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DirecTV’s five tuner, RVU-ready HR34 DVR revealed

We’ve been waiting for more information on DirecTV’s next generation multiroom DVR hub, and here it is, courtesy of the folks at DBSTalk. They’ve gotten an early look at the HR34 and all of its five-tunerRVU blasting capabilities and report it is just the HR24-on-steroids you’d thought it would be, with a 1TB hard drive and support […]

Addressing common problems with LCD displays

Unlike older cathode ray tube (CRT) displays that scan an electron beam over a phosphor screen to create light, LCD displays are composed of a fixed grid of tricolor pixels that change transparency based on a range of voltage levels provided by the monitor’s controller. Without a voltage the pixel is opaque and blocks the […]