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We had a pretty good feeling this would go down eventually, but we certainly didn't see a confirmation (of sorts, anyway) coming this soon. Jim Denney, VP of product marketing at TiVo, has been quoted as saying that although the current version of Amazon Unbox can't process high-definition content,...

May 11th 2008 at 2:26am 0 Comments
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We had a pretty good feeling this would go down eventually, but we certainly didn't see a confirmation (of sorts, anyway) coming this soon. Jim Denney, VP of product marketing at TiVo, has been quoted as saying that although the current version of Amazon Unbox can't process high-definition content...

May 11th 2008 at 2:26am 0 Comments
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We'll be the first to say we truly hope that HD downloads -- be it on one's computer or main HDTV -- take off, but we're not so certain the technology is poised to overtake either Blu-ray or HD DVD anytime soon. A opinionated piece over at Economist takes a look at the current state of the format...

February 2nd 2008 at 7:49pm 0 Comments
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Just a day after VUDU started pushing out its long-awaited v1.2 software update, a kind user has whipped up a spreadsheet documenting all 65 HD flicks that are now available (or will be shortly) for renting. Truth be told, we're not exceptionally impressed with the list, but hey, to each his / her...

February 1st 2008 at 9:07pm 0 Comments
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Merely a day after the Apple TV (take 2) update was delayed, VUDU has apparently beamed out the v1.2 update for its self-titled set-top-box. According to users who have successfully downloaded it, the new build reportedly enables HD streaming and adds a new "Instant HD" speed setting along with a "...

January 31st 2008 at 6:44pm 0 Comments
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We know, these things are seriously starting to run together at this point, but apparently SyncTV is all set to demonstrate a "proof-of-concept device that will play downloads, including 1080p HD video content on a television set at this year's CES show." Additionally, it seems that the product co...

January 7th 2008 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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We know, these things are seriously starting to run together at this point, but apparently SyncTV is all set to demonstrate a "proof-of-concept device that will play downloads, including 1080p HD video content on a television set at this year's CES show." Additionally, it seems that the product cou...

January 7th 2008 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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While we loved the Apple TV, we're still annoyed at the lack of HD downloads from the iTunes store. No doubt iTunes will never be a replacement for HD DVD or Blu-ray; if the lack of true surround sound isn't enough of a killer, the maximum bit-rate is. That being said, we'd still like to have some...

August 31st 2007 at 4:11pm 0 Comments