On a recent UK trip, I got to visit the factories of high-end speaker company B&W, speaker and electronics company Meridian, and the legendary Abbey Road Studios. Here are those adventures, in pictures and words.
Cutting-edge digital, in the heart of old England.
A factory tour of the high-end British audio company Meridian.
What's it like standing 1,230 feet above Malaysia? Here's a tour of the Petronas Twin Towers of Kuala Lumpur.
Take an extensive tour of Hobbiton, featured in 'Lord of the Rings' and the 'Hobbit' trilogy. Hobbit holes, Bag End, The Green Dragon Inn, and more!
Meridian's new Prime desktop amp is seriously compact, and the sound is astonishing!
Where the sun don't shine. Seriously.
The ominous sounding "black frame insertion" is a method to reduce or eliminate one of the great LED LCD (and current OLED) drawbacks: motion blur. Here's how it works.
The term "local dimming" gets used frequently in LED LCD marketing. It's one of the few such terms that can actually denote improved picture quality, but not all local-dimming methods are created equal. Here's the difference.
As we approach the inevitable end of plasma televisions, can LED LCD really offer comparable picture quality? Perhaps.