Loyd Case answers! Can I depend on a refurbished product? USB monitor, rotating outlets, all Star Trek series coming to Netflix, our favorite new Blu-ray releases for April 19th, 2011, and more!
Loyd Case answers! Can I depend on a refurbished product? USB monitor, rotating outlets, all Star Trek series coming to Netflix, the last video converter you'll ever need, and our favorite new Blu-ray releases for April 19th, 2011!
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Pandora has been sending personal info to their advertisers, including GPS data and birthdate. Microsoft has revealed a few details on Internet Explorer 10 and Cisco is killing the Flip Camera. Watch the video for the details on these and other stories in today's tech news.
Gadgets come in all sizes, and today we have a few awesome pieces of gear that we think you'll love. First, the Toshiba 14-inch USB Mobile LCD Monitor, which adds a second monitor for you on-the-go, or lets you easily share presentations, all without an external power source. Patrick has personally added several of the 360 Electrical 36035-W 4-Outlet Rotating Surge Protectors to his own house - they make cable management easy! And we all love the screwdrivers from Wiha, which many of you have asked about. Watch the video for more on all these fabulous tools.
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One of our favorite streaming services, VUDU, will soon be available on the PC! However, it will only support SD, not our beloved HDX format. Star Trek fans, get ready to jump for joy, because by this fall, ALL Star Trek TV Series will be available for streaming via Netflix by this fall, with the exception of The Animated Series. Sharp has started shipping the biggest LCD HDTV on the market: the 3D-enabled LC-70LE732U. And Peter Jackson announced on Facebook that he's shooting The Hobbit at 48 frames per second, for extra realism. Watch the video for more on what's happening in the world of HD.
Looking to finally upgrade that CRT to an LED HDTV? Mario's looking at the Samsung D8000, but needs a good review. Watch the video to find out if we think it'd be a good candidate.
You can score major discounts on refurbished products, but how reliable are they? Patrick's a big fan, but Robert tends to stay away. Watch the video to find out the pros and cons of buying used gear.
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Need a good video or audio converter? Look no further that Format Factory, which will convert virtually any file to your desired format, plus a lot more. Watch the video to find out how it works.
Got a graphics question? Loyd Case is here to help. Whether you want to squeeze the most out of your current card, want to know what to upgrade to, or need help choosing a card for your next system, Loyd's got an answer for you. Watch the video for the answers to all these and more.
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Drop your phone in the toilet? Cat throw up on your Roku? We'll show you how clean and dry out any tech that has accidentally been introduced to moisture. Watch the video for help in saving those gadgets.
Need an easy way to transfer from one computer to another? We'd suggested the appropriate cables and adapters, but Alphaxion pointed out that network shares are much simpler. Watch the video for more tips on upgrading your computer while preserving your data.