ATI Hardware Gets H.264 L5.1 Support

Driver updates aren’t news that often, but AMD/ATI video cards have consistently taken a PR beating in the community when it comes to H.264/AVC profile L5.1 support.  Looks like AMD finally added the feature to Catalyst 10.4 for all the l33t bittorrenters and x264 archivers out there.   ATI Catalyst – Video enhancements H.264 Level 5.1 support ATI Catalyst can […]

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Weekly Podcast Roundup, April 29th 2010

Another great week in news with Windows 7 Embedded taking some headlines with their integration of MCE, and then of course Vail Windows Home Server…and lots lots more! A huge week for Avatar and comments from last week get things started, before we take a look at Panasonic’s new top of the line plasmas and whether they’ll fit into our […]

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Hi-Tech Recliners


I never paid much attention to recliners because they always reminded me of my father and grandfather (read:  old folks’ furniture).  However, Berkline has integrated some impressive technology into their line of recliners, which my folks would never find a use for!  I could definitely see myself in one of these chairs, working from home with a laptop, listening to […]

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DMZ Movie Podcast

The guys over at The Digital Media Zone sure like to talk.  Looks like Adam (Entertainment 2.0) and James (Seen in 3D) have started up another podcast – this time about movies.  I’ll let them explain the details:   Welcome to the first episode of The Movie Podcast. This show is for all of your content junkies out there. Each […]

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Panasonic 3D VT25 Plasmas Shipping in May

I know we have a lot of people interested in this model, so good news on its upcoming ship date. Hope you’ve been saving your pennies!! And yes, I am jealous! MSRPs on the TC-P50VT25 50-inch model and TC-P54VT25 54-inch model are $2,599 and $2,999, respectively, with availability the week of May 3. There’s no specific date, but the $3,399 […]

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WHS v2 “Vail” Preview


One of the first previews for Windows Home Server v2 is out over at WGS.  Lots of big, clickable screenshots for you image lovers out there.  😉  They pretty much walk you through the entire feature set beginning with the new hardware requirements on through to installation and configuration. …a huge amount of development has happened under the hood to […]

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April 27th Blu-ray Releases

Note:  Warner Brothers,Universal and Fox titles which  have the 30-day Netflix/Redbox rental window imposed on them are noted with ** next to the title. What a great week of options for you today, as if last week’s Avatar wasn’t a pleasantly fast surprise! A ton to choose from this week after a couple slow weeks. If you are looking for […]

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WallStats Goes After Overpriced HDMI Cables


This is a very interesting graphical representation of the fun that is overpriced HDMI cables. Click the link for the full picture. (Thanks to Brent for the link) In this infograph, WallStats is singling out Monster Cable for their pricing, but while they may have created the high-end cable market, Monster is hardly the only company to charge higher prices […]

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Windows Home Server Code Name “Vail” Available

Vail, WHS v2, is available for public testing.  I installed yesterday but haven’t played with it much yet.  Have you tried it yet?  Let us know what your thoughts are, I’ll be adding mine tonight.     Windows Home Server V2 (Vail) Part 1 April 26, 2010 — Matthew Glover ITS HERE! Your first chance to see the new public preview […]

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