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The Press (Christchurch, New Zealand)
July 22, 2014
Lee Suckling goes tech shopping. -------------------- BIGGER IS BETTER Smaller-screen tablets have been popular for 2014 but Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S makes a return to big, bold displays. The 10.5-inch tablet boasts an impressive super- AMOLED display that reproduces over 90 per cent of nature's true colour palette (and uses a 100,000:1 contrast ratio). Adaptive display technology automatically adjusts colour, contrast and sharpness to suit your usage, and, following Apple's lead, this tablet features embedded fingerprint technology. The Tab S is light (465g) and slim (6.6mm), so the large screen size doesn't become a burden for portability. $749 from Harvey Norman.

Axiomtek Launches Its Newest 17-Inch Fanless Multi Touch Panel Computer with Intel Bay Trail-D Celeron Processor - The GOT3177T-834
July 21, 2014
City of Industry, CA, July 21, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, has announced the arrival of the GOT3177T-834, its newest 17-inch SXGA, fanless, multi-touch panel computer powered by Intel Bay Trail-D Celeron processor. This all-in-one industrial-touch panel PC is equipped with a 5:4 aspect ratio flush, resistive touch LCD display with 350nits. The GOT3177T-834 offers a slim design and flexible architecture for fast system deployment and supports noiseless operation. Its wide operating temperature range (-10C to +50C) offers great reliability for operations in harsh environments. Its waterproof enclosure (IP65 front bezel) protects the entire system from liquid damage. The GOT3177T-834 is an excellent human machine interface platform for applications in automation, transportation, oil pipe monitoring systems, self-service kiosk, and environmental monitoring.

Cbeyond unveils new Tri-Band advanced LTE devices for business customers
July 21, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Cbeyond Inc., a telecommunications and information technology company, has announced the addition of new Tri-Band advanced LTE devices to its portfolio of advanced connected devices for business.

ViewSonic Launches VX63Smhl series of Multimedia Displays
July 21, 2014
India, July 21 -- ViewSonic has launched the VX63Smhl series of gaming and multimedia displays. Available in 22- and 23-inch sizes, the VX63Smhl series offers premium features, including native Full HD 1080p resolution, "frameless" bezel, ViewSonic's SuperClear IPS panel technology, versatile input options and Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) connectivity.

CEA: 2014 CE Factory Sales To Rise 2%
July 21, 2014
The growth is driven in part by the skyrocketing sales of connected devices, according to "U.S. Consumer Electronics Sales and Forecasts 2010-2015," CEA's semiannual industry report.

LG Display Shows Flexible, Transparent OLED Panels
July 21, 2014
The company said in a statement: "With these new panels, LG Display shows that it has already acquired fundamental technologies to lead the large-sized flexible and transparent display market."

Axiomtek Launches Intel® Bay Trail-D Celeron® 17-inch Fanless Multi Touch Panel PC - the GOT3177T-834
July 21, 2014
Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, has announced the arrival of the GOT3177T-834, its newest 17-inch SXGA, fanless, multi-touch panel computer powered by Intel® Bay Trail-D Celeron® processor. This all-in-one industrial-touch panel PC is equipped with a 5:4 aspect ratio flush, resistive touch LCD display with 350nits. The GOT3177T-834 offers a slim design and flexible architecture for fast system deployment and supports noiseless operation. Its wide operating temperature range (-10°C to +50°C) offers great reliability for operations in harsh environments. Its waterproof enclosure (IP65 front bezel) protects the entire system from liquid damage. The GOT3177T-834 is an excellent human machine interface platform for applications in automation, transportation, oil pipe monitoring systems, self-service kiosk, and environmental monitoring.

Valerio Pruneri, Prantik Mazumder and team make cheap anti-glare anti-reflective Novel Glass
July 18, 2014
We all feel the need to tilt the phone or tablet display in sun, to get a good viewing angle. Scientists are now reporting in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces that they've developed a novel glass surface that reduces both glare and reflection, that continues to plague even the best mobile displays today.

MediaTek’s 64bit Octa-Core chips to make your smartphone a graphics powerhouse
July 17, 2014
Taiwanese company MediaTek has unveiled its 64-bit octa-core chip, T6795 with 4G LTE support for high-end Android smartphones. The 'True Octa-core LTE smartphone System on Chip (SoC) also claimed to have a clocking speed 2.2GHz can support 2K (2560x1600) display in mobile phones.

Online advertisers mostly poised for growth
July 15, 2014
Online advertisers are enjoying a period of secular growth as demand for digital marketing increases, but each company is facing its own unique set of market dynamics. Kicking off the second-quarter earnings season for the major online advertisers, Yahoo! Inc. will report on July 15 and Google Inc. will report July 17. The following week will see Facebook Inc. post its results on July 23, and then Twitter Inc. will report July 29. As online advertising revenue grows, investors are weighing the market potential for these companies against current valuations. Online advertising grew by 19.7% in the first quarter of 2014, according to SNL Kagan research, and there does not seem to be any signs of that momentum abating in the second quarter. Also, with their search- and display-heavy models, Yahoo and Google are facing a different set of challenges than social media companies Facebook and Twitter, which are riding high on a surge in demand in the mobile and social spheres. In the first quarter, Facebook grew its U.S. ad revenue by about 88%, and 59% of its total ad revenue came from mobile. At the same time, Twitter managed another 100%-plus growth period on U.S. ad revenue, while 80% of its total ad revenue was mobile.


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