Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sales Of 3D Glasses To 3D TVs Below 1:1 In Western Europe

Despite the efforts TV manufacturers and content providers have put into promoting 3D TVs, the latest report from DisplaySearch indicated that the buying public remain unconvinced by the extra-dimensional techology, largely due to expensive prices and a relative dearth of 3D content. Furthermore, the report found that consumers have not taken a liking to 3D glasses, with less than 1 ... Read More »

LG 72LEX9 Launched As “World’s Largest Commercial 3D LED TV”

LG Electronics has released what the company proudly claims is the “largest commercial 3D LED TV in the world”. Boasting a massive screen size of 72 inches, the LG 72LEX9 is now available to buy in the TV maker’s home country of South Korea. A prototype of the LG 72LEX9 was first spotted at the IFA 2010 consumer electronics trade ... Read More »

Sony Internet TVs Powered By Google TV Launched

Sony has launched the world’s first HDTVs to be loaded with the Google TV software interface at a press conference in New York. This is the first all-in-one product to feature Google TV technology (the Logitech Revue set-top box that was unveiled last week was designed to deliver the Google TV experience in conjunction with another display). Marketed under the ... Read More »

ITV To Broadcast BTCC In HD On ITV4 HD (Exclusive To Sky)

ITV has confirmed that it will broadcast next year’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) in high definition, and in the process stretch its coverage of the racing series to the 12th successive year since the championship was first covered by the broadcaster back in 2002. ITV announced that it has reached an agreement with BTCC to provide TV ... Read More »

Blockbuster UK To Sell HDTVs On High Street Stores

Eager to avoid the fate which befell its US counterpart, Blockbuster UK has unveiled a somewhat surprising business restructuring strategy that will see the movie and video game rental chain start selling in-demand consumer electronic items including HDTVs on high street stores. Last month, Blockbuster USA filed for bankruptcy under the Chapter 11 code amid spiralling debt and dwindling revenue ... Read More »