Sanyo ALBO Digital Picture Frame is Handsome, Like George Jetson

Sanyo knows that some of us are still upset that the futuristic fictional universe of The Jetsons » 10/28/08 7:23am 10/28/08 7:23am doesn't look like it'll come to pass, so they've thrown us a bone: a Wi-Fi digital picture frame that looks like it came straight out of Jane Jetson's foyer. The innards are pretty unexciting , with Windows CE and 256mb…

Smartpants 32-inch Wi-Fi Picture Frame...Can We Just Call It a TV?

This 32-inch Wi-Fi picture frame may look like a TV, but as your guests will quickly (sadly) discover, it's just a frame to show off your family photos. Easily paired to a wireless router, the display is compatible with Windows Live Photo Gallery as well as proprietary image software that can wirelessly copy photos… » 9/24/08 8:44am 9/24/08 8:44am

Sony Vaio Photo Frame Brings Internet Radio, RSS News to Your…

Sending another (admittedly pretty) digital picture frame into an already overcrowded, under-innovated field, Sony has announced is $300 Vaio CP1, which boasts wireless networking, RSS feed integration and - most interestingly - Shoutcast radio streaming. The picture display capabilities are also above average, as the… » 9/03/08 7:00pm 9/03/08 7:00pm

Picture Frame Shows Which of Your IM and Skype Friends Are Online

We absolutely love it when cyberspace and meatspace intersect, which is why we're enthused over this Online Notification Picture Frame. It's a DIY project that connects via some interface (the guy doesn't say) to a computer, which feeds online status information back to the display. If a person's online, the LED next… » 4/08/08 4:00pm 4/08/08 4:00pm

USB Hub Photo Frame Misses Crucial Digital Parts

There are ways and means to add some interest to a USB hub, but Evergreen's new Picture Frame Hub misses all of them. Sure, everyone could do with four extra USB ports from time to time, and having a picture of your loved one on your desk is always good. But combined? And with a light behind the photo? Nope, it just… » 3/14/08 6:59am 3/14/08 6:59am

An Unfortunate Grope of SmartParts' Fugly Digital Photo Frame/Printer

Digital photo frames were the spammiest product spam at CES, lurking around every corner with their crappiness so I still have a biley taste in my mouth. SmartParts' efforts to pile crappy function atop crappy function with a built-in photo printer, unsurprisingly just amounts to one big crapgasm. On the front, it… » 1/31/08 9:30pm 1/31/08 9:30pm

eStarling Wifi Picture Frame (Verdict: Third Time's the Charm)

You may recall that hapless eStarling picture frame we tested last year at this time, where version 1.0 had a Wi-Fi radio that didn't work for diddly squat. Version 2.0 didn't fare much better with its screen that was so bad it was barely tolerable. Well, we're here to tell you that eStarling has now busted out version … » 12/20/07 11:30am 12/20/07 11:30am

Talking Photo Ball Reminds How Family Has Wronged You

Brookstone's Talking Photo Ball is the perfect gadget for those of us who've always dreamt of putting our family and friends into a ball and recording personal voice memos about them. The gadget is simple to use; place 4 pictures in the various slots around the ball, record any message you'd like — as long as its 15… » 8/21/07 10:37pm 8/21/07 10:37pm

Old-School Talking Photo Frame Gets on Your Nerves


Here's a new way to annoy everybody with your various noises: the Talking Photo Frame that lets you load up five 10-second messages, each one corresponding to one of its photos. Don't be fooled, these are old-school paper photos that you place into this $61 frame, and you record those sounds by pushing its Rec button… » 5/18/07 10:19am 5/18/07 10:19am

Magnetic Floating Picture Frame Won't Make Your Kid Less Ugly

This is an electromagnetic photo frame that can make it look like that picture is actually floating. It works because the photo frame has a magnetic field sensor on the top side and a microprocessor and other electronic doodads in the base that ensure the picture is always balanced. This is a great middle-man picture… » 4/02/07 2:45pm 4/02/07 2:45pm