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And In a Related Article: 20-Inch TV, 1080P?

A recent Los Angeles Times article reports that 1080p resolution is now commonly offered on TVs in the low 20-inch range at prices below $300. The article goes on to describe a somewhat skeptical reaction by industry mavens, some of whom claim there is no perceptible improvement in picture quality on such a small screen size. So why are these TVs on the market? The justification appears to be based on multiple uses. According to the article, many people, especially younger viewers, are benefiting from 1080p's higher resolution when using smaller displays as computer monitors and for video games (sharper text and graphics). If you're already building computer monitors, adding a TV tuner adds very little to the cost. To read the entire article, click here:

New Marantz... everything

July 28, 2010 By HE Staff 45 comments
New Marantz... everything

Receivers, players, separates and more.

Marantz has announced a whole host of new products ranging from high-end separates, integrated amps, networked audio players, and receivers.

All the info after the jump.

New Runco Outdoor Plasmas CP-42HD and CP-52HD

July 7, 2010 By HE Staff 20 comments
New Runco Outdoor Plasmas

TV Rain or Shine

Runco has announced two new outdoor LCDs, the CP-42HD and the CP-52HD. As the numbers suggest, they're 42 and 52-inch models.

All the info after the jump.

New Panasonic Pro Plasmas

July 5, 2010 By HE Staff 18 comments
Panasonic 103inch Opener

When huge isn't big enough

Panasonic Solutions Company has announced three new professional 3Di plasma models; an 85-inch, a 103, and if that one isn't big enough for you, a 152-inch. This is roughly the same size as a current Mini Cooper.

All the info after the jump.

S1Digital P250

June 24, 2010 By HE Staff 41 comments
S1Digital P250

New server and complete line updates

S1Digital has announced the P250, their newest Media Center client.

They've also updated their entire ProLine Series.

All the info after the jump.

New Sony 3D TVs

June 10, 2010 By HE Staff 24 comments
New Sony 3D TVs

Sony 3Di Assault    

Sony had an event yesterday where they announced a whole cadre of products to push 3D from all angles, and highlighting their position as the only company with their fingers in every aspect of 3D, from shot to show.

TV and BD info after the jump.

3D on AT&T U-verse

June 9, 2010 By Geoffrey Morrison 28 comments
3D on AT&T U-verse

ESPN 3Di

World Cup in 3D? Ok, I'll bite. And bite it does, one channel for $10 a month? Ouch.

Here's the deal...

Gefen USB to DVI

May 25, 2010 By Liz Palacios 21 comments
Gefen USB to DVI

Get your PC on your TV

If you have an older computer that doesn't have DVI/HDMI, or just want to be able to hook up more displays to your computer, Gefen has released a new USB based device that allows you to add any high-definition display to your computer.

Bene Coffice

May 20, 2010 28 comments
Bene Coffice

Sit and Spin

Pair a smart-looking office chair with a computer/power connection and what do you get?

The Coffice, a sophisticated seat designed by Bene that allows you to log in and look cool at the same time.

Adeo Biformat and Multiformat

May 13, 2010 By HE Staff 26 comments
Adeo Biformat and Multiformat

Due schermi

Adeo, from Italy, has announced two new screens, the Biformat and the Multiformat.

All the info after the jump.

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