over the coming weeks. If you'd like to read more, Corel's entire press release can be found here. Add a comment
"WinDVD 9 Plus Blu-ray is designed for the movie buff, frequent flyer and those who want a superior video and audio playback experience in one easy-to-use solution," said Jeff Hastings, President and General Manager, Digital Media at Corel. "More and more people are adopting the latest high-definition technologies such as Blu-ray Disc and AVCHD. With WinDVD 9 Plus Blu-ray, users will have access to the latest Blu-ray Disc playback capabilities including BonusView as well as revolutionary upscaling technology that enables users to create near-high-definition viewing with standard-definition DVDs."
Interest among standard DVD consumers likely to buy HD packaged media increased to 10.8% for the week that ended Feb. 20, compared to 9.4% for the week that ended Feb. 13 and 8.9% for the week of Feb. 6. HD DVD interest, not surprisingly, dropped to 8.8%, from 10.6% (Feb. 13) the week before and 10.9% the prior week.The study also found that the high cost of Blu-ray players and consumer satisfaction with standard DVD is slowing growth. If you'd like to read more, the entire article can be found here. Add a comment
Comparative percentages for Blu-ray late last year ranged from 5% to 6.8% through Christmas.
The Aleratec 1:11 USB Copy Tower SA is available now for an estimated retail price of $1575. Full details can be found here. Add a comment
Aleratec Inc., leading developer and manufacturer of "Prosumers' Choice" solutions for the USB, Flash, HDD, Blu-ray, DVD/CD, duplicating, and DVD/CD publishing markets, introduces its innovative new 1:11 USB Copy Tower SA, the fast, economical way to duplicate the same information to multiple flash drives, and it's stand alone -- no computer or any other equipment is required. It will copy, compare, or erase up to 11 flash drives simultaneously and all functions are selectable via a very simple duplicator controller with a back lighted LCD display. The Aleratec 1:11 USB Copy Tower SA takes the hassle out of trying to copy USB flash drives.
Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC), the leader in digital media software, redefines Mac burning yet again with the introduction of Toast 9 Titanium. Toast 9 allows consumers to record high-definition content from high-definition (HD) camcorders and favorite HD programming from TiVo DVRs and Elgato’s EyeTV devices to Blu-ray Disc (BD). Users also have the option to burn HD video and slide shows on standard DVDs. For on-the-go entertainment, Toast 9 introduces Roxio Streamer. Streamer allows users to stream video content stored on their home Mac to a Wi-Fi connected iPhone or iPod Touch or any Internet connected Mac or PC. Already the first choice for music fans wishing to create great sounding CDs and DVDs, Toast 9 offers the ability to capture streaming audio for recording Internet radio. Another Toast innovation allows captured music tracks to be automatically tagged with song titles, artist or other related information.Toast 9 Titanium is available directly from Roxio for $99.99 and will hit retail outlets later this month. The High Definition/Blu-ray Disc (HD/BD) plug-in, which is needed to author BD video, is sold separately for $19.99 and is available free for those who purchase Toast 9 online at roxio.com through April 13, 2008. Full details can be found here. Add a comment
Adesso AKB-320UB Keyboard w/Trackball @BCCHardwareAdd a comment
ASUS Xonar D2X 7.1 Channel PCI Express Sound Card @Bigbruin.com
Eagle Tech ET-CSIU2J-BK JBOD External Storage System @Bigbruin.com
FSP PSU Roundup - 500W, 700W and 1kW @BCCHardware
Kingston 8GB Hyper-X Data Traveler USB Drive @Virtual-Hideout
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MemoRight GT MR25.2-064S 2.5-Inch 64GB SATA SSD @Benchmark Reviews
MSI N9600GT-T2D512-OC (GeForce 9600 GT) @Hardware Zone
OCZ ReaperX HPC 4GB PC2-6400 @Phoronix
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Western Digital Scorpio 2.5" 320GB HDD @TweakTown
The comments by Aaron Greenberg, group product manager for Xbox 360, poured cold water on recent speculation that Microsoft could support Blu-ray after Toshiba Corp, backer of the rival HD DVD format, gave up when key movie studios and retailers abandoned the technology.Take not that Greenberg is only denying the rumor about Blu-ray being integrated into the Xbox 360. There is no mention here of the addon player. If you'd like to read more, the entire article can be found here. Add a comment
"Xbox is not currently in talks with Sony or the Blu-ray Association to integrate Blu-ray into the Xbox experience," Greenberg told Reuters in an interview.
Plextor will ship the PlexTower series disc duplicators to distributors at the end of March 2008. More information, including pricing, can be found here. Add a comment
Plextor LLC, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media equipment, today announced the immediate availability of the PlexTower series of CD/DVD disc duplication towers. The small footprint, slim profile towers deliver high-quality recording for low-volume applications, as well as one-touch operation in an economic package.
PlexTower series duplicators feature 18X DVD and 48X CD recording speeds, and each drive is capable of burning eight DVD discs or 22 CD discs per hour. In addition to DVD video, the drives also support dual-layer DVD-R/+R and DVD-ROM recording. Prassi Zulu 2 disc mastering software is included, while a simple interface and LCD readout make it easy to perform common functions like copy and verify.
Plextor is offering three models: a single-drive PlexTower PX-DTS100, a three-drive PlexTower PX-DTS-300, and a seven-drive PlexTower PX-DTS-700. USB 2.0 interfaces ensure easy connectivity and fast data throughput with personal computers running Apple Macintosh or Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista operating systems.