The Weight Is Over: Extra-Thin TVs Hit the Scales

This year's CES TV competition wasn't about how big TVs could be, but how thin they could get. Samsung, JVC, Hitachi, Panasonic, Sharp, Pioneer and developer LG.Philips were all showing off their rendition of belt-tightening in the flat-panel age. Some of you perceptively noted that up against a wall, inside a cabinet… » 1/25/08 4:18pm 1/25/08 4:18pm

LG.Philips Joins Herd Thinning with 19.8mm 120Hz LCD

Though neither LG nor Philips showcased a thin LCD in their spring lineups, their joint display development group LG.Philips is proudly displaying this 47" Ultra-Slim 120Hz LCD. How slim? 19.8mm, or about .77 inches, making it a lot thinner than the LCD TVs Hitachi is launching, and only a tad thicker than some of the » 1/09/08 10:31am 1/09/08 10:31am

LG.Philips Announces 16.7-Million Color Electronic Paper, Teases World Again

Oh LG.Philips, you are a cruel cruel mistress. You teased us with your flexible 4,096 A4 electronic paper last year and now you are at it again with a new bendy model of the same 14.3-inch size, now with 16 million colors, 1.280 x 800 pixels and 7,000 hours between charges using a typical battery. You say that the… » 1/03/08 4:36am 1/03/08 4:36am

LG Develops Smudge-Free LCD Screen: Touch Tablets Rejoice

I go into a conniption when I show someone something on my notebook and they press their dirty, oily finger into my screen, knowing I'll have to bust out an LCD wipe to restore its pristine state. No more! LG Philips LCD's latest LCD panel—which takes after non-stick frying pans&dmash;will let you wipe off smudges,… » 11/15/07 3:10pm 11/15/07 3:10pm

Philips Readying its First LED-based 1080p Display

Even though they're a little late to the party, we're glad to hear that LG Philips will be rolling out its first LED backlit TV next quarter. The 47-inch display will have a progressive 1,920 x 1,080 resolution and because it's LED-based, it'll have an abnormally high dynamic contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1. There's… » 1/19/07 11:58am 1/19/07 11:58am