LG's EA93 monitor is claims to be the first 21:9 aspect ratio monitor the world has ever seen—which makes it a multitasker's wet dream.
If nothing else, Toshiba seems determined to not be lumped in with the MacBook clones and iPad ripoffs. Its new Satellite U845W falls in line with its other recent holy crap why does it look like that gear. Which is a good thing! To a point.
You may be sold on active 3DTVs being better than passive, but there's no denying the latter's glasses are much much cheaper than active shutter frames. Adding to last year's active 21:9 3DTV launch, Philips' 50-inch Gold Series TV converts 2D to 3D. There's also a nifty gaming feature, where dual-player games are…
It looks like American fans of Philips' 21:9 TVs can stop dreaming of moving to Europe, and actually get their hands on Vizio's Razor LEDs sometime this year, in 3D 50 and 58-inch options.
It may cost £3,999 ($6,500) and won't ever make it to US shores, but Philips' Cinema 21:9 Platinum 3DTV has been slapped with a 5-star review by TechRadar, thanks to the three-side Ambilight and ace 3D playback. [TechRadar]
Until now it's only been Philips that's had truly-widescreen 21:9 TVs, but Taiwanese company AUO has got in on the action with what they're claiming is the world's largest 3DTV with that aspect ratio, at 71-inches.
The 21:9 has an advantage with its letterbox aspect ratio. Unlike other TVs, films fit the screen without those annoying black bars. With Toy Story 3D, you're drawn into a more engaging 3D image than the 55-inch 3D sets manage.
Philips has quite an exciting announcement for home cinema fans at its IFA press conference today—it's upgrading its 21:9 Cinema display with Full HD 3D capabilities.
Short of price, release date and carrier(s), there's not a whole lot that hasn't been leaked about LG's comically long next generation Chocolate, the BL40. But somehow, these first official shots are still enticing. I mean, look at it.
I don't know if we will ever see the 56-inch Philips Cinema 21:9 in the US, but if I didn't have a projector, I would totally fall for it. Even at the $7400 price tag just published in the UK.
Philips took the wraps off their 21:9 Cinema LCD in merry ol' England, confirming the renderings that circulated earlier this month. It does display 2.40:1 'scope with no letterboxing, but is that what you want?