By Ken Werner • Apr 19, 3:04pm
North American sales of Samsung’s long-awaited Galaxy S5 phone began on April 11, and pundits muttered that carriers were nervous about how the phone would sell.
As it turns out, either the worries were overblown or the pundits were smoking funny cigarettes.
Four days after North American sales commenced, a Samsung spokesperson said GS5 orders […]
By Ken Werner • Apr 19, 2:52pm
Friend and colleague Ray Soneira, President of DisplayMate Technologies Corp.
(www.displaymate.com), recently published the results of his painstaking tests on the display in Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smart phone.Â Soneira’s bottom line is that the GS5 has the best display ever put in a cell phone.
Although the 5.1-inch display has the same number (1920×1080) of […]
By Pete Putman • Apr 18, 7:54pm
On April 22, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Aereo case.
Broadcasters want the companyâ€™s unique â€œantenna to IPâ€ service shut down, claiming it is avoiding retransmission fees by a clever legal/engineering system, and operates in violation of copyright laws.
Aereo and many other amicus briefs argue that Aereo is within its rights […]
By Pete Putman • Apr 18, 6:33pm
If I really had to pick one word to characterize this yearâ€™s NAB Show, it would be â€œflux.â€
By The HT Guys • Apr 18, 6:30am
We donâ€™t need to repeat ourselves, but we will anyways: Home Theater without surround sound isnâ€™t really Home Theater at all.
Itâ€™s only half of the experience.
Without surround sound, youâ€™re just watching moving pictures on the wall.
But weâ€™ve also stated that modern AV receivers are good enough and going the separate processor and amp route is overkill for most people.
Today we put that theory to the test.