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LATEST CONSUMER ELECTRONICS NEWS

Why You Should Calibrate Your TV

By |January 13th, 2011|

In the early 90s, home theatres were almost exclusively owned by the very well to do. A decent home theatre could easily run upwards of $50,000. These early home theatres really didn't pack a lot of [...]

3D Television: Finally Coming To Your Home Television?

By |January 13th, 2011|

Now that we have comfortably settled into the world of high definition video with readily available, reasonably priced 1080p displays and a variety of content options, be prepared for the latest and greatest video innovation. Television [...]

OLED – The Future of TV Technology?

By |January 13th, 2011|

In the interest of full disclosure, I should preface this article by saying that I am the proud owner of a Pioneer PDP-6010FD, a 60-inch 1080p KURO series plasma, which is one of the highest-rated displays [...]

Achieving a Better Picture in About Ten Minutes

By |January 13th, 2011|

Directors have a particular vision for their films and to truly experience them at home you need a properly calibrated display. Most TVs are factory adjusted to draw attention to themselves under the bright lights of [...]

LCD or PLASMA, which is right for you?

By |January 13th, 2011|

As with any new technology, it took a few years to perfect flat panel displays. Modern plasma and LCD television sets are bright, offer high contrast ratios and display accurate colours. The latest flat panel TVs [...]

HDTV Primer

By |January 13th, 2011|

Television goes digital For a technology that has been around and virtually unchanged for 50 years, television is making huge leaps in quality and features. According to published sources, colour was added to television in 1953. [...]

Digital Television

By |January 13th, 2011|

Digital technology is the reason why modern large screen televisions can be hung like a picture on the wall. It is also the reason why you can take your music collection in your pocket anywhere you [...]

HDScape Blu-ray Discs

By |January 13th, 2011|

I love to entertain regularly at my house, whether it's a family get-together or an evening of cocktails with friends. Consequently I'm always on the look out for fresh ideas to keep my guests entertained. Naturally, [...]

Home Theater PCs (HTPCs)

By |January 13th, 2011|

Did your home theater system crash again while watching your favorite DVD? Just hit the reset button! Welcome to the age of the living room PC. That was hopefully a joke, not a foresight into the [...]

Hacking Your DVD Player

By |January 13th, 2011|

Living in a multicultural country like Canada, we have access to products from around the world including DVDs. Unfortunately most DVD players sold in Canada are unable to play DVDs from other parts of the world. [...]

(Renting) Movies in the mail

By |January 13th, 2011|

Life is busy enough, isn't it? What if you could eliminate having to go pick up your next DVD rental from the video store, and not have to worry about dropping it off? What if you [...]