HDTV turns 75


The world’s first regular high-definition television broadcast took place 75 years ago. Of course it wasn’t 720 lines, but it was arguably the birth of what we know as television today. The broadcast came from Alexandra Palace (pictured) in London on November 2nd, 1936. It came seven years after the first broadcasts aimed at a […]

Rock Star Condemns Apple Over iTunes


Rock superstar Pete Townshend has described Apple’s as a “digital vampire” that is “bleeding” musical performers. But some of the facts behind his claims are shaky at best. The Who guitarist made the comments at a lecture given in honor of British DJ John Peel, who was known for playing less-established and less-mainstream bands on […]