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SATA HDD Multi-Media Player Adapter

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: HDTV, Misc. Tech, USB

SATA AdapterThe SATA HDD Multi-Media Player Adapter connects your 2.5 or 3.5-inch SATA hard disk to your PC via USB. It will transfer, backup and clone files. It also serves as a stand alone multi-media player via SATA HDD, SD(HC) card or external USB storage on TV. Don’t stop there as you can share videos and photos with HDMI output. Compatible with both Macs and PCs, you can get your own multi-use adapter for $69.00.

 

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OPPO G11 Touchscreen PMP

G11 PMPHere’s a peek at the OPPO G11 PMP. It features a 3.2-inch rotating HD touchscreen with 432x240 resolution and supports AVI, RM / RMVB, FLV, JPEG, BMP and GIF, MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, OGG, APE, and FLAC files. (Whew!) You can also play around with your images, edit them and add an effect or two. Of course it has the usual fast forward, rewind and playback control, an FM tuner and supports e-books. The 4GB G11 can go about 16 hours on its lithium battery and has a low temporary price of CNY1099 (~$161.00.)

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Happy Alien Mini-Speaker

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Oh, look! Another ET has landed. This Happy Alien Mini-Speaker can accompany your iPod, MP3, or MP4 player. With a USB rechargeable Li-ion battery, you can extend or retract its body to change the volume. At a size of 70 x 55 x 54mm and a weight of 60g, the speaker also features a 3.5mm stereo audio connector and comes in orange or blue with an MSRP of $11.90.

(Thanks, Fanny)

 

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Amazon Offers $50.00 Credit for HD DVD early adopters

Amazon logoFollowing the likes of Wal-mart, Best Buy, and Future Shop, Amazon is giving customers a $50.00 credit for any HD DVD Player bought on its site before February 23. If you were one of those that purchased from the company, you might have received an e-mail from them that stated:

“New technologies don’t always work out as planned. We at Amazon.com value our customer relationships more than anything and would like to support customers who purchased these players by offering a credit good for $50 off any products sold by Amazon.com…”

The offer stands until April 9 and the credit can be used for Blu-ray players or more HD products, many of which are up to 60% off on Amazon.

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Make a Video, Win a Lotta Loot

For major game Players over 18, here is your chance to win a cool $10,000.00 credit from PlayersOnly and an evening with Playboy model Carrie Stroup. Check out this YouTube promo clip and your competitors on the site. Then shoot a 30 to 60 second video proving why you are (or are not) a player. Join the UnleashThePlayer Group and add your video, then send them an e-mail to with your name, phone number and address and title. The deadline is March 15. So far the odds are in your favor as we noticed that there are only 5 members in the group. Happy shooting!

(Thanks, Larry)

 

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Sony Gets Back to Musical Basics

Sony Dual Cassette RecorderWhile we know that most people are into the MP3 experience, many of the older

“earlier” generation still use cassettes for recording and duplication. Besides, if you head into any bargain aisle, you can get some decent prices on tapes. Sony has issued the CDF-W77, a dual dubbing tape recorder with AM/FM tuner. In case you have some of both or want to take the plunge in digital music, there is a CD player included. The CDF is available for €100 (~$146.00,) at this point only in Japan.

Read More | Akihabara News

Xbox Live Arcade and Virtual Console Releases This Week

BonkThere are six new games to choose from this week on and , though none of them are original games (which you expect from VC but even XBLA is arcade ports this week). Plus, most of this week’s games are relatively inexpensive with one exception.

Games this week include Bonk 3: Bonk’s Big Adventure, Adventure Island, Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole, Donkey Kong Jr. Math, Cyberball 2072 and Fatal Fury Special. Details for the releases are below.

Read More | Nintendo Press Release

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