Dealzmodo: Wal-Mart Spotted Offering Funai NB500 Blu-Ray Players For…

Personally, I think that a "budget" Blu-ray player priced at $300 is not a true bargain, but given the prices of most of the majors out there it definitely falls into that category. The untested BD Profile 1.1 Magnavox (Funai) NB500 has been spotted on Wal-Mart shelves sporting 1080p/24 and 1080p/60 video output… » 5/12/08 4:40pm 5/12/08 4:40pm

Hype Sheet: Back to the Future With Magnavox

The Pitch With mere days left before the dawn of 2008, there's precious little time left to celebrate a geek milestone: the silver anniversary of the incomparable Magnavox Odyssey gaming console. This particular ad, however, aired in early 1973, about nine months after the Odyssey's debut. The oddly unenthusiastic… » 12/27/07 12:00pm 12/27/07 12:00pm

Philips to Sell Magnavox and Philco Branded DTV Converters to Your…

A few weeks ago, after reporting on the RCA and Zenith branded digital converter boxes approved by the FCC for analog-TV holdouts, I jokingly asked where the Magnavox DTV converter box was. Turns out, Philips will not only ship a Magnavox box eligible for the National Telecommunications and Information… » 12/17/07 7:20pm 12/17/07 7:20pm

LG's Zenith DTT900 Converter Competes with RCA for Grandma's $40 Coupon

Last night we showed you the finished look of the RCA DTA800, one of the "digital switchover" converter boxes your stubborn granny can buy early next year with her $40 coupon from the government, in lieu of getting a new goddamn TV. The CES folks have praised the other box too, a Zenith-branded DTT900… » 11/14/07 10:21am 11/14/07 10:21am