Hot Electronics Deals for February 18

Today’s best deals on electronics and games, handpicked from all over the web

Silicon Image MHL Solution to Enable 4K Ultra HD Streams from Mobile to TVs

What’s MHL? It’s a connectivity standard that enables HD and 4K video and gaming content on a mobile device to play on a large screen display. Bonus: MHL charges the mobile device. And it’s all done via micro-USB.

DISH Network Loaning iPads to Select Southwest Flights

Want something to watch on your next flight? DISH Network and Southwest are continuing their partnership by offering iPad 2 loans on selected flights. If you board a Southwest flight at Chicago-Midway International Airport (MDW), Denver International Airport (DEN) and Oakland International Airport (OAK), you’ll be able to check out a free iPad for the more »

Vine Update Debuts Video Drafts, Editing Features

The popular six-second video app has just received a well-needed update. Whereas app updates can at times result in hardly-noticeable differences or changes, the newest for Vine is different and welcomes a couple important, sought-after improvements. First and most foremost, it will now be possible to ‘draft’ video clips. Before and as it’s been, constructing more »


VIZIO Delivers Its Second Stream Player with Co-Star LT

VIZIO has, over the past several years, become a highly influential HDTV brand in the U.S., as well as one of the leading purveyors of smart TVs. Now the upstart manufacturer is adding to the increasingly crowded streaming media player market with its second such attempt to “smartify” traditional “dumb” HDTVs from itself and any more »

Audiovox mobiletv Brings Free Live TV to iOS and Android Devices

Audiovox Electronics today launched [easyazon-link asin=”B00F93SG1S” locale=”us”]Audiovox mobiletv[/easyazon-link], which the company claims is the first wireless mobile TV receiver to bring free live TV to iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. Essentially, it’s a portable TV antenna that hooks up to your smartphone or tablet. What’s “free live TV”? Terrestrial broadcasts from local TV stations, more »


YouTube Now Offers Royalty-Free Audio Library for User Videos

Ever put up a video on YouTube and find that your favorite Madonna song (which fit so perfectly with the content of your short film project) had been taken down by the site because of copyright infringement? Of course you have. If not, at least as a viewer, you’ve probably seen that annoying, red rectangular more »

YouTube Soon To Allow Offline Viewing

Ever seen a cool cat video you just had to watch, but you were on your way out the door to go to work? That won’t be a problem much longer. According to the YouTube blog, starting in November, you’ll be able to download videos to your mobile device to watch “for a short period more »

Aereo Could Come to Android in September

Aereo currently doesn’t officially support Android in its current form. One of the only ways to watch Aereo on Android devices is through a service like PlayOn or something similar. Aereo’s plans to support Android go way back, but it could finally become a reality next month. According to Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia, September is more »

iTunes Running a Sale on Select Movie Bundles

Want to stock up on some movies for your end-of-summer vacation? Well, iTunes may just have a deal you can’t refuse. They are offering some fantastic movie bundles at amazing prices. Check out some of them: Lord of the Rings trilogy: $9.99 Harry Potter Collection: $9.99 (Wow! That’s 8 movies, including 2 extended versions!) The more »

Digital Health Takes NYC–Tomorrow, the World!

“I think the biggest innovations of the 21st century will be at the intersection of biology and technology. A new era is beginning.” Those were the words of legendary Apple and tech guru Steve Jobs, as quoted in Walter Issacson’s recent biography. And, as evidenced by the Digital Health summit held in New York City more »

Amazon Transcodes Your Video Files for Free

Today Amazon Web Services, an Amazon company, has announced Amazon Elastic Transcoder, a highly scalable service for trans-coding video files between different media formats. For those who are unfamiliar with transcoding – it allows a user to convert a high resolution video file into smaller versions that are optimized for playback on websites, mobile devices, applications, more »