Bluetooth remotes for your HDTV and Home Theater, Neoya's Wii2HDMI, Sharp Quattron: Does Your HDTV Need A Fourth Pixel?, Boxee Box Pre-Orders, Top 5 School Movies on Blu-ray, 1080p YouTube Rally Car Goodness: Ken Block's Gymkhana III, and the new releases for Tuesday, September 21st on Blu-ray.
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Ken Block's new Gymkhana III video, starring a 650HP Ford Fiesta, is epic, but
HDCP's "master key" that locks down Blu-ray disks might be public!
Intel's new 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor, formerly known as Sandy Bridge, includes dedicated hardware in the core to acellerate HD video transcoding and playback! This will be a great part for notebooks and low power Home Theater PCs!
Boxee has started pre-orders for The Boxee Box, and annoucned they're going with an Atom chip instead of nVidia's Tegra system on a chip. Apparently Boxee just couldn't get 1080p H.264 video running well on the Tegra. We'll also see some new Roku soon according to reports on WirelessGoodness.com
In honor of the legions of students attending their first month of school we bring you our TOP FIVE SCHOOL MOVIES on Blu-ray: Fame, Rock 'n Roll High School, 10 Things I Hate About You, Mean Girls, Donnie Darko and Friday Night Lights!
Rob's glad he's done with schol, 'cause he can head to the store Tuesday to check out all the new Blu-ray releases for Tuesday, Sept 21st, 2010! American Beauty The Experiment The Peacemaker Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Other releases this week include the BBC's Being Human, Season Two, HBO's Bored to Death: The Complete First Season, The Criterion Collection's Charade, Human Target: The Complete First Season, Megadeath's Rust In Peace, Modern Family: The Complete First Season, Ondine, 2010's Robin Hood, 2009's The Secret in Their Eyes, The Secret of Moonacre, Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue, Triple Dog and 1983's Vigilante.
Where do we spend less for our HDTV gear? Joe wrote in with one our favorite places for cheap HDMI cables, switches, speaker wire and a whole lot more: Monoprice.com. Another HD Nation favorite is BlueJeansCable.com, they offer some great deals on high quality cables!
JR's slowly fallen in love with Bluetooth's "no need for a lien of sight" nature, thanks to the PS3 remote. He's looking for an A/V Receiver that offers Bluetooth in the remote. We don't know of any, but we do know of a universal remote that should answer JR's needs!
Ralph's curious about the Neoya HDMI adapter for the Wii he saw on Techland.com and writes, "I found this connector online and thought about getting it to simplify my connections. I know it won't put the Wii in true HD, but it's a cool gadget." Cnet says the Neoya Wii2HDMI works... and we've got the word on Nintendo's interest in making a new HD Wii!