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After Only 2 Years, Sony Drops OLED in Japan Once trumpeted as Sony's return to high technology leadership, the company has stopped production of OLED TV in Japan. With worldwide shipments of just 2000 units it's not entirely an unexpected move.
Sony PS3 Upgradable to 3D Blu-ray and Gaming The Sony PlayStation 3 is being set up for another huge transformation, one that will further its reputation as the "buy it once, use it forever" Blu-ray player. A firmware update will make it 3D.
Vizio Brand Redux, Featuring Beyonce and The Internet Vizio, the once budget TV maker has used the pricey Superbowl XLIV ad-space and Beyonce to rebuild its brand. The new Vizio wants to transform into a leading-edge, Internet connectivity.
Netflix in 1080p and 5.1 Surround Sound - Not so Fast! A flurry of activity went on today as Cnet broke a story about Netflix adding 1080p and 5.1 audio to its entire streaming library later this year. Turns out it wasn't entirely accurate... we'll wait.
AV Rant #166: All About MP3s Ever wonder what you are missing when you compress something into an MP3? Tom and guest co-host Austin Omaha take you through not only the specifics of what MP3 is, but give you real world examples.
Super Bowl XLIV Uncompressed Feed: Will You Get The Immaculate Reception? Super Bowl XLIV will be transmitted to CBS in pristine, compression free HDTV thanks to Level 3 Communications Inc. Unfortunately most Cable and Satellite TV won't see this year's Immaculate Reception
Apple iPhones it in with iPad Apple's iPad announcement has been met with disappointment among tech-press. The biggest disappointment with iPad, besides its unfortunate name, is not about features... it's the interface.
TV Technology Innovations at CES 2010 New innovations emerge every year at CES, but this year seems especially flush with big news from the major television manufacturers. And the big news isn’t about size - it's about tech: lot's of it.
MagicJack Casts A Spell On Your Cell Phone The wizards at YMAX Corporation, the company that created MagicJack, have a new trick up their sleeve – they want to turn into Skype. Unfortunately, YMAX's sudden rise, is a case of growing too fast.
Nintendo Wii Scores Netflix… But Why? Nintendo Wii picks up a new feature, Netflix streaming. The biggest question here is... why? We hope Mario and company hasn't changed the gaming first philosophy. Still, Wii users get a nice bonus.