Chord Electronics Limited Intros Products to Stream Your Mobile Phone’s Music Tracks to Your Stereo

Now here's a novel product (a bit on the pricey side, though). The Chordette Gem by Chord Electronics Limited is a Bluetooth A2DP Stereo Audio receiver that can be connected to a home stereo system or any device with RCA inputs. In other words, your Bluetooth equipped mobile phone, PDA, or PC can be set [...]

Home Network Technologies Will Coexist, Not Compete

Consumer electronics products no longer exist in a vacuum: increasingly they are linked to each other via a number of short-range radio technologies. CE vendors, faced with a series of overlapping use-cases, network areas, standards, and technologies, need to understand the applications best suited to each, and how they relate to each other. Fortunately, short-range networking [...]

Dell Adds MP3/WMA/WMV/DVD/HDMI Support and More to Latest Ubuntu Linux PC Offerings

Kudos to Dell for adding support for these popular codecs and technologies out of the box. Multimedia support has been a long time bug-a-boo (mostly on the legal end) since Dell decided to launch their Ubuntu Linux PC lineup last year. However, that's now changed. Dell is now bundling support for popular multimedia codecs [...]