Funai blu-ray player: $298 at Wal-Mart

Can’t afford the high prices for blu-ray players? well a slightly cheaper alternative has been spotted at Wal-Mart in the form of the $298 Sylvania or Magnavox branded Funai MB500 blu-ray player. It looks like a 1980’s set top cable box, only supports blu-ray profile 1.1, probably sounds awful, and still costs $100 more than…

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R2-D2 DVD Projector: Want!

So when we first heard about the $3000 R2-D2 DVD projector we thought it would be really cheesy. Now there is a video out and it is cheesy but in an awesome spectacular way! This thing moves around, projects movies onto the wall at 1024×768 (1500 lumens), can lead back and project onto the ceiling,…

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EyeTop Wearable DVD System Review

LiveDigitally has posted a review of the EyeTop Wearable DVD System and we agree with most of their conclusions, especially the part about feeling queasy when you wear it for too long: “Overall, I felt the Eyetop DVD was a well-made product, with a lot of attention to putting together a complete package. As far…

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Yahoo Electronics

The first Yahoo! branded electronics (made by Diamond Electronics) have now been officially announced. The announcement covered two home theater systems (the YHT-630, a $199 210 watt compact system, and the YHT-650, a $269 system with more features) and three DVD players (the YDP-305, a $79 DVD player with memory card reader and USB, and…

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Pioneer 16x DVD Burner

Pioneer has started selling the DVR-A08-J: the first DVD writer capable of writing DVD-R and +R at 16x speed and dual layer (DL) discs at 4x speed. This means that 8.5GB of data can be written to a DL disk in about 25 minutes. The DVR-A08-J is available in white, black, and silver colors. (thanks…

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