Monthly Archives: December 2012

LG Magic Remote Gets Siri-like Voice Control & Universal Remote Functions

LG’s Magic Remote is set to become even more ‘magical’, after the Korean firm announced it is adding both voice control and universal remote functionality to the device. LG Magic Remote gets Siri-like voice control & universal remote functions The remote, which is set to be unveiled at CES 2013, will be compatible with the company’s CINEMA 3D Smart TV ... Read More »

Smart TV Penetration Rate To Reach 85% In 2016

A new report from tech research firm Gartner has once again emphasised that the future of television lies in Smart TVs, predicting that they will account for almost 85% of all flat-screen televisions manufactured in 2016. This will be borne out by a massive rise in the total number of smart TV sets being made, up to 198 million units ... Read More »

Panasonic May Pull Plug On Plasma TV R&D Come March 2013

Reports from Japan suggest that Panasonic may be about to throw in the towel as far as plasma TV is concerned, with the struggling firm believed to be giving serious consideration to pulling the plug on its plasma display panel (PDP) research and development operations once and for all. Panasonic may pull plug on plasma TV R&D come March 2013 ... Read More »

Deterred By Low OLED Yields, LG & Samsung Switch Focus To 4K TV

OLED is dead. Long Live 4K TV!! That’s the battle cry right now for the world’s top two television manufacturers Samsung and LG Electronics, as they switch their priorities away from the display technology promised throughout this year’s consumer electronics trade shows, and look towards the extremely promising future that ultra high-definition (UHD) TV seems to have in store. Deterred ... Read More »