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Yet another Chinese smartphone OnePlus One debuts in India
July 28, 2014
Chinese smartphone makers are rapidly realising the potential of the Indian market, as OnePlus prepares to follow Xiaomi, Oppo and several others into the country with its smartphone OnePlus One.

VOXX INTERNATIONAL: Receives $5.6MM From Antitrust Suit Accord
July 28, 2014
VOXX International Corporation received a sum of $5,643,000 in thesettlement of a suit relating to alleged price fixing of certainthin film transistor liquid crystal display flat panels, accordingto the company's May 15, 2014, Form 10-K filing with the U.S.

OLED Lighting & Materials Market Forecast to 2022; RnRMarketResearch.com adds "OLED Lighting Markets-2014 and OLED Materials Markets - 2014" reports to its store.
July 27, 2014
OLED Lighting Markets-2014 Six years ago, OLED lighting was first being proposed as a serious commercial product. Back then, 2014 was projected as the year when OLED lighting would first make its impact felt on general illumination. It didn't happen. OLED lighting has been available for four years now, but with few signs of it's moving beyond the luxury and specialist lighting sector. Also, the disappearance of GE from this space is another reason to treat OLED lighting with a little less respect than it once had. Get complete report details @http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/oled-lighting-markets-2014-market-report.html. Photo -http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130275

Japan Display, Sharp Racing to Lure China Smartphone Makers
July 27, 2014
Japan Display Inc. and Sharp Corp. are in a fierce battle to win contracts from Chinese smartphone makers for supply of liquid crystal display panels.

Acer B326HUL
July 22, 2014
When it comes to desktop monitors, size matters, especially if you need to view multiple applications at the same time. With the Acer B326HUL ($899.99), you get a sprawling32 inches of screen real estate and the deep, dark blacks that are the hallmark of Vertical Alignment (VA) panel technology. While not as pricey as our Editors' Choice for big-screen professional-grade monitors, the Lenovo LT3053P, the B326HUL is still fairly expensive, but in return you get a nice array of I/O ports, solid gray-scale reproduction, and an ergonomic stand. The WQHD (2,560-by-1,440) panel offers a sharp, highly detailed picture with good viewing angles, but it's out-of-the-box color accuracy could be better. Support for MHL connectivity would also be welcome.

Sony's Resurrected Walkman Making Waves
July 21, 2014
The company that popularized the portable music player nearly four decades ago is back in the game with a new "Walkman." Sony's new NWZ-ZX1 won't play cassettes like the original Walkman introduced in 1979, but unlike other digital music players like Apple's iPod, it is a bit of a throwback in terms of its bulky dimensions and relatively hefty weight.

Alcatel competing from top to bottom
July 15, 2014
When Alcatel unveiled the One Touch Idol Alpha, it didn't aim for the stars with regard to features and specs, but produced a rather decent smartphone that would compete effectively on price. Nevertheless, it still managed to startle the market. The Alpha has a 4.7-inch display with 720x1280 resolution, a 13 megapixel (MP) rear camera and a 1.3MP front camera.

Samsung announces new TV commercial for Galaxy Tab S
July 11, 2014
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has announced the third Galaxy Tab S TV commercial, created to demonstrate the display power and unrivaled viewing experience of Samsung’s latest tablet. The new commercial, directed by world famous film and television director Jake Scott, brings his creative eye to the Galaxy Tab S campaign to showcase how the device has redefined the tablet viewing experience for consumers. The third installment in Samsung’s new tablet commercial series puts the Galaxy Tab S’s industry-leading display to the test, showing side-by-side comparisons of a wide range of images on the device’s Super AMOLED screen next to traditional LCD screens. These bring the extraordinary Super AMOLED technology to life, resulting in more immersive and breathtaking visual experience.

AOC i2272PWHUT Monitor
July 04, 2014
AOC's latest monitor is certified for Windows 8 Windows 8 runs perfectly on a non-touchscreen-enabled PC but it's also a known fact the new Windows 8 user interface is created to make the operating system more touch friendly. Aiding the purpose of Windows 8 is AOC's latest i2272PWHUT monitor. This 21.5-inch monitor is touchscreen-enabled and is certified to enhance the Windows 8 experience. Design-wise, the AOC monitor is all plastic with a glossy back and thick bezel surrounding the display. The controls are placed on the front bottom while a pull out stand and ports are placed at the back. As far as input goes, the monitor is equipped with two HDMI ports, a VGA port, USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports and audio in and out jacks. The monitor also comes with a 720p webcam, mic and built-in speakers. Setting the monitor up is easy and the pull out stand allows the user to tilt the screen from 15 degrees to 57 degrees. The two HDMI ports support MHL, a technology standard allowing users to enjoy content directly from a MHL-supported smartphone or a tablet. As for the performance, we were quite happy with the monitor.

LG Ultra HDTVs, Smart TVs Take Center Stage at 'Imagine Park' Cable Show Innovation Pavilion
April 30, 2014
/3BL Media/ - As creativity, technology, pop culture and environmental sustainability collide here this week at The Cable Show 2014, dozens of Ultra High-Definition TVs, Smart TVs and LED Monitors from LG Electronics are taking center stage at "Imagine Park," the massive trade show's centerpiece exhibit. Helping The Cable Show "go green" are LG's ENERGY STAR® certified LED TVs and monitors provided by LG Electronics USA, showing that you don't have to sacrifice performance or style to save energy and fight climate change. This follows on the heels of the National Association of Broadcasters' convention earlier this month in Las Vegas where LG ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2014 TVs were on display throughout the trade show. LG Electronics is a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence.


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