TDG 3-Minute Reads

June 22, 2009TDG

Wimbledon on the Web: Smooth HD Comes to US Sports

The sport of tennis is the artful combination of focused strength and finesse. A powerful serve backed by quick reactions and rapid shifts across the...

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June 22, 2009TDG

Frankly My Dear, I Don’t Give a Widget

I keep hearing the word “widget” in my conversations with clients and colleagues. Sure, widgets are all the rage, but what the heck does the word...

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June 15, 2009TDG

VUDU Economics: Boxes are Barriers

One of the most common questions TDG’s clients are asking – what is the right price for a broadband video box? Is it a $99 Roku? A $149 VUDU? A...

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June 15, 2009TDG

Coach Potatoes Thrown for a Loop

One of the problems that has plagued my ability to watch web video on my TV is the mouse. When I’m slumped on my sofa watching video on the new...

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June 15, 2009TDG

5.1 Channel Audio for the Streaming World

Yesterday I paid a visit to Dolby in their beautiful downtown San Francisco building (it’s a converted train station and is really something to see...

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May 27, 2009TDG

Web-Only Video Programming Heading for the Home TV…Finally

For years TDG has been discussing the inevitability of web video finding its way from the “small screen” PC to the” big screen” TV. With...

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May 13, 2009

Cisco: Virtualizing the Home

During Cisco’s Analyst’s Conference call last week, CEO John Chambers talked about virtualization, how it is becoming a reality not only in data...

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May 06, 2009TDG

TV Channel “Insurance” and Why We Pay It

I was reading an interesting piece from the New York Times discussing how cable TV is struggling against the rising cost of the channels they carry...

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April 21, 2009TDG

Three Lessons a Child Can Teach Us About the Future of Television

"Meet the Robinsons" is the story of a brilliant young child who may change the future of mankind. The lead character, Lewis, is also the...

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April 13, 2009TDG

Can Blockbuster Be Saved?

One of the most powerful brands in home video and a stalwart industry player once capable of bending the will of Hollywood studios may be on its last...

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