Well, it's not quite as big as this, but at 82 inches, the Honeywell/Soyo MT-HWGWT8218AM LCD HDTV may actually fit through your front door. Maybe.
According to HD Guru, newcomer to the U.S. market Honeywell, in partnership with Soyo, is bringing its 82-inch HDTV to U.S. homes.
According to the article, this behemoth includes a 120Hz refresh rate, full 1080p HD, a 178-degree viewing angle, three HDMI inputs, two component video inputs, a VGA input, and one composite and S-Video jack. Features include picture in picture (POP)/POP, SRS audio with 2x10 watts amplifier, and stereo … Read more
According to MacRumors and my own sleuthing on Apple's site, Apple has removed the 20-inch Cinema Display from its online store.
MacRumors speculates that Apple is gearing up for a refresh of its 20-inch Cinema Display in the form of a new LED-based 20-incher with a Mini DisplayPort connection like the 24-inch LED Cinema Display released last year.
No official word from Apple yet, of course, but here's hoping that if this is true, the company at least includes a DVI to Mini DisplayPort adapter with the 20-incher so more than just MacBook owners will get some use … Read more
Despite owning a huge chunk of the growing Netbook market, the popular Acer Aspire One has been saddled with a 9-inch screen, rather than the bigger 10-inch type we prefer. At long last, Acer now has a 10-inch model, the Aspire One AOD150.
Even better, it's keeping the starting price at $349, which is about $50-$100 cheaper than similarly configured systems from other PC makers. Netbooks were originally intended as cheap, no-frills travel machines, and the new Aspire One fits that bill well, but there are also plenty of slightly more expensive options that add polish.
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Hitachi on Wednesday joined the crowd of green-storage vendors with its fourth generation of the CinemaStar hard-drive family.
The new drive features Hitachi's EcoTrac Classification. This means it's halogen-free and has very low power consumption. The new CinemaStar features a read/write power specification of 1.4W--a reduction of 22 percent compared to previous models.
Other that that, this is a 2.5-inch (laptop) SATA hard drive that has the spinning speed of 5,400 rpm, which is popular though slower than the 7,200 rpm of some higher-end drives.
According to Hitachi, its new CinemaStar hard drive … Read more