Smartpants 32-inch Wi-Fi Picture Frame...Can We Just Call It a TV?

This 32-inch Wi-Fi picture frame may look like a TV, but as your guests will quickly (sadly) discover, it's just a frame to show off your family photos. Easily paired to a wireless router, the display is compatible with Windows Live Photo Gallery as well as proprietary image software that can wirelessly copy photos… »9/24/08 8:44am9/24/08 8:44am

Kodak Wireless OLED Picture Frames Boast 30,000:1 Contrast Ratio

While OLEDs are still a little too small to be used as full fledged television sets, there's at least one job where the high-resolution, vividly colored screens function incomparably-as high end digital picture frames! Kodak's new ultra-thin 7.6-inch OLED Wireless panel boasts a 16:9 aspect ratio, 800x480 resolution,… »9/17/08 12:01am9/17/08 12:01am

Telepresence Frame: A Black Box for Life Support Patients

Someone finally found a good use for a digital picture frame. The Telepresence Frame by Revital Cohen displays a live-feed of a patient's vital stats for his or her entire family to see. Cohen, an artist studying the increasing relationship between humans and machines, shows through the frame that a patient on life… »2/08/08 9:55am2/08/08 9:55am

eStarling Wifi Picture Frame (Verdict: Third Time's the Charm)

You may recall that hapless eStarling picture frame we tested last year at this time, where version 1.0 had a Wi-Fi radio that didn't work for diddly squat. Version 2.0 didn't fare much better with its screen that was so bad it was barely tolerable. Well, we're here to tell you that eStarling has now busted out… »12/20/07 11:30am12/20/07 11:30am

Next-Gen eStarling Picture Frame Hands On: Did They Fix It?

Remember the eStarling? It's the $249 digital picture frame from Think Geek that promised Wi-Fi connectivity, RSS downloads and the ability to email pictures directly to it, but ruined the Christmases of thousands of people who were sucked in by its false allure. It simply didn't work, so all of them were recalled.… »5/10/07 3:40pm5/10/07 3:40pm

PMA 07: Pandigital 15" Frame, Thinner But with a Huge Honkin' Screen

Sure, there are digital picture frames popping up everywhere, but this Pandigital model just rolled out here at PMA 2007 is different. First of all, it's huge, 15 inches diagonal with a 1024x768 screen. That's a 4:3 aspect ratio, a slight disadvantage since most photos aren't taken in that shape, but the unit's… »3/08/07 8:14am3/08/07 8:14am

iMate Momento Digital Picture Frame: Wireless, RSS, Wi-Fi

iMate announced the Momento wireless digital picture frame, available in 10.2-inch ($299) and 7-inch ($200) sizes, both with an 800x480 display. You can plug a flash memory card directly into the frame to display its pictures, transfer photos via USB, or send pics to it via Wi-Fi. Plus, the device can communicate with… »1/16/07 9:05am1/16/07 9:05am

eStarling Woes: Digital Picture Frame Shipped with Wrong AC Adapter

We continue the saga of our dog-ugly eStarling, where now it appears that the company has shipped us (and thousands of other unfortunate customers) an AC adapter with voltage that's too low for the hapless digital picture frame to communicate more than a few feet via Wi-Fi. Promising to send a suitable replacement in… »12/27/06 1:32pm12/27/06 1:32pm