Stretch-o-vision

03.30.09
TBS-HD gives the stretching a little break
03.30.09

TBS-HD gives the stretching a little break

A few sightings of non-stretched 4x3 content has finally showed up on TBS HD today, but the bad new...

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02.19.09
HD 101: Why there are black bars on HDTVs
02.19.09

HD 101: Why there are black bars on HDTVs

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/hardware/HD_101_Why_there_are_black_bars_on_HDTVs';It never fails, one...

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11.19.08
Windows commercial gets wrong message across on 4:3 sets
11.19.08

Windows commercial gets wrong message across on 4:3 sets

We can't say we spotted this one in person (sorry, Chuck lost its luster after about six episodes),...

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09.15.08
Hotels feverishly upgrading rooms with HDTVs, casually forgetting HD programming
09.15.08

Hotels feverishly upgrading rooms with HDTVs, casually forgetting HD programming

Surely you've noticed this by now if you happen to end up in hotels often -- there's an HDTV there...

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05.29.08
TNT Serie aims to rival FOX in Germany -- starting in 2009
05.29.08

TNT Serie aims to rival FOX in Germany -- starting in 2009

While we knew both FOX and TNT were destined to land in Germany at some point, the latter won't be a...

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04.09.08
TBS HD shedding its stretchy skin, showing more true HD?
04.09.08

TBS HD shedding its stretchy skin, showing more true HD?

Watching baseball in high-def on TBS HD is a beautiful thing, but witnessing nearly everything else...

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04.04.08
Timing, money among reasons for channels getting HD treatment
04.04.08

Timing, money among reasons for channels getting HD treatment

Pixel for pixel, we'd take MOJO HD over TBS HD everyday of the week. Why? Because 100-percent of th...

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02.11.08
PBS baby-steps towards HD
02.11.08

PBS baby-steps towards HD

We come down pretty hard on stations that try to push stretch-o-vision off on us (upscaled SD is a l...

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10.05.07
Just say no to stretch-o-vision
10.05.07

Just say no to stretch-o-vision

This issue never stops bothering us, and every time a new HD channel is launched and they decide to...

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