The Signal That Stops Your Old TV From Supporting 3D, But Allows the PS3

Maybe you have a super awesome 240Hz LCD. Technically, its refresh rate should probably support new FHD3D (full 3D HD) Blu-ray signals. But it can't because of this diagram (by HDGuru3D)—how the information is sent to your television. » 2/23/10 10:20am 2/23/10 10:20am

Sony's First 3D-Capable Receiver, the STR-DN1010, Costs $500

Bad news for both you and 3D. Your fancy receivers can't pass 3D signals because they aren't equipped with HDMI 1.4. And on top of that, even more bad news: only one of Sony's 4 new receivers supports 3D. » 2/18/10 12:53pm 2/18/10 12:53pm

3D HDMI 1.4 Spec Available for Public Download

You don't need to be a big shot licensee to develop an HDMI 1.4 compatible 3D product anymore. The powers that be have released the spec for public download, which I assume means that Chinese OEMs everywhere are going nuts at the moment. [HDMI via Engadget] » 2/05/10 11:39am 2/05/10 11:39am

DisplayPort 1.2 Standard Makes HDMI Look Positively Analog

The Video Electronics Standards Association has codified the standard for the next version of DisplayPort, and the small, Apple-loving HDMI competitor, and it just got a lot more interesting. Like, multiple-monitors-on-one-plug interesting. » 1/19/10 11:19am 1/19/10 11:19am

Remainders - The Good, Bad and Ugly Things We Didn't Post (and Why)

Happy Festivus, readers! You lot have disappointed me in so many ways, I'm deciding to punish you with these Remainders four: HDMI prepares new 3D-ready spec, Kindle DRM stripped, Steve Jobs takes a $1 salary, and snow snow snow snow! » 12/24/09 2:30am 12/24/09 2:30am

HDMI 1.4 Rocks for Six Reasons, Sucks for Four More

The new HDMI standard—1.4 to be precise—is pretty excellent, since it has an integrated Ethernet channel, 1080p 3D support and oh yeah, delicious 4K resolution images. But, like we said before, you need all-new everything for it. » 8/18/09 2:40pm 8/18/09 2:40pm

First HDMI 1.4 Cable Will Live a Lonely, Disconnected Life

How awful it must feel to be a fancy new cable with nothing to plug into. Such is the plight of the sad NXG 20-meter HDMI 1.4 cable, whose 3D/2160p/Ethernet talents will simply go unnoticed, at least this year. » 8/05/09 4:26pm 8/05/09 4:26pm

HDMI 1.4: Internet Sharing, More Pixels and Ridiculous New Cables

Somebody got a little too eager to share the good word about HDMI 1.4, since PCMag's original story has vanished. Short version: 100Mbps internet, higher resolution (4,096x2160@30Hz) and stupid, stupid new cable BS. » 5/14/09 11:59am 5/14/09 11:59am