Review: Griffin Beacon Universal Remote Control (iOS version)

The Griffin Beacon uni­ver­sal remote con­trol is an inter­est­ing device. It’s a little bit lar­ger than an Apple TV2 (or a hockey puck if that’s closer to your frame of ref­er­ence) but it’s got an odd, Zen-like IR ‘stone’ on the top that’s where the con­trol sig­nals come from. Not your every­day IR blaster. On […]

The screen is just one piece of the puzzle in 3DTV

3DTV is a new TV tech­no­logy that’s being embed­ded in today’s flat-screen TV sys­tems. But a 3D cap­able TV is only one piece of the tech puzzle you need to exper­i­ence 3D. …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future Shop Techb­log. Check out the full post here.

3D will be in the next TV you buy

If you’re out look­ing for a new TV, you’ll have seen bro­chures, ads and video hyp­ing 3DTV. All the major man­u­fac­tur­ers have developed, or are devel­op­ing 3DTV screens, and there’s no indic­a­tion that they’re going to be drop­ping 3D from their product lineup any­time soon. …more This post is an excerpt from one of my […]

A little bit about 3D TV Glasses

A couple of weeks ago I had the good for­tune to be invited to take an exclus­ive look at a bunch of new Sam­sung tech that Future Shop will be rolling out over the next few weeks and months. Of course, the big buzz at the winter Con­sumer Elec­tron­ics Show was 3D, so that’s what […]

One old box + one TV = Boxee

It’s entirely pos­sible that you’ve got a slightly older com­puter sit­ting around doing noth­ing, and you’ve thought to your­self, “Self, I really should turn that old com­puter into a media centre, rather than let all that good tech go to waste…but how?” …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on […]