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Asrock A-Style Wi-SD-Box: an interesting accessory

Asrock A-Style Wi-SD-Box: an interesting accessory
Asrock has presented an interesting accessory that will come with some of its Z87 motherboards, the Wi-SD-box. The 2T2R  is actually a 5.25-inch bay that includes several features including WiFi 802.11ac up to 867 megabits/s, no less than four USB 3.0 ports and an SD card reader. An accessory that will surely be very convenient to use and more, looks good. Perfect for an HTPC.
May 21, 2013 | 309 Views | Components, Other

TRENDnet TPL-406: Smallest 500 Mbps Powerline adapter in the world?

TRENDnet TPL-406: Smallest 500 Mbps Powerline adapter in the world?
In addition to a first AC Wi-Fi router, TRENDnet also announced a new powerline adapter ahead of the CES 2012. The new TPL-406 claims the title of “smallest 500 Mbps Powerline adapter in the world”. Unfortunately, TRENDnet did not communicated the size of its adapter, a straw for a product that is its main argument. But the photos show that it is almost two times smaller than its predecessor, the TPL-401E, meanwhile measuring 92 x 72 mm. It is difficult to say whether or not sit is maller than its direct competitor, the Netgear XAV2101, measuring 67 x 55 mm. The TPL-406 offers anyway a theoretical speed of 500 Mbps, which, in practice, is the same of existing products of approximately...
January 8, 2012 | 77 Views | Components, Other

Netgear Powerline Nano AV+ 500

Netgear Powerline Nano AV+ 500
Almost two times smaller than a standard powerline unit, the new -Netgear Nano AV+ 500 with female socket provides data rates up to 500 Mbit/sec, ideal for applications such as HDTV,  3D/HD video streaming and multiplayer online gaming. Based on the HomePlugAV and IEEE1901 standards, the XAVB5601 incorporates additional filtered jack, which allows to connect other electrical equipment and ensure optimum performance of the powerline network. With a Gigabit Ethernet port, it installs on any electrical outlet in seconds. It includes a diagnostic function (Pick a plug LED), which via an indicator light on the front, automatically informs the quality of the powerline network on any electrical outlet....
January 3, 2012 | 194 Views | Components, Other

Wi-ECS bridge: wireless video transmission from a PC or a tablet

Wi-ECS bridge: wireless video transmission from a PC or a tablet
ECS has announced the Wi-bridge, a box that allows the high definition video broadcasting via Wi-Fi, either from a PC, a tablet or a iOS or Android smartphone. A more open concept that what WiDi or Intel Wireless Display should be. The case itself includes an HDMI 1.3 and USB 2.0 port to connect a keyboard or mouse. Inside, there is a Wi-Fi 802.11n module, 256 MB RAM as well as 256 MB flash. The manufacturer...
December 23, 2011 | 54 Views | Components, Other

Bugdroid took control of the TV

Bugdroid took control of the TV
Japanese Logitec will offer, in mid-January 2012, to the owners of an Android AppPhone an accessory (LBT-IRU01) that connects to a TV/TV recorder (hard drive, Blu-ray …) which allows ‘take control with an Android application (“LogiRemo”). The LBT-IRU01 box receives instructions from the phone, which must be compatible with the Bluetooth 2.1 standard profile (SPP) and be within...
December 19, 2011 | 47 Views | Components, Other

Two-way HDMI Switcher

Two-way HDMI Switcher
The Chinese Shanghai Donya sells under its brand Evergreen a HDMI v1.3 switcher, the DN-SPAC-BIDS, that can connect two HDMI cables from two different sources (game consoles, for example, and a video camera ) and after connecting the box to an HDMI display it goes from one source to another. This is very traditional, and many brands are already offering such HDMI switches. But the Shanghai Donya switcher...
December 13, 2011 | 507 Views | Components, Other

Netgear Universal Push2TV: Wireless HDMI Box for PC

Netgear Universal Push2TV: Wireless HDMI Box for PC
Netgear launched the Universal Push2TV, a wireless video transmitter unit to present the picture and sound of a computer (laptop or tower) to a TV via HDMI. Unlike others, the Netgear Push2TV does not require an Intel Wi-Di laptop compatible, it works with any computer running Windows (XP, Vista or 7). The Universal Push2TV (Reference PTVU1000) consists of a USB dongle to connect to the PC, which will...
December 5, 2011 | 180 Views | Components, Other

USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter from HIS

USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter from HIS
HIS unveils the first USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter, the HIS Multi-View + Sound. The Multi-View + Sound provides a quick and easy way to extend the visual computing experience across multiple screens. With it, a computer becomes a media and gaming center on its own.   Hightech Information System (HIS) has introduced its new Multi-View + Sound that is a USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter. This new gadget can support...
November 29, 2011 | 89 Views | Components, Other
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