Sony VGX-XL3: Hometheater PC

March 2, 2007 by poeloq | 3 Comments

Sony has announced the VGX-XL3 Home Theater PC, which not only impresses with good looks but also with nice features – except for my obvious dislike of Blu-Ray compared to HD-DVD. Speaking of which, the VGX-XL3 doesn’t only offer a Blu-Ray drive but a Blu-Ray burner! Apart from Blu-Ray, the VGX-XL3 also offers a huge […]

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Sony: New 46″/50″ 1080p Bravia TVs

February 28, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Sony today announced, among other products, two new rearprojected Bravia HDTVs that are capable of full 1080p input via HDMI and a the full 1920×1080 resolution and they are truelly huge at 46″ (KDF-46E3000) and 50″ (KDF-50E3000). Even at this size they still manage to be ultra-slim at 11.9″ and 12.6″ deep respectively. Apart from […]

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Sony to cut Bluray player price to $599

February 27, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

Sony is going to cut it’s Blu-ray player prices and will offer the new BDP-S300 for “just” $599, fairly cheap compared to prices now. It will also be the size of a standard large size DVD player and not bad looking at it either. More News on this as it breaks… [via Gizmodo]

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Arcam Solo

February 23, 2007 by davidallen | 2 Comments

This one is must for all serious movie fans, for anyone who it not a serious movie person, this is you call to become one of the serious movie fans, its your call, because this system although is highly technical, yet can be used ease, so you do not need to be technically minded to […]

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Canon’s $499 HD camera: PowerShot TX1

February 23, 2007 by poeloq | 3 Comments

Canon’s PowerShot TX1 is small 7.1 Megapixel HD camera, which can capture video in 720p HD resolution. It offers upto 10x optical and 4x digital zoom and using Canon’s Digic technology it will detect faces and will reduce the red eye effect. The TX1 offers an ISO rage of 80 right up to 1600 and […]

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LG’s new HDTVs come with built in HDDs.

February 7, 2007 by techman | Leave a Comment

The high definition television viewing is getting better and better. As the HDTV technology captures the imagination of the viewers about how clear television broadcasting can be LG has come out with its new range of TV’s with built in hard-drives. With LG’s televisions now providing the facility to store, the lovers of high quality […]

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Samsung Showcases LED Backlit LCD Panels!

February 2, 2007 by Static | Leave a Comment

At the International Conference and Exhibition on Display LEDs, Samsung is showcasing its new LED backlit LCDs. With models at 15.4 inch, 30 inch, and 40 inch, Samsung seems to be hoping to grab hold of those that are fond of not only small LCDs, but also nice flat big ones. The 15.4 inch LED […]

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Sony VAIO VGN-AR31S: Optional Blu-Ray

February 1, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Sony is one of the obvious members of the Blu-Ray camp in the HD battle, and has now announced the Sony Vaio VGN-AR31S, which will have a optional Blu-Ray drive. Offering a Blu-Ray drive also means that Sony has equipped the VGN-AR31S with a large 17″ display that is HD capable. The hardware is also […]

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Netgear Wireless HD

January 18, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

I mentioned this morning in our DIY feature how many cables I have lying around and my distaste of this fact. I remember trying to setup a Linux media center PC a few years back to centrally archive my music, films and other media in one central place. I did not actually get round to […]

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HD DVD cracked: pirated versions on Bittorrent

January 16, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

ArsTechnica has picked up the story that the first pirated HD DVD can be found on Bittorrent, as can be seen on a screenshot at HDTVBlogger (for legal reasons we are not going to use this screenshot). This comes just after a month of HDDVDBackup. We will have to wait and see how the industry […]

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HD DVD versus Blu-Ray – will the adult film industry decide again?

January 15, 2007 by poeloq | 3 Comments

VHS may be outdated now, but it did show one major influence in film format competition rules: the adult film industry. When the adult film industry started to use the VHS media for technical (longer playingtime) and legal (other companies did not want the adult film industry to use their format) reasons the battle between […]

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Customized Plasma TVs from Panasonic

January 10, 2007 by sid | Leave a Comment

Did you know that you can turn a television into a work of art? Well…almost. Panasonic’s new ‘customize your TV’ feature basically says that a plasma TV looks as good as a painting, turned on or off! So why not put it into an artistic, picture-like frame, and hang it up on a wall? The […]

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Verizon Wireless launches V-cast Mobile Television Service

January 9, 2007 by techbuzz | 2 Comments

America’s second largest cell phone operator, Verizon Wireless announced Sunday it is planning a new service, V Cast Mobile TV, which will help people on-the-go to watch TV programs. The service is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2007. With initial launch planned in several major U.S. markets, the ad-supported service will […]

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