Compare LCD vs DLP TVs

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What arerepparttar differences between DLP and LCD TVs, and which isrepparttar 135697 better choice for you?

LCD vs. Plasma to LCD vs. DLP

Two new technologies inrepparttar 135698 world of TV, DLP and LCD, are now in a tight competition. Not long ago, everyone was talking about Plasma vs. LCD - which one would win? It became clear to most that Plasma, with its short lifespan of just 3-4 years, was simply notrepparttar 135699 best choice. In fact,repparttar 135700 LCD screen has several benefits over plasma. For instance, LCD screens run much cooler thanrepparttar 135701 average plasma TV, and thus require less power to operate. Plasma TVs run so hot, in fact, that they require a fan to cool them down which can be noisy. In addition, plasma screens have a tendency to degrade over time, slowly becoming dimmer. LCD screens, onrepparttar 135702 other hand, run relatively cool, and do not degrade over time. Some Plasma owners, who have used their TVs for a few years now, have already witnessedrepparttar 135703 dimming of their screens. Also, LCD screens tend to have overall better picture quality, and are typically 10 to 15 percent lighter than plasma. Nowrepparttar 135704 choice is mainly between LCD vs. DLP - two distinct technologies that offer slight differences in display, price, and performance. If you are looking to buy a new flatscreen TV this year, you are probably wondering which one is right for you.

What are DLP, LCD TV Screens?

DLP stands for Digital Light Processing, while LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display. DLP technology, developed by Texas Instruments, uses a DMD, or Digital Micromirror Device, contructed of 1.3 million microscopic mirrors. Each of these mirrors is essentially a single pixel. When a digital signal entersrepparttar 135705 DLP system, each mirror is either activated or not, resulting in tapestry of mirrors tilting either towardsrepparttar 135706 DLP light source or away. This process produces different levels of light and dark reflected by each individual mirror. The colors are produced whenrepparttar 135707 DLP light sources run through a red, green, and blue color filter on a moving wheel. Depending onrepparttar 135708 lightness/ darkness of each mirror,repparttar 135709 colors come in an enormous amount of shades, producing vivid color images.

Apple iPod 4th Generation

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Just recentlyrepparttar 4th generation ofrepparttar 135559 extremely popular Apple iPod was released. What sets this newest version apart most distinctly from its predecessors is its huge storage capacity. The new iPod can now hold approximately 10,000 of your favorite songs.

The iPod, which has been around for over a year now, is perhapsrepparttar 135560 worlds most popular, and best-selling portable digital music device. Its greatest selling points, of course, are its mobile capacity and ease of use. Fully digital, and capable of storing 20GB of songs,repparttar 135561 iPod is basicallyrepparttar 135562 forerunner of this type of device. The batteries that powerrepparttar 135563 iPod currently have a lifespan of 12 hours, enough for one full day of music. The device can, of course, play MP3s, but it can also play AAC and Apple Lossless.

One ofrepparttar 135564 most popular features ofrepparttar 135565 iPod isrepparttar 135566 shuffle feature. Usingrepparttar 135567 iPod Click Wheel it is possible to shuffle and play songs randomly from a song list of your choosing or your complete music database. The mix of different types of songs coming at you randomly can be quite refreshing. Another great feature isrepparttar 135568 ability to easily download digital songs fromrepparttar 135569 Internet. Withrepparttar 135570 iTunes online music store you can find a huge database of songs to choose from and purchase if you desire. The songs on sale are arranged by genre such as Rock, Country, Jazz, Reggae, Pop, Electronica, Hip Hop, and many more. iTunes can be utilized using both Mac and Windows PCs.

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