Samsung Pushes Out 5 Big and Touchable LCDs

Samsung has five new large-sized touchscreen LCDs out that could bring something similar to CNN's Magic Wall into your own home (or mall, or airport). Branded under the TS series, the five LCDs range between 32-inches to 82-inches and can be linked together to create one massive wall of touchy goodness. While they're… » 11/27/08 3:00am 11/27/08 3:00am

Review: The World's Thinnest LCD HDTVs

It's not every day that you get to check out the world's thinnest LCD HDTV, let alone all three "ultrathins" currently in production, but that's what's going down. Sharp's super insane new flagship, the Limited Edition Aquos LC-65XS1U-S, arrived at my door in a bulletproof shipping container, 138 pounds of metal… » 11/13/08 12:00pm 11/13/08 12:00pm

Sharp Aquos DX LCDs Come With Integrated Blu-Ray Recorders

If you're in the market for a new television and » 10/15/08 3:30am 10/15/08 3:30am a Blu-Ray player, Sharp will help you kill two birds with one of its new Aquos DXs. The company has released a line of LCD TVs that have built-in Blu-Ray disc recorders, which they tout as an all-in-one solution for recording television onto BDs... in case there's…

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

Solar-Powered LCD Brings TV to Anywhere the Sun Shines

As part of Sharp's recent efforts to shove itself to the forefront of solar innovation, the company is showcasing a prototype of a 26-inch LCD Aquos TV that can be powered entirely by the sun. Now even the 1.6 billion people on earth without electricity won't have an excuse to miss the next season of Lost. » 7/05/08 12:00pm 7/05/08 12:00pm

Samsung and Armani Launch HDTVs That Look... Like Every Other HDTV

The Samsung/Armani design train keeps rolling, now from cellphones to HDTVs. Today in Milan, Sammy and Giorgio showed off the first Armani LCD TVs—a 46-incher and a 52-inch model. Both are 100Hz "Full HD" sets (hopefully that means 1080p, not 1080i), and will strut their stuff in Europe, Korea and Russia this summer.… » 4/17/08 12:34pm 4/17/08 12:34pm

Samsung Adds a Little Elegance With The PAVV 650 LCD TV

Samsung has added more TVs to their PAVV line, this time three high-end LCDs at 40, 46 and 52 inches. Incorporating a new LCD panel, dubbed "crystal rose," the TVs have slim-bezel cases with touches of red, which at least makes them a dash more elegant than the usual run-of-the-mill black boxes. Samsung has also upped… » 3/06/08 3:56am 3/06/08 3:56am

Japan Sony's Bravia F Series Are Thinner, Have 24p Cinema Mode

Sony has upped its LCD count again, releasing its Bravia F Series. At just over an inch thick, the TVs, which come in 46-, 42- and 32-inch sizes and can be wall-mounted, have 24p Cinema mode and a contrast ratio of 3000:1. Oh, and a more simple remote unit, apparently. While these are Japan only models, the US line… » 2/21/08 5:16am 2/21/08 5:16am

Sony's Japan-Only Bravia M-Series Get Multicolored, Bunny-Style

Sony Japan has updated their low-end Bravias with two M-Series LCD TVs. The 20-inch KDL-20M1 and 16-inch KDL-16M1 share common technology, with 1366 x 768 pixel screens with a 178-degree viewing angle, and an updated Bravia 2 video engine. The fun starts with the colored frames these TVs have: Sony seems to have… » 2/21/08 3:46am 2/21/08 3:46am

Toshiba Gigabeat V81: More Screen, More Memory, More of the Same

The new Toshiba's Gigabeat V81 portable digital TV has a 320 x 240-pixel 3.5-inch screen, fitting 40 hours of recorded TV into its internal 8GB memory, which is double the previous version, expandable with an SD card. They claim 10 hours of broadcast viewing, and 13 hours of playback video viewing with WMA, WMV and… » 2/07/08 5:49am 2/07/08 5:49am

AQUOS X Is World's Thinnest Production TV, Says Sharp

The new Sharp AQUOS X series are only 1.35 inches deep, which is thinner than their old IFA bags and, according to Sharp, makes them the world's thinnest LCD televisions in production. All of them have full high definition resolution at 37, 42 and 47 inches. What is Sharp thinning trick this time? Among other things,… » 1/24/08 3:44am 1/24/08 3:44am

Stainless-Steel LCD TV for Iron Chefs in the Kitchen

Meant for your kitchen countertop, this 20-inch stainless-steel LCD TV will match most of your other kitchen wares, and comes with a water-resistant remote for accidental splashage. The resolution isn't specified, though it's an HDTV with an HDMI input. Granted, if you're just using it to follow along with Alton Brown… » 11/19/07 7:10pm 11/19/07 7:10pm

Windows Tablet Hybrid Can Transform into an LCD TV

I'm not a big Tablet fan, but this one has my full attention. Dubbed the Montevallo, this Tablet comes with two docks. One that morphs it into a traditional laptop/Tablet, and the other that turns it into an LCD TV (complete with built-in speakers). The display is only a mere 14 inches and there's no word on the… » 6/11/07 5:50pm 6/11/07 5:50pm