The down side is that buying a TV has become very technical. A lot has changed in 10 years.
You didn't say how much you want to spend???
Projection TVs are still made, have the best picture quality/price, but are big take up a lot of floor space, but you know this.

Here is link take you time and read,lots of good info, do the HDTV World link. Then repost when your ready to go. John