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There Are Maybe 4 People on Earth Who Would Use This Overpriced Universal Remote

In a lot of ways, I love the Caavo universal remote. I have five different devices plugged into it at the moment, and it moves between them with utter ease. It’s informative, beautiful, and far easier to set up than any Logitech Harmony remote I’ve used. Yet for the life of me, I don’t know who the heck would actually want to own this $400 (£286) device. Read More >>

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PSVR Works as an HDMI Display for Any Old Games Console

People bravely and selflessly seeing what happens when you plug things into other things the manual makes no mention of have found some useful extra functionality within PSVR -- it has a similar 2D cinema mode to the other VR headsets, only this one works with any valid HDMI output. Read More >>

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USB-C to HDMI Cables Are on the Way

With USB-C taking over as the standard port on all our gadgets, offering up power, data transfer, and so on. Now you can all add one more thing to that list, because USB-C/HDMI compatibility is coming. Read More >>

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The Electric Jukebox is a Dongle/HDMI/Remote/£180/£60 Stream of Confusion

The selling point of Electric Jukebox is simple -- access "millions" of albums and songs on your TV through a plug-and-play HDMI dongle. The problem being it costs £149 at the moment, a price that'll rise to £179 once the launch window slams shut. Read More >>

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This Great-Looking HDMI Switcher Comes With On-Screen Input Previews 

No matter how many HDMI inputs your fancy new TV comes with, within about a week, you’ll end up needing at least one more. And since you spent so much time picking out a TV with a gorgeous picture, why wouldn’t you want an HDMI switcher that looks just as great? Read More >>

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Intel Compute Stick Review: Don’t Buy It

Who wouldn’t want a cheap HDMI stick that can turn any TV into a full Windows computer? Nobody, right? That’s what we thought. Oh god were we wrong. When Intel announced the Compute Stick at CES, we figured it could become the ultimate miniature PC for all kinds of people. Too bad it’s terrible. Read More >>

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Google’s Chromebit Turns Any TV Into a Chrome PC for Under £70

Google just introduced a whole new kind of Chrome OS computer—a dongle that plugs into any HDMI-equipped display. It’s called a Chromebit, and it isn’t your run-of-the-mill streaming stick. For under $100/£67, you’re looking at a full computer that plugs right into your TV. Read More >>

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Look Out HDMI and DisplayPort, There’s a New Cable in Town

Ever heard of Mobile High-Definition Link, or MHL for short? Today, it's a way to connect a smartphone to an HDTV or monitor via microUSB. But the new SuperMHL could challenge HDMI and DisplayPort dominance over your entire home cinema Read More >>

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Google Adds 1080p Tab-Casting Options to Chromecast’s Browser App

Those who fiddle beneath the bonnet of Chromecast will now find the option to stream browser content at 1080p inside the "enhanced tab casting" options, with Google allowing users to select a 60fps and 1920 x 1080 option. The Google Cast (beta) Chrome app is what you need to make it happen. [OMG Chrome via TNW] Read More >>

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Xbox One’s TV Guide Features Won’t Hit the UK Until 2014

That TV EPG integration thing that Microsoft banged on and on and on about when it launched Xbox One earlier this year? We're not getting it at launch, and Microsoft's only giving a vague "2014" answer when asked about when we are likely to see it. Read More >>

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HDMI 2.0 Is Here: 60fps 4K, 18Gbps and 32 Channel Audio

HDMI 2.0 has just been officially announced, just in time for the world to adopt Ultra HD TVs, and it looks set to provide your AV set-up with some kick ass capabilities. Read More >>

computers
Raspberry Pi Made Simple With HDMI, Ethernet and Keyboard Starter Kit

Just under £40 gets Raspberry Pi users a super-simple media management solution, with the Element 14 bundle containing a wireless keyboard, HDMI connector and an Ethernet cable for easily whacking together your home media powerhouse. Read More >>

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Is There Anyone Stupid Enough to Believe That This Cable Has Anti-Virus Protection?

This "Xbox 360 Elite HDMI cable" should be just like any other HDMI cable in the planet, right? Wrong! According to the box, it's a "100% Mylar" double shield 1.3c grade cable with anti-virus protection to reduce virus noises and to obtain perfect image transmission." Read More >>

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Smart HDMI Cables Tell You If You’re Getting an SD, HD, or 4K Signal

It's no secret that you don't have to spend a small fortune on the HDMI cables connecting your home theater gear. But that doesn't stop Monster from charging hundreds of pounds for its cords, justifying the costs with features like glowing signal indicators. Read More >>

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Lady Gaga’s Dress Designer Makes One Out of HDMI Cables

Everyone knows PC World and Currys love their HDMI cables, almost as much as their extended warranties. Now they’ve gone one stage further and made a bunch into something you can actually wear. Read More >>