Monthly Archives: December 2010

LG 42LE5900 LED TV Review

Last month, we had a look at an entry-level LCD TV from LG, and were somewhat impressed by what we saw. As is typical for the brand’s LCD output, we found that much of the television’s colour reproduction could be fine-tuned to perfection, but were disappointed by the mediocre contrast performance and undefeatable over-sharpening. Today, we have the opportunity to ... Read More »

LG Unveils “FPR” Polarized 3D LCD TV Technology: Full HD, Less Flicker

LG Display, the LCD-making arm of LG Electronics, has unveiled a new type of polarized 3D LCD TV technology at a launch event in Beijing, China this week. Dubbed “film-type patterned retarder” (FPR), this next-generation 3D LCD screen from LG will purportedly deliver 3D full HD resolution and ample brightness, while exhibiting virtually none of the issues which plague existing ... Read More »

Sky+HD Subscribers To Get New EPG With HD & SD Channel Numbers Swapped

Subscribers to the Sky+HD service will receive an EPG (electronic programme guide) update on their Sky HD box come 1st of February next year, which will make it easier for them to access high-definition channels. For the most part, Sky aims to achieve this by doing a swap-over between the current HD channel numbers and the more established (and familiar) ... Read More »

LG Unveils LW9500 & LW7700 3D LED TV Sets With Nano Technology

In a preview event ahead of next month’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, LG Electronics has revealed some details on two new ranges of LED-backlit LCD TV displays, namely the LG LW9500 and the LG LW7700 series. Lumped under the “Nano” moniker, these new LED LCD televisions will feature LG’s proprietary Nano Lighting Technology (which purportedly combines the ... Read More »

Panasonic Extends Exclusive Rights On Avatar 3D Blu-Ray To 2012

Panasonic has confirmed that the exclusive global distribution rights it holds on the Avatar 3D Blu-ray disc will run until February 2012, dealing a massive blow to owners of other 3D TV brands who had hoped to get their hands on a standalone retail copy as early as next year. Released on the 1st of December, the Avatar Blu-ray 3D ... Read More »