Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sony Showcases KDL-55HX953 Local-Dimming LED TV At IFA 2012

Amid all the hoo-ha surrounding Sony’s newly unveiled 84-inch 4K LED LCD TV with 4K Bravia X-Reality Pro upscaling engine and ten speaker units, we nearly missed the equally as important (in our eyes anyway) news that the Japanese television manufacturer has decided to resurrect full-array local-dimming LED backlight technology on its flagship HDTV range. Sony showcases KDL-55HX953 local-dimming LED ... Read More »

Panasonic Unveil 103″ Glasses-Free 3D Plasma TV At IFA 2012

At its press conference at the IFA 2012 consumer electronics trade show in Berlin today, Panasonic has unveiled the world’s largest glasses-free 3D TV, which measures a whopping 103 inches in screen size, comfortably claiming the crown (at least at this time of writing) from the 55-inch Toshiba 55ZL2. Panasonic unveil 103″ glasses-free 3D plasma TV at IFA 2012 Although ... Read More »

LG Announces Game World Portal For Cinema 3D Smart TVs

3D television is still in its infancy, but that hasn’t stopped LG Electronics from going all out to win over consumers. With one eye on a future where downloading casual tri-dimensional games is as common as Angry Birds is on our smartphones, the Korean firm has just unveiled a new game portal for its high-end Smart TV models. LG announces ... Read More »

No Apple TV Set Unless Content Deals Secured: Senior VP

Rumours of an Apple TV display have been doing the rounds for quite some time, but a report from Fortune magazine’s online arm is now suggesting that the iPhone maker’s dream of getting into the HDTV business is dead in the water, thanks to the stubbornness of a small clique of content providers. No Apple TV set unless content ... Read More »

Smart TVs Increasingly Used To Watch Online Videos

As the popularity of online TV content continues to grow, so too does the use of innovative, new devices to watch it. Consumers are quickly warming to the idea that they can view a wider range of content using connected devices, at a time of their choosing, and as more people embrace this trend we’re seeing a variety of different ... Read More »