Monthly Archives: June 2011

LG Launch 47LZ9600 & 55LZ9600 Nano Full LED LCD TVs Sans 3D In Japan

Korean TV manufacturer LG Electronics has launched five new models of LED-backlit LCD televisions in Japan: two featuring the company’s proprietary “Nano Lighting Technology”; and three “Cinema 3D” models based on its FPR (film-type patterned retarder) passive 3D technology. Similar HDTV sets were released in Korea early last month, and now the Seoul-based conglomerate is ready to test the waters ... Read More »

Classic Game Tetris Falls Onto Samsung Apps Smart TV Application Store

Oberon Media, the exclusive distributor of the world-famous video game Tetris for internet-connected televisions, has announced that it is bringing the game to the Samsung Smart TV application marketplace. The casual-games company has decided to debut the much-loved classic game – originally invented back in 1984 by Russian mathematician Alexey Pajitnov – on Samsung Apps, the first HDTV-based app store ... Read More »

Sony To Play Key Role In 3D Wimbledon 2011 Finals Broadcast On BBC HD

Last week, we reported that the men’s and women’s singles finals from the Wimbledon 2011 tennis tournament will be broadcast in all their 3-dimensional glory for the first time ever on BBC HD. Now, further details have emerged regarding the role Sony will play in this groundbreaking event which may usher in a new dawn for 3D home entertainment (at ... Read More »