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Asus O!Play HD2 HD Media Player Review

Why would you watch your favorite videos on your computer monitor when you can get a full 5.1 surround sound HDTV experience in your living room? This is partly why the whole idea of a media player has really caught on in recent years. Many folks don’t want to bother with the time, complexity and expense of a HTPC, but …

Creative Labs ZEN X-Fi Style Portable Media Player Review

Whenever you start a discussion about MP3 players, you have to address the elephant in the room. Yes, we all know that the Apple iPod dominates this space, but that does not mean that we should ignore all the other options. Before you head out and blindly buy another iPod, maybe you should take a moment to look at the …

Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ HD Media Player Review

Is there something in the air? Maybe in the water? It seems that so many companies that once focused on other areas, like memory and motherboards, have suddenly acquired a taste for consumer electronics and they’re all gravitating toward the appeal of HD media players.

I’m not talking about iPod competitors. Instead, it seems that one of the fastest growing …

Asus O! Play HDP-R1 HD Media Player Review

Don’t you wish that there were an easier way to enjoy your HD digital content in your living room? I’ve had the opportunity to review other multimedia players bound for the home theatre environment in the past, so I didn’t exactly have the highest of expectations for the Asus O! Play HDP-R1. I thought that this digital media player …

Myine Ira Wi-Fi Internet Radio Review

When people were still listening to cassette tapes and compact discs, typical radio stations didn’t have to work quite as hard to reach their audiences. Now that everyone and their mother, quite literally, seem to own MP3 players these days, it’s becoming harder than ever for conventional AM/FM radio stations to stay relevant and popular. On the other hand, Internet …

Vuzix iWear AV920 Video Eyewear Review

I own a third-generation iPod nano, which happens to be the first generation where Apple decided to include video playback capabilities in a nano. That’s all well and good, but the screen is very small and I really can’t watch anything more than a couple minutes long before I get frustrated. Even when you watch videos on an iPhone, the …