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Michael Antonoff Posted: Feb 03, 2006 0 comments

Computer companies have been trying to get off your desktop and into your entertainment rack for a decade. Ever since the invention of tuner cards for PCs and giant computer monitors that doubled as TVs, they've been pushing the "convergence" of entertainment and computing on a wary public. The reception from A/V enthusiasts has been, to put it politely, less than enthusiastic.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 31, 2006 0 comments
Mark Cuban is the recipient of our first-ever Editors' Choice Visionary Award.
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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 14, 2006 0 comments
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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 07, 2006 0 comments

RCA's Lyra X3000 portable video player

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 05, 2006 0 comments

SanDisk Sansa e-series flash-memory MP3 player

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 05, 2006 0 comments
In his CES keynote address, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates announced that an external HD DVD drive will be offered as an accessory for the Xbox 360 later this year. The add-on will turn the game console into a high-definition movie player. He didn't announce its price.

Microsoft has sided with Toshiba and Intel in the next-generation-DVD format war.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 05, 2006 0 comments

Sharp's Aquos LC-57D90U 57-inch LCD HDTV boasts blazing fast pixel response and enhanced color reproduction.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 04, 2006 0 comments

Sony DCR-SR100 hard-disk camcorder with ECMHW1 wireless microphone

JVC may have started a trend with its Everio line of hard disk-based camcorders. Toshiba and Sony at CES on Wednesday announced models that banish the tapes and discs home video enthusiasts tote like Kleenex and equipped the cameras instead with internal hard drives.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Dec 06, 2005 0 comments

Family gatherings are always a convenient excuse to pull out the camcorder and start shooting. If you thought your choice of weaponry was confined to the 10-year-old MiniDV tape format, guess again. You'd be ignoring two of the hottest trends of the last few years: hard-disk recording and high-definition TV. It's not your fault.

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Michael Antonoff Posted: Nov 16, 2005 0 comments

Not too long ago, if you wanted to record an HDTV program, you had to take a quaint step back in time and use a VCR - a digital VCR, but still a VCR. Today, there are a number of hard-disk options for recording HD, but if you want to save the program so it won't be accidentally erased from the hard drive, you have to resort to - you guessed it - a VCR.

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