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Seven Things That Can Make Your Gadget Obsolete

Seven Things That Can Make Your Gadget Obsolete

Gadget Obsolete – Thinking of buying a new TV, Blu-ray player, or even a laptop? Well, maybe you should think again because we looked at some of the technologies at CES 2010 that can make the gadget you buy today obsolete soon.Gadget Obsolete

HDMI 1.4

HDMI is the standard for transferring digital media such as surround sound audio and high definition video from sources such as Blu-ray players, game consoles or receivers to TVs or other devices. The current standard is HDMI 1.3 with variations such as 1.3a, b, and so on. HDMI 1.4 is the latest standard which not only adds support for 3DTV but adds an Ethernet channel which allows cables to be used to transfer network data at speeds of up to 100MB / sec for things like IPTV and DLNA (see below). The good news is that the high-speed (expensive) HDMI 1.3 cable will support the HDMI 1.4 feature except for Ethernet channels. The bad news is that you will need a new device to work with the old cable.

USB 3.0

They prefer you call it SuperSpeed ​​USB, but whatever it’s called, it’s much faster than the older …