Archive for January, 2008

An Overview of What the International Consumer Electronics Show Had to Offer

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is, without a doubt, the biggest event of the year for techies looking to stay on the cutting edge of available technology. It is also a good way to get a sneak peak at what is coming up. Now in its 41st year, the ...

Belkin Introduces the Flywire

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

If you have decided to purchase a flat panel HDTV, you might be considering hanging it on your wall. While hanging a flat panel HDTV on your wall looks great and can really save space, one problem you will have to deal with is finding a way to deal ...

Blu-ray Gets a Boost in the War Against HD DVDs

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

The Blu-ray versus HD DVD debate has been waging on for quite some time now. As a result, consumers have been left feeling uncertain about which format of DVD they should purchase. After all, if one format wins out in the great debate, all of the movies purchased ...

Understanding Digital Broadcasting

Monday, January 28th, 2008

There is a great deal of confusion surrounding HDTV and digital signals. In short, many people think the two are the same. In reality, while all HDTV is digital, not all digital broadcasting is high definition. This is similar to the fact that all oranges are fruit, ...

Faster Broadcasts and 3-D Images

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

2008 is looking like it will be an exciting year in the evolution of HDTVs. One feature that will likely become standard for this new year is the ability for HDTVs to display 120 frames per second.Currently, most HDTV signals are broadcast at 30 frames per second, though movies ...

Deciding Between a Rear Projection Television and a Flat Panel

Friday, January 25th, 2008

If you are a novice when it comes to HDTVs, you might be feeling a bit confused by your options.  To help you begin narrowing down your choices, you should first decide wether you want a rear projection television or a flat panel television. If you choose a rear projection television, ...

Getting an HDTV Converter for Your Television

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

If you have been hearing all of the buzz about how analog broadcasting will become obsolete by the end of 2009, you might be worried that it means you will need to purchase a new television. Although some television companies have tried to send the message that non-HDTVs will ...

HDTV Televisions Are Becoming Thinner

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

As with any product, manufactures of HDTVs are looking for ways to set their televisions apart from the competition. After all, when all else is the same, the only real factor separating one television from the next is the price. Of course, some televisions have a better reputation ...

Silicone Image Reveals Two New Receivers

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Silicone Image Inc introduced two interesting new receivers at the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show. Both are capable of providing consumers with HDMI 1.3 HDTV features , which includes 1080p Deep Color as well as x.v.Color expanded color.One of these new receivers, the Sil9223 four-port receiver, is an integrated ...

DIRECTV Fails to Launch 100 HD Channels in 2007

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

If you are a subscriber to DIRECTV, you might be scratching your head and wondering where all of your HDTV channels are. You might remember that the company had launched a major marketing campaign last year regarding its HD offerings. The campaign focused around the promise that customers ...