Smartphones

This morning Huawei is taking the wraps off of their latest generation flagship smartphone, the Mate 10 series. Powered by subsidiary HiSilicon’s Kirin 970 SoC, the new phones are a mix of something old and something new for the company. With a design that is not simply a carbon copy of the earlier Mate phones but is still very much a traditional smartphone, Huawei’s latest flagships are a mix of old and new; tried and true paired with the cutting edge. It’s an interesting balancing act, and one that, if consumers agree, will further bolster Huawei’s success in the international smartphone market while at the same time pushing a nascent technology to the forefront of the mobile industry. That technology is, of course, artificial intelligence...

NVIDIA DualTV MCE TV Tuner

The NVIDIA DualTV MCE looks to be a cut above the rest with the ability to record/watch two separate programs at once. We'll see how it compares with two...

68 by Josh Venning on 5/19/2006

Speech Recognition - Ready for Prime Time?

Have you ever tried out speech recognition and been underwhelmed? Do you yearn to play the role of Scotty and call out instructions to your computer? We...

38 by Jarred Walton on 4/21/2006

HTPC – TV Tuner Reviews

Ever thought of using your PC as a Home Theater device? We have some advice along with several of the more interesting TV Tuners, and we're going to put...

77 by Jarred Walton on 12/7/2005

X-Fi and the Elite Pro: SoundBlaster's Return to Greatness

Creative has jam-packed quality and features galore into their newest line of sound cards based on X-Fi technology. The end result is a very high quality product, but is...

110 by Derek Wilson on 8/30/2005

Winter Audio Reference: On-Board, Consumer, and Pro Solutions

AnandTech is bringing back audio reviews with a look at offerings from Creative, Intel/Realtek, and Echo Audio.

89 by Derek Wilson on 2/3/2005

Gearing up for HDMI on the Desktop

Although the eventual DVI replacement has already penetrated the home theater market, HDMI is just starting to pick up in the PC world today. Let's take a look...

56 by Kristopher Kubicki on 1/17/2005

Bluetake's BT460EX Bluetooth Hi-Fi Audio Station Kit - A Quick Look

Thermaltake's spin-off Bluetooth company takes a real crack at the Home Theater market. Let's take a peak at what resulted.

4 by Andrew Ku on 11/3/2004

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005: Feature and Performance Investigation

What's new in 2005? We find out and finally investigate performance under Windows XP Media Center Edition.

26 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/12/2004

Beyond TV 3.5 - SnapStream's Bread and Butter Undergoes a Minor Facelift

Beyond TV 3.5 goes gold today, and we take a look at the changes that it has undergone since our beta look. So, let's take a peek at what...

2 by Andrew Ku on 10/8/2004

Microsoft's Portable Media Center Devices: Exposed

If you've ever asked why someone would want a Portable Media Center, this article is for you.

18 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/27/2004

Albatron Widio - Wireless Audio System, A Quick Look

Albatron is trying to make a splash with their Widio product. Read on to find out what AT thinks about it.

5 by Andrew Ku on 9/23/2004

Microsoft's Windows Media Player 10 - Providing Some Pointers

Microsoft's newest iteration of Windows Media Player has been out and about. Read on to find out what other companies can learn from it.

12 by Andrew Ku on 9/19/2004

Meedio Essentials 1.15.22.0, Part 2 - A Sleek and Clean HTPC Interface

The second part of a two-part article, covering an up-and-comer in the HTPC area with their first software title to hit the market.

1 by Andrew Ku on 9/11/2004

Meedio Essentials 1.15.22.0, Part 1 - A Sleek and Clean HTPC Interface

In this first part of a two-part series, we take a thorough look at an up-and-comer in the HTPC area. Already making enough buzz on their own, we go...

5 by Andrew Ku on 9/4/2004

ATI and NVIDIA: Quick Look at HDTV Overscan Compensation

A quick look at how the two big GPU manufacturers compensate for HDTV overscanning.

13 by Andrew Ku on 8/25/2004

Beyond TV 3.5 - Adding Multi-Tuner Support, a Quick Beta Look

SnapStream adds multi-tuner support for their PVR software title, Beyond TV, now at version 3.5, and we take a look at their latest public beta release.

9 by Andrew Ku on 8/24/2004

eVGA's GeForce FX 5700 Personal Cinema - Nipping at ATI's heels

NVIDIA and eVGA bring another card to challenge ATI's All-in-Wonder line. Read on to find out how the Personal Cinema design has changed and how it outputs HDTV.

9 by Andrew Ku on 8/15/2004

Creative Labs' Sound Blaster Wireless Music - Music at Home Minus the Cables

MP3 players take the home music library mobile for those on the go. But what about the home entertainment center? Creative's Sound Blaster Wireless Music tries to fill the...

7 by Andrew Ku on 8/8/2004

Frey Technologies' SageTV 2.0 - A SnapStream Alternative

We have already had Beyond TV 3 pass through the labs, and now we are onto the on "other white meat" of Microsoft's MCE OS: SageTV 2.0. Read on...

25 by Andrew Ku on 7/25/2004

NVIDIA's ForceWare Multimedia - An In-House Production

After months of waiting, we have NVIDIA's ForceWare Multimedia in our labs. With plenty of days of testing behind it, here are our results...

5 by Andrew Ku on 7/11/2004

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