Category Archives: HDTV

Jonesing for a better TV…

The Harris Poll had some interesting HDTV statistics yesterday: Almost a year-and-a-half after Blu-Ray won the format war, 11% of US adults own HD-DVD players but only 7% own Blu-Ray players I own both, although my HD-DVD player is gathering … Continue reading

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Eliminating Overscan

For years my Samsung TXN3071WHF HDTV has suffered from overscan.  Most cathode-ray-tube (CRT) sets make the image too large to fit on the screen so that the edges are cut off.  Many newer LCD and plasma televisions can disable overscan, … Continue reading

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Netflix on TiVo

My purchase of a TiVo HD about a year ago continues to pay off.  Now I can watch streaming movies from Netflix on the TiVo and the experience beats the pants off watching Netflix streaming movies on a computer.  The … Continue reading

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Blu Daze

Sony BDP-S350 at Amazon Impatient to move on from my HD-DVD debacle, I decided to not wait for the forthcoming Black Friday and beyond price drops.  I just went out and bought a Blu Ray player. I decided to get … Continue reading

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Galactica Unboxed

Early this morning Amazon’s Unbox service delivered the Battlestar Galactica Season 4 Premiere He That Believeth in Me to my Tivo for $1.89, after it first aired the night before on cable television’s SciFi channel. NBC Universal’s deal provides its … Continue reading

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Unboxing Galactica

I am pumped because Battlestar Galactica finally returns to television this Friday! Fans have been waiting for more than an entire year for new episodes, thanks to the SciFi channel’s dubious programming choices. So I am more than ready to … Continue reading

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Apple TV finally comes through

Apple TV (160 GB Model) at Amazon For the past year my Apple TV has been a great tool for watching and listening to the plethora of podcasts that keep me entertained. And it has been fun to occasionally play … Continue reading

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