Monthly Archives: November 2010

Panasonic TX-P42VT20B Review

Nearly half a year after their 3D TV debut, Panasonic has produced smaller versions of their premium 50-inch 3D Plasma TV. The new, mass-market sized VT20 Plasma displays are available in 42″ and 46″ sizes, and we’ve been having a good look at the smaller of the two – the Panasonic TX-P42VT20B – over past couple of weeks. Like its ... Read More »

Sky Reaches Long-Term Target Of 10 Million Customers

British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), the leading satellite TV broadcasting company in the United Kingdom, has announced that it has surpassed the 10-million-subscribers landmark with two months to spare before the end of this year. The customer target was initially set in August 2004 by James Murdoch who was then the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BSkyB. The number of customers ... Read More »

Samsung To Demo Smart TV Tech Around The UK This Month

Samsung Electronics, the largest TV maker in the world, is holding demonstration roadshows in various cities and shopping malls across the United Kingdom throughout the month of November to promote its Smart TV technology. The campaign is aptly named as the “Smart TV Tour”. By making its recent internet-enabled televisions (IETVs) available at the roadshows, Samsung hopes to demonstrate the ... Read More »

Best Buy Europe Launches UK Online Shop Despite £29m Loss

Best Buy Europe – a retail project jointly owned by US consumer electronics merchant Best Buy and UK-based mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse – has signalled its intention to grab more market share in the United Kingdom’s electronic retail landscape by launching an e-commerce platform this week, even as the subsidiary group incurred a £29 million loss for the six ... Read More »

US 3DTV Sales To September Barely Exceed Half Of Annual Forecast

Sales of 3D TV sets in the USA have only barely exceeded half the target forecast for 2010, even though three-quarters of the year have passed, according to numbers released by Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the United State’s de facto trade organisation for the consumer electronics industry. The CEA reported that 655,000 units of 3D TVs were shipped in the ... Read More »