Monthly Archives: July 2010

No 3D Games On Nintendo Wii 2, Says R&D Boss

To the disappointment of 3D enthusiasts, Nintendo has indicated that 3D gaming capability would probably not be implemented on its next-generation Wii 2 video game consoles, even though the company had previously shown an interest in 3D entertainment by unveiling its Nintendo 3DS portable 3D gaming handheld console at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles last month. This information came ... Read More »

Panasonic & Acetrax Add SD Video-On-Demand To Viera Cast

Panasonic has added an extra functionality to its Viera Cast service by announcing a partnership with Acetrax, which empowers users to stream and download a selection of movies over the internet to be watched directly on their TV sets. Viera Cast, which is currently available on some of Panasonic’s 2010 range of HDTVs including the VT20, V20, G20, D28 and ... Read More »

3D Blindness Affects 12% Of Brits: Eyecare Trust

A statement on 3D TV has been issued by a British charity that aims to raise awareness about visual health and regular eyecare, warning that up to 12% of the British population have a form of visual disorder or “3D blindness” which may impair their 3D viewing experience. According to the Eyecare Trust, between 10% to 12% of the UK ... Read More »

HDTVs Among Top Sellers As UK Retail Sales Jump In June

Flat-panel HDTV sets were among the top selling items which helped boost retail sales in June according to the latest report from the British Retail Consortium (BRC). On a like-for-like basis excluding new store openings, the latest BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor revealed that retail sales in the United Kingdom was up 1.2% in June 2010 against the same month last ... Read More »

LG May Add Google TV To HDTV Sets

As more and more people gain access to fast internet speeds due to a gradual reduction in broadband prices over the years, it’s no wonder that more and more flat-screen HDTVs are being equipped with internet connectivity by TV makers who do not want to be left behind in this revolution. In fact, market research and consulting firm iSuppli Corporation ... Read More »