Monthly Archives: August 2010

Samsung, LG, Sharp & Toshiba Sued For LCD Price-Fixing

Samsung Electronics and LG Display – the first and second biggest LCD manufacturers in the world which together account for more than half of the global LCD market share – had been sued by New York Attorney General for allegedly participating in an illegal cartel to fix the price of LCD panels supplied to US state institutions over the period ... Read More »

Toshiba To Showcase Cell-Powered 3D LED TV At IFA 2010

Having made an appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas at the beginning of this year, the Toshiba Cell TV is due to take centre stage again at the company’s booth in the IFA European trade show which will take place in Berlin in September, showcasing some of Toshiba’s state-of-the-art TV technologies. Central to the Toshiba Cell ... Read More »

30% Of Web Users Worldwide Own A HDTV: Nielsen Survey

One of the largest surveys ever conducted on how the world population watches video has among other things found that 30% of the web-connected consumers worldwide are HDTV owners, and that television in the living room remains the most popular screen used globally to consume video, even though as technology advances, more video-watching platforms such as the internet, mobile phones ... Read More »

Samsung [email protected] To Offer Acetrax Movie Downloads

Having struck a deal with Panasonic to launch its video-on-demand service on the Viera Cast platform last month, Acetrax – the Swiss company specialising in VoD and digital media – has landed another major coup. This time it is Samsung’s turn to sign an agreement with Acetrax, which will allow its UK customers to stream and download selected movies via ... Read More »

Philips 32PFL7605/40PFL7605 Launched (No Freeview HD Tuner)

Philips, the Dutch consumer electronics giant responsible for some of the most avant-garde innovations in TV design (think Ambilight and the 9954 LCD TV with cinema 21:9 aspect ratio), has launched the 7605 series of LED-based LCD televisions, a first among the company’s mid-range HDTV sets. But if Philips was trying to differentiate itself from other manufacturers, not including a ... Read More »