DLNA Looks to Increase Consumer Awareness and Extends Reach with Wi-Fi Direct

dlna_and_wifi_alliance_logosIt's been a busy few weeks over at the DLNA. First they release a set of videos aimed at educating the mass market by demonstrating how easy it is for consumers to connect and enjoy their digital content regardless of manufacturer. They cover the scenarios that most normal people (and by normal I don't mean geeks [...]

WD TV Live Media Players Gain Facebook, Blockbuster OnDemand, and USB Wireless Keyboard Support

WD TV Live Plus HD Media PlayerLooks like the guys at Western Digital haven't been shaken by the likes of Apple TV, Boxee Box, Google TV, and others. The company is rolling out a new WD TV Live / Plus / Hub update that brings users the ability to upload photos and video to their Facebook account, share their status, and [...]

WD TV Live Hub with 1TB of Internal Storage Now on Sale for $199.99

WD TV Live Hub GraphicWe brought you the sneak peek earlier this month of the unannounced WD TV Live Hub, which essentially combines the best of WD TV Live Plus and the My Book Live NAS / DLNA media server. Well, the company has officially introduced the the WD TV Live Hub today and has given it its very [...]

Western Digital Offers Up a 3TB Caviar Green HDD for $239

WD Caviar Green 3TB HDDLooking to expand your storage capacity? You may want to give Western Digital's new 3TB ($239) and 2.5TB ($189) WD Caviar Green drives a once over. The 3.5-inch SATA drives are designed to be cool, quiet, and energy efficient — making use of the company's IntelliPower and IntelliSeek technologies. In fact, they're perfect for consumer-type [...]

WD Live TV Hub Makes a Surprise Appearance

WD TV Live Hub Box PhotoA sharp-eyed member at AVS Forum picked up a product created by Western Digital that hasn't been officially announced or even made its way across any one's radar at Best Buy (it has since been pulled until the official launch date). The product is the WD Live TV Hub, which essentially combines two fantastic products [...]

Western Digital Adds the My Book Live to Its Line of NAS Products

WD My Book Live BoxedMissed this one last week. Western Digital has added a new product to its NAS line that should appeal to most of our readers looking to add relatively cheap network storage with media server capabilities. The new WD My Book Live is similar to the My Book World Edition except it's slightly more compact, offers [...]

Western Digital Now Does Networking Gear, Intros the 200Mbps WD Livewire Powerline AV Network Kit

WD Livewire Powerline AV Network KitLooks like Western Digital is treading in new waters. The company has just introduced the WD Livewire Powerline AV Network Kit (MSRP $139.99) based on HomePlug AV, a first for the company. The device allows users to connect their network capable TVs, Blu-ray players, game consoles, media streamers, etc. to a 4-port Ethernet adapter which [...]

Western Digital Intros the WD Elements Play Multimedia HDD Player

WD Elements PlayLooking for a no-frills, high-impact multimedia player for your HDTV? Have a look at Western Digital's new WD Elements Play. Unlike the popular WD TV Live Plus, WD Elements Play offers no network connectivity or online media streaming capabilities, but does, however, boast an impressive 1TB / 2TB hard drive built-in and shares the same [...]