Tailgating, the art of getting hammered in a stadium parking lot before a sporting event, is serious business. But it's about to get more serious with the introduction of Dish Network's Tailgater.
Do you ever wonder where the best place to put your TV is? Perhaps it's better to see if that 120-inch set you fantasize about fits your desired space before you go out and buy it. Throw away that measuring tape and those false dreams — augmented reality is coming to the rescue.
Of all the Apple rumors that are always floating around, that of an Apple HDTV is one that just won't die. And now there's brand new fuel for the fire.
Down south they like to do things big, and they don't come any bigger than the 80 x 200-foot HD video screen they fired up on Tuesday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Fact: upscaled retro video games look like crap on a 720 or 1080p HDTV only because those games weren't made to support such high resolutions. How do you make them look better? By plugging in this SLG 3000 doodad into your HDTV and cover up the pixelation with faux analog TV scanlines.
Looking for some new shiny gadget from Apple to salivate over? Well, the hottest rumor on Apple isn't the iPad 3 or even the iPhone 5, it's that Apple could be working on a Smart TV.
Who wants a separate DVR? With three new models of Sony TVs, you won't need one, as they come with 500GB hard drives built right in. Not enough? You can expand them via external hard drives.
How many little black boxes are connected to your flat screen? How about considering another? LG's box is kind of like a V8-engine for your outdated HDTV — it turns any cheap tube into a Smart TV.
These days, it's all about the PlayStation 3. Sales are up for Sony, Gran Turismo 5 is finally available after five years of development, 3D games are looking riper and possibly holographics are in the works. What about the PlayStation 2? It's getting integrated into an HDTV.
How large does an HDTV need to get before it's considered too big to be labeled portable? Personally, I'd say the sweet spot for a portable tube would be no larger than 19-inches (diagonal). Toshiba, makers of all things non-mainstream is introducing a new line of battery-operated HDTVs.