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CSI finally coming to Blu-ray

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/csicrimesceneinvestigation_ebig.jpg"><em>CSI</em> helped defined HD in its early years and now it will finally be available on Blu-ray. T

Sound & Vision lists the top 7 HD shows – Do you agree?

Sound & Vision has a list of what they feel are the top high definition shows this fall. CSI: Miami Pushing Daisies The Mentalist Heros True Blood The Office Dexter While I don’t disagree wi

Back to School: Dorm room HDTVs and entertainment

Picking the right TV to pimp out your dorm is important. You don’t want to be the poor kid, sporting a tube TV but then again, you don’t want to spend all that open house cash just on a pl

Sony launches T500 Cyber-shot – HD video and more

My goodness, there has been a lot of digital cameras launched within the last few days. Nikon, Canon and now Sony. This firm’s latest sports a 10.1 megapixel paired up with a 5x optical zoom and

Vudu: 1,000 HD titles coming along with a lifetime content warranty

Vudu has big plans for their IP-based content delivery service. Big plans and we don’t mean that .99 cent rental thing.  “In a very short time we’ll have 1,000 HD titles,” say

If you care, CNN is broadcasting the entire DNC in HD

The boob tube has been squawking lately about some big political event next week in Denver. If you plan on tuning in, Multichannel News is reporting that CNN plans on broadcasting the entire shebang i

High-def coming to Neuros OSD2.0 platform

We’ve featured Neuros’s wares on Crunchgear before, so we’re glad to see the DIY Linux systems mature to high definition age. Their latest box, the OSD2.0, aimed at developers is goi

Regular Joe Review: Iomega Screenplay HD

As many of you are no doubt aware, I do my fair share of downloading. Movies, music, terrible TV shows, and so on. Usenet, BitTorrent, plain ol’ HTTP, whatever. So be it. Those of you who read t

Blu-ray sales see massive increase, finally outselling DVD

Blu-ray isn’t dead yet. Sales of Blu-ray players in Japan topped sales of regular DVD players for the first time last month, an indication that consumers are finally warming up to the high-def f

Epic fail? Blu-ray sales not doing so well

My brother told me that HD DVD died a few months ago because I hadn’t heard or read anything about the format war, but Blu-ray still ain’t doing so hot. And by “doing so hot,”

Time Warner Cable now at 100 free HD channels. Too bad lots of them stink.

Time Warner Cable in New York adds a bunch of HD channels to its lineup today, chief among them Fox Business Channel HD and Disney HD. The e-mail it sent me this morning touts the fact that all TWC cu

CrunchArcade: Standout examples of HD gaming

You’re wasting your shiny new HDTV if all you do is watch Leno in high-def. Why not see what your display can do and play one or two of these standout video games on it? The list, compiled for H

WrestleMania XXIV: First WrestleMania in HD airs Sunday

WrestleMania XXIV airs this Sunday on pay-per-view and will be the first WrestleMania broadcast in high-definition. They’ve jacked up the price this year, so if you want to see Randy “The

Paramount's last HD DVD releases due next week; There Will Be Blood on Blu-ray

[photopress:twbbbr.jpg,full,right] There may be blood, but it won’t be on HD DVD. Paramount clarified earlier reports concerning its upcoming HD DVD release schedule. The final two HD DVD releas

WWE now in high-def: Hard bodies in 1080i ftw

I totally forgot to mention this yesterday, but the very first high-definition WWE pay-per-view aired on Sunday. The Royal Rumble, held at New York’s Madison Square Garden, is an annual last-man

Apple TV, take 2: No PC required, HD movie rentals, Dolby Digital sound

[photopress:imgp4584.JPG,full,center] Apple TV has been a bust thus far, but Apple hasn’t given up on the concept yet. Here’s what Jobs just announced during his MacWorld keynote. • I

CES 2008: Seagate PipelineHD: 1TB, quiet hard drives for DVRs

[photopress:pipelinehd_lr_.jpg,full,center] Product Name: Seagate PipelineHD Series Hard Disc Drives Description: A hard drive that’s specifically built for high def DVRs with (initially) up to

Post-fall update, Xbox 360 still isn't great a DVD player

Tuesday came and went, along with it the fall update for the Xbox 360. (I would have downloaded it, but my stubborn younger brother refuses to give me my 360 back.) Microsoft lists “improved dei

'Make Digital Easy' author says HD DVD is 'better product'

Yet another “HD DVD wins, Blu-ray stinks” article made the rounds this weekend, only it’s from a guy whose opinion actually means something (I think). Don Lindich, whose “Digit

Slingbox Solo is like witchcraft to old folks

The Times’ David Pogue, who always comes across as an incredible nerd, is old. How old? Why, he’s so old, small things like the Slingbox Solo knock his socks off. What, it can transmit vid
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