All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘HDTV’

Target Black Friday 2014: Maybe the Cheapest HDTV Deal Around

Black Friday 2014 will see one of the best deals on an HDTV. It can be found at Target … but not in the store. Target is offering a Black Friday 2014 deal on an Element 40-inch 1080p LED/LCD TV for $119. However, (here’s the catch) it’s only offered as an online “doorbuster” deal with limited quantities and no rain …

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HDTV Displays May Soon Go “Quantum”

Ultra HD displays are quickly becoming the norm in high-end tech products with displays, and the technology is even poised to become more affordable in the near future. Most of these high-resolution displays will be similar to current high-definition LCD displays, but manufacturers are courting several new technologies that that may outperform current displays in the future. One of these …

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4K TV And Why You Should Probably Wait To Buy One

Some Americans take “keeping up with the Joneses” to a different level when it comes to the latest technology. Often it’s about having the item just to say they bought it rather than being certain they’re getting their money’s worth. This isn’t the most sensible approach to purchasing new tech items, particularly televisions. It’s been noted that television sales have …

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75% of Americans Don’t Care or Know About Smart TV

TV Manufacturers are scrambling for a way to increase sales now that consumers have settled in with their HDTVs. While 4K resolutions and content are still on the horizon, “smart” TV functionality is being touted as the must have for TV-watchers. Market research firm IHS today reported, though, that most Americans just don’t care about smart TVs. A new survey …

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TV Sales Expected to Decline This Holiday Season

HDTV sets are now ubiquitous throughout the U.S., with high quality, low cost sets available at retail locations across the country. While good for consumers, manufacturers are now scrambling to find a way to get consumers to spend money on TV hardware more often than once every handful of years. The jump to 4K could provide the needed boost for …

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60-Inch Apple TV Rumored Yet Again

Is it finally coming? Finally, really, in real life coming? Those are the questions that have been surrounding the rumored (at this point mythic) Apple HDTV. Yearly predictions about the manufacture and shipping of an Apple ‘iTV‘ have repeatedly been proven false. Last year, cable companies were (plausibly) blamed for the product’s delay after pressing for a large amount of …

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Netflix Is Incredibly Popular on HDTVs; Smartphones and Tablets Not So Much

Chances are, if you’re streaming a film or TV show via Netflix Instant, you’re probably watching it on your HDTV (either via a SmartTV or through a device with a Netflix app, like an Xbox360). NPD has just published their latest application usage numbers for Netflix Instant and it shows exactly which types of screens are popular, and which really …

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CES 2013: LG’s 55-Inch OLED TV Will Set You Back $12K This March

A hallmark of CES is that companies always announce bigger TVs to make up for the fact that there hasn’t been any real innovation since the introduction of Smart TVs a few years ago. That trend continues this year as LG has just revealed details of its latest wallet-destroying television. LG announced today that its 55-inch OLED TV will begin …

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iTV: Apple Wants OLED Screen, Samsung And LG Not Playing Ball

Earlier this week we brought you news that Apple was reaching out to major TV component suppliers. Now it seems that Samsung and LG may have been two of those suppliers, and they may not have responded favorably to Apple’s overtures. According to a new report from DigiTimes today, Apple has been trying to buy OLED panels from Samsung and …

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Football Fans Prefer To Watch The Super Bowl On TV Instead Of Live

It’s been said that experiencing the real thing is much better than something fabricated, but in the case of this years Super Bowl, it seems the real thing is just not going to cut it. TechBargains.com released a survey recently in which they probed customers for information regarding the matter in which they would be viewing the game; the results …

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CES 2012: Celebrity Appearances Didn’t Actually Do Much Good

Using big name celebrities to push products is usually good marketing strategy. When people see an entertainer they know and like pushing a product, it makes the product more memorable, and makes them more inclined to buy it. Well, that’s how it’s supposed to work, anyway. Several companies tried the strategy at this year’s CES 2012, though, and were disappointed …

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CES 2012: Samsung’s OLED TV Rakes In Awards

There has been no shortage of amazing things on display at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The unofficial themes of the show this year have been TVs and thinner gadgets. Some of the biggest buzz, though, has come from Samsung’s new 55-inch Super OLED. This remarkable HDTV is made with OLED pixels, each of which emits its own light and …

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CES 2012: Atlona LinkCast Delivers HD Video To Your TV Wirelessly

Atlona, a company that specializes in digital connectivity technology, announced their new LinkCast system today at CES. The system, which has won an Innovations Design and Engineering Award, transmits HD video signal wirelessly and seamlessly from a variety of devices to users’ HDTV. The basic system consists of a base station that connects to the TV’s HDMI port, and a …

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CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs

Google has announced new partnerships with a variety of TV manufacturers. As CES gets underway, several of those companies are starting to unveil their new products. The LG Smart TV is being unveiled at LG’s press conference right now, along with a variety of other LG devices – including smart appliances. Meanwhile, there are products from Samsung, Sony, Vizio, and …

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iTV Aimed At A Market Ripe For Revolution

Online gadget shopping and review site Retrovo have released the results of a study into the HDTV market in advance of the Consumer Electronics Show later this month. Though the newest, fanciest HDTVs are expected to feature prominently at the show, Retrovo’s data shows that the market is suffering from an increasing lack of differentiation. There are many great TVs …

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Did Vizio Flash New Product?

Has Vizio snuck one in again? Last year, during the Rose Bowl half-time break, Vizio ran what appeared to be a run-of-the-mill commercial for their products. Then, at the 16-second mark in a 30-second spot, Vizio Chief Sales Officer Randy Waynick was shown nonchalantly holding what would turn out to be Vizio’s then-unannounced 8-inch tablet. He never mentioned it or …

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Apple iTV Rumor: Sharp Prepping For Television Display Production

Rumor has it that Apple’s relationship with Samsung is on the outs, and they could be getting cozier with Sharp. The new power couple are rumored to be working on displays for future iPhones, iPads, and possibly the long rumored Apple television. According to Peter Misek, analyst over at Jeffries, Sharp is in the midst of retooling their production line …

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Is Apple Jumping Into The HDTV Market?

It’s being rumored that Apple could be entering the Internet-connected high-definition television market, as soon as the end of this year. Would you purchase an Apple TV? Let us know. AppleInsider reports that Brian White, of Ticonderoga Securities, was in attendance for the China electronics trade show this week, and while there he saw a note to investors. In the …

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