Entries Tagged as 'Reviews'

Samsung HW-F850 Soundbar Review

December 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Audio, Product Reviews, Review, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Wireless Audio

  It’s reasonable to expect perfection from a soundbar that sells for $1,000. That’s the price Samsung charges for its HW-F850 , and while we’re not saying the sound is perfect, it is rather engaging. More important, the system has an automatic calibration function that optimizes the sound for your listening seat. Just plug in […]

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Samsung’s Black Friday Specials Go Live Now on Amazon-Save up to 59% Today

November 24th, 2013 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Audio, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Plasma, Sound Bars, Surround Sound Systems

11/29 These Samsung Deals Continue- While Supplies Last Amazon has dropped their Samsung prices to Black Friday levels today and are now offering drastically reduced deals  on dozens of its HDTVs,  5 days ahead of the competition. They also are now offering extra savings on home theater audio. We found these Black Friday  deals to […]

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Samsung PN60F8500 HDTV Review

November 8th, 2013 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Connected TVs, Plasma, Review

The PN60F8500 represents a huge advance in plasma technology. Surprising us at the 2013 Consumer Electronics show, Samsung introduced significantly improved plasma panels. We were struck immediately by the 8500’s high brightness and ability of its new panel to reject ambient room light. How did the Samsung plasma hold up to our testing and evaluation? […]

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The All Star Game In 3D-Review

July 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment · 3D HDTV, 3D Satellite Programs, News, Product Reviews

(July 17, 2010) On July 12, 2010 DirecTV nationally broadcast the Major League Baseball (MLB) All Star Game in 3D. Fox Network produced the program for exclusive telecast on the N3D channel 103. The format used was 720p side-by-side. Fox’s production was excellent, adding another dimension to America’s favorite pastime.

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Yankees vs. Mariners in 3D-First Review

July 11th, 2010 · 2 Comments · 3D Cable Programs, 3D HDTV, 3D Satellite Programs, News, Product Reviews

(July 11, 2010) Yesterday, DirecTV (along with Cox, Verizon FiOS, Comcast, Cablevision, Time Warner Cable, Blue Ridge Communications and Service Electric Broadband Cable) brought the first major league 3D baseball game to HD subscribers in the NY and Seattle areas. To paraphrase Chico Escuela (Garrett Morris) “Baseball can be very, very good for 3D.” The […]

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Sony KDL-55HX800 3D HDTV-First Impressions

June 11th, 2010 · 21 Comments · 3D HDTV, LED LCD Flat Panels, Product Reviews, Review

(June 11, 2010) Sony’s first production model “Full HD” 3D TVs arrived at Sony Style stores late this week. The HD Guru paid an extended visit to his local outlet to make an initial evaluation of its KDL-55HX800 55″ 3D ready TV, the only 3D TV model being demonstrated. The Sony Style 3D demo loop […]

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Samsung’s 3D UN55C8000- HD Guru Exclusive First Review

March 30th, 2010 · 11 Comments · 3D HDTV, LED LCD Flat Panels, Product Reviews, Review

(March 30, 2010) Samsung’s  55″ UN55C8000 ($3499 retail, $2849 Amazon) falls in the comfortable middle of its 2010 3D LED (LCD) line, though it has a higher rated contrast ratio than the upcoming more expensive, wafer thin (.3″) C9000 series. The C8000s are the only Samsung 3D LED models to feature “Precision Dimming”, (commonly known […]

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1K Review

February 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Digital Camera/Camcorder, Product Reviews

By Al Caudullo Videographer Al Caudullo reviews Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GH1 digital camera with an emphasis on its HDTV camcorder performance. Panasonic really did its homework designing the DMC-GH1. It uses the Micro Four Thirds System standard, which eliminates the mirror box and employs an optical viewfinder, replacing it with a high resolution LCD eyepiece.  The […]

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