Monthly Archives: August 2010

3DTV, 3D Player & 3 Pairs Of Glasses For £999.99 At Comet

High price tag remains one of the major factors deterring consumers – even those who pride themselves as early adopters – from jumping on the 3D TV bandwagon. To fully enjoy 3D content, investing in a 3D-capable HDTV (which is not cheap in itself) is only the first step; the costs of associated hardware devices such as a 3D Blu-ray ... Read More »

US LCD TV Prices Jumped 7.2% In July: iSuppli

One would have thought that in these economically difficult times, the prices of flat-screen HDTVs would have to come down in order to tempt budget-conscious consumers to part with their hard-earned cash. But surprisingly, the price tags of LCD TVs in the United States actually rose in July according to a consumer electronics market research company. iSuppli, a market analysis ... Read More »

Apple HDTV To Arrive In 2 To 4 Years Following iTV: Analyst

Apple will use its soon-to-be-updated Apple TV digital media network device as a stepping stone to eventually launch its own internet-enabled Apple HDTV (high-definition television) set within the next 2 to 4 years, if the prediction of an analyst from a US investment-banking firm is to be believed. Gene Munster, a Piper Jaffray senior research analyst who specialises in the ... Read More »

4K-Over-HDMI Prototyping System May Spur Quad HD TV Sets

Without a doubt, 2010 is the year for 3D TV. At least that’s the display technology TV makers are heavily marketing this year in order to shift more HDTVs in a difficult period when consumers are tightening their wallets due to the economic downturn. But sensing that the general public may not want to splash out on additional pairs of ... Read More »

Sony & Channel 4 May Launch 4oD Video-On-Demand On PS3

Sony is about to add another multimedia offering to its growing portfolio of services available on its PlayStation 3 (PS3) console. UK’s Channel 4 is currently in talks with the multinational corporation to release its 4oD video-on-demand (VoD) service to the Sony PS3 console. This will bring Channel 4 shows like The Ali G Show to the Sony PS3. BBC’s ... Read More »