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Sharp is bringing to the US market a subset of the series of slimmer LCDs recently released in Japan. The D64U series of 1080p LCDs includes four models from 42 to 65 inches, all with re-engineered circuitry inside for a 25% slimmer and 20% lighter frame than previous product lines, while consuming

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According to Home Media Retailing Magazine, Disney representatives confirmed that one of our favorite HDTV shows, Lost, will make its Blu-ray debut day-and-date with the DVD set of season three December 11th. No word on possible HD special features or price, but we can expect more details soon.[Via

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We are shocked, SHOCKED to find out that not only does giving away movies and lowering prices increase HD DVD hardware and software sales, but now Toshiba has announced it is extending its \"The Perfect Offer\" of five free HD DVDs from a selection of 15, via mail-in with the purchase of any Toshiba H

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Besides moving low-priced HD DVD players, the HD DVD Promotional Group is taking advantage of Home Media Expo 2007 to announce its most recent sales data, with HD DVD going up, and Blu-ray going down. Specifically, the Nielsen Netratings mentioned show HD DVD hardware sales up 37 percent, and softw

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DreamVision has released a 1080p D-ILA-based projector called the DreamBee, which boasts a 15,000:1 contrast ratio, and 1000 lumens of brightness. The oddly-War of the Worlds-shaped projector includes an RS-232 port and a pair of HDMI inputs, with the usual analog video and audio connectors, and ret

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DreamVision has released a 1080p D-ILA-based projector called the DreamBee, which boasts a 15,000:1 contrast ratio, and 1000 lumens of brightness. The oddly-War of the Worlds-shaped projector includes an RS-232 port and a pair of HDMI inputs, with the usual analog video and audio connectors, and ret

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The HD DVD Promotional Group recently claimed that 74% of the market share for European high-definition DVD players is held by HD DVD, but the Blu-ray Disc Association points out that they conveniently \"forgot\" to include PS3s and PC drives in their count. Including those puts Blu-ray in the lead in

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The HD DVD Promotional Group recently claimed that 74% of the market share for European high-definition DVD players is held by HD DVD, but the Blu-ray Disc Association points out that they conveniently \"forgot\" to include PS3s and PC drives in their count. Including those puts Blu-ray in the lead in

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What we're watching: For a Friday the 13th, we have an amazing lack of horror flicks tonight, but there's a new show on ABC, Greek, and Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon on HDNet.Our traditional high-def listings continue below.

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VideoBusiness has got a few more details on what to expect from Samsung's third generation Blu-ray player, the BD-P1400. Look for the player to make its debut on August 31 at the 2007 IFA in Berlin, with support for Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD and DTS-HD audio, as well as a built in Ethernet p

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Microsoft's E3 conference is still ongoing, but they were more than happy to note that Xbox Live Video Marketplace has already raked in more than $125 million in revenue, and is bigger than any cable providers' VOD offerings. As if that wasn't enough, for everyone who thought Blu-ray would be their

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What we're watching: While Monday is usually a night for The Closer, we'll check out the MLB Home Run Derby on ESPN.Our traditional high-def listings continue below.

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What we're watching: It's 7/7/07, and we've got ongoing Live Earth HDTV coverage on Universal HD all night, with a few hours on NBC as well. NASCAR's Pepsi 400 brings night racing from Daytona to TNT and Miami Vice hits Cinemax at 10.Our traditional high-def listings continue below.

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European regulators have begun an inquiry into possible antitrust and anticompetitive practices by the Blu-ray Disc Association as it relates to agreements and restrictions on producing content for Blu-ray and its competing high-definition format, HD DVD. At the urging of some in the HD DVD camp, th

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European regulators have begun an inquiry into possible antitrust and anticompetitive practices by the Blu-ray Disc Association as it relates to agreements and restrictions on producing content for Blu-ray and its competing high-definition format, HD DVD. At the urging of some in the HD DVD camp, th

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Satellite heavyweight Intelsat is shaking up the summer programming schedule from its usual list of reruns and walking dead cancelled TV shows by sponsoring Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis. The 24 hour concert scheduled for July 7th, will be its largest HDTV undertaking ever, eclip

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What we're watching: Tonight is the series finale of The Loop on Fox. We'd tell you more about it but we've never watched it before, and with three episodes airing in one evening, this seems as good a time as ever to start...and finish.Our traditional high-def listings continue below.

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Hitachi has announced a fall lineup of plasma and LCD displays, with the main selling point that all of the sets include 1080 lines of vertical resolution (although two of the plasmas offer a stretched 1280 x 1080). There are ten new HDTVs in all, with a 60-inch plasma and two 55-inch models, three

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