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TECHGEEK Weekly 27: CES is driving us GaGa

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And we’re back officially. CES was in full swing, and we saw a lot of tablets, 4G phones and 3D from Sony. We also had crazy Harvey Norman trying to put GST on our purchases online, Facebook being valued at $50 billion and the Mac App Store launch – and hack. And yes, it is the first hour long podcast – and the only one as it seems. But, hey, […]

Panasonic goes crazy with 3D, Plasma and LCD televisions

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VIERA TC-L42U30 LCD-LED HDTV (Image: Panasonic) Panasonic is going crazy with televisions, despite the fact we haven’t seen those announcements of the largest plasma televisions in the entire world. But with 14 3D televisions with HD, 7 plasma televisions, 6 LCD-LED HDTVs and 5 LCD HDTVs, Samsung is also pushing 3D television – like many other television producers (i.e. Sony). It’s LCD and LCD-LED lineup will feature In Plane Switching […]

Panasonic develops VIERA tablets, shows off at CES

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Panasonic has showed off at CES its VIERA tablet, allowing access to many cloud services in conjunction with their VIERA televisions. It is, however, only at a prototype stage and therefore not many specs have been revealed. It is, according to the press release, a “tablet-type terminal” with a small LCD screen (the company states that it will come in a variety of sizes between four-inch and ten-inch) and it […]

Panasonic’s 103-inch 3D plasma – yours only for $104,000

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This is Panasonic’s latest 3D television, an 103-inch plasma display that happens to have a contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1 and can support 1080p full HD resolution – despite the fact the screen would make it a bit stretched because of the freaking size! Also bundled are some 3D glasses and a stand. Yep. That’s it. No Blu-Ray player, movies to test out the 3D content or anything else. Just some […]

The Future of Plasma Television

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ANALYSIS: Talking about the decline of any product would be as hard as talking about its success in the market. There cannot be any product in the market that is launched predicting its downfall. Every new launch is made after a thorough study, design, testing and other necessary routines. However recent reports reveal that the end of the plasma displays is at its closer end. At the same instance, other […]

Panasonic reveals wireless audio system, delivers full sound

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Panasonic has announced that it will bring out the SC-ZT2, a new wireless audio system that says that it can transmit the audio from the Full HD 3D Blu-Ray Disc Player without the need of a cable, also known as wireless. Its “advance proprietary properties” allow users to enjoy Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD 7.1-channel surround sound despite having two speakers – which are basically poles (which Panasonic say its […]

Panasonic adds new iPod dock to accessory list

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Since the iPod launched, there have been a lot of third-party accessories – ranging from unknown brands most likely from China to Sony and Panasonic. Speaking of Panasonic, they have introduced the SC-SP100 (it’s that little black dock in the above image with the iPhone docked in it), a 2.1-channel audio system that is compatible with your iPod and iPhone. It also features a integrated subwoofer and will also work […]

Panasonic releases new HD camcorders

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Panasonic will be adding three new HD camcorders to its product line for 2010 — the HDC-HS60, the HDC-TM55 and the HDC-SD60 — which promise to be perfect for portability without sacrificing the HD quality of the footage. They all feature a 35.7mm wide-angle lens, which Panasonic says that it is perfect for shooting in a variety of different scenarios like self-portraits and outdoor landscapes. All three have a 25x […]

Panasonic’s new idea – force your employees to buy your products

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Here’s a way to stimulate your business – get your employees to buy your products. Panasonic has announced that it will force its middle-ranking employees to buy its products, as it already faces a turbulent year with the financial crisis hitting its profits. Mid-level managers will need to spend at least 100,000 yen worth of stuff, while those in senior management need to spend 200,000 yen on the products. Also, […]

Panasonic brings out new “flagship” VIERA plasma

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CES 2009 : Panasonic has announced a huge line of new Plasmas and LCD TVs to be released during 2009. One of them, and being claimed as the “flagship VIERA plasma” for this year is the Z1 series of plasmas. It, along with the other line of plasmas from Panasonic, will have the new VIERA CAST service. The plasma is only one-inch thin, and is a THX Certified Display. It […]

Panasonic introduces Portable Blu-Ray player

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CES 2009 : While we did get information about this yesterday, we just waited until today to write this up. Panasonic, one of the “major contributors” to Blu-Ray, has introduced a brand new, and world’s first, portable Blu-Ray player – the DMP-B15. It has a 8.9-inch WSVGA LCD screen, and has the VIERA CAST and BD Live features included; and it is said to have the highest level of image […]

Panasonic brings out new camcorders

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CES 2009 : Panasonic has unveiled its new camcorder line for 2009, with the addition of two new Hard Disk Drive (HDD) models, the SDR-H80 and the SDR-H90; and one SD card model, the SDR-S26. All of them will feature the new “Optical Image Stabilisation” and a powerful (and first) 70x optical zoom. The new Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) use Gyrosensors to detect the hand shaking, and will shift the […]