Tag Archive: Video

Feb 19

Blue vs. Red / HD Format War Over?

It seems the demise of HD DVD predicted by many is soon to be a reality. In an article posted at engadget, Toshiba is pulling the plug on HD DVD! Say hello to my little Playstation3 friend, Blu-Ray! Japan’s NHK has followed up The Hollywood Reporter’s earlier indications Toshiba was ready to dump its money-losing …

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Aug 23

Pro A/V Industry Consolidations

I never thought I would see headlines like this. But I’m glad these events came to pass. In fact, I think the consolidation makes perfect sense, perfect business sense, that is. If cooperation between the two primary organizations in my field of work/study didn’t occur, then one of them was going to experience diminishing returns …

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Dec 26

You CAN take it with you?

For much of my life I’ve listened to many discussions about the various merits or fallacies of acquiring material goods. Depending on your perspective, such acquisition is either a good thing or a bad thing. But regardless of your judgment call on such matters, there’s no tellin’ how many times I’ve heard the phrase, “You …

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Jun 09

Ultra Thin Windows Media Center

Here is one manufacturer that is finally getting with the program. Acer is forging ahead with development of digital media centers for consumer use. The Acer Aspire Idea 500 Windows Media Center is nice and thin. It is a two rack space device and is much more likely to fit into small entertainment centers than …

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