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Newegg Deal: Western Digital Elements 640GB External Drive

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Hot Deals, Storage

Western Digital Elements sale

has a pre-Valentine’s Day sale going on right now that features a bunch of nice discounts and deals, including this Western Digital Elements 640GB portable hard drive for just $99.99.  Definitely a great deal for a lightweight external hard drive that uses less power and is quieter than the average. I also personally like it because it doesn’t require any SmartWare. If you want to get in on it, head on over to the Western Digital Elements 640GB external drive page, add it to your cart.

As always, you can find all sorts of Newegg promo codes and deals on our forums.

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2009 Holiday Gift Guide: Western Digital WD TV HD Media Player

Western Digital WD HD TV

The Western Digital WD TV HD Media Player allows you to attach any external hard drive or USB flash drive to the device, which lets you watch videos, listen to music, or even create your own slideshows from your photos, right on your television. The WD TV HD Media Player can accept up to two external drives at once, and supports Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 sound, making it ideal to play movies stored on those devices in glorious 1080p. They typically sell for $129, but Amazon has them for $99.

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Newegg Sale: DVR Expander, Logitech MX Air, Sony photo frame, more

Logitech MX Air discount has got a great sale going on in their 24-Hour Newegg Sale. A few of the standout items that we see are the Western Digital My DVR Expander (our video tutorial of the My DVR Expander here,) the awesome Logitech MX Air rechargeable mouse, and the Sony DPF-D72N digital photo frame. Oh, and if you want some desktop RAM, they’ve got 6GB OCZ kits on sale as well. In all, they’ve got 10 items available that you can score at a nice discount. Even better? All sale items also get free shipping. Head on over and check out the Newegg 24-hour sale to check out the goods.

As always, you can find all sorts of Newegg promo codes and deals on our forums.

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Western Digital WD TV Mini media player

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: HDTV, Home Entertainment

Western Digital WD TV Mini

Western Digital decided to opt for a new model of its latest HD Media Player with the WD TV Mini.  This device serves as a conduit between your TV set and USB connected storage device like a camcorder, external HDD, or even flash drive.  The WD TV Mini may not have the HDMI or full 1080p of its predecessor, but it still support HD with some 1080i goodness, and is available for a low price of $99.

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Latest Newegg deals: LCD monitor, Kodak photo frame, Logitech Cordless TrackMan

We are back once again with the latest in deals and sales. This week we’ve uncovered fantastic pricing on an Asus LCD monitor, a Western Digital Elements 1TB external hard drive, a Kodak digital photo frame, and more. We know, you want the deals, so let’s get to it:

As always, we’ve also got a bunch of Newegg promo codes and deals that don’t expire, over on the forums.


Western Digital WD TV HD Media Player

WD TV

Western Digital has unveiled their WD TV with full HD video playback and navigation. Hook it up to My Passport portable drive (sold separately) or USB drives, digital cams, PMPs, and camcorders and enjoy movies, user-generated videos, digital music, or slide shows on your TV. Compatible with most types of media, you can navigate by file name or thumbnails, zoom and pan, and add close captioning. The WD TV has 2 ports to allow you to access two USB drives at the same time. The device comes with ArcSoft MediaConverter 2.5, a compact remote with batteries, an AV cable and AC adapter at a price of $129.99 online.

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WD My DVR Expander External hard drive

MY DVR ExpanderWestern Digital has unveiled its My DVR Expander USB Edition external hard drive. Compatible with DISH Network’s VIP Series HD DVRs, the 500GB drive increases storage up to 300 hours of SD or 60 hours of HD. It has a passive cooling system without fan, thereby making it a quieter device, and WD claims that it is uses a third less power than most external drives. You can have your own Expander for $149.99.

Of course, the is also available with an eSATA interface. We did a video on this one a couple of months ago, which you can check out after the break.

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Bleeding Edge TV 196: My DVR Expander TiVo Storage Booster

We know that everyone could use a bit more storage capacity in thier Series3 or TiVo HD units. Luckily, Western Digital has released My DVR Expander - a 500GB eSATA disk that is perfect for bumping up your TiVo’s storage capacity. We show you how it works in this episode.

As for the My DVR Expander unit itself, here is an overview from Western Digital:

Instantly add up to 60 hours of high-definition TV or up to 300 hours of standard-definition TV to your eSATA-enabled DVR. You’ll have plenty of room to save your programs longer and never miss your favorite shows.

Key Features

Easy to set up, easy to use - Just plug it in to the external SATA (eSATA) port on your DVR and start recording even more TV shows, sporting events and movies. eSATA port must be active.

Compatible - My DVR Expander has been tested for compatibility with Scientific Atlanta 8300 Series, and has been TiVo verified compatible with TiVo® Series3 and TiVo HD DVRs. Check with your cable service provider to confirm compatibility with their system.

Quiet and Cool - A unique no-fan passive cooling system and special hard drive design makes it quiet for the living room or bedroom.

Low-intensity LED - Designed with a soft amber LED indicator, ideal for the living room or bedrooms.

As we note in the video, once you hook up and activate the My DVR Expander, if you ever choose to disconnect it from your DVR, you will lose all the content that is stored on it.


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