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Review: 16 Months w/Belkin’s 300W DC/AC Inverter

Why ALL automobiles don’t come equipped with at least one, built-in 3-prong outlet is beyond me. And why more drivers don’t keep an inverter like this one from Belkin in their cars is also a mystery. Emergencies alone make a … Continue reading

Gigabit powerline ethernet

Belkin’s new Powerline HD starter kit claims to offer gigabit speeds through your home’s power wiring. [Belkin] Because of its high Gigabit speeds and consistent connection, Gigabit Powerline reduces online gaming latency and provides large bandwidth, making it ideal for … Continue reading

New Belkin TuneBase answers iPhone calls in-car

Available later this simmer, Belkin’s new TuneBase FM ($90) and TuneBase Direct ($70) let the user “pick up a call on your iPhone while in the car, hands-free, and also play your music through the car stereo.” [Belkin]

Review: A month with Belkin’s Mini Surge

Five inches long, two inches deep and an inch and a half wide, Belkin’s Mini Surge is a useful and versatile portable power strip. It’s just a smidgin too big and heavy for the manbag, however, making it better in … Continue reading

Belkin’s PC-to-Mac migration dongle spares you the annoyance of an Apple Genius

Belkin’s latest color coordinated Apple dongle is $50 and comes bundled with Migration Assistant software, automating the process of switching your files and preferences from a Windows PC to a Mac… but, of course, not vice versa. Sure, an Apple … Continue reading

Belkin FlyWire should be the first wireless HDMI solution to market

Wireless HDMI — in at least three different varieties that do not interoperate — has taken its sweet time to make it to the living room. For most that’s not a big deal, as their HDMI sources like DVD players … Continue reading

Belkin mouse trap zips up all your mouse pad detritus

This is a simple, elegant idea. Belkin’s Mouse Trap mouse pads allow you to quickly zip up all the flotsam, jetsam and detritus scattered across your mouse pad and take it on the road with you like a little pocketbook. … Continue reading

Belkin Conserve Surge Protector with Magnetic Remote

While I share NOTCOT’s worry about the lack of wireless security—and will add my own quibble about someone’s inability to reach down and flip a physical switch—the Belkin Conserve surge protector with its wireless switch is a cute concept. Six … Continue reading

Belkin Podcast Studio for iPod with XLR Input

Although more details would be nice, this Belkin Podcast Studio sounds quite promising, using a hard disk-based iPod for storage for recordings made from either its built-in microphone or its XLR or quarter-inch inputs. Even crazier, it’s only going to … Continue reading

Belkin Mouse Works Submerged in Chili

Belkin’s Washable Mouse was tested by Gearlog, who did more than just get it a bit scuzzy. Instead, they submerged it in a day’s worth of food—while still using it. The gauntlet: oatmeal, chili, pudding, and Cheetos. Because the scroll … Continue reading