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Axion Iptv Wireless Tv Details Announced

Axion Iptv Wireless Tv Details Announced
Electronics manufacturer Axion has announced the details of their new portable IP-based television, to be shown at next week’s CES show in Vegas. The Axion AXN-8017 iPTV will feature a 7-inch widescreen LCD, along with hardware that will stream your home television, cable, satellite, DVR or VCR programming (

Vizio 60-Inch Vm60p Plasma Under $3k

Vizio 60-Inch Vm60p Plasma Under $3k
Hot on the heels of the launch of Vizio’s sub-$2k 47-inch LCD, they’ve announced a huge new 60-inch plasma set that will retail for just $2999. Scheduled to hit store shelves in February, the Vizio VM60P will feature a 60-inch diagonal panel running at WXGA resolution (1366×768).
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LG and Warner Seek to End the Blu-ray/HD DVD War

LG and Warner Seek to End the Blu-ray/HD DVD War
A while back we reported that Ricoh was working on a optical mechanism that could handle both Blu-ray and HD DVD discs. At next week’s CES show, it’s expected that two companies will be showing off their proposed solutions to dealing with the incompatible formats.

Microtek Cineon Plasma Televisions Announced

Microtek Cineon Plasma Televisions Announced
Known primarily for their scanners and other peripherals, Microtek has announced the release of their new line of reasonably priced plasma televisions. Microtek’s new Cineon line of plasma displays includes 42-inch (CP42HA) and a 50-inch (CP50HA) models, ranging from $1600 to $2200 retail.

New HD DVD Models and Price Drops Coming From Toshiba?

New HD DVD Models and Price Drops Coming From Toshiba?
According to a report over at PC World, Toshiba may be announcing new HD DVD players as early as next week’s CES show in Las Vegas. In addition, price drops may be coming soon. When asked about the possibility of upcoming price reductions, Toshiba CEO Yoshihide Fujii was quoted as saying: “At first I thought the price threshold is $499.

Vizio 47-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV Sets Under $2k

Vizio 47-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV Sets Under $2k
One of the best deals going in flat panel televisions has been from Vizio. Last year, I picked up one of their 50-inch plasma sets (1366×768 resolution) at Costco for around two grand, and have been duly impressed by the price-to-performance value on these sets.

Jvc HD-Ila Rear Projection Televisions Slim Down

Jvc HD-Ila Rear Projection Televisions Slim Down
If you’ve been intrigued by the excellent image quality of LCOS (liquid crystal on silicon) rear projection TVs, but don’t care for the depth of these screens when compared to LCD and plasma sets, you’re in luck.

Toshiba HD-Xa2: HD DVD Gets Decent Load Times

Toshiba HD-Xa2: HD DVD Gets Decent Load Times
The folks over at Home Theater Blog got their grubby little mitts on a Toshiba’s second generation HD DVD player, the HD-XA2 and we’re pleased to hear that the horrifically slow load times of the first generation HD-A1 and HD-XA1 appear to be a thing of the past.

Oppo Dv-981hd DVD Player: Can the Best Get Better?

Oppo Dv-981hd DVD Player: Can the Best Get Better?
OPPO Digital, makers of arguably the best upscaling DVD player ever made, has just released a new version of the player, complete with a variety of new features. The $229 OPPO DV-981HD is an updated version of the award-winning DV971H player.

PS3 Faster Load Times Eat Up Hard Disk Space

PS3 Faster Load Times Eat Up Hard Disk Space
While using a small amount of hard disk space to cache a portion of game content is a trick long used by the Xbox 360 and pretty much all PC games, it’s been revealed that some PS3 games would be using a very significant portion of the console’s hard drive to speed performance.

LG Shows Off Tiny Dlp Projectors

LG Shows Off Tiny Dlp Projectors
At this week’s Korean Electronics Show, LG Electronics showed off their new series DLP “hand-held” projectors. The mini-projectors are small enough to throw in a backpack or small briefcase, and use LED lamp technology to keep their svelte figure.

Playstation 3 Model Comparison

Playstation 3 Model Comparison
Pictures of the 20GB and 60GB models of Sony’s Playstation 3 console have surfaced and we can finally see the differences between the two models. While the 20GB model features a completely black case, the 60GB model features some (IMHO, tacky) chrome accents.

Sony Bravia 1080p 46-Inch LCD HDTV Now Shipping

Sony Bravia 1080p 46-Inch LCD HDTV Now Shipping
Sony has begun shipping their new 46-inch BRAVIA XBR LCD Flat Panel HDTV. The Sony KDL-46XBR3 features all the bells and whistles you’d expect from a top-notch display. The panel features full 1080p (1920×1080) native resolution and three 1080p HDMI inputs (two on the back, one on the front).

HDTV on Your Laptop

HDTV on Your Laptop
Want to take advantage of the high resolution display on your laptop? Now you can with this new mobile device which features an over-the-air digital high definition receiver. Autumnwave’s OnAir GT features tuners for both high-definition over-the-air and digital cable (QAM) broadcasts as well as for analog over-the-aid and cable signals.

Epson Announces Full 1080p Projector for Less Than $3k

Epson Announces Full 1080p Projector for Less Than $3k
The new Epson EMP-TW1000 is a front projector which features a native 1080p (1920×1080) resolution LCD panel. The projector features HDMI 1.3 inputs for digital signals, and supports true 1080p inputs. In addition Epson’s new color engine is said to produce a color gamut that’s 115% broader than NTSC standards.

Projector Can Display 100-Inch Picture From Only 4 Feet Away

Projector Can Display 100-Inch Picture From Only 4 Feet Away
At this week’s CEATEC show in Japan, Toshiba showed off their TDP-ET20 front projector which is capable of projecting a 100-inch diagonal picture from about 4 feet away from the screen, or a 60-inch diagonal picture from just 2 feet away.
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