Monthly Archives: May 2012

Samsung & Sony Impose Minimum Advertised Price On US TVs

Samsung Electronics and Sony Corporation have started to enforce minimum advertised prices on televisions sold by American retailers, according to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal. The new policies, which prohibit brick-and-mortar as well as internet-based stores in the USA from selling or advertising Sony and Samsung HDTV models below the set minimum prices, came into effect last ... Read More »

Apple HDTV Launch May Double US Household Spend: Analyst

A new forecast has suggested that the arrival of Apple’s much-speculated HDTV display will double American households’ average annual spending on products sold by the technology giant to $888 (around £560) by the year 2015. The average amount spent by households in the USA with disposable income in excess of $10,000 (approximately £6,340) on Apple devices was $444 (roughly £280) ... Read More »

Toshiba Has Stopped Making Regza LCD TVs In Japan

Toshiba Corporation this month revealed that it has stopped making LCD televisions in its native country of Japan. Production of Regza-branded LCD TVs has ceased at the company’s sole domestic factory located at the city of Fukaya in Saitama Prefecture – the workload will be picked up by Toshiba-owned manufacturing plants in China, Egypt, Indonesia and Poland. Toshiba has stopped ... Read More »

Eurosport To Air 2012 French Open Tennis On Sky 3D In UK

UK sports lovers will be able to watch all the action on the centre court of the 2012 French Open at Roland Garros from the 28th of May to the 10th of June in all their extra-dimensional glory on global sport channel Eurosport, which is airing the event non-exclusively on the Sky 3D channel. This latest broadcast will make it ... Read More »

Sony & Panasonic May Co-Develop OLED TV Technology

In a historic move that is perhaps inconceivable even five years ago, rivalling Japanese television makers Panasonic and Sony are reported to be on the verge of an alliance to co-develop organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV which has been hailed as the next-generation of HDTV technology due to its self-emissive display properties that allow for ultra-slim screens, supreme blacks, vibrant ... Read More »