Monthly Archives: August 2012

Samsung OLED TV Production Cost Is 25% Higher Than LG’s

Can’t wait for those shiny new OLED TVs to hit the shops? If so, you’re going to need to start saving those hard-earned pennies. According to the latest figures from market research firm NPD DisplaySearch, OLED TV displays are ten times more expensive to manufacture than standard LCD televisions being made today. Samsung OLED TV production cost is 25% higher ... Read More »

Apple HDTV Piques Interest Of 49% Of US Consumers Polled

America’s love affair with all things Apple shows no signs of abating, with a new poll revealing that almost half of US consumers would ‘definitely’ be interested in buying the rumoured Apple HDTV. Apple HDTV piques interest of 49% of US consumers polled Although Apple is yet to make an official announcement, rumours of such a product have been doing ... Read More »

James Bond Gets Dedicated Sky Movies 007 HD Channel

They may not have a licence to kill, but now British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) do have a licence to show as many James Bond films as they please, following this week’s announcement they are to launch a dedicated high-definition channel called Sky Movies 007 HD. James Bond gets dedicated Sky Movies 007 HD channel The move comes following Sky’s acquisition ... Read More »

3D, LED & Smart TVs Help USA TV Prices Hit 30-Month High

TV prices in the USA have soared to their highest point in two-and-a-half years, thanks chiefly to surging demand for advanced HDTV sets such as 3D, LED and Smart TVs. 3D, LED & Smart TVs help USA TV prices hit 30-month high A second-quarter report released by IHS iSuppli showed that the average price of a flat-panel television in the ... Read More »

BBC Olympics Web Usage Up 80%, But Few Are From Smart TVs

More than one week into the London Olympics, and its pretty clear that viewers have given the BBC Sport’s online coverage the thumbs up, as the UK public service broadcaster reported an 80% increase in website traffic from people streaming coverage of the events. BBC Olympics web usage up 80%, but few are from Smart TVs The Beeb had previously ... Read More »