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While Nintendo has its 3DS and Sony has its PlayStation Vita to please gamers on the go, Microsoft stands alone as the only major competitor in the modern games industry without a portable device dedicated to gaming. And well, for modder Ed Zarick, that just won't do.
Last year, over 1 billion smartphones were sold from hundreds of manufacturers around the world. By 2018, that run rate is expected to nearly double to almost 2 billion units per year.
The stated plan to move to a business structure that's less dependent on hardware once again brought the company's Xbox division under the microscope. Before Nadella replaced Ballmer, prominent company figures and shareholders had suggested that Microsoft would benefit from spinning off its gaming division and focusing on the company's vastly more profitable software operations.
The new 105UC9 and 98UB9800 Ultra HD TVs ideally suited for custom-installation market where consumers demand larger screens and improved audio are on display at the 2014 CEDIA Expo this week. On the other end of the Ultra HD spectrum, LG is rounding out its lineup with five new entry-level 4K LED TVs, including a value-packed 40-inch class model all delivering on the promise of stunning 4K resolution with more than four times the picture detail of Full HD TV.
Pioneer announced today in Japan that it is selling off its home A/V division to Onkyo. In exchange, Pioneer will get a 15 percent stake in Onkyo, becoming its third largest share holder.
Fall is when TV makers roll out their most-expensive sets with the newest technologies. In 2014 that means a few newfangled OLED displays with their ultra-thin designs and stellar pictures, scads of LCD TVs with the higher resolution of 4K , and even a couple TVs with the gimmickry of curved .
Best Buy is one of the official stores offering pre-orders for the new Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus, but they are also offering a special two-day sale beginning Friday Sept. 12 and ending Saturday Sept.
Challenge : Create an avant-garde look that is as innovative as the Samsung Curved Ultra HD TV that should inspire it and that, like the TV, is "a 'wow' from every angle." It should also push the boundaries of design, like the television.
William Cho, president of LG Electronics USA, unveils LG's 105-inch Ultra HD 4K TV at the CEDIA Expo 2014, on Thursday in Denver. Who said TVs were getting cheaper? LG just declared that it would bring its 105-inch Ultra HD set to the U.S. , and named its price at one hundred large.
In a sideshow at the IFA electronics show in Berlin that might otherwise have gone unnoticed except by a few boffins, Chinese TV maker TCL unveiled the first 110-inch curved UHD TV. Another Chinese TV maker, Hisense, became the first in the world to unveil a flat screen television with quantum dot technology, which boasts better clarity than LCD TVs and is cheaper to make than OLED TVs.
For the past year, manufacturers have heralded OLED ultra-high definition TVs as a harbinger of sea change in the home entertainment industry, affording thinner and even flexible panels with higher quality pictures than today's LCD sets. Then last week, China-based TCL , the third largest manufacturer of flat-screen TVs in the world, disclosed plans to ship a 55-in quantum dot LCD TV , which offers the same quality picture as OLED, but at a one-third the cost.
Remember that massive 105-inch Ultra HD TV LG brought to CES earlier this year? Today at the custom installer show CEDIA, LG has revealed it's going on sale, but fitting it into your budget will be tougher than squeezing one into your house. That's because this giant will cost $100,000 when it ships in November.
LG's cutting-edge lineup features the 77-inch class 77EG9700 and 65-inch class 65EC9700 . LG's Ultra HD 4K OLED TVs offer the ultimate in picture quality, combining the intense detail of 4K Ultra HD and the superior contrast and color accuracy that OLED technology provides.
From 4K OLEDs to 21x9 LED LCDs, LG showed off a bevy of new US models at the CEDIA Expo in Denver. We've got details and some initial impressions from a quick eyes-on at the show.
As the TV industry quickly approaches the fourth calendar quarter of 2014, content questions remain and strategies appear clearer - for over-the-top service providers and wannabes such as Sony and Dish Networks, both of whom are expected to launch their offering by year end.
Vu Televisions has launch its 50-inch and 55-inch 4K Ultra HD TVs exclusively on Snapdeal. The 50-inch TV costs Rs.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:01 pm
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