Author: Andru Edwards
We snapped this image at DigitalLife a couple of days ago. These are the thousands of TiVo units that TiVo gave away to anyone contributing to their VCR funeral at the event. We already have TiVo units, and the line was long. No free TiVo for us.
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Now this is off the hook, especially for those VW Beetle fanatics out there. Check it - it’s a Volkswagen Beetle replica with a digital alarm clock built-in to the windshield. Now, the fun doesn’t end there, as it (like all ZipConnect speaker systems) includes a ZipConnect module (with convenient retractable 18-inch cable and mini stereo plug) for playing any iPod, MP3, portable CD …
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CNET has a quick 90 second video showing off the new 5th generation iPod with video support. It’s a nice way to see the video features in action, as well as the sheer thinness of the device. We have been trying to get our hands on one, but here in Seattle our Apple Store doesn’t expect to see them in stock for another …
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The Kadokeshi Plastic Eraser features 28 corners, aiming to outlast all other eraser competition on the market. How so? The theory here is that people use 8 pointed erasers because the points provide for more precise erasing of an area. Once the eight corners have rounded out, you no longer have that sniper-like control. Therefore, tack on twenty more corners, and it should …
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Microsoft recently announced the availability of Streets & Trips 2006 with GPS Locator. For hardcore travel or mapping buffs, this is the software to have on hand if Google Maps and Mapquest are too feature-poor for you. The new version features Voice-Prompted directions, which is nice for hands-free operation. What I like most is that the software can be cross-referenced with MSN Virtual Earth. That is sweet. The …
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DirecTV have finally started making it known to the masses that they are dumping TiVo in favor of their own homegrown DVR unit by way of a $30 million advertising campaign.
DIRECTV, the satellite television operator, is introducing a $30 million advertising campaign on Monday to promote its highly anticipated digital video recorder. The campaign, created by the New York office of BBDO Worldwide, is DirecTV’s first widespread public effort to distance itself from TiVo. Of DirecTV’s …
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