Have the television manufacturers or retailers sold us a bill of goods? We first heard a 3D-capable Blu-ray Disc player requires a high-speed cable — such as HDMI v.1.4 — to see 3D movies on a 3DTV. Now companies are saying HDMI v.1.3 is just fine. To get to the bottom of it, we asked the editor of Canada HiFi Magazine for the dilly-o.
From the mailbag: “I bought one of those Eye-Fi cards to wirelessly upload photos from my camera to my PC. Are they safe?”
In this Cineplex “Gear Guide” segment seen at movie theatres across Canada, I chat about hot new video games, including the amazing Kinect for Xbox 360, Kirby’s Epic Yarn for Nintendo Wii and Gran Turismo 5 for PlayStation 3. What game(s) are you hoping for in your stocking this holiday season?
Best-selling author James Patterson — whose books have sold more than 16 million copies in North America alone — has a new computer game available based on his popular Women’s Murder Club fiction. Get the scoop in this Q&A with Patterson.
In this CNN ‘Tech Time’ interview I chat about the three new music games out this week — ‘Rock Band 3,’ ‘DJ Hero 2′ and ‘Power Gig: Rise of the SixString’ — and show the funky new peripherals for each game. Keyboards, turntables and a real electric guitar, oh my!
Following in the footsteps of Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, Eidos, Warner Bros. and A2M, THQ — the Los Angeles-based video game developer and publisher — has opened up shop in downtown Montreal. Yours truly was on hand for the unveiling.
Subscribers of Netflix’s streaming video service can now ditch their discs on these two consoles.
It’s almost Halloween time, so I was thinking about scary movies — including one of my favourites, The Ring — and the freaky Easter egg hidden on the DVD. What’s that? You own this movie and didn’t know about this? Check it out…if you dare…
According to DisplaySearch, a leading global market research and consulting firm that specializes in display technologies, consumer adoption of 3DTV is slow because of high prices and lack of content. Future sales, though, will be more eye-popping.
Fans of the four-fingered yellow family have seen Al Jean’s name on the credits since Day 1, as the writer and producer has been with the hit animated show since it started in ’89. Here we chat about the new box set, animation styles and more.