AT&T MicroCell 3G: Here's Why Users in Known Dead Spots Should Get One…


It's no secret that AT&T has been overwhelmed by data-munching iPhone users, and reliability remains sketchy in many key areas. So if the MicroCell 3G is your best option for proper coverage (using your own bandwidth), shouldn't it be free? » 9/21/09 5:45am 9/21/09 5:45am

Mophie Juicepack Air Is Thinnest iPhone Battery Extender Yet

We've seen several iPhone battery cases/extenders—and we've liked what we've seen. But offerings like the Fastmac iV have been a bit on the pudgy side. » 2/11/09 6:30pm 2/11/09 6:30pm

Toshiba Bringing Windows Media Extender To LCDs, Standalone Players…

Toshiba's jump into the network-enchanced home entertainment game is partnered with Microsoft—Windows Media Extender functionality, along with Yahoo widgets, will hit their Regzas, combo LCD/DVD players and a standalone player—but we'll have to wait. » 1/07/09 1:24pm 1/07/09 1:24pm

Hands-on With Redfly's Windows Mobile Portable

We just got hands-on with the Redfly Mobile, the Palm Foleo-ish Windows Mobile UMPC that feeds off of the processing power (and user interface) of your WinMo phone. Here's what we think. » 1/06/08 11:38pm 1/06/08 11:38pm

Linksys DMA 2100/2200 Media Center Extenders Shipping Now

Those Media Center Extenders we told you about back in September (the ones that support DivX, XviD and WMV HD) are finally shipping now. Dell has both the Linksys DMA 2100 and 2200s up for sale, but a reader tells us that his 2100 doesn't actually work with DivX or XviD, and the manual makes no mention of this. It… » 12/27/07 4:01pm 12/27/07 4:01pm

Niveus EDGE Media Center Extender Does 1080p, is Whisper Quiet, But No…

The fourth and final MCE extender is by niveus is the best looking, has 3 USB ports which is two more than what you probably need for thumbdrive playback, and best of all passive cooling. The passive cooling, if it is like the type in the full sized Niveus Media Center PCs, it uses heatpipes that go from processor… » 9/27/07 11:58am 9/27/07 11:58am

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

X-Keys USB Extender Lets You Rock Out From 150 Feet

If your Guitar Hero 2 controller keeps getting yanked because you're rocking out from way across the room, check out the X-keys USB extender as demonstrated in the above video.

The extender uses Cat 5 Ethernet cable in order to extend your USB experience up to 150 feet, which may cause signal degradation in normal… » 5/16/07 6:00pm 5/16/07 6:00pm

WiRanger Extends USB Over Wi-Fi

Icron's WiRanger USB hub looks like a normal USB hub except for the wireless antenna that connects it to the USB receiver which hooks into your PC. So we suppose it doesn't really look like a normal USB hub after all. Unlike other wireless USB solutions, the WiRanger uses 802.11g, but in all other respects it behaves » 4/02/07 8:20pm 4/02/07 8:20pm

Avocent HD Extender Brings HD Anywhere In Your Home

For a mere $2090 (plus tax), you can use Avocent's HD Emerge MPX1000 HD Multipoint Extender to bring HD-content to any room in your house. The Emerge supports up to 720p, and requires an MPX100T Transmitter ($1095) and an MPX100R Receiver ($995) in order to work. » 1/16/07 4:06pm 1/16/07 4:06pm

Gefen's Wireless USB with 100-Foot Range - For Real This Time?

At last year's CES, Gefen announced a wireless USB hub with 30-foot range. It was pure vapor, like most of the ultra-wideband wireless USB gear we saw. For this year's CES the company is announcing a wireless USB hub with a 100-foot range—along with wireless extenders for component audio, HDMI and VGA. Gefen claims… » 12/28/06 1:00pm 12/28/06 1:00pm

USB Port Extender Uses Ethernet, But...

If you
ve hit the wall with that 15-foot limit for USB cables, maybe it's time for a USB 4-port Hub Extender. This $54.99 no-name product has two pieces, one which plugs into your computer using an everyday USB plug and has an Ethernet jack on the other side. You connect that—using up to 150 feet of Ethernet cable—to… » 2/09/06 11:18am 2/09/06 11:18am