High Definition

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

South Park making the switch to HD

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/southpark.jpg">Oh boy. After 12 seasons stuck in standard definition, <em>South Park</em> will finally be shown in glorious high-def. The

Live! with Regis and Kelly going HD on January 5th, 2009

Just what every housewife has been asking for, Regis and Kelly is going high definition on January 5th, 2009. I doubt the world will be a better place once the forever-young Regis will be seen in all

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

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

Blu-ray 'Essential Holiday Collection' puts us in the Christmas spirit

Three of the best Christmas flicks, and Elf, are coming from Warner later this year to your Blu-ray player. The set includes, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, A Christmas Story, The Polar

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

DISH Network rolling out big 1080p update tomorrow

I’ll be honest. I’ve never met anyone in real life who subscribes to DISH Network, but I’m fairly convinced that the company does exist and probably turns a profit. If you happen to be a DISH su

Samsung adds ATSC to three LCD monitors

Samsung adds some over-the-air HD goodness to its line of LCD monitors with the 22-inch T220HD, 24-inch T240HD, and 26-inch T260HD, priced at $429, $549, and $599, respectively. All three models featu

JVC announces three new high-definition Everio camcorders, one of which records 50 hours of video

Good morning and happy Monday to everyone. My name is Doug and I’m here to tell you about three new hard drive-based camcorders coming from JVC . It’ll be fun! Okay, so we’ve got the Everio GZ-H

Review: DXG DXG-566V HD camcorder

There’s certainly no shortage of flash-based camcorders these days and the trend, happily, has been to improve the image quality of these inexpensive-yet-pocketable devices. I had the chance to

DXG-569V HD camcorder announced, priced at $170

DXG (yes, that DXG) has announced the 569V series of flash-based high definition camcorders. I’m currently playing with the 566V, which is similar to the 569V except that it’s shaped more

TiVo to feature YouTube videos later this year

The wait is finally almost over. Sometime later this year, TiVo Series3 and TiVo HD owners have access to the wonderful world of YouTube, allowing them “to search, browse and watch these videos

Don't worry, There Will Be Blood still on track for April HD DVD release

[photopress:twbb.jpg,full,right] There’s confusion surrounding the pending high-def release of There Will Be Blood. The movie, which will be released here in the U.S. by Paramount on HD DVD, was

Popcorn Hour A-100 media streamer supports formats Apple TV won't touch

[photopress:popcorna100.jpg,full,center] Well, someone was impressed by Popcorn Hour, an inexpensive ($180) networked media streamer that handles pretty much every kid tested, pirate approved codec/co

Rumor alert: Xbox 360 HD DVD player to drop to $50

[photopress:36050.jpg,full,center] Flickr’d Rumors point to a massive price drop for the Xbox 360’s HD DVD add-on. As a result of the format’s death, Microsoft will tell retailers to

Apple TV high-def movies are rental only, not for sale

iPod Observer recently spoke with someone at Apple and was able to get a little more information about renting HD movies using the new Apple TV software. The basic gist is that HD movies can only be r

Canon's new HF10 high def solid-state video camera

The very-nice people that work at CamcorderInfo.com down the street from me here in Boston got a first look at the new Canon HF10 high definition camcorder. I’ll let them do most of the talking
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