Summary: I've been using a HID-C10 DASH for 2 years now and cannot imagine life without it! It's a great glorified alarm clock: it's wi-fi, it has dozens of programs and hundreds of cool apps. I wake up with it and go to sleep with it on using its built-in timer to shut-off. I absolutely LOVE IT. In fact, I've purchased several for friends and they love it too, and so will you! CAUTION: there are similar "dashes" out there, but only the C10 has all the coolest Internet items.
Summary: I use the Sony HID-C10 strictly as an alarm clock. It's not meant to be a tablet. Connects to my 3G Wifi, but no 5G Wifi. I have my M-F 6am alarm configured to ESPN Radio highlights on Slacker. Works perfectly at wake. Sound quality is a major upgrade over AM/FM radios. Crystal clear. Weather forecast and other widgets are a bonus. If you can get this unit used on eBay for under $100.00, its a bargain. Best used as an alarm clock.
The Dash is more than it seems at first glance! A misunderstood treasure!
17 September 2011
Summary: This is a great "internet device" but it is NOT a tablet, and one does not carry it around. It has to be plugged in and it has to have access to WiFi. Now, having said that, let's talk about the perks and features of this little beauty! First, it's a great hi-tech alarm clock. Customizable alarms that can be set for different times for different days simultaneously, and offers the option to wake to sounds you can choose, or to audio or video.
Summary: For all the hype about Sony's Dash Personal Internet Viewer—a touch screen device that brings the Internet, in bite-sized nuggets, to your fingertips—it's basically a glorified alarm clock. Sure, you can watch movies (via Netflix on demand) or listen to Internet radio or podcasts, but the most useful thing Dash can do is wake you up in the morning and quickly provide information—like weather forecasts, sports scores, or stock reports—you'd typically get from your...
Really like this - Puts amazing tech by my bedside.
6 August 2011
Summary: This is a nice product when used as a wake up station and bedside super enhanded alarm clock. You can watche youtube videos and Netflix well. Is is specially nice at streaming audio. Are startions on Shotcast like Sleepbot and CyroSleep that are well suited for imsomniacs. The internal audio is not great and use it with external speakers. Pandora and all the custom content is there. You can also play videos and music on a USB stick - and this is a really nice extra.
Summary: Great gadget with lots of available apps. Especially netflix and internet radio. Customizeable alarms for clock radio. This little appliance can do lots of things right. Only disappointments are: No battery power and sound is just ok. It is the ultimate smart clock radio. Set up is quick and painless. Elegant cabinet and Sony prestige. It is a keeper!!