New Sharp TV’s Get Smarter with Pre-installed Roku

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Save yourself a lot of money by avoiding smart TV’s and still get all of the voice command, Netflix, HBO, among 2000 online streaming channels, in the new Sharp television series with built-in Roku’s.


Smart TV’s are often expensive.

The inexpensive Roku boxes and sticks have been on the market for years now leading the way with a comprehensive software platform that is often far better than the “smart” features included with uber-expensive TV’s, and yet these sticks and hockey puck sized devices instantly plug HD and high speed streaming into any model TV (with an HDMI input).

Why spend two or three grand on a super smart LED model that’s clumsier software will be obsolete, despite their rare updates, while the Roku’s software is constantly updated and upgraded?

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Palm The Gift Of Video With The Tiny Polaroid Cube

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With the flourishing popularity of the professional action video camera, in the GoPro, Polaroid saw the need to reinvent itself and give the common man an inexpensive and easy to use option that videos and stands just 35mm high in the Polaroid Cube.


The Cube shoots wide-angle (124 degree) high definition video in 1080p for $99!

That’s right, pass this Cube around the party and let everyone chime in on just how GOOD that guacamole is and just AWFUL the person that made it is acting after a few tequila shots.

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IOGEAR GWAVR Sends Mobile, Tablet + PC Wirelessly to HDTV: Hands On

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Well we took a look at the IOGEAR GWAVR slingbox, and this little unit is full of upside (especially for the price) and downside (if you’re not up on your Intel and Samsung products).


I will proceed to tell it like it is.

For less than ninety bucks retail, the IOGEAR GWAVR Wireless Mobile and PC to HDTV device gives consumers an inexpensive option to transfer images, videos, and online content to a high definition television or an HDTV-ready monitor.

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LifeLogger, the Wearable Camera that Lets You Relive Memories as Accurately as Possible

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If Snapchat’s distinguishing feature is its transience, its disposable moments captured and shared for someone else’s brief viewing, the antithesis is the aptly named LifeLogger. Instead of transmitting these moments and then deleting them (most likely because they are too embarrassing to have an eternal record of), LifeLogger lets you and others linger over your past frolics and milestones.


The wearable camera, worn on a headband that extends across the back of your head, shoots 720p 30fps video, as well as 5-megapixel stills, and records up to eight hours of your day. You can live-stream your footage and stills via USB or over Wi-Fi to the web so “[y]our friends will have a front row seat to your life at the push of a button,” the website states. LifeLogger’s Kickstarter campaign started a week ago and ends July 1. The company hopes $150,000 is pledged by this time.

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Here’s My Autograph: Smart Camera that Takes Pictures For You

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With a recent study claiming that snapping pictures ruin our ability to remember those precious moments we wanted to capture, the Autographer by Photojojo may provide just what we need to preserve our experiences.


A hands-free “life logging smart cam,” the Autographer is a wearable camera that contains 6 sensors including GPS, a compass, accelerometer, thermometer, color sensor and infrared motion detector. It uses an algorithm to shoot pictures automatically and grabs 50-200 photos an hour  through a custom 136° wide angle glass lens. As if it has a life of its own, according to the product website, it just “knows” when to take photos.

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This Home Theater System Might Cost More Than Your Home

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Just sit back and relax – you’ve just spend $500 to see the newest Hugh Jackman movie. Recently unveiled, Prima Cinema is the new home theater for the ultra-antsy and ultra-rich.


With Prima Cinema you never have to wait in line, never have to worry about that dreadful flickering “sold out” sign, and no more sitting next to crying babies and loud teenagers the next time you want to see a new blockbuster. And what might that comfort and convenience be worth? About $65,000 to get the ball rolling — not including the furnishings!

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Roku 3: Please Take My Money

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Do the streaming content wizards at Roku ever sleep? The company just released their streaming stick hardware 5 months ago and here they are already with the new and improved Roku 3.


The latest iteration of their popular set top box is a little bit curvier, a whole lot faster, and most notably, comes with sweet purple headphones.

Sure, I could talk about how their new hardware will get you to your 750 channels of movies,TV shows, sports, music, and games five times faster than in previous versions or how it now features Dual-band wireless, Ethernet, and a USB port but, who cares, the remote has headphones!

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Hands On With IOGEAR’s Wireless 3D HD Digital Kit


As the NFL season rolls on toward the playoffs and the NCAA bowl games near, the IOGEAR Wireless HD Digital Kit launches to provide sharp 1080P HDMI signals from one TV to another seamlessly.

No matter how many High Definition televisions are rockin’ your sports bar or pristine home setup, there are always going to be places where the TV is ideal but the room to run connection wires, a Blu-ray player, and a cable box are impossible (at least without taking down a wall and ignoring the wife’s pleas for a contractor – and I do not recommend this).

What do you do when there is no room for a gargantuan vanity, an antique bookshelf to hold the Blu-ray player, and a slew of action adventure romance movies in the living room? And on top of this, the wife insists the TV looks best in the corner beside the fireplace, but the wires just will not wind through the chimney to give the DVR cable box’s content to you.

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Geek Weekly: The Dark Knight Rises Limited Edition Blu-ray with Broken Bat Cowl


The identity of the retiring Batman is dependent on the infamous and intimidating symbol and mask of the Bat Cowl, and there is no more of a despairing image than seeing Bane throw away the dark knight’s busted piece aside, while Wayne lies with a shattered body. It’s like watching the final defeat of a champion and the people’s ultimate defender.

Only through that defeat and utter failure can the ineffable super hero, and his citizen persona of Bruce Wayne, hope to embrace the possibility of overcoming Gotham City’s greatest threat and retiring his legend for a happy life with feline cat burglar Salina Kyle.

Geek Weekly is astounded by the Limited Edition version of The Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray, and its chilling antecedent to the rise to victory by the final Christopher Nolan-Christian Bale Batman film (that we know of).

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Panasonic’s 2012 Blu-ray Revolution

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A Wi-Fi blu-ray machine with 3-D, FLAC audio, and a sleek and sexy player fits in the palm of your hand? Wow!

Panasonic has long been considered one of the top shelf brands when it comes to consumer electronics, and their new lineup of blu-ray players will prove to greatly evolve the high definition movie environment.

One of the newest models revealed at the CES 2012 show was the Panasonic DMP-BBT01, which is like a shinier and skinnier black Wii. And yes, not only do these bad boys fulfill Netflix, Skype, and Amazon VOD via Wi-Fi but also smart phones, which can be used to function as the system’s remote control (so hunting down that damn remote that the cat, Cosmo, swiped far under the couch won’t be necessary).

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