LG have today announced their entry in to the sub-notebook category, the Netbook X110. Joining the trend which started getting attention when the Asus Eee was launched, LG says that theirs offers “the full PC experience,” and comes in three colours white, black and pink. It runs Windows XP Home and uses the Intel Atom … Continue reading LG Netbook X110 Launched: IFA 2008
One thing is clear, IFA, _the_ European consumer electronics show, knows how to put on a show and how to entertain. If you’ve been to the show in Berlin that runs between the end of August and that start of September you’ll know what we mean – it’s huge and the companies that exhibit there … Continue reading IFA 2008: Continued Evolution
If you thought that HD TV was the best picture you’re ever going to see, think again. The release of 100/120 Hz Full HD TVs gives you a pretty clear idea that the market is moving again. NXP showed us a chip the Nexperia PNX5100 which really ups the game for HD. Lower down you … Continue reading NXP Nexperia PNX5100: HD TV 2 Is Coming: Podcast & Video: IFA
If you want to know where consumer electronics are moving, there’s no better place to find out than via the people that make the chips that will power these devices. One that came into being last year that really impressed us last year at IFA was NXP, a spin-off from Philips, essentially what used to … Continue reading NXP: Shaping The Future Of Digital Media: Podcast: IFA
We got excited about face recognition in digital camera when we first heard about it – when the FinePix F31fd came out back in Septemeber 2006 – but now it’s becoming run of the mill. Sony have taken it one step further with the Cyber-shot T200. Not only does it spot faces, but it will … Continue reading Sony Cyber-shot T200: Auto Smile Photos: Video: IFA
Manic days at the start of IFA over. Theme of the show? The next stages of HD TV – 100 Hz. More confusion for consumers!
Philips move into universal power supplies.
Sharp have shown their next generation LCD TVs – the summary? They are phenomenally thin – extraordinarily thin. How thin? 20mm thin, increasing slightly to 29mm at their thickest part. Crazy isn’t it? The bezel is just as slim, with the top coming in at 20mm at the top and 25mm on sides.
Two years after Samsung first announced their intention to sell a dual fomat HD player that would play HD-DVD and Blu-ray – in the same unit. As well as being the first dual format player, the BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player supports both formats interactive formats – DB Java and HDi.
Here’s a new one to us, monitors with VoIP built in.