Welcome to our fourth dealnews Podcast!
In this week's podcast, Jeff, Dan, Jeff, Louis, and Chuck discuss the death of the HD DVD format. Should you buy, anyway? And, is Blu-ray going to stay the winner?
No matter how good a deal is, sometimes you've got to return it. However, returning an opened gadget isn't always easy. We've listed return polices for 14 of the top tech stores so you know what to expect when your dream deal goes sour. Who doesn't charge a restocking fee? Who pays for return shipping? Who has the best return policy on the planet? Find out now.
The writer's strike may be ending soon, or it may go on for ages more. Either way, TV kind of ... well, it kind of sucks right now, and won't get better for the next several months.
After exhaustive hours of "research" on the couch, we've built a list of our favorite TV shows available on DVD that will sooth your cravings for non-reality programming, including a few we bet you haven't seen.
Plus, once the strike ends, these shows will stand above the rest, so they're a good investment regardless of the strike.
During his Keynote speech today, Steve Jobs boldly stated that Apple's new MacBook Air was better than Sony's VAIO TZ series. We put the two systems head-to-head to find out which laptop comes out on top.
Well, either you're closing your eyes to a situation you do not wish to acknowledge or you are not aware of the caliber of disaster indicated by the presence of a Rumor Roundup in your community! Ya got Rumors, my friend, right here, I say, Rumors right here in River City!
Want surround sound, but don't have the room for a stack of speakers? These stylish soundbars can pump your living room with the next best thing — virtual surround sound. By bouncing sound beams off your living room walls, these one-box components trick your ears into thinking you have a full 5.1-channel set up. In addition to eliminating the clutter of cables behind your entertainment center, some of them also offer iPod connectivity, integrated DVD players, and satellite radio. Granted, they're more expensive than conventinal low- to mid-range home theater systems, but their clean lines and wide sound spectrum are worth the investment if you don't want to box yourself in a forest of cables and satellites. Click here to see the offerings from Polk, Philips, Samsung, and more.
Sony unveiled its new line of Sony VAIO laptops during this year's CES show. Besides Blu-ray popping up on more of its laptops, Sony has added other new features such as Intel's Penryn processors, LED backlighting, Solid State Drives, and carbon fiber housing. Click here for our roundup of the new models.