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2011-06-01 02:00:00

PALM BEACH, Fla., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Sparrow and the latest Pirates of the Caribbean film have created such a furor that one homeowner in southern Florida has done something of an extreme makeover on his property. With the assistance of Elite Home Theater Seating, he will be converting a sizeable portion of his residence into a luxurious theater complex intended to harken back to the days of high-seas swashbuckling. $2.5 million in the making, the complex includes a paved...

2011-05-17 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America adds the power-packed, wide-screen WXGA WD570U to its impressive lineup of projectors for schools, universities and businesses. Its super-bright 3500 lumen output ensures presentations are clearly seen without turning the lights off, and its 3000:1 contrast ratio produces sharp, vivid images, particularly for text and spreadsheets. And with an estimated lamp life of up to 6000-hours* (in low mode), the...

2011-05-17 07:00:00

TORONTO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ - Christie(®) and Flexible Picture Systems (FPS) are pleased to announce the Flexible Partner Program. The program offers Christie dealers the opportunity to combine the geometry correction and edge blending of the Image AnyPlace-200 stand-alone scaler product with Christie's 1-chip DLP(®) and LCD projectors. With the Flexible Partner program, Christie dealers receive preferred pricing on Image AnyPlace-200, priority...

2011-05-06 07:15:00

WINTER GARDEN, Fla., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For home theater shoppers searching for a truly extraordinary dedicated home theater room with a lowest installed price guarantee, Home Theater Design & Installations (HTDI - http://www.HTDtheater.com) is the home theater industry leader. The company offers a nationwide design team with architectural style that provides the "wow factor," along with optimal sound performance and great home comfort. "No other one-stop source can offer you...

2011-05-03 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America brings a revolutionary projector design to market with its new EST (extreme short-throw) line of ultra-short throw projectors. Unlike most projectors on the market today, Mitsubishi's WD380U-EST and XD380U-EST use high-quality, extreme short-throw lenses instead of mirrors. This sleek design makes installation easy and flexible while keeping the interior of the projector cleaner, resulting in less image...

2011-04-26 07:00:00

BERKELEY, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MOG today announced the availability of its award-winning streaming music service on LG Electronics' Internet connected devices through LG's new Smart TV platform on Blu-ray Disc players and Home Theater Systems*. After selecting the MOG application, music lovers can search, browse and play millions of songs, on-demand from the comfort of their living rooms. "MOG remains focused on ensuring our users have the best listening experience...

2011-04-08 21:16:00

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DSI Entertainment Systems, a custom audio video installation firm specializing in custom home theater, media rooms, and home automation systems has been awarded the following four awards by the Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA) TechHome division: 'Ultimate Home of the Year' in both the Platinum and Gold categories, 'Best Home Theater / Media Room' - Platinum, and 'Retrofit Project of the Year' - Platinum. This is the 3rd year...

2011-03-18 00:00:26

From now until July 3, participants can enter to win a Dell 1510x portable digital movie projector which can be used for celebrations, PowerPoint presentations, business applications, and movie displays. The Dell 1510x comes with the audio/visual industry's most sought after feature: DLP imaging technology, which is famous among consumers for creating darker blacks, softer whites, and real-time video without delay, color fading, or pixelation. Willoughby, OH (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 This July...

2011-03-01 09:00:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic today announced pricing of its new slim bar home theater speaker system, SC-HTB520, which will be available next month. The elegant system neatly mounts on a wall by a TV and offers an easy-to-install, stylish alternative to a conventional home theater sound system. The SC-HTB520 supports Stream Out for 3D image signals and Audio Return Channel, making it easy to configure a FULL HD 3D home theater system by combining it with a 3D...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 3LCD ended 2010 on a high-note by marking yet another major milestone in the projection industry. This past month, 3LCD celebrated being the first projection technology in the world to surpass the 70 million chips shipped mark. 3LCD is one of the choice technologies powering projectors in the education, business and home theater space. First introduced in 1988, the technology has consistently contributed to innovations in image quality,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'