Month: August 2006

HDTV Prices Drop!

August 3, 2006 | Author: Ibex Marketing
Here we go, foks. At least one manufacturer has not waited until September to make some big cuts in their product prices, and this is not one of the third tier brands, either. Sharp announced price drops for their line of AQUOS LCD TVs, according to TWICE: Size Model Old Price New Price Drop 45W-inch LC-45D40U $3,999 $3,799 5.0% 37W-inch LC-37D90U $3,499 $2,999 14.3% 37W-inch LC-37D40U $2,999 $2,299 23.3% 32W-inch...

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Sony Blinks on DRM?

August 2, 2006 | Author: Ibex Marketing
An interesting event happened about two weeks ago. Yahoo Music started selling Jessica Simpson's "A Public Affair" for $1.99. No, the extra $1 about the standard $.99 price for a downloaded song is not the news. Nor is the curious feature that if you happen to have one of the 500 names that Jessica and her backups recorded, you can get your download "personalized" by having your name mentioned in...

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No Hybrid HD DVD from LG

August 1, 2006 | Author: Ibex Marketing
When I'm at a seafood restaurant, I often order the "Fisherman's Platter" because I can't make up my mind and I like variety. Maybe that's why I've always been a fan of LG's "Super Multi" DVD drives; they support DVD-RAM, DVD+R/RW, and DVD-R/RW (as well as all CD formats). You don't have to pick a favorite, and the drives are the most versatile that you can get. So I was...

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