Everything you need to know about buying an HDTV (video)

Summary:In this DIY-IT Father's Day Special, David Gewirtz interviews HDTV guru Alfred Poor for a detailed, in-depth, deep dive into everything you ever wanted to know about buying an HDTV.

Welcome to DIY-IT's Father's Day Special. I'm joined by HDTV guru Alfred Poor for a deep dive into everything you've ever wanted to know about HDTV but were afraid to ask.

This is a fascinating program that looks at tips and tricks for buying, whether now is a good time to buy (it is!), the differences between the various technologies, the future of HDTV, and a lot more.

See also: The HDMI cable ripoff and why retail is really dying

So whether you're planning on buying an HDTV for yourself or a loved one, or just want to know insider secrets about the world of HDTV, you owe it to yourself to watch this deep dive into HDTV.

Topics: Hardware


In addition to hosting the ZDNet Government and ZDNet DIY-IT blogs, CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz is an author, U.S. policy advisor and computer scientist. He is featured in The History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets, is one of America's foremost cyber-security experts, and is a top expert on savi... Full Bio

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