Japanese Infrared Revamp Transfers at Gigabit Speeds

While IR is still quite useful for certain things, transferring data between devices is something very few people still use it for. Japan's KDDI R&D labs, however, have managed to increase the transfer rate 250 times to 1Gbps with a semiconductor laser that blinks incredibly fast. Although 1Gbps is fast, it doesn't… » 1/21/08 3:30pm 1/21/08 3:30pm

TiVo HD Lifetime Service Transfer: $199 For a Limited Time

This is a semi-good deal if you've already purchased a lifetime subscription on your old Series 2 units and want to upgrade to a TiVo HD. For the medium, medium price of $199, you can transfer your old sub to the new unit if and only if you purchase an HD unit between October 11 and November 8. Plus, your old… » 10/11/07 3:05pm 10/11/07 3:05pm

Xbox 360 Elite to Have Data Transfer Cable

One of the questions you may have had about the black Elite version of the Xbox 360 we saw yesterday was how in the hell were you going to get your game saves and downloaded content onto the new 120GB hard drive? Would you have to use memory card and copy stuff 64/512MB at a time? Nope, because the new drive is going… » 3/21/07 10:00pm 3/21/07 10:00pm

Belkin Easy Transfer Cable for Windows Vista Gallery

It's only a matter of time before Vista makes its big debut, so the folks at Belkin are looking to make the transition a smooth one for you soon-to-be upgraders. Their forthcoming 8-foot transfer cable uses Laplink software to shuttle your files from your old PC to your Vista-based one. It transfers at up to 30GB per… » 1/03/07 1:53pm 1/03/07 1:53pm

TiVo Lets You Transfer Your Lifetime Subscription To Series 3 For $199

How generous of TiVo to allow you pay $199 for the ability to keep on using the so-called "Lifetime Subscription" in your new TiVo Series 3 units. As you may know, the lifetime subscription feature has been cancelled on all new sales of TiVos, including on the upcoming Series 3 box. Now, if you've already purchased a… » 9/07/06 6:45pm 9/07/06 6:45pm