JVC Builds 180Hz LCD That Makes 120Hz LCDs Look Like Chumps

Motion blur is a problem in LCDs, and until now, the best solution was 120Hz processing: double the frames, and the blur tends to subside. JVC looked at the situation and said, if doubling works okay, then how 'bout we triple it? This week, at CEATEC, the result was on display. Little is known about this smooth… » 10/05/07 12:00pm 10/05/07 12:00pm

Pioneer SE-CLX9 Are Batman's Earphones of Choice

Pioneer just debuted these gorgeous aluminum SE-CLX9 in-ear earphones at CEATEC. Not only are they high-performance 'buds capable of a drum-shaking 105dB, but they come with different nozzles that physically alter the equalization, from "high tune" to "standard" to "bass tune." Best of all, every option is nestled in… » 10/05/07 8:40am 10/05/07 8:40am

Panasonic DMR-BW900 Blu-ray Recorder Writes to 50GB Dual Layer Discs or…

Recording 18 hours of 1080p on a single disc is pretty serious stuff, and Panasonic Blu-ray recorders launched at CEATEC Japan do this. They do this via a digital TV tuner, MPEG 4 compression and support for 50GB dual layer discs you'd see on a PC recorder, but never before on a home theater box. The players also have… » 10/02/07 2:50pm 10/02/07 2:50pm