Home Theater Hacks from O’Reilly

Filed Under: Misc - Other

Like htdude.com but in print [and not as good ;)]

A smart collection of insider tips and tricks, Home Theater Hacks covers home theater installation from start to finish, purchase to experience. Just imagine: no frustrating trial and error process and better yet, no expensive appointments with installation experts. Home Theater Hacks prevents both by imparting down-and-dirty technique not found anywhere else.

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Nintendo confirms it has “no plans” for its next-generation console to support HDTV.

Filed Under: HD Gaming

Wow, Nintendo sits this generation of the console wars out, as far as HD is concerned. This is huge news for HT enthusiasts. HT Dude is quite confused!

“There currently are no plans for Nintendo Revolution to support high-definition video output,” said Perrin Kaplan, Nintendo of America’s vice president of marketing and corporate affairs. While promising more Revolution details would be revealed “soon,” for the moment, Kaplan would only give a vague reason for her company’s decision. “We have thoroughly considered the best means of video output for the system and are dedicated to delivering the best hardware possible to meet the demands of our consumers,” she said.

Revolution sitting out HD Era? – News at GameSpot

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iSuppli: Front-projectors focus on consumer market at InfoComm

Filed Under: Front Projectors

Front Projectors growth to skyrocket over the next few years.

The consumer segment represents one of the fastest-growing, high-volume areas for front-projection systems. Consumer front-projection shipments are expected to expand to 3.7 million units in 2009.

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Westinghouse Goes Supersized with New 37-inch LCD Monitor

Filed Under: Plasma and LCD Displays


I have two simple rules for LCD monitors, they gotta be big and they gotta be sharp! This new offering from Westinghouse may be worth checking out.

Connect the Westinghouse 1080p 37-inch monitor to any HD cable or satellite box or PC and the picture quality is stunning,” said Douglas Woo, president of Westinghouse Digital. “Until now, the 1080p technology was available only for advanced commercial applications such as high-resolution medical imaging and studio monitors for high-definition video editing. Now consumers can choose from the first line of LCD displays for the mass market to offer a ‘true’ high-definition digital viewing experience.

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PCWorld.com – Big Monitors, Shrinking Prices

Filed Under: Plasma and LCD Displays

PCWorld.com – Big Monitors, Shrinking Prices

Now Dell is shaking things up with its UltraSharp 2405FPW, a 24-inch beauty that sells for an industry-quaking $1199.

We have seen this monitor on sale for 900 bucks includes shipping, with a coupon. These things just rock, especially for double duty as PC monitor and HT display.

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