• ESPN Mobile’s demise, eerily reminded me of the current high definition disc format war, HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray, which may end up with the same fate. Let’s examine and look at the parallels. No benefits. The perceived benefit is better picture and better sound. But who is complaining about the quality of regular...

  • By Shelly Palmer (bio), Managing Director, Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC On its Web site, ESPN Mobile says that it has "decided to change the direction of Mobile ESPN." This is, of course, a euphemism for "sorry we tanked, your new phone may now be used as a paperweight or a very...

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  • Reprinted with permission from Knowledge@Wharton. A deal between YouTube and Warner Music Group to share music videos...

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  • by Alan Lofft, (bio), Axiom Audio Our half-century-old analog TV system is gradually winding down, with the cutoff date for conversion from analog to digital TV in the USA now slated for somewhere around 2009. When this occurs, your old analog TV will no longer tune in terrestrial (over the air) TV...

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  • We live in a world of democratized production. Anyone with a compelling idea can use ubiquitously available hardware and software to create remarkably popular content. Funtwo, for example, has enjoyed over 7 million views of a video he created with a home video camera (one camera position, very few edits). The subject...

  • Reprinted with permission from Knowledge@Wharton. Consider the latest news from Microsoft: The company is busy creating a...

  • Here is a list of the 8 things I learned at the CEDIA trade show, held September...

  • What NOT TO DO if you are a tradeshow exhibitor at CES, CEDIA, or another consumer electronics related tradeshow. Don’t use the “Echo Game” scene from the movie House of Flying Daggers for your surround sound demo. Please find something unique to show us, this one needs to be officially retired. Don’t...

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  • DVD Insider #65: Deep Blue, Sea of Change “This is my boat. I got it the way...

  • Buy the Latest Model Plasma TV technology is getting better every year. Each manufacturer has consistently improved picture quality year after year. There’s no good reason to buy last year’s model, if the new models are already out. Learn Which Models Are New This can be tricky. Crazy model numbers don’t make...

  • Sales are up, prices are down: The latest figures paint a rosy future for both buyers and sellers of HDTVs. The HDTV market is growing by leaps and bounds as prices for high-definition sets continue to tumble and programming options expand. That was the rosy industry outlook at opening sessions of the...

  • Reprinted with permission from Knowledge@Wharton. In their book, Idealized Design: How to Solve Tomorrow's Crisis…Today (Wharton School...