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iPhone Killers

Contenders for the Best Smartphone Crown are Few and Far Between
By Andrew Eisner
No question about it, the iPhone is a wonderful gadget. In fact, it’s really more like a computer that fits in your pocket and just so happens to make phone calls and the number of fun iPhone apps is growing by the day. However, as good as it is, it’s not perfect and there are a couple of competitors to consider when shopping for a smartphone.  read more »

 

2008 Summer Olympics HDTV Extravaganza

Behind the HDTV Scenes at the 2008 Summer Olympics 

By Andrew Eisner

The 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony on August 8, 2008 is a few weeks away. As we recommended in other reports, we think you should stay at home, save gas, and watch HDTV. NBC has promised to make this Olympics a high-def extravaganza using over 1,000 HD cameras to create thousands of hours of high-def programming. All swimming finals and some of men’s and women’s gymnastics and beach volleyball will all be televised live in prime time. In addition to NBC, NBCU cable networks CNBC, USA, MSNBC, CNBC and Oxygen will also televise Olympic events.  read more »

 

Best HDTV Sets for the 2008 Olympics

That magical, good luck date of 8/8/8 (August 8, 2008) is almost here. It’s still time to run out and get an HDTV set and upgrade your cable or satellite service to high definition. As we recommended in our last newsletter, it might make sense this summer to stay home, save gas, and use the money you save to buy an HDTV set that will give you years of enjoyment.

NBC has promised to make this Olympics a high def extravaganza using over 1,000 HD cameras to create thousands of hours of high def programming. Everything looks better in high def, even the commercials. All swimming finals and some of men’s and women’s gymnastics and beach volleyball will all be televised live in prime time. In addition to NBC, NBCU cable networks CNBC, USA, MSNBC, CNBC and Oxygen will also televise Olympic events.

To make the job of choosing an HDTV set we've singled out a handful of big screen HDTV sets for some exceptional quality.  read more »

 

2008 Summer Olympics HDTV Resource Guide

As we mentioned in our report on the best HDTV sets for watching the Summer Olympics, 8/8/8 (August 8, 2008) is just around the corner and the HD coverage this year promises to be extensive. Here are some links that will help you get the most out of your high definition Olympic experience.  read more »

 

Get Lost Easily? Argue with Your Man About Directions? Consider a Nav System

By: Karl Ritzler (View Profile) Article courtesy of DivineCaroline

“Turn right in two miles,” says the friendly voice with a calm British accent.

My wife, sitting in the passenger seat of the Land Rover LR3 test vehicle, smiles and nods in agreement.

She knows I won’t ask for directions unless I’m lost. And I haven’t been lost. Ever.  read more »