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Scott Wilkinson Posted: Aug 03, 2005 Published: Aug 04, 2005 0 comments

CinemaNow, a leading broadband video-on-demand service, announced last week an agreement with HDNet to make several titles from HDNet's original high-definition library available on a download-to-own basis via the <A href="">CinemaNow Web site</A>. This marks the first time that HDNet has made its library of high-definition programming available on demand from an online broadband service.

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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Aug 03, 2005 0 comments
After unwrapping the gifts, polishing off the last drops from near-empty bottles of champagne, and sweeping up the streamers and confetti left from SIM2 Multimedia's 10-year anniversary party, those still standing announced a trio of new high-definition displays being added to the SIM2 USA product line: the HTL40 LINK LCD flat-panel monitor, the DOMINO 55M rear-projection monitor, and the C3X front-projection monitor.
David Ranada Posted: Aug 02, 2005 0 comments
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DIMENSIONS (WxHxD) 17 x 2.625 x 12.5 inches PRICE $399 MANUFACTURER Lite-On USA, <
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Aug 01, 2005 0 comments
Despite tumbling prices on flat-panel LCD TVs, especially in the U.S. and Europe (great for us consumers, awful for Sony stockholders), Sony is forging ahead and bringing out a pair of new additions to its "S" series line of LCD HDTVs. The new sets add larger screen sizes - 32 inches (KLV-S32A10) and 26 inches (KLV-S26A10) - to the existing lineup which already includes LCD flat-panels from 15 to 23 inches in diagonal.
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Scott Wilkinson Posted: Jul 31, 2005 Published: Aug 01, 2005 0 comments
I really needed a vacation last month. Work was hectic as usual, and I had a few personal problems that piled on top of me all at once, so I felt a strong desire to get out of Dodge (well, Burbank, actually). I was about to hop in my car and hit the road when THX came to my rescue and offered me a far more stylin' ride: a 2006 Lincoln Zephyr with a THX-certified, CD-based audio system they wanted me to review.
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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Jul 31, 2005 Published: Aug 01, 2005 0 comments

<I>Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, Japanese), Dolby Surround (French, Spanish, Portuguese). 126 minutes. 2004. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 05503. PG-13. $49.95.</I>

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Scott Wilkinson Posted: Jul 30, 2005 Published: Jul 31, 2005 0 comments

Twentieth Century Fox announced on Friday that it will release content on the high-definition Blu-ray Disc format through its subsidiary, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC. This is hardly surprising&mdash;the studio has been a member of the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) board of directors since October 2004&mdash;but they haven't committed to releasing titles on that format until now.

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Jul 30, 2005 Published: Jul 31, 2005 0 comments

The first projector in SIM2's new Multimedia Grand Cinema C3X series was demonstrated to the press last week at the Italian Trade Council's New York City headquarters. SIM2 invested $5 million developing the new C3X projector. The few 3-chip DLP designs that have been introduced to the consumer market so far are large, heavy, and expensive. SIM2 appears to have solved the large and heavy issues. At a svelte 19 pounds, the C3X is not much more massive than the company's 1-chip models, and only about twice their compact size.

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Chances are you already have a DVD player. But is it up to date? A little research and a few extra bucks is all it takes to get a killer player that does a lot more than movies. And burning your own DVDs is now easier - and cheaper! - than ever before.

Posted: Jul 28, 2005 0 comments

Believe it or not, it's possible to get surround sound at home that's every bit as thrilling as what you experience in a movie theater. Get the right receiver and surround sound speakers, and you may never leave home!