Consumer electronics giant Toshiba has introduced the world to its latest innovations: 4K TVs, Cloud TV and Media Box.
At a pre-CES event held at the Mandalay Bay hotel yesterday, Toshiba unveiled its L9300 series of TVs that marks the manufacturer's first foray into the US 4K TV space. This series will be made available in sizes of 58-inch,
65-inch and 84-inch in summer. Pricing will be disclosed before launch.
The LG G-Slate, whose 3D feature enabled it to stand apart from the crowd of others at the recent 2011 CES, will be initially available in the US.
The LG G-Slate tablet will come with a glasses-free 3D display and 3D video recording. The 8.9-inch tablet runs Android 3.0 operating system, and comes equipped with 1GHz Tegra 2 dual-core processor, USB port and HDMI.
However, the company has not confirmed any release time for the UK version of the tablet. However, the company said it was planning another announcement very soon.
Comcast Corp said that it would add four new cable networks owned or partly owned by African-Americans within a time period of 8 years if its proposed merger with General Electric Co's NBC Universal is allowed to take place.
Apart from that, the cable giant would expand an existing Asian-American channel to cover more markets, and would roll out a new English-language channel targeting Asian-Americans.
The British arm of electronics giant LG has introduced cinema-tech 3D TVs that will be available with 32-inch to 55-inch screen sizes from the month of April next year.
The Cinema 3D technology will feature the use of polarized glasses that the company claims will be economic as well as comfortable. The passive 3D uses glasses similar to those found in top end cinemas to offer 3D pictures in a sustainable way in the living room.
Electronics retailer RadioShack has been offering some very attracting discounts on Apple’s latest iPhone, the iPhone 4.
Since 4th of December, RadioShack has been offering $50 off the iPhone 4. The discount has dragged the price down to $149 for the 16GB model and $249 for the 32GB model.
The retailer’s trade-in program has dragged the prices further down. Those bringing undamaged older iPhone 3G are getting a $75 credit towards a new phone, while users turning in a 3GS can receive $125 off.
Sony's video-on-demand movie service, Qriocity, has been launched officially across Europe and in the UK.
The pay per view movie streaming service is available via Sony's new TVs as well as Blu-ray player models. However, Play Station 3 owners will not be able to avail the service.
The service can be found under the Qirocity icon on the cross media bar on the main menu.
Users can browse, search, preview and pick movies with a single click, using products' remote control. The service will also include music streaming, games and e-books in the next few months.
Telecom operator, Vodafone has announced the launch of a new feature aimed at business customers called, ‘Vodafone Smartphone Professional’.
The new feature will allow users to safely access company data on their individual devices. The tool, which works on a web-based model, will allow companies to manage the smartphones on their networks enabling their employees to securely access company data.
Electronics giant Sony Corporation, whose shares jumped earlier this week on speculation that Apple was interested in the firm, swung back to profit during the July to September quarter.
Sony reported a group net profit of 31.1 billion yen as compared with a loss of 26.3 billion yen in the corresponding period of last year.
Videogame division reported a profit of 13 billion yen. It was the fourth consecutive quarter for the division to remain in the black.
LG Electronics’ new range of stylish, easy-to-handle of Cookie handsets target youthful mobile buying market.
All the three handsets viz. the LG Cookie, Cookie Style and Cookie 3G are devoid of numberpads, and feature on-screen QWERTY keyboards that can be rotated into landscape mode to make texting easier.
These handsets also feature accelerometers to ensure easy networking. With social networking high on the agenda, the user interface in the phones has been optimised to meet that purpose.
LG Electronics UK has unwrapped its new range of full touchscreen Cookie phones viz. the LG Cookie, Cookie Style and Cookie 3G, which will target youthful mobile-buying market.
The new Cookie phones, which are called Wink in the rest of the world, are equipped with full touchscreens, onscreen QWERTY keyboards and accelerometers.
All eyes are now set on Netflix Inc.'s second-quarter income details that are to be presented this Wednesday, after the Company posted lower-than-expected revenue figures generated during the quarter.
The drop in the revenue is resultant of the massive drift of the buyers towards the lower-priced plans offering limitless flow. The stocks dipped more than 9% due to the fall in the revenues.
Meanwhile, the Company's Web video subscription service gained popularity, witnessing a 34% rise in the margins with a majority of the clients preferring stream movies and TV shows over discs.
Samsung Electronics, which is one of the worlds leading electronics manufacturers, on Wednesday, predicted record operating profit for the second quarter of 2010, owing to sturdy sales.
The corporation is seen as a technology industry bellwether, since it is the world's biggest manufacturer of a number of products, which includes flat-screen TVs, DRAM, NAND flash memory chips and LCD screens, plus the second-leading mobile phone seller.
Samsung Electronics Co., Asia’s largest maker of semiconductors, will put in $3.6 billion to enlarge its capacity at 12-inch chip facility in Austin, Texas.
Bill Cryer, a Samsung spokesman, said yesterday in an interview that the new plant will be utilized to make big scale assimilation, or LSI, chips.
The corporation also aims to add up 500 jobs. He said that the plant, operated by the Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC unit, will be in full swing by late 2011.
Vodafone UK has confirmed that it would also offer much-hyped the HTC Wildfire smartphone, which boasts of its state of the art features.
The HTC Wildfire comes with a 3.2-inch TFT touchscreen, a 3.5mm audio jack, microSD card slot and a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus & flash. Data can be stored safely in its 384MB of its internal memory, which can be increased considerably using MicroSD card.
The handset is equipped with Qualcomm 528MHz processor and allows users to get social via social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
One of the world's largest electronic companies, Sony Corp said on Thursday that it was expecting a profit in this fiscal year.
The Japanese electronics and entertainment group has projected a five-fold increase in operating profit after being in the red for two consecutive years.
In the wake of painful restructuring measures, the company is back with an improved outlook for its troubled television set and video game units.
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