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HDMI Licensing Responds to Microsoft HD-DVD 1080p Issue

HDMI Licensing Responds to Microsoft HD-DVD 1080p Issue

In a recent article in this space, Microsoft's HD DVD program manager Sage Schreiner implied that the failure of many HD DVD…

In a recent article in this space, Microsoft's HD DVD program manager Sage Schreiner implied that the failure of many HD DVD…

Leslie Chard — February 13, 2006 19:00 in Editorials

Microsoft Windows Media Music Hits Cell Phones

Microsoft Windows Media Music Hits Cell Phones

Not wanting to appear biased in the "portable music via cell phone" trend, Motorola inked a deal today to use Windows Media technology from Microsoft in a new line of music phones that would sell right alongside its iTunes phone developed with Apple.

Not wanting to appear biased in the "portable music via cell phone" trend, Motorola inked a deal today to use Windows Media technology from Microsoft in a new line of music phones that would sell

— February 12, 2006 19:00 in Editorials

Laser Projectors Coming to Cell Phones and PDAs

Laser Projectors Coming to Cell Phones and PDAs

Light Blue Optics Demonstrates Matchbox-sized PVPro™ Projector Evaluation Kit

Light Blue Optics Demonstrates Matchbox-sized PVPro™ Projector Evaluation Kit

— February 09, 2006 19:00 in Editorials

Movie Downloads Coming to Amazon.com

Movie Downloads Coming to Amazon.com

It had to happen sooner or later, downloadable movies accompanying the DVD release timeline is the future. The question was who could pull…

It had to happen sooner or later, downloadable movies accompanying the DVD release timeline is the future. The question was who could pull…

— February 02, 2006 19:00 in Editorials

Super Bowl XL Party at Audioholics!

Super Bowl XL Party at Audioholics!

Last year we threw an incredibly fun Superbowl party and had over 25 people in attendance. This year we wanted to outdo ourselves - a challenge to say the least, but one that we felt we could overcome. I mean, this is Superbowl XL, or "Extra Large" as it's being called, so we can't skimp on any of the details.

Last year we threw an incredibly fun Superbowl party and had over 25 people in attendance. This year we wanted to outdo ourselves - a challenge to say the least, but one that we felt we could

— January 31, 2006 18:00 in Editorials

Victory for the Video Down-Rez Police

Victory for the Video Down-Rez Police

Analogue down-rezzing, or the down-converting of video signals through analogue outputs, has long been speculated among videophiles as the fate of the new optical storage…

Analogue down-rezzing, or the down-converting of video signals through analogue outputs, has long been speculated among videophiles as the fate of the new optical storage…

— January 29, 2006 19:00 in Editorials

Disney Patents Mood Sensing Media Player

Disney Patents Mood Sensing Media Player

Potentially one of the creepiest new media technologies to come along in awhile, Jan 4th Disney entered a patent for a mood sensing media player. Once the device has been given a chance to build a profile on you it's supposed to predict your mood and what kind of music you want to hear and then play it back.

Potentially one of the creepiest new media technologies to come along in awhile, Jan 4th Disney entered a patent for a mood sensing media player. Once the device has been given a chance to build a

— January 29, 2006 19:00 in Editorials

The Content Delivery War - Revisiting Star Wars

The Content Delivery War - Revisiting Star Wars

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

The DVD Insider — January 23, 2006 18:00 in Editorials

Audioholics Showcase Home - First Look

Audioholics Showcase Home - First Look

After 13 grueling months, the Audioholics Showcase Home construction has been completed. Now the fun begins.

After 13 grueling months, the Audioholics Showcase Home construction has been completed. Now the fun begins.

— January 23, 2006 18:00 in Editorials

Cisco Systems to Be Another CE Player

Cisco Systems to Be Another CE Player

You can now add Cisco Systems to the companies vying for your attention at upcoming Consumer Electronics Shows. Charles Giancarlo, Chief Development Office for…

You can now add Cisco Systems to the companies vying for your attention at upcoming Consumer Electronics Shows. Charles Giancarlo, Chief Development Office for…

— January 18, 2006 19:00 in Editorials

1080p: Are We There Yet? - Part 2

1080p: Are We There Yet? - Part 2

As I stated in my previous article , I believe that 1080p displays are the Holy Grail of Video.

As I stated in my previous article , I believe that 1080p displays are the Holy Grail of Video.

Josh Allen — January 01, 2006 19:00 in Editorials

I'll Take the StikAx Music, Video, DJ Whatsamagadget

I'll Take the StikAx Music, Video, DJ Whatsamagadget

Subtitle: What to Get the Kid Who Has Everything

Subtitle: What to Get the Kid Who Has Everything

— December 21, 2005 19:00 in Editorials

1080p: The Holy Grail of Video - Part 1

1080p: The Holy Grail of Video - Part 1

Every year at the CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association) Expo we see new products and new technologies. This year, all the talk was about the Holy Grail.

Every year at the CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association) Expo we see new products and new technologies. This year, all the talk was about the Holy Grail.

Josh Allen — December 19, 2005 19:00 in Editorials

Ask OPRA - Hums, Glossary, and Experts, Oh My!

Ask OPRA - Hums, Glossary, and Experts, Oh My!

In the continuing tradition of addressing the critical issues in Home Audio and Home Theater, OPRA returns with new wisdom, new suggestions, and new lists… all of stemming from a shockingly bad grasp of the basic functioning of speakers, amplifiers, and electricity in general. Read at your own risk.

In the continuing tradition of addressing the critical issues in Home Audio and Home Theater, OPRA returns with new wisdom, new suggestions, and new lists… all of stemming from a shockingly bad grasp

— December 05, 2005 19:00 in Editorials