Boxee Box Confirms Live TV Dongle

Further to the discovery of the Live TV code within an unreleased Boxee 1.5 software update Boxee has now confirmed that a new Boxee Live Tv dongle is soon to be released that will provide users with access to live over-the-air broadcast TV via the Boxee Box.

The new dongle is being manufactured by Hauppauge and will come complete with an antenna capable of receiving free HD TV signals. Boxee’s software will also support the device with a dedicated EPG for live TV.

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Race Marathon Runner Ryan Hall, Via Video Wall (video)

If you a have ever wondered what it would be like to race against one of the worlds fastest marathon runners, a new massive 60 ft video wall advertising the New York marathon allows you to see just what a 4.46 mile pace looks like.

Olympian Ryan Hall, has a stride that measures a massive 6ft 10 inches and even showed up to see if he could beat himself. Watch races compete against the video wall after the jump.

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LG To Debut Google TV At CES 2012?

The other day we heard that Logitech had decided to cancel their Google TV set top boxes, the Logitech Revue, but it would appear that other companies are still interested in developing devices with the Google TV platform.

According to a recent report by Bloomberg, LG will be showing off their first Google TV enabled devices at CES 2012 in January, and they are expected to unveil a new TV set with Google TV built in.

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Live TV Coming To Boxee Box

Boxee Box owners will soon be able to watch Live TV using a new dongle, after a feature was discovered by technology website GigaOm after they got their hands on a unreleased Boxee 1.5 software update.

A preview video shows how a antenna or cable can be connected to the “Live TV dongle” and then asks you for your location for it to be able to download and setup a program guide. View the video after the jump.

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Major Sony Music Unlimited Update Rolled Out

Sony has this week rolled out a major update to its Music Unlimited service for its PS3 consoles bring with it a newly redesigned user interface together with the added ability to now edit and create playlists directly from your PS3 console within the new “My Channels” menu.

Using the new My Channels menu provides access to more than 10 million tracks available in the Music Unlimited content library worldwide, and you can now customise radio stations using your preferred artists. Sony is also offering all PS3 users a 180 day  free trial to the Music Unlimited service.

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Epson Moverio BT-100 Head Mounted Display Is Worlds First With Transparent Lenses

Epson has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of devices in the form of the Epson Moverio BT-100 head mounted display. Unlike other head mounted displays Epson has been able to incorporate transparent  lenses in to their design making it a worlds first.

Even thought the resolution of the Moverio BT-100 is just 960 x 540 it provides the user with a screen equivalent to a massive 320 inch display standing around 20 meters away. The Moverio BT-100 have also been design to fit over everyday glasses making them more convenient to use, and have 1GB of internal storage that can be increased to 32GB using a SDHC card.

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Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative Aims To Bring Standardisation To 3D Active Shutter Glasses

The new Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative which we first mentioned back in August, aims to bring standardisation to 3D glasses allowing consumers to use the same 3D active shutter glasses on any 3D device, has finally been agreed and starts today.

Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and X6D Limited have today announced they are now collaborating on the standardisation of RF and IR systems for 3D active shutter glasses and 3D displays for televisions, personal computer monitors and projectors, as well as 3D theatres utilising XPAND 3D active shutter glasses. Making it easier for consumers to be able to use just one pair of glasses across all devices.

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Enjoy Wireless 3D Streaming With IOGEAR’s 3D Digital Kit

IOGEAR has unveiled their latest streaming video creation which now makes streaming 3D available in your home. The new IOGEAR 3D Digital Kit provides users with the ability to wirelessly transmit uncompressed full 1080p HD 3D video together with 5.1 digital audio up to 100 feet.

The 3D Digital Kit comprises of a transmitter and receiver with connections that allow it to stream standard, HD or 3D resolution content from up to two HDMI enabled devices using the 5GHz wireless spectrum. Without the need for line of sight placement.

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HP Wireless TV Connect Refresh Unveiled, Arriving December

HP has announced a new refresh for its HP Wireless TV Connect device which it introduced in September last year. The new update to the device now allows you to stream 3D content from a PC to a 3D enabled HDTV.

The new device has a new much slimmer HDMI dongle than its previous model and allows you to stream 1080p HD content and 7.1 audio from across the room with “virtually no lag,” says HP.

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Sony Announces 720p OLED Micro Display

Sony has announced a new OLED micro display with comes with a 720p resolution, and the 0.7 inch display as designed to be used as an electronic viewfinder in cameras, like Sony’s NEX range of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, and it could also be used in future DSLR’s.

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Watch 4 Cable Channels Simultaneously With Ceton’s InfiniTV 4 USB CableCard Tuner

If you would like to be able to simultaneously watch 4 cable channels or at least record from them at once without the need for a traditional set-top cable box then the newly launched Ceton InfiniTV 4 USB CableCard tuner might well be worth checking out.

In the past InfiniTV 4 devices required you have a free PCIe slot on your computer but now the device comes with USB connectivity and will work with any Windows 7 PC. To use the device you will also need a HDCP-compliant graphics card and it’s recommended you have a system with a 2.0GHz dual-core or better processor together with plenty of storage space for recorded media.

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