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.
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 or…