HD Plasmas the size of your bed! Your home theatre PC controller suggestions! Can you get HD Netflix streaming on your PC? And the Blu-ray releases for February 17th, 2010.
HD Nation covers the week in High-Definition news, reviews, tips and tricks. Hosts Patrick Norton and Robert Heron will quench the thirst for stunning visuals and the ultimate surround sound by providing everything from reviews of the latest in home theater equipment, the best new Blu-Ray titles and the most amazing free sources of HD content. If you're trying to get the absolute best out of your viewing experience, or trying to put together a home theater on a budget, there is no better alternative than HD Nation.
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Netflix is upgrading its service for 5.1 surround sound and closed captioning, but despite an earlier claim that 1080p streams would soon be available, that is not the case, to the chagrin of HD lovers everywhere. Watch the video for the latest on the popular streaming and rental service.
Why is Netflix's streaming quality so poor on a PC? Because they only stream HD to Netflix-enabled devices like Blu-ray players and Roku, not computers. Watch the video if you can't guess how Patrick and Robert feel about not being able to get the best quality on a computer.
Haven't seen Zombieland yet? What are you waiting for?! It was recently released on Blu-ray, and today, Patrick gives his review on this comedic zombie flick starring Woody Harrelson. Watch the video to see how this gem fares in hi-def.
Robert's HTPC is complete! We saw many good suggestions for controlling the machine, from iPhone apps like the Logitech Touch Mouse and the Air Mouse Pro, to traditional wireless controllers like Air Mouse Go Plus with Compact Keyboard and Logitech's DiNovo Mini. Someone even suggested using the Wiimote! Watch the video to find out the pros and cons of each gadget and to see which one Rob has decided on.
Looking for a plasma display over 65"? Panasonic has some great choices in their business section. With a display nearly the size of a twin bed, they're not cheap, but they look great. Watch the video to see just how much Robert drools over these HDTVs.
Just how much information is in a 35mm film print? With a new media format emerging every decade or so, is it even worth investing in Blu-ray? Watch the video to find out whether or not we have anything to gain from a format with an even higher resolution than Blu-ray.