Category: HDTV

If h.264 was a snake, it would’ve bit me

I’ve been reading and hearing a lot lately about new video products now that NAB is going on. NAB is the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas. I’m always interested in the new camcorders that get introduced. What is gaining in popularity are the h.264/MPEG4 AVC based solid-state memory card cameras. The format

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Gettin’ some more HiDef in my ‘hood

Flickr photo by orangeacid When I was a kid it was looking for TV shows that were “in living color”. Now finding shows that are in high definition (HD) are the golden ticket. One of my favorite websites, Engadget HD, posts about communities all across the country that are upgrading their cable service or adding

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Yeah, I’m still buying HD-DVDs. So?

It’s a deal I can’t pass up. $30 plus tax for the complete set of Planet Earth in hi-def! “But Andy”, you are saying, “Isn’t HD-DVD that dead format?” Yes, it’s dead. Gone the way of the dodo. Gone the way of Betamax, but wait. It’s not betamax. It’s a digital format. I’m stating the

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It’s called the "death watch"

Bad things are happening at a rapid pace to the HD-DVD camp. Rumor, or not, it appears that a rotund female will soon commence her vocalizations . . . Toshiba to drop HD DVD, sources say UPDATE:Services will be held as early as next week!   Photo by Bobasonic

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One Man’s Interpretation of the Hi-Def War

    It is interesting to watch this story unfold, but this video encapsulates the situation so well. Bill Hunt, by the way, is one of the editors at Digital Bits which I don’t read. I prefer Engadget HD‘s coverage. Today they remind us not to forget that the porn industry still needs to weigh

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PCs Play Hi-Def Discs, Will Apple Finally Join?

  Even with Apple’s Leopard and its more then 300(!) new features, Blu-ray playback isn’t one of them. Yet. Macworld is this week and rumors are starting about Apple launching into the high-definition disc fray. Will it be Blu-ray only? Apple is firmly in the blue camp. Will the combo drive now be a Blu-ray

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About Blu-ray vs. HD-DVD

I’d like to elaborate on my first post of the year, which is now relegated to a placeholder for my first lie of the year. My purpose here is to put forth some facts, perspective, opinion, and some predictions. This was probably going to be that first post, but I was still suffering from the

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