By Lisa Johnston
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HDTV is a hit with Consumer Reports readers, with 87 percent of 500 consumers surveyed saying that HD signals by cable or satellite offer superior picture quality.
Its Annual Electronics issue, on newsstands through Jan. 8, 2006, also reports that consumer enthusiasm waned when the magazine asked about HD programming. Half of those polled said they don't get enough HD channels on cable or satellite.
The magazine noted that the HDTV viewers' opinions match the magazine's recommendations for the past year or so: Consumers who are at all serious about TV or DVD viewing, who are shopping for a TV they plan to watch often, should consider an HDTV.
The current issue also analyzes choices in digital recording, cable TV vs. satellite, digital cameras and advice on extended warranties for TVs.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.