The 100-inch Rear Projection Television Upgrade

Owning a honking rear projection TV is an ever-increasing WASP social stigma, that is, unless it's so freaking huge that neighbors admire it with the same jealous-of-waste gleam in their eye as your original Hummer. One modder takes us step by step through how he removed the screen of his "big screen" TV and swapped… » 9/29/08 6:10pm 9/29/08 6:10pm

Mitsubishi LaserVue Laser TV Will Be 65 and 73-Inches and Ship in Q3

Details on Mistubishi's LaserVue, the rear-projection 1080p televison that uses frickin' laser beams to display exceptionally rich color, are pouring out. The TV set will come in 65" and 73" varities when it ships in Q3 this year. It's 10" deep, thin by historical standards, but still somewhat thick for today's… » 6/25/08 8:57am 6/25/08 8:57am

Mitsubishi 80-Inch MegaView Best Bet for Battlestar Bridge

How well equipped is your command center? Mitsubishi is currently trying to woo customers to its 80-inch 1400x1050-pixel VS-80PH40U "MegaView Wall" display. My guess is that Mitsu may see it as the last market for DLP rear-projection sets, now that everyone is pulling out. Though Mitsu isn't talking prices yet, the… » 3/19/08 1:00pm 3/19/08 1:00pm

Sony's New 70" SXRD Rear Projection: It's Thin, It's Floaty, It's Smooth

Even though Sony's big push is LCD, the flagship of the show was actually not a flat panel at all, but the 70" rear-projection SXRD model KDS-Z70XBR5. It's a freakin' amazing 40% slimmer than last year's, and though it weighs 200 lbs, you can imaging hanging it on, or very close to, your wall. Best of all, it costs… » 6/06/07 9:05pm 6/06/07 9:05pm