Toshiba claims top hardware sales in HD format war

Toshiba announced today that hardware sales of HD DVD players have outpaced that of Blu-ray, without counting Playstation 3 consoles.

Apple may have to hold off NAND flash-based iPod video

Apple not getting rich with Apple TV

There have been rumors about Apple TV not selling too well and now there is indication that the device also has a profit margin that is unusually low for Apple.

Sony adds to TV repertoire with nine new Bravias

Sony has introduced nine new high definition TVs under its elite Bravia LCD line.

Alienware debuts new high-end entertainment PC

Miami (FL) – Alienware has announced a new entertainment center PC that doesn’t look out of place under your TV. Called the Hangar18, Alienware’s new EPC integrates lots of processing power and storage capacity to take you into the high-definition age. Priced from $2000 for 720p capable units, the Hangar18 sports a stylish design that is reminiscent of typical high-end AV devices and comes with a 250 GB hard drive, an AMD Athlon X2 4200+ processor, 2 GB of memory, 802.11 b/g connectivity and a joystick-like remote.  

AUO unveils 65" full high-definition 120 Hz LCD TV display

TomTom lets users fix maps

TomTom today released the TomTom GO 720 to highlight a new feature that lets GPS owners share information on things like closed roads and new construction projects.

Sub-$500 Blu-ray player to hit stores this month

A second generation Blu-ray Disc player will make its way to stores this month as the first to carry a list price of under $500.

Apple TV gets 4X the capacity

Apple has upped the capacity of its Apple TV devices to 160 GB.

New AACS key is found

The hackers over at the Doom 9 forums have once again conquered AACS by discovering the updated decryption key used on new HD DVD and Blu Ray discs.

Toshiba working on in-car HD DVD player

With automotive video systems just beginning to reach mass appeal, Toshiba has unveiled a system that plays HD DVD movies from a new in-car player.

Sony announces HD radios

San Diego (CA) – Sony has announced its first two hybrid digital radios – one for the family room and one for the car. Sony is expanding the rather limited choices on today’s HD radio market. The company today announced a table-top radio as well as an in-car audio adapter, which is promised to be compatible with “most Sony car stereos.”

OLED televisions will take a while to hit mainstream

According to Information Week, OLED television sets will take several years to reach one million units in sales.

Sanyo floats out new waterproof camcorder

Sanyo has announced a new addition to its Xacti line of camcorders, featuring rugged water resistance just in time for beach season.

Casio intros first 12.1 megapixel Exilim camera

Tokyo (Japan) - Casio has unveiled the EX-Z1200 Exilim camera, the first from the company's line of digital cameras to reach the 12-megapixel threshold. Casio's announcement comes just one day after Panasonic debuted a new digital camera with a resolution of over a dozen megapixels, the 12.2 MP Lumix DMC-FX100.

Panasonic unveils wide-angle HD digital compact camera

Panasonic today announced a new compact digital camera capable of shooting pictures with a resolution of up to 12.2 megapixels and 720p high definition videos.

Massive outage hits XM Radio

XM Radio is experiencing massive outages after one of its satellites was disabled.  The company says satellite number 1 is down for “performance” reasons and the company is currently performing a “software update”.

Tivo Series 3 gets $200 rebate

The mail-in rebate program that has helped TiVo gain widespread adoption is finally heading to the Series 3 high definition TiVo.

JVC announces new high-speed LCD TV technology

Toshiba HD DVD player hits sub-$300 mark

Through a new limited time in-store promotion, Toshiba's HD-A2 HD DVD player will be available for under $300 beginning next week.