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HDTV Magazine Podcasts Archive (April, 2007)

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PC & Laptop TechnologyCable HDTV

HDTV Podcast #166

By The HT Guys • Apr 27 2007, 1:30pm

We throw around terms like Dolby Pro Logic and Matrix Decoding all the time. In today's show we actually define the terms, give a little background on the technology and hopefully explain it a bit.

General Interest

HDTV Podcast #165

By The HT Guys • Apr 24 2007, 12:46pm

The timing was almost perfect. We did a little feature on home automation a few episodes ago, then started to receive a ton of email on the subject. Not long after the April 2007 edition of CE Pro magazine showed up. It had a feature in it entitled "The Ultimate Guide to Home Automation." We go through a list of DIY home automation products. We also discuss a recent blog by Mark Cuban that talk ...


HDTV Podcast #164

By The HT Guys • Apr 20 2007, 1:47pm

We discuss a blog about the top 20 reasons why Home Theater is better than the Movie Theater. Then we review the Mitsubishi WD-65831 65" 1080p DLP.

General Interest

HDTV Podcast #163

By The HT Guys • Apr 17 2007, 12:56pm

When you go out to buy an HDTV you are usually bombarded with all kinds of specifications and numbers. One of the most misused is Contrast Ratio. Today we help you understand what Contrast Ratio is all about. We also opine about being able to control your system over HDMI via CEC (Consumer Electronics Control)


HDTV Podcast #162

By The HT Guys • Apr 13 2007, 12:12pm

In this, our spooky Friday the 13th episode, we cover some really scary stuff, like the DLO Homedock Pro and HD Radio. OK, so they really aren't all that scary, but it's a fun show. Take a listen.

HTPCs & LaptopsHD DVDDigital (DTV) Transition

HDTV Podcast #161

By The HT Guys • Apr 10 2007, 1:15pm

We decompose an article in Home in Home Media Magazine entitled Katzenberg: HD is a Niche. We try to get to the real meaning behind Jeffrey Katzenberg's statements. We also talk about the Digital Living Network Alliance, or DLNA and what their view of the future is.

High Definition ProductionHTPCs & LaptopsHD DVD

HDTV Podcast #160

By The HT Guys • Apr 6 2007, 2:32pm

We discuss what might happen in the DVD server market now that Kaleidescape has put their legal struggles behind them, including devices like the T2 Media Server from Interact-TV. We also picked our 10 favorite shows in High Definition, but we each used slightly different criteria to pick them. You'll have to listen to find out more.

General Interest

HDTV Podcast #159

By The HT Guys • Apr 3 2007, 1:21pm

We go through the 2007 RAVE awards from Home Theater Magazine and we provide a basic introduction to home automation.