Daily Giz Wiz 889: Haier Portable Digital TV

Episode 889 of the podcast

Haier Portable Digital TV
Subject: Review of Haier Portable Digital TV
Released:Thursday 6 August 2009
Length:about 20 minutes
Download file:dgw0889.mp3 (9.3 MB)

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Short info

Stick a tiny little TV anywhere with the Haier Portable Digital TV.

Detailed information

The Haier HLT10 is a 10-inch LCD portable TV with a digital tuner, supporting NTSC and ATSC.  16:9 aspect ratio, maximum resolution 800 x 480, about 10" x 7.5" x 1.3", 2 lbs in weight, with built-in speakers, composite and and coaxial inputs.

Lighters' Encores

Leo remarks that these days when the audience want an encore in a concert, instead of holding up their lighters, they hold up their cellphones.  Gone are the Zippo and Ronson lighters, although the companies are still around.  Zippo even makes a Virtual Zippo Lighter app on the iPhone, as Leo demonstrates.

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Leica Distos Abound

John Boline, from Elgin, Illinois, is a land surveyor and uses the Leica Disto (Episode 880) all the time, and assures Dick and Leo that many a surveyor or contractor owns one or more of the Leica Distos.

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