Monthly Archives: December 2011

Apple Reveals HDTV Specs Including Voice & Gesture Controls

Following the vision of its late co-founder Steve Jobs, Apple is now steaming ahead into the television arena using its own unique technological approach. The Wall Street Journal this week reported that officials from the company have revealed its ideas for the future of TV services to executives in major media companies in a series of behind-the-door discussions. Apple reveals ... Read More »

Virgin Preps TiVo Box For BBC Sport & News Apps & Red Button

An announcement has been made by British entertainment giant Virgin Media with regards to bringing enhanced BBC TV services to its TiVo boxes. The enhancements are planned for 2012, which will enable viewers to enjoy next-generation BBC content via the Virgin Media TiVo service. Virgin preps TiVo box for BBC Sport & News Apps & red button This new deal ... Read More »

LED TVs Outsell CCFL-Backlit LCD Sets For The First Time

According to data released by UK research group Meko that specialises in the European display sector, the third quarter of this year saw the number of LED-based LCD TV sets sold in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) overtake the number of CCFL-backlit LCD televisions for the first time. Sales of LED TVs is reported to have reached 52 percent ... Read More »

LG Cinema 3D Smart TVs To Be WiDi-Connected In 2012

LG’s 2012 Cinema 3D internet-enabled televisions will become the first in the HDTV industry to boast a new WiDi (Wireless Display) connectivity interface developed by Intel. The Korean TV manufacturer and the American chipmaker this week signed a strategic pact to mutually promote the latter’s WiDi technology which makes it possible for content stored on laptops, smartphones and tablets to ... Read More »

LCD TV Panel Prices See Steepest Decline In 12 Months

A recent study has revealed that the overall prices of large-sized LCD TV panels for the month of September fell at the fastest rate in twelve months, with the decline in pricing attributed to sluggish consumer demand. A significant dip of close to 5 percent resulted in the biggest extent of price drop seen in a year, according to data ... Read More »