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TiVo Desktop for Mac 1.9.2 Released, And Sucks

TiVoToGo Mac

If you own a Mac and a TiVo, you might be pleased to hear that TiVo Desktop has just been updated to version 1.9.2, so now it supports OS X 10.4.x Tiger. What you might not be happy to hear is that the software will not work on an Intel Mac, nor does it give Mac users TiVo To Go. Hey TiVo, we are into a lot of the stuff …

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Nintendo DS Opera Web Browser and TV Tuner

Nintendo DS Opera Browser

Earlier this morning, Nintendo officially announced a couple of new enhancements that the Nintendo DS will enjoy. First, an Opera-based web browser will be released for the system, more than likely as a purchasable cartridge. This one is expected to hit the market in June, retailing at about $30 USD. Nintendo also announced a TV tuner cartridge that will be able to receive and display One-Seg …

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Mac OS X 10.4.5 Now Available

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Software

If you are running Tiger, run Software Update to download the freshly-released OS 10.4.5 software. This one weighs in at 40.6 MB:

The 10.4.5 Update is recommended for all users and includes general operating system fixes, as well as specific fixes for the following applications and technologies:

iChat video conferencing Safari rendering of web pages usability of Dashboard and widgets viewing of QuickTime streaming media behind a firewall printing to some Epson printer models iDisk and …

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MovieBeam To Offer On-Demand High Definition Movie Rentals

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: HDTV, Home Entertainment

MovieBeam

Yet another company is looking to cash in on the HDTV craze, looking to deliver first-run high-definition content through a set-top box. MovieBeam will provide a Linksys box, with capacity for 100 movies, priced at around $200 USD after rebate and $29 USD activation fee. It is meant to be stacked on top of a cable TV set-top box and comes with a paperback-book sized antenna to receive movie …

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Apple Shipping MacBook Pro With Faster Processors, Up To 2.16 GHz

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, PC / Laptop

MacBook Pro

If you pre-ordered a MacBook Pro, you will be happy to know that Apple is in a position to start shipping the latest iteration of their notebook, and the processors have been upgraded from what was announced at MacWorld. The $2,000 MacBook Pro now has a 1.83GHz Core Duo chip, up from 1.67 GHz. The 1.83 GHz $2,499 model now sports a 2 GHz processor, and Apple has even thrown …

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Virago Laptop Bags For The Ladies

Virago Laptop Bag

You know, recently I have noticed that electronic devices, along with their accessories, really are targeted towards men. I mean, so much so, that a woman has to do a hardcore search if she wants to find something to suit her personal taste, rather than a black nylon bag. We felt that, with Valentine’s Day and all, we might focus our attention exclusively on the women (for just a …

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Gear Live Podcast Episode 14: Major Nelson, TiVo Series 3, DualCor cPC, Netomat Hub

Gear Live Bleeding EdgeThis episode is packed with a ton of interviews that we shot at CES, including:

Major Nelson Interview: We had the opportunity to catch up with our friend Larry Hryb - Major Nelson to the layperson - to ask him about what his CES experience was like. Major had been pretty much tied to the Xbox area in the Microsoft booth, but he took a …

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Woot! Selling $50 250 GB Hard Drives Today

Woot Hard Drive

Just a quick heads up for those of you who appreciate a good deal. Today’s Woot! is a 250 GB Western Digital Caviar drive, selling for just $50 USD. Not too shabby, if we may say so ourselves. I almost bought one, when I realized that it wasn’t a SATA drive, and that it only has a 2 MB cache. Oh, and it’s refurbished. Still, $50 for 250 GB …

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