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Popular Mechanics Explains HDTV Compression And Picture Quality

They explain, in simple terms, why all HDTV is not the same. While the only qualification necessary to be considered ‘high-definition’ is a resolution of 720p, 1080i, or 1080p, the standards don’t say anything about the level of compression. So … Continue reading

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A Brief History Of Failed Video Media Formats

HD DVD is only the latest video media format to land on the junk heap of history. Most of you reading probably know about Betamax, since it has entered the popular lexicon as a synonym for ‘failed format’. But Betamax … Continue reading

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