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Nielsen: Cord cutting up 150 percent since 2007

There’s no doubt that cord cutting is on the rise as services like Netflix and Hulu continue to cut into the revenue stream once dominated by cable and satellite television providers. The majority of Americans, a full 95 percent according…

Thursday tech deals: 40" Samsung HDTV $398, 60" Sharp $798

TigerDirect offers the Samsung 40" 1080p LED-Backlit LCD HD Television, model no. UN40EH5000, for $497.99. Coupon code "JON84244" cuts it to $397.99. With about $13 for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $69, although it was $21 less in November...

Foxconn purportedly 'testing' 46 to 55-inch Apple TVs

Last week there were reports (read: rumors) of Foxconn and Sharp testing devices which may be destined to become Apple-branded televisions. Adding more detail to those rumors, a new report published by a Taiwanese news outlet indicates those pre-production televisions…

Tuesday tech deals: 15.6" Asus Ivy Bridge notebook for $479

Adorama via eBay offers the 5.8lb Asus R500A-RS51 for $479 with free shipping. That's $129 below the best we could find for this model elsewhere. Features include a 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, a dual-core Intel Core i5-3210M, 6GB of RAM, a 750GB hard drive, a DVD burner...

Tuesday tech deals: 40" Toshiba HDTV for $375 (no rebates)

BuyDig offers the Toshiba 40" 1080p LCD HDTV, model no. 40E220U, for $389.99. Coupon code "BGSaveACool15" cuts it to $374.99. With free shipping, that's $10 under a June sale and the lowest total price we've seen for this TV without rebate hassles. It's also a current price low by $48...

Panasonic: Cheap OLED TVs not coming any time soon

Earlier this week, Sony and Panasonic touted their new-found partnership -- a joint effort which would focus on mass producing low-cost, high-resolution OLED panels. Today, Panasonic's president Kazuhiro Tsuga clarified the announcement, explaining to journalists that Panasonic does not expect…

Tuesday tech deals: 40" TV $380 + deals on Blu-ray player and movies

TigerDirect offers the Toshiba 40" 1080p HDTV for $449.99. This $70 mail-in rebate cuts it to $379.99. With free shipping, that's $9 under a deal from April and the lowest total price we could find by $39. It's also tied as the best shipped price we've ever seen for a Toshiba 40" HDTV...

Samsung's board agrees to spin off LCD business

South Korean electronics giant Samsung will split the LCD division from the company ranks as of April 1, confirming the rumors circulating last week that suggested the firm would turn it into a separate business in an attempt to steer…

LG reveals super skinny 55-inch OLED TV at CES

The undisputed highlight of LG's CES press conference was the unveiling of its new TV, the world’s first 55-incher to feature an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display. LG says the TV is 3D-ready, offers better viewing angles and delivers more natural…