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off-axis watch


Off-Axis Watch makes my brain crooked

By twisting the face of this watch 30 degrees clockwise, the designer has made a new enemy of Yours Truly for life.

By October 7, 2010


Why Ultra HD 4K TVs are still stupid

The flood of TVs with higher resolution than 1080p is inevitable, but at typical TV sizes, quadruple the pixels makes no difference in picture quality and are not worth the extra price.

By January 28, 2013


Don't mount a TV above a fireplace

Above the fireplace seems like a fine place to put a TV, but it's a bad idea.

By December 12, 2012


What is refresh rate?

What do 120Hz, 240Hz, 600Hz really mean for the picture quality of your new HDTV?

By October 8, 2012


5 TV-buying tips for watching the big game

Buying a new TV to watch the big game on? Check out these 5 tips to make sure you get the right one.

By January 20, 2012


LED LCD vs. plasma vs. LCD

LED LCD vs. plasma vs. LCD: The ultimate tech choice. Debating on which HDTV technology to buy? Debate no longer. OK, not too much longer.

By December 19, 2011


Myths, Marketing, and Misdirection: HDTV edition

Advertising has always been about slight lies and overt less-than-truths. Geoff Morrison helps sort through the noise.

By December 13, 2011


LCD vs. e-ink: The eyestrain debate

With the upcoming release of the Barnes & Noble Nook Color "reader's tablet," a lot of people are talking about eyestrain when using a backlit display technology like LCD. Is it a myth?

By October 29, 2010


Crave 20: Pass the bucket (podcast)

Donald shares a little too much about his wraparound interactive plasma screen marital aid concept. But if you puke, it's probably Jasmine's fault.

By October 13, 2010


Can Panasonic save plasma?

Now that Pioneer and Vizio have decided to stop selling plasma TVs, a lot of people are questioning whether the technology can survive against the LCD juggernaut. One company, Panasonic, will have the biggest impact on its ultimate fate.

By February 13, 2009