Soaring sales and analysts' predictions say that high-definition TVs are here to stay. For those still searching for a definition of 1080i, HDMI or analog-to-digital conversion, this article from The Sydney Morning Herald delves into the subjects and offers advice.
Pioneer's new LX01 Home Cinema System features a 250GB DVD recorder with digital terrestrial tuner, HDMI with 1080p scaling, a dual-drive subwoofer receiver, an LCD touchscreen remote control and separate display and four distinctive three-dimensional satellite speakers. Pioneer will offer the all-in-one system in a piano-black gloss finish that will match its new line of plasma TVs.
India's gaming market continues to attract companies to the area, despite concerns about gaming piracy. "Games are moving on to different platforms now, they are no longer concentrated on PCs and consoles. In fact, mobile gaming is huge now. It's big in India too," Eidos creative director Ian Livingstone said.
Nintendo's decision to donate 100 of its popular Wii gaming units to U.S. YMCAs has allowed many children to benefit from the consoles' aerobic offering. Nintendo continues to market the Wii as an "exergame," which allows users to remain active while playing.
Apple TV has provided Apple an entry into the living room, but the current iteration of the device has its limitations, according to analysts who point to its lack of direct-to-download capability and its small hard drive. Looking ahead, some analysts say it is too early to count Apple out, noting the company is likely to add more features over time.