Audio/Video

How To Make Your Camera Bigger

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For those of you that had not heard yet, the new Canon 5D Mark II and Nikon D90 digital SLR cameras support full HD video recording capabilities. This allows you to drop around $2,700 or $1,000, depending on the camera, and $500 or so on a lens and then shoot amazing HD video (or some [...]

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Audio Desk Trimmer Trims, Improves Sound?!

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Audiophiles, some of the least financially responsible people in the world, have come up with yet another way to waste their money in the name of sound.  According to Audiophiles, a slight imbalance in the force the weighting of a CD can induce distortions, “laser scatter”, and the terror that is digital noise.  The poorly-named [...]

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Direct TV to Offer 1080p Content?

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When 1080p TVs started rolling out a few years ago, “experts” were claiming that 1080p content was several years away from being widely available over cable or satellite.  It seems like they were correct to some degree, but Direct TV and Dish Network are now starting to beta test “On Demand” 1080p video content (mostly [...]

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Monster Cables are Overpriced, Replacable by Coat Hangers

Thumbnail image for Monster Cables are Overpriced, Replacable by Coat Hangers March 3, 2008

One of the most consistently debated topics on audiophile message boards is whether or not Monster brand audio cables are worth the INSANE prices.  Monster cables, well-known for being up to 10x more expensive as their competition, has somehow managed to sell tons and tons of audio and video cables thanks to clever and creative [...]

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Homemade LEGO MP3 Players Are MP3 Players That Look Like LEGOs

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Homeloo is selling these MP3 players on their website for $46. They require the use of a microSD card for playing the compressed audio format. This lego MP3 player support max 2GB microSD card. The built-in brechargable Li-ion battery can be fully charged in 6 hours. Connect this iPlayer to your computer’s USB port using [...]

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iCinema Puts You In The Movie, Use At Own Risk

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iCinema is a new way of viewing movies. 360 degrees of picture, interactivity, and action. It can also project into a dome-shaped screen to cover your peripheral vision. iCinema is a fully immersed virtual environment simulator and interactive control system. iCinema leverages new film techniques to create content, world class software development to support real [...]

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Paramount Multi-Monitor Rack Houses 8 Monitors, is Overkill

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The Paramount Parabolic Multi-Monitor Display is one of the craziest display products I have seen in a long time. All of the screens on this 8-monitor-housing-behemoth are angled at a fixed point in the middle (i.e. you) for maximum comfort. This bad boy is also supremely adjustable to allow for monitors of varying size, shape, [...]

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Windows Sound Effects Can Do More Than Piss You Off

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Apparently, they can also make music. Sweet, sweet music. Check out this video. All the notes in the song are sound effects from Microsoft Windows 98 and XP. It’s actually pretty cool. Be warned, though, if you are one of those people that switched over to Linux because you couldn’t stand hearing those Windows error [...]

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