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Tag Archives: Television
These days, it seems like everyone is cutting access to thrid-party hardware/software. Hulu did it with Boxee and now YouTube is doing it with non-approved partners (like Popcorn Hour).
When it comes to online content, streaming movies through services like Vudu, and Netflix’s “Watch it Now” the content makers are doing one of the best jobs of shotting themselves in the foot, and doing it with the up-most of consistency. Continue reading
Earlier today, news made the rounds that Hulu, an online television show streaming website, will begin charging for their service in 2010 (EW Article). Continue reading
Last week, we took a look at the LCD and plasma display technologies and weighed the pros and cons of each. This week we’re going to take a quick look at some other display technologies that are available today: DLP, … Continue reading
Today I want to look at the concept of resolution. What is resolution? It is the number of pixels on the screen. A pixel is a little dot of color that is part of a larger picture. The general rule of thumb is that the more pixels you have in a certain amount of space, the better the detail you will see. Continue reading
There is a lot of information out there floating around about high definition televisions. It can be extremely confusing for the average consumer to go through and figure out what will work for them and what won’t. There are some many things to consider when buying a HDTV that one can easily get lost in the process (I know I did). Continue reading