Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sharp LC-90LE745U Unveiled As World’s Biggest LED LCD TV

Clearly a subscriber to the doctrine “Bigger is Better”, Sharp Corporation has this week launched the world’s largest LED-backlit LCD television available on the consumer market (at least in the United States). The Aquos LC-90LE745U boasts a gargantuan 90-inch screen, measuring more than two metres in width and 1.2m in height. Better make space in the living room then. Sharp ... Read More »

Samsung LCD Production Disrupted By 11-Min Power Outage

A Samsung production facility in South Korea was hit by power outage last week, causing temporary disruption to the manufacturing of LCD panels. These screens are used in PC monitors and HDTV displays made not only by Samsung, but also other manufacturers who source them from the Korean conglomerate. Samsung LCD production disrupted by 11-min power outage The power failure ... Read More »

BBC Sport App To Bring Olympics To Panasonic Smart TVs

Panasonic is set to boost the library of apps available on its cloud-based Viera Connect platform with the introduction of a new BBC Sport app this month. Owners of the brand’s 2011 and 2012 Smart Viera HDTV models will soon be able to enjoy some of the biggest sporting events this summer via the downloadable app. BBC Sport app to ... Read More »

BBC Applies For .bbc Top-Level Domain Name Extension

The BBC has submitted an application to ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to secure its own .bbc generic top-level domain (gTLD) extension. Brand protection and futureproofing were among the reasons cited by the British public service broadcaster for making the application. BBC applies for .bbc top-level domain name extension The Beeb’s current primary URL is, ... Read More »