Topic / Televisions

GALLERY: Sharp announces 20 LED TVs over 60-inches

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Did you know, Sharp makes televisions? Yes, they don’t make only microwaves. And they’ve just announced 20 new large-screen 60-inch or more LED TVs – yes, you read that right, 60-inch or more LED TVs. They also include their new SmartCentral Smart TV system, so at least you can watch cat videos in large screens. Press release and gallery after the jump. SHARP MAKES BIGGER, BETTER WITH A NEW LARGE-SCREEN […]

LG announces new 1mm bezel design for TVs

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This is LG’s new television design. Dubbed the “CINEMA SCREEN”, the new design manages to reduce the bezel to just 1mm, meaning you can stay focused on what’s happening on screen rather than being distracted by sides. The new design will come with new CINEMA 3D glasses, which are 20 percent lighter than previous models. In addition will be new Smart TVs that will let users find content online and […]

Google TV to be integrated within LG’s own televisions

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Google TV has found a big backer. LG has announced that it will combine its own Smart TV offering with Google TV – which runs a version of Google’s Android OS – allowing consumers to experience both services and access much more content previously unavailable through LG’s Smart TV. It appears that LG has heavily customised it to fit within its own Smart TV, and it will still continue to […]

China to launch 3D TV trial, aims for Chinese New Year launch

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Sony's HMZ-T1 Personal 3D Viewer (Image: Sony) China will soon embrace 3D television with a trial channel to be launched during Chinese New Year. Operated by China’s state television – China Central Television – and five local stations, it will also be free-to-air. it will broadcast 4.5 hours of programming that will be repeated twice. What will be on the channel, however, is unknown. I’m guessing that it has been […]

LG brings out 84-inch 3D Ultra Definition TV to CES 2012

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It may be big – a bit too big – but LG has announced that it will bring out the world’s largest 3D Ultra Definition TV, also packing in a whole lot of its own technology with it – including its Smart TV ecosystem and a new “Magic Remote” feature. With the screen standing at 84-inches, the television is very thin. It also boasts superb picture quality thanks to its […]

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 […]

Sony brings out 27 new LCD televisions

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Sony's BRAVIA XBR-HX929 LCD Television (Credit: Sony) Sony’s press conference was simply bringing the 3D experience to your house, and with its new BRAVIA LCD HDTV lineup for 2011, it plans to do so. The company will bring out this year 27 new televisions – 16 are capable of watching 3D content, and 22 have internet connectivity. The 3D televisions will share common features, such as a 5:5 pull down […]

LG goes crazy with huge lineup of LED and LCD TVs

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LG Electronics has decided to release their entire lineup of 2011 televisions at CES 2011. Featuring over 13 LCD and LED televisions, all are being touted with some LG’s “advanced new display technology” and access to its Smart TV platform. In addition, LG touts that their televisions will be energy-efficient – well, its LED series, that is; and those who support LG’s Smart TV platform will also be able to […]

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 […]

LG brings out four new plasmas – promises four more during the year

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Proving that plasmas aren’t dead in the water, LG has unveiled four new plasma televisions, with a commitment to have eight new models sometime in 2010. The four models are slimmer and lighter than previous models, with only a depth of around two-inches and are approximately 37 percent thinner – in one case, according to a press release, a 60-inch model was reduced by more than 40 percent. LG’s plasma […]

Hitachi replicates 3D images that you can see without 3D glasses

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It looks like Hitachi has finally solve a common problem when watching 3D TV – the glasses. Its new “Full Parallax 3D TV” product, though only having a screen size of 10 inches, recreates a 3D image without you needing those geeky looking glasses, which come in a one-size-fits-all. It uses 16 projectors and a lens array to cover them, allowing the person to view it in any direction; and […]

LG unveils “world-thinnest” LCD screen – only 0.23 inches thick

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Though Japan is known for making gadgets that you would like to crave for, South Korea’s LG Display has now become the new record holder for the world’s thinnest LCD screen, with the company releasing its new 42-inch and 47-inch models that are only 5.9mm thick – or 0.23 inches if you are using the other system – and are very light, only weighing 6.1kg and 7.3kg respectively. According to […]

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 […]