Top 10 Most Useless USB Gadgets Of All Time

How dumb will the USB revolution get? How far away from USB-powered male-enhancement kits and self-hypnosis kits are we? By the looks of this list, those two items are just around the corner. Check out the official GearCrave Top Ten Dumbest USB Gadgets Ever: 10. The USB Vacuum is truly too goofy for words. Not to mention … Read moreTop 10 Most Useless USB Gadgets Of All Time

Philips BDP9000 Blu-Ray DVD Player

Behold the BDP9000, the first Blu-Ray DVD entry from Phillips. This is backwards compatible (it plays DVDs and CDs, duh) and has a nifty upconvert feature that brings your existing DVDs to near-HD quality on playback. Not bad, eh? You get a full range of audio options including MP3, Dolby, DolbyDTS, and more. Check these specs:

  • Up to 1080p (1920 x 1080p) output through HDMI digital output
  • Selectable 1080p/1080i/720p video upconversion of DVD’s through HDMI
  • BD-RE, BD-ROM, DVD ROM, DVD RAM, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-ROM, CD-R/RW playback compatible
  • MPEG2, VC-1, H.264, HD JPEG decoding
  • 12-bit/192MhZ video D/A converter; 24-bit/192KHz audio D/A converter

We have no idea who will win the Blu-Ray vs. HD format wars, but this one is priced under five bills and makes catching up with Blu-Ray pretty painless. Want to take the plunge?

Buy for $379.74