Best Buy Is Making Its Own Cheap Android Tablet for Some Reason

After the Kindle Fire proved that people wanted cheaper tablets, everybody started making them. Google made the Nexus 7, Apple is coming out with an iPad mini and now Best Buy wants to make its own cheap Android tablet: the Insignia Flex. The only difference is that Best Buy's cheap tablet isn't small. It's a full… » 10/16/12 7:50pm 10/16/12 7:50pm

Afternoon News: Broadband Gridlock, Palm's Black Friday, and Cheap HDTV

• Broadband gridlock caused by increased bandwith demand could force us to return to dialup by 2010. In other "news", the sky is falling and 9/11 was an inside job. [BBC]
• Palm TX for $199 ($100 off) and Tungsten E2 for $149 ($50 off) from now until 11/26. [Crave]
• Insignia 26" 720p Widescreen Flat-Panel LCD HDTV on… » 11/20/07 7:00pm 11/20/07 7:00pm

Best Buy's Insignia Releases First Handheld HDTV...Sorta

This 7-inch Insignia NS-7HTV is technically HDTV in the sense that yes, it does accept ATSC (the over the air HD signal). However, after receiving the signal the 7-inch TV displays the picture on its 480x234 pixel display. 480 x 234? That's not even the 480i that the manufacturer claims. 480i is usually 640x480, not… » 5/16/07 5:00pm 5/16/07 5:00pm

Best Buy's Insignia NS-DVxG: iPod Challenger With Bluetooth, Plays For…

Best Buy jumps into the fray with its own private branded MP3 player, the Insignia NS-DVxG with a 2.2-inch screen, Bluetooth connectivity and a microSD slot. It'll be supplied by Korean manufacturer Joytoto, and will place itself squarely into the Microsoft Plays For Sure camp, with Janus DRM playing back WMV video… » 9/18/06 9:05am 9/18/06 9:05am