Gateway Goes Off Deep End, Offers $4500 PC Rig for Best Video Stunt

Today Gateway announces its "Show Your Spots" contest, inviting any and all "thrill-seeking technology lovers willing to perform and film a crazy stunt" to win a $4,500 high-performance computer setup. Yikes. » 1/31/08 6:00am 1/31/08 6:00am

First Blu-ray BD Profile 1.1 Review (Verdict: Is That All?)

Click to viewThe Players: Panasonic DMP-BD30 ($500) and Sony PlayStation 3 with 2.1 firmware ($400 to $500)

The Movies: Fox's Sunshine and Sony Pictures' Resident Evil: Extinction

The Challenge: To find out what's so special about Blu-ray's BD Profile 1.1, also known as Full Standard Profile or just simply… » 1/04/08 1:00am 1/04/08 1:00am

NuVision's 65-inch, Silicon Optix HQV 1080p LCD, and Friends

NuVision's new LCD range includes 10 sets from 65 to 22-inchers, but the 65-incher is the one we have our hearts set on. It's naturally 1080p, but does all it's upscaling using the Silicon Optix HQV Realta processor, extra deep blacks, deep color, "4-d" noise reduction, which is kind of useless for digital signals,… » 8/09/07 5:38pm 8/09/07 5:38pm

HQV Silicon Optix Blu-ray and HD DVD Discs

I've been using early versions of the Silicon Optix high definition discs to test HDTVs, Blu-ray and HD-DVD gear the last few weeks. The final version is out. » 6/07/07 7:02am 6/07/07 7:02am