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Camera phone pictures could get a whole lot prettier with Samsung’s newest image sensors. The Korean manufacturer has just announced two new CMOS sensors for mobile phones with improved image…

TVs with Internet connectivity are nothing new, but this is pretty cool: As the world’s first TV makers, Panasonic and LG are cooperating with Skype to incorporate the software, which…

Viper: Planar’s first 3-chip DLP HD projector. Meant for 110-inch or larger screens, equiped with 10,000:1 contrast ratio @ 2,000 lumens, powered by a 10-bit independent dual image and motion…

The field of tiny camcorders is going to blow up. Things like the Flip Mino are going to take over whether we like it or not (we don’t), because they’re…

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Review: Samsung SC-HMX10C camcorder

5:00 pm PDT • March 21, 2008

The last time I used or even owned a camcorder was back in the mid-90s. They were always too big and transferring video was only something a pro did unless…

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NVIDIA going mobile with APX 2500 cell phone chip

11:15 am PST • February 13, 2008

What say you to the idea of cramming an NVIDIA GeForce chip into your cell phone? It’s coming, and in high definition too. The NVIDIA APX 2500 is an ultra-low…

Back when Halo 3 was first released, some people got all up in arms because they thought they were gipped several pixels—the game was advertised as 720p even though it…

Boy, if you’ve been waiting for hi-def camcorders to get affordable, your wait is over. Amazon is offering this cute little number for $299, which is just about half off…

Envision makes fairly good TVs for not much money. This 32-inch model is about $500 online right now and it has a built-in digital tuner and two HDMI in ports.…

Wow. Pioneer is trying a little too hard to advertise its Kuro line of HDTVs. Pioneer’s plasmas are usually fine, so its “look how great they are!” is a little…

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Pioneer Project Kuro First Impression

12:14 pm PDT • May 9, 2007

I just got back from seeing the new Pioneer HDTVs and, wow, I’m impressed. The difference between the 720p and 1080p picture quality was barely noticeable, though. Details remain the…

Pioneer has announced the ‘World’s best flat screen TV’ and I’m pretty sure they have some oomph to back that up. The Project Kuro TV line-up has black levels that…

Less than a week after pimping its line of plasma TVs around New York, Panasonic goes ahead and pumps more life into its LCD line of HDTVs. Part of the…

The big secret when it comes to HDTV is that a solid projector is a better bet than your typical LCD/Plasma/Whatever, namely because you can make the image as large…

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Quicktime Update Adds Apple TV Support

9:05 am PDT • March 19, 2007

With the Apple TV finally starting to ship, future owners will gladly welcome the latest update to Quicktime. Buried inside all of Quicktime’s rich features is an an export option…