Local Broadcasters Want Mobile Standard: Free TV on Phones and…

The good news: A coalition of 800 local TV stations are lobbying to get a mobile TV standard approved by the ATSC. Rather than pay Verizon or AT&T a boatload of money to get MediaFLO content, you will just buy a product with a receiver chip and tune in whatever's on. The bad news: Broadcasters want this because TiVo,… » 4/15/08 1:50pm 4/15/08 1:50pm

Thomson Symbio Cordless VoIP DECT Phone Looks Deceiving

When does a cordless phone not look like a cordless phone? When it looks like this Thomson Symbio DECT VoIP phone, which allows you to hang up the receiver like a "old time phone," but picks up and works like a cordless one. There's a small LCD screen in the body in order to view contacts and other VoIP network info,… » 3/14/08 2:00pm 3/14/08 2:00pm

Thomson Black Diamond PMP Looks Good, Almost Too Good

Oooh, black, shiny and scratches easily—must be a PS3. Close, it is the Black Diamond EH308 PMP from Thompson. This PMP is decked out in a high-gloss black finish with a light touch of blue around the button area. Other than the looks it is a ho-hum PMP. 1.8-inch OLED screen, 8GB memory, touch-sensitive controls,… » 11/16/06 4:08pm 11/16/06 4:08pm