Virtual Wrapping Paper and E-Gifts- Is there really an online Santa?

Written by Nimby Simons

The internet has proven to be an amazing delivery conduit for words, information, music, pictures and generally anything that can be turned into little 1s and 0s. As we approachrepparttar end ofrepparttar 110051 yearrepparttar 110052 question is asked “Canrepparttar 110053 Internet deliver my Christmas presents?” Now thanks to a remarkable innovation at www.ustargames.comrepparttar 110054 answer is yes, there really is an online Santa. Kite Capers,repparttar 110055 first ofrepparttar 110056 U Star Games range of interactive, personalized PC Story Books is now available as a present that can be delivered overrepparttar 110057 internet. Whatrepparttar 110058 brains behind U Star Games have discovered is that althoughrepparttar 110059 ultimate worth of their product comes fromrepparttar 110060 experiencerepparttar 110061 end-users enjoy once they playrepparttar 110062 game,repparttar 110063 actual giving ofrepparttar 110064 gift is an experience rich in value itself. So how do you replicaterepparttar 110065 whole experience of openingrepparttar 110066 carefully chosen card, readingrepparttar 110067 thoughtfully composed message,repparttar 110068 unwrapping ofrepparttar 110069 brightly colored wrapping paper andrepparttar 110070 joy of digging in pulling out your present? By simply providing exactlyrepparttar 110071 same experience through an online animated, interactive experience. The present buyer has their choice of 3D e-cards which they can personalize by writing their own message onrepparttar 110072 inside. Unlike usual e-cards, these appear much more like real-world cards, complete with front cover and two panel interior. Unlike real-word cards, however, these cards are interactive and even contain small simple games forrepparttar 110073 child to play.

What is DVD Audio?

Written by Kenny Hemphill

DVD Audio is a music format that is designed to offer improved audio performance over CD. The new audio format can be used to provide listeners with Advanced Resolution stereo and/or multi-channel (up to a maximum of six channels) music. In order to play back DVD Audio discs, players have to be specially designed to supportrepparttar format. So far, consumer electronics manufacturers have announced a range of DVD Audio players, including home decks, portable players and devies for cars.

DVD Audio has a sampling rate of up to 192kHz compared to a maximum of 44.1kHz for CD. It also supports resolutions of up to 24 bits, compared to 16bits on CD.

The idea behind DVD Audio is that it alllows peoducesr to give listeners a playback experience that is much more faithful torepparttar 110050 original master recording that has been possible previously.

DVD Audio discs have a much higher capacity than CDs. This extra

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