Archive for the ‘LCD’ Category

See-Through LCD Screens

July 4, 2007

“I’m not sure how practical this is, but it’s a neat invention nonetheless. A company called Active, Inc. has developed LCDs that turn opaque at the flip of the switch. That means you could stop using your monitor to watch movies or surf the web and turn it into a window, perhaps installed in your home somehow.”

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Dell Denies LCD TV Departure

June 8, 2007

Late yesterday Reuters indicated Dell would exit the LCD television business. According to the early reports, the move would allow Dell to focus on its core competencies and less on diversifying.

Today, Dell representatives told reporters that while the company will make changes to its LCD TV line, it will be staying in the LCD TV market for the long haul.  Dell spokeswoman Rachel Lyon revealed that Dell will actually offer a larger selection of screens.

“We will soon offer a wider assortment of televisions from leading manufacturers that feature the latest technology and meet Dell’s high standards for performance,” said Lyon.”

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Dell Leaves LCD TV Business

June 7, 2007

“Do you own a Dell LCD TV? No. Exactly. That’s why Dell is pulling out of the LCD TV, instead focusing on what brought it to the dance in the first place. Dell, like many other non-traditional LCD brands, simply slapped its logo onto someone else TV and carried on from there. What was seen as a method to diversify the company is now looked at a waste of time a resources.”

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Soundmatters SLIMstage For Wall Mounted TVs

May 12, 2007

“You’ve upgraded to a kick-ass flat-panel HDTV and even gotten it up on the wall — well done. Now you want good sound, but the last thing you want to do is clutter up your room with bulky speakers everywhere. Soundmatters hears your plea, creating the SLIMstage speaker for just your situation. The SLIMstage40 was made to pack the punch of an entire 5.1-channel speaker system, able to crank out 170 watts of sound from a component that measures just 3.6 inches thick but 39 inches wide — a perfect fit right under that new plasma.”

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How About A Picture Frame For That New LCD TV?

May 3, 2007

“Pottery Barn is selling an item designed to improve the look of one’s flat panel TV. The Chadwick Flat Panel Frame is essentially a picture frame for a flat panel TV.It’s available in three sizes and it’s crafted from hard wood. The frame is available now for $400 – $500.”

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In case your car insurance isn’t high enough already

February 5, 2007

An LCD screen mounted in the sun visor.

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