iPhone: The Home Automation Remote Killer

There are already a few home automation iPhone apps in the store, but here at CEDIA it's clear that all of the home automation heavies have definitely discovered the obvious: the iPhone makes for a great universal touchscreen remote for everything from your AC to your living room blinds to your music collection. And… » 9/04/08 6:15pm 9/04/08 6:15pm

Disney's Innoventions Dream Home is a Big Ad For Microsoft and HP...But…

Recently, Disney announced the grand opening of their new Innoventions Dream Home located in Tomorrowland in Anaheim, Calif. The construction was a collaborative effort between Disneyland, Microsoft, HP, Life|ware and home-builder Taylor Morrison-so naturally the home functions more as a big advertising campaign for… » 6/19/08 9:00pm 6/19/08 9:00pm

HP MediaSmart Server Now Available; Iomega and Others Unveil Windows…

At long last, you can go order the eagerly awaited HP MediaSmart Server, running Microsoft's lovable Windows Home Server software. It's up at <a href="http://www.amazon.com/EX475-MediaSmart-Server-Sempron-Processor/dp/B000UXZUZC/ref=pd_bbs_3/102-6214307-9529716?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1194233129&sr=8-3#monitors

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Life|Ware Shows Quad-Recording Media Center with Four CableCARDs

Life|Ware rolled out what it says is the first media center PC running four CableCARDs at the same time, and it proved to us that the whole thing actually works today at CEDIA 07. Its life|media Media Center PC is the new top of the line for the company, and it's packing an Intel Quad Core processor, 4GB of RAM and… » 9/07/07 3:10pm 9/07/07 3:10pm

Next Gen House: Lifeware Touchscreen Up Close

In pretty much every room of the Next Gen House is a wall-mounted touchscreen running off of the main server in the back using Vista (which is pimped pretty thoroughly in the house). As you can see in the galleries, the touchscreens can be used to control pretty much every aspect of the house, from lighting to the… » 1/09/07 7:33pm 1/09/07 7:33pm