Philips 42PF9831D 42-inch LCD TV Review

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I have always wanted to chek out the ambilight series of TVs from Phillips in a controlled environment. Until then, I will satisfy my LCD lust with Pocket Lint's (best name ever) review of Phillips' 42PF931. It is certainly no slouch in teh connectivity arena; it sports HDMI, USB Component and Ethernet. The unfortunate part is that this is not […]

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CNET reviews DirecTV’s HR20

We posted about Direct TV's new PVR here , and it looks like the big boys at C|Net have taken a look at it as well. After a steep drop to $299, Direct TV has their cross hairs pointed at TiVo. The new H20 offers 200 hours of SD storage and 50 hours of HD storage . From the article:  […]

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Catching the Z-Wave

Sure I could start this news post out with Gnarly man, this is way cool. I leave that for ldown the read so more reads can catch my bad humour. Todays article from embedded.com is a FAQ of sorts on Z-Wave wireless technology. The article is quite technical therefore quite a bit over my head, it sounds like I have […]

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Samsung HL-S5679W

We are a bit top heavy on display news today, but I guess thats how the cookie crumbles. I have yet to read a review of a LED based set and was interested to see what the folks at C|net thought. The overall feeling is that LED based sets are not quite worth the high price they demand right now. […]

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Fox Announces New Blu-ray Titles, Launches Website

Early adopters rejoice, Fox has announced several new Blu-ray titles and a wesbite to boot. The titles mentioned in the article are: The Sentinel, Entrapment, Rising Sun, From Hell and Flight of the Phoenix. There is no word if the titles will be 1080p, also there are no details on the soundtrack. From the article: These latest Blu-ray announcements come […]

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Onkyo’s upconverting DV-SP504 gold DVD player

With this news story coming across my desk, I just realized I have not made a news category for traditional DVD/CD players. I'll file this under General news for now. Getting to the story at hand, Onkyo is releasing a new upconverting DVD player to replace the DV-SP502. Format wise, expect it to support DVDs, CDs, SACDs, DivX, MP3 and […]

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DIRECTV’s New HD DVR: One Man’s View

TVPredictions has a one page review of DirectTV's new HD PVR. They are not convinced its ready for prime time mainly because of the instability while attempting to record something. No matter the bells and whistles, if a recording is missed there is hell to pay from the significant other. From the article: Overall, I'd have to say it's a […]

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Sony Bravia KDL-46X2000 46in LCD TV

For all that Sony does wrong these days, they still manage to do some things right. The new Bravia X series is one such example. Priced to match its features ($5000 or so), the 46X2000 comes equipped with two 1080p capable inputs, a couple of component inputs, a PC connection, three Svideo inputs and a digital tuner. From the article: […]

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Zune and iPod Photo Comparison

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I don't often post about gadget news, but when two titans come to battle with guns-a-blazing, its hard not to take notice. Its just a quick photo comparison of the Zune and the iPod that really emphasizes how much bigger the screen size of the Zune. Should Steve be worried?  From the article:   I got face time with a […]

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Panasonic PT-AX100U Review

1080p projector love is still out of the ball bark for many consumers. However, there are many 720p gems on the market that can satisfy the need for a more theater like experience. I am not one to argue with 120" pictures. Coming in at $2000 on the street, the AV1000U has a 6000:1 contrast ratio and 800 to 1400 […]

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