This week brought some new ways to watch media across the board. For television junkies, a breakthrough has holographic TVs seemingly closer than ever before, and YouTube addicts can now watch their favorite videos in simulated HD. If you've got your eyes on the stars, NASA is looking to put a giant liquid telescope on the moon, or if you enjoy giant things on earth, instead, check out this 33-story-high billboard in Dubai.
Still, while the future is looking as bright as ever, the present is still a bit scrunched up. Peter Pachal investigates why the tech industry just can't seem to nail down proper aspect ratios.
More top stories from the week:
Man receives double arm transplant, presumably gives it two thumbs up
See the turnaround for the German farmer who had an unfortunate run in with a combine harvester.
Nikon debuts headset portable multimedia player
The iPod meets the Borg.
Antec Skeleton cold steel PC case bares all
Antec is taking the idea of a bare-bones PC to a whole 'nother level.
Spy Shots: Amazon Kindle 2 Exposed!
Now this is a slim, stylish e-reader we can get behind.
Trees generate enough electricity to wirelessly yell 'help' during a forest fire
Only you (and every tree) can prevent forest fires.
Repliee R-1 child robot makes rare appearance, scares adults
Maybe this long-awaited robot should have been held back a little longer.
Remote-control tank has on-board camera for all-terrain snooping
It's one small step for remote control, one giant leap for snooping.