Who Needs Another Set-Top Box?


Does your home entertainment center really need ANOTHER set-top box? HD-Report doesn’t think so, but Amazon is rumored to be working on their own bit of hardware to add to the clutter.

Logitech Revue with Google TV now shipping in US


The Logitech Revue started shipping this month in the US. One of the first devices to integrate Google TV, the Revue allows you to watch content from the TV, DVR, or Internet seemlessly without switching inputs…

Official – Xbox 360 to control U-verse TV – Updated


Leaked memos from AT&T a few days ago showed how an Xbox 360 could be used as a receiver for U-verse TV. AT&T makes it official today, announcing an Oct. 15 launch of the U-verse feature…

Boxee Box now available for pre-order


D-Link’s Boxee Box has now become available for pre-order in the US through Amazon and in Canada through BestBuy and Future Shop. Team Boxee says those who pre-order Boxee Box through Amazon in the US will…

XStreamHD signs with Lionsgate for digital content

XStreamHD PRO Receiver

Upcoming HD entertainment system XStreamHD has signed with Lionsgate to digitally distribute movies from the studio’s 12,000 title library. Through the agreement XStreamHD will be able to sell or rent HD titles, including new releases from…

LG delivers HDTVs that stream Netflix


LG has finally made available two HDTVs with Netflix streaming capabilities. The 77-inch 47LH50 LCD and 50-inch 50PS80 plasma are now shipping in the States. Two other models — a 42-inch LCD (42LH50) and 60-inch plasma…

Amazon throws in Denon Blu-ray player with receiver purchase


Amazon.com is throwing in a Denon Blu-ray player with the purchase of any qualifying Denon home theater receiver. The DVD-2500BTCI Blu-ray player is no lightweight either, literally. The 20lb player supports 1080p/24fps, 10-bit processing, 36-bit Deep…

Sony announces wireless Blu-ray players


New Sony Blu-ray players revealed in Vegas this week will feature Wi-Fi capability and lower MSRPs. Blu-ray home theater systems will also go wireless with S-AIR wireless technology.

CEA lists finalists for excellence awards

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has announced its list of finalists for the 2009 Mark of Excellence Awards. The list includes electronics suppliers, system integrators and training programs. The winners will be announced during the tenth…

Blu-ray player announced from Onkyo


Onkyo, who once produced HD DVD players for the now defunct format, has announced it will release a Blu-ray Disc player by the end of 2008. The player will be 1080p compatible (I would hope so)…

Turn your PC or Apple into an HDTV

Who says you need an HDTV to watch high-definition television? You can actually watch HD shows on your computer whether it be a PC or Mac, tower or laptop. You just need a USB device from…

Verizon Runs Out of HD Boxes

Verizon Communications, which recently signed up its 1 millionth FiOS TV subscriber, has been forced to tell some new customers to sit tight for a few weeks before they can get high-definition service because it has…

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