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Sony, Samsung start enforcing minimum prices on HDTVs

Sony, Samsung start enforcing minimum prices on HDTVs

Amid declining global sales, Sony and Samsung are instructing US retailers to maintain minimum prices for televisions to increase profitability, according to the Wall Street Journal. The move is expected to help protect profits of both manufacturers as well as retailers such as Best Buy...

LG reveals super skinny 55-inch OLED TV at CES

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…
Canonical unveils Ubuntu TV concept at CES

Canonical unveils Ubuntu TV concept at CES

The much rumored, and somewhat expected Ubuntu TV has finally been unveiled at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. It is joined in the spotlight with the company’s in-car entertainment solution, the Linux powered In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system. …
Weekend Open Forum: How do you learn about breaking news?

Weekend Open Forum: How do you learn about breaking news?

How we learn about breaking news (world news, catastrophes, local happenings, etc.) has changed drastically over the past hundred years and even more so in the last decade. What was the latest breaking story that caught you completely off-guard and surprised you not only because of its content but by the medium you first heard it from?

Google TV set to launch in Europe

Google TV set to launch in Europe

During his keynote speech at the annual Edinburgh Television Festival last Friday, Google Executive Eric Schmidt announced plans to launch Google's TV service in Europe starting early next year. The original launch in the United States back in October 2010 received rather poor reviews...