Portable Video

Microsoft Unveils TV Networking Devices For Windows Media Center

Microsoft on Thursday introduced Linksys, D-Link, and Niveus Media products that would distribute high-definition video from a Windows Media Center PC to any home TV with a wired or wireless network connection. In addition, Microsoft said that on Friday it expects to distribute an automatic upgrade to Media Center in Windows Vista Home Premium Edition

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Apple Cuts iPhone Price, Updates iPods

Apple Inc. slashed the price of the top iPhone by $200 Wednesday to bolster holiday sales, but also angered loyal customers who paid top dollar in the gadget’s first 10 weeks on the market. The company also revamped its iPod media player lineup, introducing a model called iPod Touch that incorporates the iPhone’s touch-screen and

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Doctor warns against using iPods in a lightning storm

Listen to an iPod during a storm and you may get more than electrifying tunes. A Canadian jogger suffered wishbone-shaped chest and neck burns, ruptured eardrums, and a broken jaw when lightning traveled through his music player’s wires. Last summer, a Colorado teen was hurt when lightning struck nearby as he was listening to his

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