Cops Bust Guy Selling Oven Door Disguised as HDTV

Wow, good try. San Leandro, California police stopped a man after reports he tried to sell an HDTV at a Wal-Mart parking lot. However! It turned out to be a plastic-wrapped glass oven door with Sony and Best Buy stickers. » 8/14/09 6:04am 8/14/09 6:04am

Could This Be the New World's Crappiest Projector?

To be fair, unlike the current anti-champion of crappy projectors, the Ultra Projector isn't really designed as an alternative to, well, real projectors. But even so, this thing doesn't include audio of any sort. WTF? » 6/03/09 11:10am 6/03/09 11:10am

World's Crappiest Projector Reviewed

Come along with us to a sideshow, starring the Torpedo Entertainment Projector by Senario, a $169 LCD unit made in China. We'll show you just how plum-awful a projector can be. We picked one up at a local Target store, put it on our test bench, and were shown a thing or two about projectors, video, plastic, and the… » 11/28/07 3:15pm 11/28/07 3:15pm

Which TVs are the Most Reliable? Flat Ones.

Consumer Reports' Annual Product Reliability Survey will be featured in their upcoming December issue. Its news? Flat panel displays are far more reliable than their rear-projection counterparts. Just how much more reliable? Around 15% 500%. » 11/03/07 8:00pm 11/03/07 8:00pm

No iTunes Gift Cards For Your $100 'Early iPhone Owners' Store Credit

We bought iPhones here on Day One, and were delighted to see the offer of a $100 store credit from Apple when the company cut the price of that product by $200. But there was a rude awaking here at the Giz when we ordered up some stuff and included a $25 iTunes gift card in the mix. It turns out that Apple is not… » 9/25/07 9:07am 9/25/07 9:07am

1080p May Not Be What It Seems

Many of us are confused about 1080p, the highest resolution in the ATSC spec book for high-definition TV. TG Daily talked with Bill Whalen, Senior Product Manager at Hitachi, who explains that while lots of TVs can take in 1080p, by the time that video is displayed it's down-rezzed to either 720p or 768p. Whelan says… » 6/08/06 3:29pm 6/08/06 3:29pm