Entertainment 2.0 #279 : Segue Training

May 29, 2014 by

Josh and Richard are back to talk about new and updated apps on Windows Phone, the upcoming update to the Xbox One, new Windows tablets, and which TV shows have been renewed and canceled.

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Five of the Best HDTVs Available

Sep 5, 2013 by

If you're in the market for a new HDTV, you've got to know your options. This year, there is no shortage of great HDTVs, so we look at the best five available.

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Chromecast, Unicorns and the Cable Industry

Jul 29, 2013 by

Last Wednesday, July 24th, Google unveiled Chromecast. Chromecast is a small, $35 device that hooks into an HDMI port that allows content to be streamed from various devices to a TV or A/V receiver. Putting the hardware aside for a second, Chromecast is also a suite of software that works together to enable streaming from cloud content sources or local content sources to a TV. While many are interested in the hardware, the software may have a bigger long term impact.

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Holiday Gift Guide for Geeks

Dec 7, 2011 by

The holidays are quickly approaching, and if you're anything like the writers at the DMZ, you probably have barely started your holiday gift buying, if at all. Never fear though! We're here to give you lots of ideas, at least for the geeks on your list.

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Comcast Deleting Duplicate HD Channels

May 8, 2011 by

I just checked my mail today and got a nice little memo from Comcast stating that the HD channels with 3 digits, in the rage of 175-380ish are being phased out in favor of 4 digit numbers. I’m not certain if this is a nation wide rollout or if it’s just a local thing, but it seems...

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FCC Trying to Take Back OTA Spectrum

Apr 26, 2011 by

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, at the recent National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, stressed again that Over-the-air television broadcasters need to begin voluntarily auctioning off their spectrum for use by mobile broadband carriers. It’s no secret that the mobile broadband...

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Formula 1 to FINALLY be Broadcast in HD

Jan 13, 2011 by

It may come as a surprise to you that the most technologically advanced form of racing is not currently in high definition. Even if you’ve watched a grand prix you may have been fooled into thinking it was HD because it was widescreen. Fortunately, and FINALLY, in 2011, Formula 1 Management...

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HD Racer November 19-21

Nov 18, 2010 by

American Le Mans Series: done. Grand Am Rolex Series: done. Izod IndyCar Series: done. Formula 1: done. All that is left on this side of the planet is to finish up the most popular motorsport series in the United States: NASCAR. All three of the series head to beautiful Homestead-Miami Speedway to...

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Seen in HD 54 – Amazon on Blu-ray, coal for 3D this holiday, Alien Ant...

Nov 11, 2010 by

Amazon made a very in-depth presentation at the recent Blu-con conference, and we take a look at it. A new study shows a not-so Merry Christmas for 3D this year. James Cameron teams with Panasonic to help calibrate your set for his blue friends and some other smaller news items.

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HD Racer November 12-14

Nov 9, 2010 by

There are only two main series in action this weekend, but the racing should still be fantastic! Formula 1 heads to Abu Dhabi for its final race of the 2010 season with the potential of any one of four drivers being able to clinch the Driver’s World Championship! Speed, of course, has all...

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HD Racer November 5-7

Nov 5, 2010 by

Friday, November 5 4:30 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup – Qualifying from Texas 9:00 p.m. NASCAR Trucks – LOnghorn 350k from Texas Saturday, November 6 11:00 a.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup – Final Practice from Texas 12:00 p.m. Formula 1* – Brazillian Grand Prix...

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HD Racer October 29-31

Oct 28, 2010 by

Friday, October 29 3:30 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup – Final Practice from Talladega 4:30 p.m. NASCAR Trucks – Qualifying from Talladega Saturday, October 30 12:00 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup – Qualifying from Talladega 4:00 p.m. NASCAR Trucks – Mountain Dew 250...

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