HDMI archive

  • Airtame lets you stream from computer to any screen with HDMI, wirelessly
    Televisions

    Airtame lets you stream from computer to any screen with HDMI, wirelessly

    By 10 January 2014

    Cable connections are so last millennium. Yet even smart TVs screen mirroring from you computer still isn't universal, until Airtame. This device, once it graduates from Indiegogo, will plug into any TV with HDMI and connect to the Wi-Fi network. Then...

  • HDMI 2.0 standard announced, carries 18Gbps bandwidth, 4K 60FPS and more
    Televisions

    HDMI 2.0 standard announced, carries 18Gbps bandwidth, 4K 60FPS and more

    By 4 September 2013

    HDMI Licensing has - you guessed it - announced something new. And that something new is HDMI 2.0. With next-generation televisions such as 4K popping up every which way, HDMI Licensing had decided to update the connection standard with a few necessary...

  • Google to launch Chromekey HDMI dongle for mirroring?
    Gadgets

    Google to launch Chromekey HDMI dongle for mirroring?

    By 7 June 2013

    Google is allegedly developing an HDMI dongle for televisions that displays mirrored content from a mobile device or computer, according to a new report. Droid-Life on Friday called the device a Chromekey and said it basically allows users to cast the...

  • Updated Apple TV to feature minor component change
    Televisions

    Updated Apple TV to feature minor component change

    By 30 January 2013

    Following an FCC filing for an updated Apple TV with a smaller design, Apple has confirmed that the smaller design change isn't the case. Instead, the fourth-generation Apple TV will be upgraded only internally. "We sometimes make component changes which...

  • ZyXEL WHD6215 wireless HDMI kit  review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    ZyXEL WHD6215 wireless HDMI kit review

    By 1 August 2012

    Cables are, it has to be said, Satan's own work. Put two cables together behind your TV, give them five minutes alone, and when you return they will have knotted themselves into an impenetrable mess. Returning them to two cables will take a life, either...

  • IXOS drops prices of quality HDMI cables to match cheap devices
    Home Cinema

    IXOS drops prices of quality HDMI cables to match cheap devices

    By 20 October 2010

    One of the most common mistakes that a newbie to home cinema makes is trusting a salesman when they say, "the more expensive a cable, the better it is". In the digital age, there are few reasons why a (short) £150 HDMI cable is better than a £20 one,...

  • HDBaseT: The all-in-one HDMI killer
    Home Cinema

    HDBaseT: The all-in-one HDMI killer

    By 2 July 2010

    Now, if you thought that HDMI was not only the present, but also the future, when it comes to high definition audio and video cabling then think again, because an alliance of top electronic companies is developing a new technology based on some old methods....

  • Good Way to send USB to HDMI wirelessly
    Gadgets

    Good Way to send USB to HDMI wirelessly

    By 27 May 2010

    Wireless USB never really took off, despite a lot of effort being put into making seemingly pointless products, but now accessory company Good Way Technology has come up with a potentially cunning use for it.  The company has created what it calls a...

  • New AV receivers from Denon are 3D ready
    Home Cinema

    New AV receivers from Denon are 3D ready

    By 28 April 2010

    Denon has announced the first two AV receivers in its 2010 range, both of which comply with 3D standards. Although existing AV receivers and amplifiers, with HDMI v1.3 connectivity, are compatible with 3D video signals, they can't carry the 3D Blu-ray...

  • Apple planning HDMI port for Mac Mini?
    Home Cinema

    Apple planning HDMI port for Mac Mini?

    By 2 March 2010

    Apple has apparently been shipping around a prototype of a new Mac Mini that features something brand new for the company - an HDMI port. Perhaps recognising that mini DisplayPort and DVI aren't quite sufficient any more, the HDMI port replaces the legacy...

  • 10 perfect Christmas presents for... AV lovers
    Home Cinema

    10 perfect Christmas presents for... AV lovers

    By 27 November 2009

    Welcome to the next of our Pocket-lint perfect Christmas gift guide installments. So you've bought presents for the Apple fanboy/girl in your life, the photographer, laptop addicts, the console gamer and PC gamer. Now is the turn for your favourite couch...

  • Nokia, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba team up on mobile HDMI
    Phones

    Nokia, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba team up on mobile HDMI

    By 30 September 2009

    Top consumer electronics companies have revealed they are teaming up to effectively create a mobile, or mini, version of the HDMI port for portable devices and phones. Nokia, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba have all announced they are working with Silicon Image...

  • Averlogic streams HDMI signals over power lines
    Home Cinema

    Averlogic streams HDMI signals over power lines

    By 5 June 2009

    You might never have heard of Averlogic before, but the company has created an interesting solution for anyone that wants to stream HDMI signals around their house. The products on display at Computex weren’t final retail products, but the demo was...

  • Mad Catz announces premium Rock Band accessories
    Gaming

    Mad Catz announces premium Rock Band accessories

    By 2 June 2009

    Mad Catz has announced that the third editions of its premium Rock Band accessories will soon be available. They'll work with Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and Rock Band: Beatles, and all but one just work on the Xbox 360. The wireless "Fender Precision Replica...

  • Marmitek Connect410 HDMI switcher review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Marmitek Connect410 HDMI switcher review

    By 22 April 2009

    Do you suffer from input envy? So prevalent is the high definition-capable HDMI cable that even if your home entertainment setup isn’t suffering from a lack of HDMI inputs, it soon will be. You might find there are not enough HDMI ins and outs on your...

  • MaxTrack CS 20 Media Switcher review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    MaxTrack CS 20 Media Switcher review

    By 27 March 2009

    Sometimes sorting out all your different video sources and getting them into your display in a tidy fashion is a real nightmare. It might be that your HDTV only has a single HDMI input, which many older displays do, or that your minimalist installation...

  • Onkyo unveils 2009 line-up
    Home Cinema

    Onkyo unveils 2009 line-up

    By 19 March 2009

    Onkyo has introduced its new line of receivers, home cinema packages and iPod-compatible accessories for 2009, promising improved performance, new features and value for money. Leading the wave of new introductions are four new budget to midrange home...

  • Home cinema fans get six source HDMI media switch
    Home Cinema

    Home cinema fans get six source HDMI media switch

    By 23 February 2009

    The Satellite Shop has announced the availability of the new HDMI media switch for those who want to get connected. The media switch allows you to connect multiple media sources to a single HDMI socket on any LCD, plasma TV or monitor allowing owners...

  • Sony launches CD player and AV receivers
    Audio

    Sony launches CD player and AV receivers

    By 30 August 2008

    Sony claims to have designed a CD player with a difference in the SCD-XA5400ES. This is the first Audio CD player which allows the transfer of Super Audio CD’s native Direct Stream Digital audio format over HDMI, via a new AV receiver - the STR-DA5400ES....

  • IXOS launches multiway HDMI switch
    Home Cinema

    IXOS launches multiway HDMI switch

    By 11 August 2008

    IXOS has unveiled the XHT948 HDMI 4 into 1 Switch, which has a £300 price tag. This HD switch does what it says on the tin - it allows you to connect up to four HDMI signal sources to any single display (DVD player, HD CATV receiver, HD satellite receiver,...

  • Humax launches new Freeview PVRs
    Home Cinema

    Humax launches new Freeview PVRs

    By 24 July 2008

    Not one but two new Humax Freeview PVRs have launched today. Both of the new launches are twin-tuner Freeview+ digital TV recorders (DTRs), giving access to up to 48 Freeview channels plus a host of recording features. At the top end is the PVR-9300 with...

  • Panasonic launches "free-angle" HDMI
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic launches "free-angle" HDMI

    By 15 July 2008

    Panasonic has announced it is to launch the world's first "free angle" HDMI Cable, compliant with version 1.3a high data transfer speed specification. Panasonic says that with the market trend for extremely flat panel displays, there is a growing need...

  • Siemens launches HDMI-enabled set top box
    Home Cinema

    Siemens launches HDMI-enabled set top box

    By 27 February 2008

    Siemens is set to offer a digital satellite receiver with an HDMI interface, the Gigaset M383 S CI, aimed at owners of HD ready flat-panel screens. This set-top box is HD ready and offers pictures with a resolution of 1080dpi, and what's described as...

  • Laic offers colourful HDMI cables
    Gaming

    Laic offers colourful HDMI cables

    By 20 February 2008

    Looking almost Olympic, these HDMI v1.3 cables come in a range of colours so your wiring need not hold back your decor. $19.

  • Mad Catz offers HDMI conversion system for Xbox 360s
    Gaming

    Mad Catz offers HDMI conversion system for Xbox 360s

    By 14 February 2008

    Mad Catz Interactive has announced the release of the Xbox 360 HDMI Conversion Kit, a new accessory designed to allow owners of non-Elite Xbox 360 consoles to connect directly to any standard HDMI input on their TV's or displays and enjoy true high definition...