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  1. New techology will come at a price

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... of digital broadcasting and receiving technology. We want consumers to enjoy the benefits of digital TV at a lower price,' he said. TVB plans to provide an HDTV channel with at least 14 hours ... Whether consumers can receive these enhanced services depends on how soon- and essentially, how much- they are willing to spend on upgrading their viewing equipment. While TVB and ATV won't ...

  2. Plot against consumers has been the real crime in video mess

    Posted Dec 21st 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... versions of their videos were well distributed. Their solution was differential pricing. There would be one price for a video in Hong Kong and another one on the mainland, a much lower one. This would mean forgoing much of their legitimate revenue from the mainland but, by competing with the pirates at near-pirate prices, the producers stood some chance of getting at least a little ...

  3. New models

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Bien Perez Japanese electronics firm Pioneer has released a new line of HDD/DVD recorders for recording up to 24 hours of content on a single DVD-R DL disc. These include the 160-gigabyte DVR-630H-S (pictured), the 80GB DVR-530H-S and the entry-level DVR-330-S- priced respectively at $5,990, $4,790 and $2,790. All three models offer DVD-R dual-layer recording, a technology ...

  4. Creative thinking from a copyright holder

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the originals if they had to pay the full price. So fakes may actually help entertainers reach a wider audience. But if Lady Gaga thinks like that, well, that may be the most original thing she has done ...

  5. Hi-res: Shure things

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Kieven Yim

    ... are the best money can buy, but they cost HK$4,200. The Shure SE 310s cost HK$2,340, and the SE 210s are HK$1,404. If the prices make you baulk, rest assured that these earphones should outlast your ... remarkably similar to the SE 310s, despite the different price tag. Although the SE 210s don't have tuned bass technology, which is built into the SE 310s, they provide decent bass performance, ...

  6. Avid Acutus Reference turntable

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Kieven Yim

    ... the Acutus let me down. If anything, the turntable brings out the weaknesses in other components. But all this technology, quality and elegant styling comes at a price- HK$150,000 (and that's ...

  7. Gadget corner

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is priced at HK$5,980. Beat feat Most in-ear headphones, such as those commonly used with MP3 players, do not reproduce the low-audio frequencies of digital music or prevent ambient noise. Consumer ... applications. Its expandable memory card slot supports up to 16 gigabytes per card. The BlackBerry Curve 8900 costs HK$1,580. Handycam to have Sony has continued to up the ante in consumer camcorders ...

  8. Multi lingual

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... record up to 32 hours of voice or FM radio programmes, while the 1-gigabyte model can do up to 60 hours of recording. The MF329 is priced at $899 (512MB) and $1,059 (1GB). Call 2882 8353. ...


    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Bien Perez A quarter of a century after the Walkman introduced music portability, Oakley last year eliminated the bulky player and dangling wires with its Thump digital audio eyewear. The latest Tribal/Black Iridium model, priced at $3,950 and weighing 1.8 grams, has 512 megabytes of memory which stores up to 120 songs. It supports acoustically precise playback of files ...

  10. Makeover for home movies

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... BIEN PEREZ Give your home movies a digital makeover with the DVDirect VRD-VC20, touted by Sony as the world's first dual-function DVD writer. Priced at $2,288, it is capable of either stand-alone or computer-attached 'burning' of DVDs. It also works with analogue camcorders, video cassette recorders and other video sources. The DVDirect VRD-VC20 can help preserve home ...




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