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 version … » 12/20/07 11:30am 12/20/07 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. Now … » 5/10/07 3:40pm 5/10/07 3:40pm

ThinkGeek to Make Amends for Defective PF Digital eStarling Photo…

The ugly duckling of digital photo frames, the PF Digital eStarling, has gone into full recall mode, where its online retailer ThinkGeek will graciously exchange all of the original defective units that were shipped with a new version 2.0 model sometime next month. It looks like most of the problems with the first… » 2/21/07 7:39am 2/21/07 7:39am

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 1:32pm 12/27/06 1:32pm

eStarling Digital Picture Frame Hands-On (Verdict: Almost…

The long-awaited eStarling digital picture frame is finally available, and now here's the first hands-on review we've seen. The reviewer gives it a big thumbs-up, lauding its Wi-Fi connectivity and easy setup. He also likes the way you can set up an e-mail address that can receive pictures from anyone, but doesn't much … » 12/22/06 9:57am 12/22/06 9:57am