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ViewSonic VT2430 LCD HDTV

by Johan on December 16, 2008

ViewSonic VT2430 LCD HDTV

ViewSonic has recently released its 24 inch LCD HDTV known as the VT2430. It boasts 10,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 250 nits of brightness, integrated ATSC/NTSC/QAM TV tuner, HDMI 1.3 (with HDCP), VGA, Component, S-Video, Composite, and TV/cable input, 1,920 x 1,080 resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. You can purchase this LCD HDTV for an affordable $399 each. [Viewsonic]

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Hitachi DZ-BD10H HD Camcorder

by Isaiah on July 24, 2008

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Hitachi has announced its new Full HD camera, the DZ-BD10H, which will be available on August 9th in japan for 160,000 Yen ($ 1600). This new camera will feature a 7 Megapixel CMOS sensor, 10X optical zoom lens, 2.7 inch screen, image stabilizer and a brand new technology which can recognize upto 5 face simultaneously and adjust the focusing, exposure etc for best image quality. The onboard 30GB hard drive can accommodate 4 hours 30 minutes of HD video, Blu-Ray takes an hour of recording and a 32GB SDHC card can record 4 hours 25 minutes of full HD video. [Akihabara vie The Digital Camera Blog]

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Ford Focus RS VS. Ford Escort Cosworth

by Nicole on April 14, 2008

In this Fifth Fear video, Vicki Butler-Henderson puts the Ford Focus RS against the Ford Escort Cosworth. Video after the jump. [Techeblog] Read more

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Netflix Drops HD-DVD

by Nicole on February 11, 2008

Netflix Drops HD DVD

Netflix has announced that it won’t be selling HD-DVD movies on mail-based subscriptions. So Blu-ray will be the only high definition format available. While HD-DVD titles can still be rented, Netflix won’t be adding more HD-DVD’s to their catalog and will phase out the format once the discs are done with their rental cycle.

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Plextor Blu-ray / HD DVD Combo Drives

by Nicole on February 8, 2008

Plextor Blu-ray / HD DVD Combo Drives

Plextor will release two new Blu-Ray / HD DVD combo drives. The PX-B920SA writes to BD-R at 4x speeds, DVDs at 16x, and CD-Rs at 40x, and reads HD DVD, while the PX-B300SA lacks the BD-R capabilities and just writes to DVD and CD. Both drives are expected to drop this month according to Plextor. Pricing is still unknown.

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