Monthly Archives: August 2010

LG 50PK590 Review

Mention the word “Plasma” in the context of HDTV display technology, and most people’s minds are likely to turn to Panasonic or Pioneer, who have produced some of the most celebrated models over the last few years. Most people looking for bargains are fairly well served by smaller LCD TVs, which typically results in LG’s Plasma displays being unfairly ignored. ... Read More »

Panasonic Reverses Stance On 2D-To-3D Conversion With GT25 Launch

Despite being one of the first TV makers to bet big on 3D display technology and launch a consumer-grade 3D TV earlier this year, Panasonic has always expressed its skepticism at 2D-to-3D conversion, often questioning the resultant 3D picture quality brought about by such means. This is the reason why Panasonic has so far refused to implement the function on ... Read More »

3D TV To Take Centre Stage At IFA 2010 In Berlin

The IFA (or Internationale Funkausstellung) event held annually in Berlin is one of the biggest consumer electronics and home appliances trade shows in the world. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the show organisers revealed that the exhibit booths at the venue have all been snapped up by various manufacturers, which promises a record number of new product announcements despite ... Read More »

Sony Adds KDL40NX713, KDL46NX713 & KDL55NX813 To 3DTV Range

Sony is probably the consumer electronics manufacturer who has tried the hardest to popularise 3D technology, having updated its Playstation 3 (PS3) console with 3D capabilities, released a number of 3D games, launched a slew of 3D-related hardwares including 3D TVs, 3D Blu-ray players and 3D cameras, and even filmed the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa in 3D ... Read More »

Panasonic Adds Twitter To Viera Cast HDTVs

A recent report from Ofcom, the media regulator in the United Kingdom, revealed that on average Britons spend nearly half of their time awake indulging in various media and communications activities such as watching television, browsing the internet, listening to the radio or using their mobile phones, sometimes even using several devices simultaneously, prompting the new catchphrase “media multi-tasking”. The ... Read More »