Sharp Debuts XV-Z15000 “Value” 1080p DLP Front Projector

By Will Sullivan Contributing Writer, [GAS] The under $3000 full-HD front projector space is hugely crowded, these days—almost exclusively by LCD projectors. Sharp is aiming to change that, offering a new “value” $2999 front PJ (However, it is much, much cheaper at Amazon.com!) based around Texas Instruments’ new 0.65″ DLP Digital Micro-mirror Device (DMD) chip. […]

All Things JVC – Japanese Victor Corp. Aiming To Become a Major CE Player, Again

By Will Sullivan Contributing Writer, [GAS] JVC has kept a relatively low consumer electronics profile in recent years—especially compared to its glory days—e.g. basically taking a “wait-and-see” attitude during the recent Blu-ray vs. HD-DVD format war, certainly failing to keep up with its competitors on most audio/video technologies. Their HDTV offerings have been less restrained […]

CES Preview: AMD Debuts New “Yukon” Platform and “Athlon Neo” Processor in New Hp dv2 Ultrathin Notebook: Watch Out, Intel Atom?

By Will Sullivan Contributing Writer, [GAS] AMD has found the perfect target class for its new Yukon platform and Athlon 1.6GHz Neo processor—the svelte, new ultrathin hp dv2 notebook fits in with AMD’s plan to fill all the 12-inch to 14-inch skinnies it can with the new chips, even as Intel also moves its Atom […]

Sony Unveils the Much-Rumored Vaio P, World’s Lightest 8-inch Netbook!

By Will Sullivan Contributing Writer, [GAS] Is this thang cool, or what? At only 1.4 lbs, the Sony Vaio P certainly won’t break your arm—or the bank: although quite a bit more at $900 than the standard, generic, commodity-priced netbooks from everyone else. Even then, it is still considerably lower-priced than the diminutive UMPCs it […]

CES Preview: LG Adds Built-in Netflix Streaming Capabilities to New HDTVs

By Will Sullivan Contributing Writer, [GAS] In the week(s) prior to CES every year, manufacturers often “pre-release” info to whet the appetites of journalists about to be bombarded by the cacophony and cognitive dissonance that truly is the lasting experience of the Consumer Electronics Show. Even though today—the day before the official start of this […]