CoasiHome Bio "Helios" Fireplace Has a Shelf Fit for Fahrenheit 451

What better way to display your dry, incredibly flammable collection of first editions than on a trendy bookshelf that also happens to be fireplace? » 12/12/10 11:00am 12/12/10 11:00am

Helios Odyssey Media Hub Gets BitTorrent, Emule Downloading

The Helios Odyssey, a 1TB, $169 storage center for your media files, just got an update for BitTorrent and Emule downloading capability. BitTorrent isn't anything brand new in Network Attached Storage devices such as the Planex and Procare and Jack In The Box, but Emule (something we used before BitTorrent became… » 3/11/08 1:00pm 3/11/08 1:00pm

Helios H2000 Player Turns DVD Video to Pseudo-HD on the Cheap

The price of upscaling video free-falls even more with the Helios H2000 upscaling DVD player. Sure, this one can only crank your video up to 1080i, but its $99 price makes that quite an attractive option. It can also handle XviD, the efficient video format that's one of our favorites, and also popular among those who,… » 7/23/07 11:17am 7/23/07 11:17am

Upconverting DVD/DivX Player Battle Royale: Which is Right For You?

We've looked at three Upconverting DVD/DivX players, and although it would be a great idea to put them up against each other, the fact that they're at three different price points kind of negates the premise. » 1/29/07 4:21pm 1/29/07 4:21pm

Helios X3000 Upscaling Network DVD/DivX Player Hands-On

We've been fans of the Helios H4000 upconverting DivX player for a while, thanks to its slim form factor, 1080p output, and relatively low price. But if you're looking to go one level up to a connected player, the Helios X3000 is the one for you. Combining the H4000's playback features—which decodes DivX, MPEG1/2/4,… » 1/03/07 3:00pm 1/03/07 3:00pm

Helios H4000 Upconverting DivX/DVD Player Reviewed (Verdict:…

The last time we looked at the Helios H4000, we thought the combination of multiple format support, 1080p upscaling, and low, low price made this an incredible buy. Now that i4u got their hands on one, we can definitely say this is worth your money. » 11/28/06 1:18pm 11/28/06 1:18pm

Helios H4000 DVD Player Upscales Your DVDs to 1080p

For our money, this is the sexiest 1080p upscaling DVD player that we've seen in a long time. The Helios H4000 DVD player can product 1080p and 1080i video using HDMI, component and VGA, making your older DVDs infinitely more watchable and holding off the next-gen onslaught for another few years. » 10/10/06 5:30pm 10/10/06 5:30pm

Helios High-Def DVD Player

No, this isn't an HD DVD player, but it claims to be a high-definition DVD player—big difference. The Helios HVD2085 tries to turn your moldy oldy DVDs into pretty, high definition-ness. Via the component cables this DVD player can output to 720p, 1080i and even 1080p. Via HDMI the HVD2085 can output to an assload of… » 5/30/06 10:46am 5/30/06 10:46am

HELIO Launches Two Phones

HELIO, a new mobile carrier aimed at the kids—you know who you are—will launch this spring with two phones, the black Hero and the white Kickflip. The Hero is a rebadged Pantech phone with a slide out keyboard and 3G compatibility, while the Kickflip is made by VK Mobile. » 2/16/06 12:01am 2/16/06 12:01am