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... Read More
Logitech's new Google TV set top box: the Revue. Toshiba's new glasses-free 3D HDTVs, Why no love for Western Digital's WD TV Live? How Robert Tests HDTVs, The new Blu-ray releases for October 12th, 2010!
Toshiba is abandoning its plans for OLED production, and releasing a range of glasses-free 3D HDTVs. Cisco is launching umi - their 1080p live "telepresence" system. Logitech announced the Revue - their Google TV-powered set top box. Watch the video for all the latest developments in the HD world.
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Robert got his hands on some new calibration tools this week, including the i1Pro Spectroradiometer from X-Rite, and their Hubble Spectrophotometer. Watch the video to find out why these tools are needed to achieve precise calibration.
New releases for this week include Mega Piranha, How to Train Your Dragon, The BBC High-Definition Natural History Collection 2 (Life / Nature's Most Amazing Events / South Pacific / Yellowstone), and more! Watch the video for the complete list.
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TiVo's new Slide Remote has been out a while, and Robert's been putting it to the test. It's smaller, and has more buttons than its predecessor, plus it has a keyboard! Watch the video to find out if it's a worthy upgrade.
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Can you deliver an HDMI signal to a component input with one cable? Viewer Jesus wants to know if this cable will do the job. Watch the video to find out if that's all you need or if it's worth investing in a switch instead.
Does it seem like we've ignored Western Digital's WD TV Live? Viewer Ed believes so, and can't stand the injustice. However, we did review the WD TV Live last year. Watch the video to find out if it's still a strong contender for a media hub, or if other products have surpassed it.
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@suknat Check that both HDMI cables work between Blu-ray player and HDTV, then a different HDMI port, then factory reset AVR and update it!
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@wswenlock We'll have to do some testing on this one! What kind of files re you using? Blu-ray ISOs? Let us know!
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@baishen Open in the sense of open source, or open in the sense of runs Netflix, Amazon Prime, your own video collection, etc?
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