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HD-DSLR?

For years I have viewed and shared 99% of all my photos digitally — either on my laptop or my TV. Honestly, I can’t remember the last time I actually printed...

Enlarged Tivo

I’ve had my Series3 Tivo for a little more than a year. I haven’t watched “regular” television since. Tivo is great, and HiDef Tivo is amazing. The drawback ...

iPhone Sync Issues

I’ve had my iPhone for a few months now, and it’s worked nearly flawlessly. Sure, it has a few bugs, but they are mostly minor UI/usability issues.

Blu-ray Wins

As I predicted well over a year ago, Blu-ray has emerged as the one-and-only HD successor to DVDs. Toshba, one of the original founders of the competitor HD-...

Can You Hear Me Now?

After many visits to Magnolia AV, many hours of researching, days of contemplating, I went ahead and bought a 7.1 set of Martin Logan speakers:

Online wins

I’ve ordered the Denon AVR-4806 via www.etronics.com . Yes, it’s a New York-based electronics store, but after looking around they seem to have the best opin...

Too Many Inputs

I think I’ve settled on getting the DENON AVR-4806 THX Ultra2 7.1 CH Reference A/V Surround Receiver. It has more inputs and outputs than I’ll ever ne...

How big?

The floor in my entertainment room is going down today, so it’s time to start thinking about electronics. I haven’t really decided on much except the T...

Telecine

My top-priority project of The New Year is transferring my family’s old home movies to digital format (from Super8). I’ve been told this is rare and impossib...

Calc Discontinued

I’ve always loved my HP-32S RPN calculator. Sadly, after throwing it around, storing is in the bottom of boxes, dropping it, and getting it wet a few times, ...

Tape Be Gone!

I’ve recently been thinking about buying a DVD Recorder (the VCR-like thing, not a DVD-R drive for my PC). My main motivation is getting stuff off my Tivo fo...

TiVo Rocks

TiVo has just announced their new Home Media Option . Scheduled to be released this Spring, new features include broadband connectivity via USB, photo/music ...