Archive for July, 2008

Making Your PC Central to Your Media Center

Friday, July 18th, 2008

If you want your PC to be the most important component of your media center, you will need to pick up a CableCARD. Unfortunately, these cards are often full of bugs and can be difficult to find. Not only that, they often come with very little support and ...

Wrinkles In High Def

Friday, July 18th, 2008

High definition TV allows us to get up close and personal with what’s on the screen. This allows for a better experience, and a TV viewer who thinks HD is a bad invention is almost impossible to come by. But what about the actors? If you’re blessed with perfect skin, you’ve ...

Scammers Take Advantage of Digital Switchover Confusion

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Scam artists seem to be everywhere you turn, so it probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise to many that there are scammers looking to take advantage of people that are confused by the switchover to digital television broadcasting. According to a recent scam alert put out by the Better ...

Times Square Goes HD

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

As Toshiba have begun claiming to be the first company in the world to sell modular HDTV screens for outdoor rentals, they’ve decided to back up this claim by replacing their advert in Times Square with an upgraded board. This screen, they claim is truly HD, but at the distance it ...

Deciding What to Do with Broken Electronics

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

When it comes to electronics, many consumers are facing some pretty serious dilemmas. Namely, if your electronics device breaks down, is it better for you to get the item fixed or to simply replace it? As with nearly every decision you have to make, the answer is “it depends.” ...

Dish Network Expanding Local HD Offerings

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

According to Dish Network, the company is now offering local HD channels to a total of 61 different markets. The company claims that this accounts for approximately 61% of the country, which is good news for those that subscribe to the satellite company. Of course, with a good ...

Companies Report Rise in HD Television Sales

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Despite the sluggish economy, Best Buy and Circuit City are both reporting that a growing number of people are purchasing high-def televisions. In fact, during the first quarter of 2008, the companies show that their worldwide sells of LCD televisions have increased by 45% when compared to data gathered ...

Exploring Your HD Movie Options

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

If you are wanting to watch movies from home in high definition, you have a few different options available to you. Aside from catching a movie in HD from your satellite or cable provider, you can also watch HD movies with a Blu-ray player, a DVD player with an ...

Sony Making Impressive Changes

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Sony is getting a warm reception for its new Bravia XBR8 series. In fact, the company recently took a moment to show off the new televisions to Kevin Miller, who is the contributing editor for CNET. Miller was thoroughly impressed by what he saw. While spending time with ...

Panasonic Making Plans for OLED Television Launch

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Panasonic has long been working on being able to offer new OLED-based HDTVs to consumers. Recently, the company announced that it is in the final stages of creating plans to launch a new 37 inch HDTV that will implement the technology. Better yet, the company intends to offer ...