Archive for January, 2012

Toshiba takes TV technology to a wider market

January 24th, 2012 by

The latest range of Toshiba TVs is set to make technology fashions available to almost any audience. With a focus on LED for their main line of products, the Japanese brand has worked on three areas of improvement in 2012 – sound, picture quality and design. The result, according to Ali Atash, group manager for Toshiba product marketing, is a range of TVs that is high in performance ... Read more

Interactive TCL TV technology wows at the CES in Las Vegas

January 23rd, 2012 by

TCL has taken affordable TV technology to a new level with its recently unveiled 2012 products. The Chinese based company showed off a series of interactive and progressive TVs at the CES, in Las Vegas, which will be available on the Australian market later this year. One stand-out feature of their latest range was the touch screen TV, which comes with a full array of features, literally at ... Read more

Sharp shows off the bigger picture at the CES in Las Vegas

January 23rd, 2012 by

Big screen is the big message coming out of Sharp in 2012. With more than 20 large screen, 60-inch plus TVs being unveiled at the CES, in Las Vegas, the company is aiming to maintain its position as a leader in the large screen market as it enters its 100th year. The models in the new line of AQUOS LED TVs feature picture quality enhancements, advanced smart connectivity ... Read more

Samsung home theatre package gives you bang for buck

January 20th, 2012 by

Big Brown Box has boasted some genuine Aussie bargains as part of its Australia Day Sale, but none are as true blue as the Samsung home theatre package. For only $899 the little gem is ideal for watching the rest of the Australian Open, too. It includes a 51-inch Samsung plasma, a super slick Samsung surround sound system, a high speed HDMI cable by Crest, and a Crest powerboard to get all ... Read more

Samsung connects Smart TVs to the home entertainment hub

January 19th, 2012 by

Family fights over the remote controls may be a thing of the past if the latest TVs from Samsung are anything to go by - although there may be far more shouting and flailing of hands around the lounge. But rather than arguments, this would be down to way new technology allows views to change channels, adjust volume and navigate through stored music, films and shows. Across the ... Read more

Humax set-top box helps consumers get ready for the digital switchover

January 19th, 2012 by

Humax, the PVR specialist, has set a new standard with a set-top box boasting all the bells and whistles a consumer could wish for. Developed in preparation for the digital switchover in 2012 and 2013 the Humax is bursting at the seams with one terabyte of memory. It also features twin tuners, which means users can record two programmes whilst simultaneously watching a third. Built-in ethernet allows access to the internet and the ... Read more

From Smart Window TV to table-top computers, Samsung snaps up awards

January 19th, 2012 by

Samsung's innovative technologies have impressed both crowds and judges at last week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. [caption id="attachment_1138" align="alignleft" width="173" caption="The Samsung SUR40 impresses CES judges"][/caption] Having pulled an innovation award for the Smart Window TV, Samsung has also snagged an innovation award in the computer and hardware category for its table-top-like computer, the SUR40. This is a 40-inch multi touchscreen computer with full HD ... Read more

Mobile TVs wow at CES

January 18th, 2012 by

[caption id="attachment_1112" align="aligncenter" width="447" caption="The Haier cable-free prototype"][/caption] Cable-free, wireless televisions have impressed critics at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week. The portability once reserved for small electronic devices such as mobile phones, tablets, and notebooks, has now extended to the household television. Notably, the Haier 55-inch 3D TV has no cables attached to it at all. A 3D signal is transmitted via the ... Read more

TV or art? Gallery suspension now used to hang televisions

January 18th, 2012 by

[caption id="attachment_1070" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="The Fix8 Gallery in Freshwater uses Artrack to suspend art, lighting and it's TV!"][/caption]   Traditionally used for suspending art and gallery works at homes and commercial centres, picture hanging rail, cables and hooks are now being used to suspend the household flat screen TV. For style and design seekers, suspension solutions are also an elegant alternative. [caption id="attachment_1057" align="alignleft" width="163" caption="A stainless steel cable and ... Read more

Samsung pushes picture quality and slim design with its 55-inch Super OLED TV at CES

January 18th, 2012 by

Ultimate picture quality paired with precision design went on display last week at Samsung's stand during the CES 2012. Boasting an entirely new manufacturing technology and consumer product, the unveiling of the Samsung 55-inch Super OLED TV was one of the showcase events of the Las Vegas show. Samsung said Super OLED technology delivers the ultimate in picture quality and thinness, since there is no need for a ... Read more