Your see-through fads and your crazy phases…

More online publishing today at CNET.com.au, with what I think is the second lowest score I’ve ever given any product*:
TEAC MCDV10: “The MCDV10 combines a HiFi sound system (albeit only a 2-channel model), DVD player, standard definition digital TV tuner and an “LCD television”. We’ve highlighted the LCD TV part because it’s a good paper definition. Yes, there’s an LCD panel (of sorts), and it does receive TV broadcasts — but more on this later…”
* I once gave the PS2 version of “Backyard Wrestling: Don’t Try This At Home” the whopping score of 0.0 out of 10 when I ran GameSpot.com.au. The local PR rep wasn’t happy about it, but tellingly, he didn’t (or couldn’t) convince me that the score was wrong. Just that he wasn’t happy about it…

About the author

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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