Yamaha RX-V867 AV Receiver Tops Off Popular Home Theater Series

  • Posted on: 28 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

The RX-V867 is the latest in the 67 series of low to mid-market AV receivers. The RX-V867 is packed with some of the latest in AV connectivity, sound distribution and more. As a mid-market receiver it is up there with Sony, Denon, Onkyo and others in-terms of features such as 3D support, HDMI output and networking capabilities. It is already available online from Yamaha and Yamaha authorized dealers for an estimated price of $899.95.

Get BRAVIA Internet Video and Whole Home Content Streaming With Sony SMP-N100

  • Posted on: 27 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

Coming next month is the Sony 'Network Media Player' SMP-N100, a compact media player for BRAVIA  Internet Video and  whole home content streaming.  It is DLNA compliant and Wi-Fi accessible, a complement to your existing Sony appliances and other home entertainment systems. The SMP-N100 can be use to access YouTube, catch-up TV platforms and movies.  Especially for YouTube, you can stream it to your HDTV, and it's all accessed through the XrossMedia Bar on-screen menus or via free apps for the iPhone/iPod Touch and Android-based devices.

The Latest and Best HD 3D Home Theatre Projectors

  • Posted on: 26 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

projectorThis month CEDIA show saw the release of some of the world’s best home theatre projectors from Sony, Epson, Mitsubishi and LG Electronics. Sony introduced the company’s first 3D front projector (VPL-VW90ES); Mitsubishi debuts its entry level HC4000 HD home theatre projector; LG Electronics introduced a dual engine single lens full HD 3D projector and Epson, released a total of seven projectors in the PowerLite Pro Cinema range.

NBC Universal to Stream Cable and Broadcast TV Series to Netflix Members

  • Posted on: 24 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

netflixIn a joint deal with Netflix NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution announced that US Netflix members can now watch a selection of broadcast series from the NBC television network and NBC Universal's popular cable channels. This agreement has widened the choice available to Netflix members for just $8.99 a month. Movies included in the agreement include 30 Rock, The Office and Law & Order: SVU and prior seasons of Psych, Friday Night Lights and more.

Veebeam Launches 1080p HD Wireless Streamer For PC and HDTV

  • Posted on: 15 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant


Veebeam has join a list of companies within the last month that has launched a wireless solution that steam content from your laptop or desktop PC to your Television at 1080p HD. So far we have had the Asus WiCast and HP TV Connect all offering the same functionality. According to Veebeam, Veebeam gives every broadband consumer the freedom to share their favorite content with others directly on their TV’s big screen.

Arcelik A.S. To Manufacture DivX Plus HD Certified TVs For Europe

  • Posted on: 9 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

Both companies, Arcelik A.S. and DivX have entered into a strategic partnership that allows the television manufacturer to offer certified DivX TVs in Europe. Under the agreement Arcelik’s new range of Beko, Arcelik and Grundig-branded DivX Plus HD certified TVs should be available in stores across Europe. The certification of the television will give users the peace of mind and confidence knowing that their TV will play DivX files without problems.

ViewSonic ViewPad 100 Tablet Offers Dual-boot Windows7 and Android

  • Posted on: 5 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

ViewSonic debuts the world first dual-boot Windows7 home premium and Google Android 1.6 tablet PC at this years IFA show in Germany.  The Viewpad said ViewSonic offers the best of both worlds, because Viewpad 100 offers the latest version of Microsoft Windows and the flexibility of Android.  With Viewpad 100 have access to USB connectivity, Adobe Flash support, the ability to create presentation and Word documents and view output via its mini VGA.

HP Wireless TV Connect To Stream Notebook Video To TVs

  • Posted on: 3 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

HP has release a wireless PC to TV connector; like the Asus WiCast, the HP Wireless TV Connect allows users to stream wireless 1080p HD multimedia content from your laptop to your TV. The adapters are powered the USB port of the Laptop and simply work by connecting the PC adapter to the Laptop computer and connecting the TV adapter to the HDTV via HDMI, without the need to install any software. The HP Wireless TV Connect fully supports protected content such as Blu-ray and DVD movies.

Panasonic Debuts 3D HD Blu-ray Home Theatre Systems: SC-BTT750 & SC-BTT350

  • Posted on: 2 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

panasonicPanasonic  who earlier this year in partnership with Best Buy released a new range of VIERA Plasma HDTV and 3D Blu-ray Disc Players; this month debuted what it said is it’s first full HD 3D Blu-ray Disc home theatre systems. The new models (SC-BTT750 and SC-BTT350) allow users to experience full 3D HD entertainment experience from the comfort of their home. Both systems deliver 5.1-channel sound and virtual 7.1-channel surround to reproduce the dynamic sounds that further enhance the enjoyment of 3D entertainment.

EchoStar Used Broadcom BCM7400 Chip for SlingLoaded 922 HD DVR

  • Posted on: 2 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

sling mediaEchoStar Technologies, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation has selected Broadcom BCM7400 satellite set-top box system-on-a-chip solution for its SlingLoaded 922 high definition digital video recorder. The Slingloaded 922 is the world’s first HD DVR to incorporate place shifing technology, the ability to watch home television on other devices such as laptop and Smartphones.