Passive Technologies Blu-ray/HD DVD Combo Media Center

We haven't heard much of the UK-based Passive Technologies, but if they keep rolling out with stuff like this lifeStation HD media player, they may yet become a common name—at least in the UK. The player features a HD DVD/Blu-ray combo player, Windows Vista, up to 1.5TB on-board storage, multi-room Crestron support,… » 12/18/07 6:00pm 12/18/07 6:00pm

Cell Boosters Will Get You Into Trouble — Or Maybe Not

The New York Times has some options to improve the sad situation of current cell carrier coverage in some areas of the US. From passive options, like the $34.95 Freedom Antenna, to repeaters and signal boosters, like the $299 Spotwave Z1900 or the $399 Wi-Ex zBoost, which uses a 16-inch… » 3/01/07 8:35am 3/01/07 8:35am