DSI to Dealers: Get on Board with Connectivity
June 16, 2011

Distributor DSI Systems rounded out its series of four regional 2011 Expos with a buying and educational event in Orange County, Calif. June 15, making a strong case to its independent dealer clients to board the connectivity bandwagon in their showrooms as a means to better profitability.

3 Years and 1 Million Boxes Later, Roku Players Finally Come to Nationwide Retail
March 30, 2011

Even though they were only sold directly to consumers, Roku's streaming set top boxes managed to become fierce competitors in the connected media player category against AppleTV, Boxee, WDTV, and countless others. Roku announced on Wednesday that the Roku XD streaming player will finally be available in retail nationwide through a partnership with Best Buy. "Having sold over 1 million Roku players through online sales only up until now, we are incredibly excited to announce our entrance into brick and mortar retail with nationwide availability from the preeminent consumer electronics retailer," said Anthony Wood, founder and CEO of Roku,

Netgear CEO Rails on Apple's Steve Jobs, Praises Android
January 31, 2011

Netgear chairman and CEO Patrick Lo went on a rant Monday against Apple and its CEO Steve Jobs, criticizing Jobs' "ego" and Apple's "closed" business model.

During a lunch in Sydney, Australia, Lo called out Apple as destined to fail because of its closed platform, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. "Ultimately a closed system just can't go that far," Lo said. "If they continue to close it and let Android continue to creep up then it's pretty difficult as I see it." Citing several examples, such as the Betamax vs. VHS video format war and Mac vs. Windows

Video: Netgear at CES
January 18, 2011

Jeff O'Heir speaks with David Henry, senior director of product marketing at Netgear, about the company's 15-year anniversary products, including the N600 dual-band router.

Netgear Wants to Wirelessly Connect New Televisions
November 5, 2010

Netgear, the maker of a number of wireless products, has a plan to beat its competitors, which include Belkin and Cisco, and double its revenue in the coming year. It involves the television.

Among a slew of new products the company announced on Friday, Netgear had a new category of wireless router that enables customers to connect televisions to the Web wirelessly using high bandwidth technologies.

Roku Goes to Retail
October 18, 2010

Roku is selling a Netgear-branded Roku player at for $79.99, after a $10.50 instant rebate. The device is also available at Best Buy, Radio Shack and Amazon.

Netgear Launches Media Player
August 31, 2010

Netgear Tuesday released the first two products in the Netgear AV Series, the NeoTV 350 HD and NeoTV 550 Ultimate HD Media Players. The players allow users to play a variety of media directly on their HDTVs, whether videos, photos or music, and whether it is stored locally or on a home network.

Panasonic, Netgear Form Alliance
August 11, 2010

Panasonic and Netgear Wednesday announced that they have teamed up to provide networking products around the Viera line of HDTVs

D&H Readying New England Show
July 20, 2010

D&H Distributing is planning to host the annual New England Technology Show in August, which will mark the 20th year of the show.