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HT Staff Posted: Dec 30, 2003 0 comments
Fujitsu has added an impressive 50"-diagonal plasma display panel to its monitor line.
Ken C. Pohlmann Posted: Dec 29, 2003 0 comments

Photos by Tony Cordoza When the DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD formats were launched, critics bemoaned the start of yet another format war, knowing that when incompatible formats compete, consumers often don't buy either one. Instead, they wait to see which format is left standing.

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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 29, 2003 0 comments

The <A HREF="http://www.hrrc.org">Home Recording Rights Coalition</A> (HRRC) has thrown its support behind a proposal that could extend consumers' rights in the digital age.

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Jon Iverson Posted: Dec 29, 2003 0 comments

Arizona-based <A HREF="http://www.rockfordcorp.com">Rockford Corporation</A> announced last week that it has acquired loudspeaker designer <A HREF="http://www.nhthifi.com">Now Hear This</A> (NHT) from Recoton Corporation. Previous Rockford acquisitions include Fosgate, Hafler, Acoustat, and MB Quart, and the company says that specific terms of the new agreement are confidential.

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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 29, 2003 0 comments

Upscale parents have already discovered the benefits of "mobile theater"&mdash;DVD players and LCD screens in sport-utility vehicles that keep cranky kids content on long drives. Soon they will be able to take the "plug-in drug"&mdash;broadcast television&mdash;with them as well.

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End of the year sales show that flat screens are the hottest new video display technology this season, but pricing and performance still hold them back. Michael Fremer explains why the <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?74">Hitachi 42HDT20 16:9 plasma television</A> is a step in the right direction, and how it changed his opinion about plasma's future.

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Digital television is gathering serious momentum. A strong November for electronics retailers pushed the 2002 total over two million units.

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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 29, 2003 0 comments

<I>Elliot Gould, Nina Van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Henry Gibson. Directed by Robert Altman. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1. Dolby Digital (English, French). 112 minutes. 1973. MGM Home Entertainment 1003775. R. $19.90.</I>

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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 29, 2003 0 comments

News Corp. and DirecTV: The satellite broadcast merger appears to be a done deal now that both the Federal Communications Commission and the US Department of Justice have given their approval. News Corporation will buy a 34% stake in Hughes Electronics, giving it control over satellite broadcasting service DirecTV.

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One of the most esteemed names in audio is teaming up with one of the most respected brands in video.

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