Al Griffin

Al Griffin  |  Apr 03, 2008  |  0 comments
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Talk about "classic records": The Who's double-

Al Griffin  |  Mar 31, 2008  |  0 comments

the listJVC has long been a player in industrial-grade video front projectors, with its D-ILA (JVC's variant of LCoS technology) models finding their way into plenty of boardrooms, digital movie theaters, and other commercial venues.

Al Griffin  |  Feb 06, 2008  |  0 comments

At last year's CES, Sony previewed an 11-inch, 3mm-deep OLED TV prototype that made other flat-panel sets at the show look positively obese. That same model showed up in finished form at the company's press conference Sunday, rising up Vegas showbiz-style from beneath the stage in a maneuver reminiscent of the Stonehenge scene from Spinal Tap.

Al Griffin  |  Feb 02, 2008  |  0 comments

One of the biggest news items to emerge from last year's Consumer Electronics Show was LG's announcement of a dual-format deck that could play both Blu-ray Discs and HD DVDs. We subsequently got our hands on that player, the BH100 Super Multi Blue, and we found it an intriguing but frustratingly incomplete solution.

Al Griffin  |  Jan 05, 2008  |  0 comments
Sony's new 1080p SXRD projector 27242714960 Sony VPL-VW60 When I reviewed Sony's VPL-VW50 "Pearl" front projector in January 2007, I was mightily impressed with how the company had brought the ben
Al Griffin  |  Jan 01, 2008  |  0 comments
Samsung's plasma buster? 00036725246850 Samsung LN-T4683 There's been significant buzz on the LCD HDTV front lately, much of it surrounding models with 120-Hz scanning, a feature designed to combat picture
Al Griffin  |  Dec 02, 2007  |  0 comments
Sony's new XBR5 27242717398 Sony 52XBR5 A big surprise of the past year has been seeing how well the latest crop of LCD flat-panel TVs has held up against the plasma competition.
Al Griffin  |  Dec 02, 2007  |  0 comments
JVC LT-47X898 47-inch LCD HDTV 46838030581 JVC 47X898 JVC is perhaps best known in the TV world for LCoS-based projectors, but the company also has some impressive flat-panel LCDs.
Al Griffin  |  Nov 30, 2007  |  0 comments
Samsung's Blu/HD combo player: BD-UP5000 36725607873 Samsung BD-UP5000 Both Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD deliver fantastic picture and sound, and their onscreen menus and interactive features are light-years ahead o
Al Griffin  |  Nov 04, 2007  |  0 comments
Pioneer Kuro PDP-5010FD 50-inch plasma HDTV 12562864785 Pioneer PDP-5010FD While most TV manufacturers have struggled through the years to deliver acceptable black levels in their flat-panel TVs, Pioneer cruised ov

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