HDTV Display Technology Guide


If you forgot where your bathroom was more then once this week, you had best head on over to ecoustics to read their HDTV primer before heading on over to your local big box store. All the major display devices are covered including plasma, LCD, LCD projection, DLB, LCoS, and front projector. What I need next is a primer in […]

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Coming To A Theater Near You

Have a tub of popcorn and a barrel of soda for me when you go to these upcoming flicks in the theater. Week Of October 8th, 2006   Man Of The Year –  Many talk show hosts harbor lofty ambitions, but few would go to the extremes of Tom Dobbs (Robin Williams) in the gentle satire MAN OF THE YEAR. […]

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Kaleidescape Movie & Music Server

I do recall the insanely expensive Kaleidescape servers of yore, however, a much less expensive unit from Kalediescape has made its way onto the market. Most Media Servers are Media Center clones with a fancy case (which I don't mind myself) but Kalediescape is built from the ground up using a custom OS. Control can be acomplished via an adnvanced […]

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Denon AVR-2807 7.1 A/V Receiver

Where to start on the Denon 2807. You just don't know where to start when something has so many features. Starting out with CODEC support, the 2807 supports Pro Logic, Dolby Digital, THX Select2, and DTS (ES, Neo:6 96/24). As with most recievers these days, it has 2 zone support. On the connection side, it has support for 2:1 HDMI […]

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Snapstream Contest Details


Only a week old and here we are having our first contest!!  First off, I would like to thank Snapstream for sponsoring this contest!, without their generous sponsorship this contest to give back to the community would not be possible.  Head on over to this thread for further details on how to enter. Place your entry in this thread.   […]

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16.5GB ‘Mini’ Blu-ray Discs Announced

Measuring in at a teeny 8cm, TDK's 16.5GB BLu-ray discs will be a sure hit in a camcorder or HD audio. Also worth noting, these diminutive discs are larger in capacity then their HD DVD cousins. It sucks getting beat up by a little guy. Nothing much else to see here, smaller Blu-ray discs and thats about it. From the […]

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RCA Akimbo Touts Movielink, Free Upgrade


A few days ago, we posted about Akimbo partnering with RCA to laucnh a second gen Akimbo IPTV box. For those of you not familiar with the service, Akimbo allows you to d/l TV shows off the net and uses Movielink to download movies. What you might not have caught on the last announcement is that this box is a […]

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HT Guys Podcast # 108

Nothing like finding a new podcast to brighten up one's day. The HT Guys not only have a great podcast, they alos give a great summary for those not wanting to read rather then listen. This week they cover a few news items from the last few days, talk about standard def DVD and a review of the Yamaha RX-V59. […]

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Format Wars: Strange Bedfellows

This article from Home Theater Blog is an almost humorous look at the format wars. As it turns out, there are a lot of companies crossing the line and using each other products. As an example, Samsung's boots have been seen under Toshiba's bed on an almost nightly basis. Some people call this a joint venture, I call it taking […]

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