Low Latency No. 33: Real life, in HD

HD ushered in a new age of clarity for televisions, and one of the worst trends to ever hit advertising.

Blake Stevenson

If we never see another advertisement for HD sunglasses, it'll be too soon. What is it about "HD" that makes us flip out? HDTVs have been around for years, yet we're still enamored with the novelty of those two letters. Just do us a favor. The next time you're out to eat and the waiter asks how you'd like your steak cooked, reply "I'd like it in HD, please."

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Low Latency is a weekly comic on CNET's Crave blog written by CNET editor and podcast host Jeff Bakalar and illustrated by Blake Stevenson. Be sure to check Crave every Thursday at 8 a.m. PT for new panels! Want more? Here's every Low Latency comic so far .

About the author

Jeff is a host for CNET video and is regularly featured on CBS and CBSN. He founded the site's longest-running podcast, The 404, and also writes the site's tech comic, Low Latency. He is CNET's senior gaming editor and has an unhealthy obsession with ice hockey and pinball.

Blake Stevenson

Crave cartoonist Blake Stevenson is a full-time Web/graphic designer and illustrator working a day job in marketing. He fills the rest of his time creating illustrations based on his love of music, video games, comics, and old-school pop culture. See full bio

 

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