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Capture video with the Adaptec GameBridge

Feb 06, 20063 mins
Network Security

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LATEST COOL TOOLS VIDEO: Capture video with the Adaptec GameBridge

Adaptec’s GameBridge lets you capture video on a PC from camcorders, TVs, and videogame systems. Keith tests it out and gives a Super Bowl preview.


Nothing is cooler than ice cream, which is why I can’t wait to see the demonstration of the MooBella Ice Cream System at this week’s Demo 2006 show in Phoenix. The vending machine that can create a 4.5-ounce scoop of freshly made ice cream on demand is among the approximately 70 products and technologies being launched at the show, a mix of enterprise (see story) and consumer innovations.

Also at Demo this week: Blurb, which will debut its Blurb BookSmart publishing system, and StrikeForce Technologies is launching its WebSecure 1.0 Anti-Keylogging software.


Cool stuff at DEMO ’06

I’m off to Phoenix to be a part of the Demo News Team coverage at this year’s DEMO ’06 show. Along with a few other Network World editors, I’ll be filing blog reports at the DEMO blog. Check out that site for the latest cool products and technologies being launched at the show.

Retrieve data off a bad iPod

Addonics Technologies today announced a device that lets users connect to the hard drive of any computer, as well as the hard drive found on Apple’s iPod.

Buy a digital camera for your Valentine?

I usually bypass holiday-related stunts by tech companies, but I am a bit curious about the red digital camera that Pentax is pushing as a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day giving.

Create a Wi-Fi zone through your cell phone

Imagine creating an instant Wi-Fi network for a bunch of people based on the wide-area wireless connection from your EV-DO PC card or cell phone. That’s the idea behind the Kyocera Mobile Router (model KR1) …

Canon announces new DVD camcorder

If you’re sick of video tapes and transferring home movies to a PC, you might want to start recording directly to a DVD.

Company ships biometric doorknob

Forget your keys? Don’t worry, soon you’ll be able to get into your office or house by using your finger.

Iomega offers up to 4.6TB of NAS for SMBs

Iomega today said it has boosted the capacity of its StorCenter Pro NAS 400r Server by adding a 1TB expansion module (the StorCenter Pro NAS 400e Expansion Chassis). The 400e systems are expected to begin shipping in late February for $3,399.

Keith Shaw is an award-winning editor at Network World. In addition to creating the Cool Tools universe of columns, blogs and videocasts, he also edits the weekly DEMOletter newsletter and is the senior editor of product testing at Network World You can reach Keith at