While the upcoming PlayStation 4 has been revealed with a mixed but overall positive reception, questions nevertheless remain. Some advertised features seem promising if inconcrete. However, what Electronic Arts has begun truly sounds like the promise of a new generation in gaming.
Valve’s Steambox has been running in and out of the rumor mill for years, yet most people seem to have more questions than answers. Here in the Bonus View, we’ll attempt to drag the Steambox kicking and screaming into full view as best we can.
Recently, a friend of mine lost a PS3 to the YLOD (Yellow Light of Death). I blame dust. He also had a PC crash, which most likely sent the boot drive to hard drive heaven. That got me wondering: Have your entertainment-related electronics failed you?
These days, it’s practically impossible to buy a new HDTV that doesn’t come pre-installed with numerous internet apps and streaming video services. Yet, according to a recent report from the NPD Group, barely half of so-called “Smart TV” owners bother to connect them to the internet at all. Does anyone actually find this surprising?
As we close out 2012, it’s time to make our wishes for the home theater plans, releases and developments that we hope to see in the coming year. I’ll leave this week’s topic fairly open-ended. Perhaps you look forward to a new Blu-ray release. Perhaps you’d like to upgrade some of your HT gear. Perhaps you’ve got your fingers crossed for the invention of a new product that will solve some need you have. Whatever you want 2013 to bring, tell us in today’s Roundtable.
Have you been good boys and girls this year? Assuming that we all survive that Mayan apocalypse that should be happening right around now (but hopefully isn’t – I’m writing this post in advance!), let’s use today’s Roundtable to drop Santa, as well as our friends and loved ones, a few hints about what home theater gifts may be on our wish lists for next week’s holiday.