The Coolest Internet Network Operation Centers

This is a shot of the interior of AT&T's Death Star, their stunning global network center in Bedminster, New Jersey—where they work to suppress good wireless reception and run their Random Billing Generator. It looks more amazing than NASA's, but it's not the only cool network operation center running the intarwebs,… » 5/22/08 9:15am 5/22/08 9:15am

D-Link DSM-750 Media Center Extender 2.0 in the Wild

Like the Linksys leaked today, all the new extender hardware is coming out of the woodwork, and aside from the updated MCE interface, it's interesting to see what each manufacturer is bringing to the table. On top of dual channel N support, this box has an HDMI and component output, ethernet, and a USB port for media… » 9/26/07 8:57pm 9/26/07 8:57pm

LaCie Silverscreen Media Center Plays Back DivX In 1080i

LaCie's revived their old Silverscreen brand to bring you a 1080i, 500GB capacity media player that handles DivX files. It plus directly into your TV via component, and can even support 5.1 Dolby Digital via its optical out. MP3 audio files and JPG picture viewing is also included, but unfortunately the Silverscreen… » 9/26/07 5:15pm 9/26/07 5:15pm

Rumor Smashed: Philippine Call Center Not Awarded Zune Contract

Even though the Zune Phone is all but confirmed (there haven't been any formal announcements yet), we shouldn't be jumping to conclusions every time there's an announcement that somehow ties Microsoft to phones. Case in point, this morning Global Sky, a Philippine-based call center, issued a press release saying they… » 2/06/07 6:30pm 2/06/07 6:30pm

Windows Mobile Device Center Goes Final - Bye Bye ActiveSync

Folks with Windows Mobile or Windows CE-based PDAs have a love/hate relationship with ActiveSync. They hate it, and they also love to hate it. Microsoft's new Windows Mobile Device Center for Vista is supposed to make syncing feel a bit less like a kick in the nards and a bit more like an gentle brush. » 2/01/07 7:00pm 2/01/07 7:00pm