When Watching Baseball on TV Was the Future

In 1939, the first Major League Baseball game was broadcast on TV—a double-header between the Cincinnati Reds and the Brooklyn Dodgers—at a time when American TV was still very much an experiment. But this broadcast was a long time coming. In fact, years before practical TV tech had even been demonstrated, people were… » 4/04/14 4:40pm 4/04/14 4:40pm

Toshiba IK-HD1 is World's Smallest HDTV Camera

With vital measurements of 1-6-inches cubed and 2.3-ounces in weight, Toshiba's IK-HD1 waltzes in to easily steal the "Smallest HDTV Camera, Ever" title. Packed to the miniature eyeballs with three CCD chips, the 1K-HD1 can capture video at broadcast-quality at 1080i, but it won't be making its way to your camcorder… » 4/06/08 12:59am 4/06/08 12:59am

Eight Reasons So Many HD Channels Suck Ass

Sound & Vision just ran a cool expose on HD cable channels. How can so many good channels be stuck in SD land—I'm looking at you F/X, Comedy Central and Sci-Fi Channel—while new lame HD channels like CNN and QVC cut to the front of the line? And what about those so-called HD channels, like TNT and TBS, that half the… » 4/02/08 5:00pm 4/02/08 5:00pm