Funai (Sylvania, Symphonic and Emerson) Will Sell HDTVs With Blu-rays…

Funai, whose subsidiaries are more familiar to us as Sylvania, Symphonic and Emerson, is planning on selling LCD HDTVs with Blu-rays on-board starting summer 2009. The company's previous successes in recent years with combo units (TVs with VCRs and TVs with DVDs) totaled up 40% and 20% of their sales in the US… » 8/13/08 3:20pm 8/13/08 3:20pm

Dealzmodo: Wal-Mart Spotted Offering Funai NB500 Blu-Ray Players For…

Personally, I think that a "budget" Blu-ray player priced at $300 is not a true bargain, but given the prices of most of the majors out there it definitely falls into that category. The untested BD Profile 1.1 Magnavox (Funai) NB500 has been spotted on Wal-Mart shelves sporting 1080p/24 and 1080p/60 video output… » 5/12/08 4:40pm 5/12/08 4:40pm

Philips Won't Sell TVs in North America Anymore

If the rampant out- and cross-sourcing between LCD and plasma TV makers didn't tell you that it's a nasty and brutish time in the TV biz, this should: Philips is officially pulling out of the US market, and is licensing its brand name for TVs over to Funai—best known for supplying Wal-Mart's Black Friday TVs and DVD… » 4/08/08 12:42pm 4/08/08 12:42pm