Tuesday, 01 August 2006
think Ferris Bueller said it best when he said, “Life moves pretty
fast.” I must admit, Ferris’ statement was a bit lost on my then young
ears; however, more than a decade later, his words ring true.
Especially when it comes to the world of consumer electronics. It seems
like just the other day I was being sold on EDTV technology and
insanely long runs of component cable. High definition was just a dream
that was still years away. Then the days of yore turned into yesterday
and high definition was no longer just a dream. It was a whole
different animal, a beast really, and it was now walking among us. All
of a sudden, my once state-of-the-art system was nothing more than a
really expensive picture frame. Well, I upgraded and joined the HD
revolution. I bought the plasma. I got the digital cable. And with my
trusty component cables ...