YouTube Now Playing Widescreen Videos

People who logged into Youtube today have probably noticed that everybody's favorite internet video site has undergone a slight change—everything has gone widescreen! That's right, now you can watch a dog humping a baby in 16:9, rather than the original boring ol' 4:3. Though, if you'd rather stick to boring ol' 4:3,… » 11/25/08 2:10am 11/25/08 2:10am

Vuzix AV310: The First Ever Widescreen Video Goggles

Back in June, our own Brian Lam did a Battlemodo between two high-res video goggles » 9/16/08 3:20pm 9/16/08 3:20pm. During that review he noted "I do wish they came in 16:9 versions, but the 4:3 ratio is probably more practical." Well, is going to put that to the test with their new AV310 goggles. They claim that it is the first video eyewear to…

iHome iH41 Rotating iPod Alarm Clock Released, Gets $80 Price Tag

Back in May we alerted you to the unusual iHome iH41 » 8/12/08 6:33am 8/12/08 6:33am iPod dock alarm clock, which can swivel around its own corner to let you display a docked iPod touch as widescreen or portrait. Well, it's now available to purchase, with an $80 price tag. It's got Expanded Bass and Reson8 technology to give its sounds a little…

A Widescreen Nintendo DS is "Purely Rumor and Speculation"

Here's the deal. Yesterday an advertisement was floating around showing a Nintendo DS that had bigger, wider screens. They didn't look quite 16x9 as the gaming blogs were claiming, and the whole ordeal could have been a pretty quick Photoshop blunder by a third party software designer. Anyway, a lot of people ended up… » 7/08/08 8:30am 7/08/08 8:30am

Au Claims Its W61SH Widescreen Cell has a 2000:1 Contrast Ratio, We…

Au, the company that brought us the rather sexy Infobar 2 has released a high-res widescreen phone in Japan that they claim has a 2000:1 contrast ratio. Manufactured by Sharp, the hot-pink number has a 2.8-inch Acquos screen, 240 x 400 resolution and this rather crazy 2000:1 contrast claim. You can find a mini-gallery… » 12/17/07 5:14am 12/17/07 5:14am

Mio's Widescreen C520 GPS Takes on the TomTom One XL

The folks at Mio took the wraps off their latest GPS unit this morning, unveiling the new DigiWalker C520. The slick little unit sells for $399 and comes packed with everything from Bluetooth to a 4.3-inch widescreen LCD. Does it deserve a spot on your dashboard? Check out the gallery and our quick take after the jump. » 5/21/07 3:10pm 5/21/07 3:10pm

CES 2007: iZ3D Updates to a 22-inch Widescreen 3D Monitor

An updated, larger, and wider version of the iZ3D Three-Dimensional gaming monitor we reviewed in September is being launched at CES. Along with an improved look—they went black from silver—there are slightly less nerdy-looking glasses as well. The new specs look like goggles from that weird undersea part in Star Wars… » 1/04/07 3:10pm 1/04/07 3:10pm