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ARCHIVES -- 2006 News and Commentary

12/30/06  AT&T / BellSouth Merger Approved

12/29/06  HDTV Stark Clarity Reveals All

12/28/06  Scant News, More Flicks

12/22/06  Action Flicks to Bring in the New Year

12/21/06  Whither SED?

12/20/06  FCC Promotes Cable TV Competition

12/19/06  Sony's New High-End F23 HD Camera

12/15/06  Pioneer BDP-HD1 and Other Things

12/11/06  Sony BDP-S1

12/10/06  No News. How about some DVDs?

12/3/06  More Odds and Ends

11/29/06  Miscellaneous Tidbits - Pioneer BD Update 12/4

11/27/06  Dingell Threatens to Delay Transition

11/20/06  On the Sordid Murkiness of Deinterlacing Updated 12/3

11/17/06  - updated 11/21 and 11/28 TV Price Check

11/15/06  New USB Digital TV Tuner for Mac

11/10/06  Digital TV and a Democratic Congress

11/9/06  CE/IT Proposal for Digital Cable TV Arrives

11/7/06  Further Cable TV Developments, Chapter 27

11/1/06  Pioneer and Canon

10/27/06  Tech Update

10/21/06  Sony Blu-ray Disc Player

10/17/06  The Future of CableCARDS (and Cable Subscribers)

10/16/06  Panasonic Blu-ray Disc Player

10/10/06  New TVs from Sony & Sharp updated

10/4/06  Tech Update

10/3/06  A-VSB Enhancement to DTV Standard Opens Way for Mobile TV Service

10/1/06  Digital Converter Box Subsidy Program Comments Are In

9/22/06  Senate Communications Bill Languishes

9/16/06  Tech Tidbits

9/14/06  NBC Steps Up to HD, SED Progress, & the FCC

9/12/06  Apple Pushes Multimedia Envelope

9/9/06  Blu-ray Player Update

9/1/06  Blu-ray Software Moves Up to Next Level

8/28/06  Odds and Ends

8/16/06  The Other (CableCARD) Shoe Has Dropped

8/4/06  High-Def Disc Player Update

8/2/06  New Inexpensive HD Camcorders Prompting Sea Change

8/1/06  Consumer Labels Here Yet? Field Trip!

7/30/06  NTIA Proposes Rules for Converter Box Coupons -- Sort Of

7/23/06  TV Review - Hewlett-Packard 32" LCD

7/20/06  TiVo to Introduce High-Definition DVR

7/18/06  Cable Set-top Box Waiver Stampede!

7/16/06  Verizon Says "Me Too" on CableCARD Waivers

7/13/06  Widescreen Diagonal Measurement - How Does it Compare to NTSC?

7/6/06  CableCARD Battles Rage On

7/1/06  Congress Revisits Digital TV Consumer Education

6/29/06  Congress Talks Broadcast Flags

6/26/06  More on Blu-ray

6/22/06  HDMI 1.3 Is Here!

6/21/06  (corrected 6/22) Current News

6/15/06  Upcoming News

6/8/06  TV Tech & Other Tidbits

6/1/06  TV Store Update

5/28/06  Another Review of HD-DVD

5/20/06  Senate Takes Up TV Franchising & More

5/9/06  Odds and Ends

4/29/06  TelCo TV Bill Passes Full Committee

4/22/06  1080p: Musings on Frame Rates

4/6/06  Telephone Company TV - (cont.)

4/2/06 (slight update 4/4)  Some Thoughts on HDMI (Or, do you want 1080p and Dolby TrueHD?)

3/31/06 - updated 4/1  House Committee Considers Bill to Promote TelCo TV Services

3/19/06 (updated 3/24)  Analog Hi-Def on DVDs?

3/16/06  FCC Delivers Odd DTV Education Speech

3/15/06  Tech Delays

3/8/06  A la Carte Channel Pricing & McCain

2/24/06  What's Bad to the Bone in Stores

2/20/06  Tying Up Some Loose Ends, or Not . . .

2/17/06  My Crystal Ball Beckons -- Again (Three Years to Go)

2/11/06  FCC Reverses Stance on a la Carte Channel Pricing

2/9/06  President Signs DTV Bill

2/1/06  Congress Passes DTV Bill

1/28/06  Consumer Education Ignored

1/9/06  CES Report