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How Porn Will Shape our HD Future

How Porn Will Shape our HD Future

There is no getting around it—we love us some porn. This sinful medium has played a vital role in pushing video technology forward over the years—and it may be poised to do it again.

Toshiba Stays The Upconverting DVD Player Course

Toshiba Stays The Upconverting DVD Player Course

It’s tough to decide whether Toshiba is being incredibly intelligent or incredibly stubborn in their decision to back upconverting DVD technology instead of Blu-ray. I mean, they were certainly burnt – badly – by Blu-ray with that wholeXD-E500 DVD upscaler. It’s marketed on the fact that it can take your…

Sony, Sharp, Hitachi, Samsung and Motorola Agree on Amimon Whole-House Wireless HD Standard

Sony, Sharp, Hitachi, Samsung and Motorola Agree on Amimon Whole-House Wireless HD Standard

Be happy: A new wireless HD video standard guarantees that major brands including Sony, Sharp, Hitachi, Samsung and Motorola will have interoperable wireless video streaming. Amimon–the chip makers behind the “video modem” wireless HD tech Belkin’s Flywire–is announcing the WHDI consortium with the above members, formed to standardise their wireless…