In France, Even 'Le Cube' Cable Boxes Have a Sense of Style

French cable provide Canal+ teamed up with touted OLPC » 10/17/08 7:39pm 10/17/08 7:39pm and designer Yves Behar to produce "Le Cube," their new, ultra-stylish HD cable box with DVR and video on demand functions. Looking like a Wii all dressed up for a formal event, Le Cube blends simple geometry with simple colors to create something that's visually…

News Corp Set-Top Box Becomes DVR: Just Add External Hard Drive

How much simpler can it get? You take the HD satellite set-top box already sitting in someone's living room, perform a quick firmware update, plug an external hard drive into the USB jack and voila, it's a bleedin' DVR. Voila is right, though, since this News Corp-owned software fix is currently only available to… » 2/26/08 4:55pm 2/26/08 4:55pm