This weekend SGU had its dark, bleak, awesomely star-studded premiere. You sounded off your opinions about the brand new series — now hear ours.
We were lucky enough to interview two new Stargate Universe crew members, played by Ming-Na and David Blue. We took the opportunity to grill Blue on his Gater know-how and find out all we could about Eli.
Instead of creating the usual steel turnstile, the Watergate's designers used the primordial liquid as a psychological barrier. Their logic: People won't like to get their clothes wet. Obviously, they don't live in NY summer and they wear pants.
The new Stargate series is taking a page from Steampunk aesthetics for its ancient ship, the Destiny. Check out the new crew's time-weathered digs, including dial-panel door locks, and rusted ship walls. This ship makes Galactica look new.
Oh the convenience of not having to use keys—that's what you get with a Bluetooth-enabled cellphone and BlueGuard, the automatic door opener.
If you're looking for a media player unit that just plays back a whole bunch of video formats and you don't need TV recording functionality, there's the TVix M-3100U. Put a standard 3.5" hard disk inside and it will play back the media files inside as long as they're in MPEG1/2, DivX, XviD, DVD Video, MP3, OGG, WMA…