Widescreen TVs Get the Bends

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 16 2005 @ 04:47 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Widescreen TVs are everywhere. Unfortunately, a lot of them are displaying non-widescreen images that are glaringly, unnaturally, unnervingly bent out of shape. The worst part is that many folks just don’t seem to notice—or if they do notice, they don’t care.

If you got a third wider overnight, wouldn’t you lay off the beer? If the tires on your car suddenly turned from circles to ovals, wouldn’t the ride get a bit bumpy? Misshapen people and objects would turn daily life into a surreal nightmare. Yet when that nightmare is onscreen, some people just accept it. Read on at Designtechnica.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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