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Every (other) Tuesday, Mike Sylvester brings you REVOLUTIONARY, a look at the wide world of Wii possibilities. It is the year 2008 and we've all got jet packs to carry us from our front door to the flying car in our driveway. Our friends can leave us telepathic thoughtmails when we're summering in...

January 2nd 2008 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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It's one thing to be fashionably late, but to arrive at a party that essentially ended months ago (at least) and expect to shake things up is probably an ill-advised move. Nevertheless, Japan's ByD:sign (badged as EyeFi here in the States) is offering up a 42-inch plasma TV (PE-4202DFK) that sports...

December 29th 2006 at 4:15am 0 Comments
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Lumenlab has released its Evo Projector V1, a $499 homebrew-style projector for home theater use. It incorporates a few features you normally don't find on projectors in this price range, such as a standard $30 projector bulb for cheaper replacement costs, component inputs. a 600:1 contrast ratio,...

November 20th 2006 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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Lumenlab has released its Evo Projector V1, a $499 homebrew-style projector for home theater use. It incorporates a few features you normally don't find on projectors in this price range, such as a standard $30 projector bulb for cheaper replacement costs, component inputs. a 600:1 contrast ratio,...

November 20th 2006 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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The Nintendo Wii might max out at a 480p resolution, but plenty of HDTV owning gamers will be picking one up at launch. Unfortunately, component cables for the console (not included -- although even some high priced consoles don't have them either) won't be available on store shelves at launch eithe...

November 15th 2006 at 5:56pm 0 Comments
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The Nintendo Wii might max out at a 480p resolution, but plenty of HDTV owning gamers will be picking one up at launch. Unfortunately, component cables for the console (not included -- although even some high priced consoles don't have them either) won't be available on store shelves at launch eithe...

November 15th 2006 at 5:56pm 0 Comments
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EDTV: we hardly knew you and truthfully, we won't miss ya. Enhanced definition plasmas was a great alternative to what was then a high priced item. There was a time not long ago when high definition flat panels were more of a Luxist item but there was enhanced definition that offered most of what hi...

April 24th 2006 at 7:42am 0 Comments
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It's old -school week here at HD Beat, with no Xbox 360 titles debuting we'll take it back to EDTV with a new release for Xbox and PS2, Criterion's Black. This is a shooter in the purest sense of the word. Don't worry about the story, complex enemy AI or online multiplayer here, just blow stuff up....

March 3rd 2006 at 7:26pm 0 Comments
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After losing the title of "PDP market share leader" to Samsung late in 2004, the parent company of Panasonic reclaimed the PDP title in the last quarter of 2005. Matsushita opened up new fabrication plants and is riding strong demand for it's Panasonic brand plasma set. In terms of PDPs su...

February 7th 2006 at 6:34pm 0 Comments
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As we've noted, sometimes the media can be a bit shaky when it comes to talking about HDTV accurately. This time it's Cleveland's News Channel 5 reporting to make sure you don't buy an EDTV plasma assuming it's HDTV, a worthy cause and one we've mentioned before.The article is good, with enough warn...

January 21st 2006 at 6:20pm 0 Comments