Tag Archives: home entertainment

The Wiimote Unleashed

For every Wii game released there exists a useless peripheral for the Wiimote. Wii Sports received those lame themed extensions for the controller just so that when you’re flailing your arms around like an idiot, you’ve got a greater chance of hitting someone. The release of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is no exception to this fact. For $20 bucks, ...

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Watch Out! Sony DRM Is A Rough Experience

If you find yourself purchasing videos from Sony’s Playstation Network, be wary: You may want to read the Terms of Service thoroughly or you could risk the possibility of losing all of your purchased digital goods thanks to Sony’s DRM policy. An Ars Technica forum-goer dubbed Noise found this out the hard way and warns others of this unfair policy. ...

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Inflatable Poolside Beer Pong Table

Are you the proud owner of a backyard pool? Excellent. Invite all the ladies in the neighborhood over and get some grilling done my friend; you’ve got beer pong to play. With the Poolside Pong inflatable table, you can get all the girls into bikinis and dripping with cold beer. It holds the cups in place, it has a spot ...

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Pixos Is Essentially A Recalled Children’s Toy

Slick marketing is an evil and effective way to get things done your way. Take for instance the Pixos Super Studio I found on Random Good Stuff. At first, it looks like a cool kids toy that uses water and beads to paint “pixelated” pictures that can turn into toys. The product description states: Just add water, and watch in ...

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Love On The Rocks (No Ice)

Not everyone cares what their ice cubes look like but for the rest of us, we rely on creativity and nautical disasters to take our drinks up a notch. For the bold and brave, try these drinking rocks that come from Sweden. Known as Nordic Rock, the cube-cut stones are known for their ability to retain the cold. This particular ...

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PS3 DVR Won’t Use DRM

Sony has introduced a DVR for the Playstation 3 costing about $140. It’s called the PlayTV and it hooks up between your PS3 and television and allows the console to record one channel while you watch another. You can even export videos to your PS3’s XMB menu in MPEG-2 video format, then watch it however you see fit. Could it ...

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PNY + GhostBusters = Pinnacle Of Human Achievement

Seriously, what’s better than a 2GB hard drive that’ll store twelve hours of movie goodness on it? How about a 2GB hard drive that also comes pre-loaded with Ghostbusters the movie? PNY is teaming up with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to release these non-themed Ghostbuster USB drives just in time for the 25th anniversary of the film next year. The ...

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LG’s Latest Portable DVD Player

LG makes every product under the sun. You name it, LG probably mass produces it. LG also enjoys marketing bizarre combination of electronic equipment. Take this 8″ portable DVD player, the LG DP889. Little excessive on the numbers, don’t you think? Well, this portable DVD player not only works as a normal CD player but it also happens to be ...

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Return of The Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds, the gadget packed British 1960’s sci-fi puppet TV show, may be coming back on the air. Gerry Anderson, who created the show with his wife Sylvia told reporters that he’s in talks to bring back the series 32 years after it’s last episode.

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Super Tabletendo

Finally a controller only the great Andre the Giant could comfortably handle. Inspired directly by Kyle Downes’ NES coffee table, Matt LaBoone worked all summer on this impressively gigantic SNES controller. I can’t imagine having a group of friends sitting around this thing each contributing their part to one button as they mash away while playing Street Fighter 2. Link ...

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