Video processors for personal desktop computers have been accelerating (through various technologies) personal computer graphics for advanced games and software-based production. What was seen as science fiction yesterday is now fact. Our technological fantasies are rapidly becoming realities.
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Just as the world sets its eyes at HDTV, video engineers and scientists are preparing to “wow” us with resolutions that far exceed what we consider high. Envision TV beyond your dreams as resolutions become greater and greater. Can TV, one day, compete with reality for visual clarity and depth? The fantasy is being realized.
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One of the little known features of the iPhone 4s was the introduction of a new version of Bluetooth. Bluetooth 4.0 offers feature upgrades on 3.0, with greater speed. A key difference is a change in the integrated chip (IC) and much lower energy consumption. As more products begin to adopt Bluetooth 4.0, wireless users [...]
After Christmas, the retail industry gears up for another year and they don’t wait at all. Earlier this month, right after the New Year weekend, electronics dealers shored up for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The second week of January brings NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) and NRF (National Retail Federation). Whereas CES and [...]
Though winter is upon us, spring is just around the corner. Sennheiser and Adidas are partnering to produce new earphones to address the needs of joggers and sprinters ready to take on the roads again. These earphones combine top-quality sound, excellent wearing comfort and insensitivity towards external influences such as water, sweat and cold. These [...]
Hundreds of industry leaders gathered Thursday at North American Publishing’s Women in CE event at Tabu Ultra Lounge in Las Vegas to honor the Legacy Award Winners, a networking event that celebrates women of achievement in consumer electronics. This year’s honorees were Vizio’s Laynie Newsome, Debbie Schaeffer of Mrs. G TV and Appliances, Pam Crane [...]
Many people prefer mounting their flat-screen HDTV to a wall and Peerless mounts are the preferred brand. When flat-screen TV models were introduced, many customers were asking for adjustable wall mounts that were almost flush with the wall surface. The objective was a mount that closely resembled a picture frame. Until now, most articulating TV [...]
Now that Lady Gaga has made a royal impression on the Queen of England, more universal things await. When it comes to consumer electronics, Lady Gaga dominates with her music and with her special edition earphones from Monster Cable. Now Lady Gaga will be enticing our visual senses and needs. The Polaroid brand announced a [...]
Digital Power Station is a software-based technology developed by a consortium, led by Tony Bongiovi, that offers studio quality sound performance from small speakers. Originally developed for use in car stereos, iHome introduced it as the iHome IP1 Bongiovi home audio system, a high-performance speaker for use with the Apple iPod and iPhone. iHome is [...]
The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) runs January 7 to 10 in Las Vegas and manufacturers are ready to display upcoming products and trends that we might expect to see in stores during 2010. Though some indicate that the 2010 CES is more intimate than those of previous years, there are over 2700 exhibitors ready [...]