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Save big on store brands; Private labels come on strong in our tests
February 01, 2015
Name-brand products get all the love—not to mention the advertising. But popularity doesn’t guarantee top performance, based on our tests of hundreds of everyday products. In fact, many private store brands are as good as or better than the national competition. And they cost 22 percent less, on average. Here are eight categories where store brands give name brands a run for the money:

-Al-Hada Hospital extends its Barco diagnostic display fleet with Coronis Fusion 6MP LED
January 30, 2015
Kortrijk, Belgium - Enterprise visualization expert Barco announced today that the prestigious Saudi Arabian Al-Hada Military Hospital has selected its Coronis Fusion 6MP diagnostic display system, including its online MediCal QAWeb management service. As a long-term Barco customer, the hospital has been using Barco's Nio 2MP and 5MP display systems since 2006, throughout their imaging department. By adding the Coronis Fusion 6MP display systems, it helps its radiology team to make confident and faster diagnoses.

Canadian Transportation Agency Intermediate Web Developer
January 30, 2015
Canada Public Service Commission has issued the following Job Opportunity: Intermediate Web Developer LED Roadway Lighting Limited Job Location: Halifax City Intermediate Web Developer About the company LED Roadway Lighting Limited (LRL) is a leading designer and manufacturer of LED streetlights and wireless control and monitoring systems. Our mission is to provide the most energy efficient and maintenance-free outdoor LED lighting solutions; helping our customers save money and improve their lighting with a positive impact on the environment. LRL currently has more than 300 utility, municipal, and commercial clients in over 45 countries. For further information please visit our website www.ledroadwaylighting.com.

Canadian Transportation Agency Intermediate/Senior Database Developer Analyst
January 30, 2015
Canada Public Service Commission has issued the following Job Opportunity: Intermediate/Senior Database Developer Analyst LED Roadway Lighting Limited Job Location: Halifax City Intermediate/Senior Database Developer Analyst

More roads to have LED street lights
January 30, 2015
Liverpool Council, UK Government has issued the following news release: Thousands of Liverpool’s street lights are being replaced in a programme which will produce millions of pounds of savings to the city.

UPCOMING SUPER BOWL WILL BE FIRST TO BE LIT WITH ENERGY-EFFICIENT LED LIGHTS
January 30, 2015
The following information was released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA): Before the start of the 2014 NFL regular season, University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, home to Super Bowl XLIX, retrofitted 312 high-performance light-emitting diode (LED) stadium light fixtures. The LED fixtures replaced more than 780 metal halide high-intensity discharge (HID) fixtures and will illuminate the field during the Super Bowl on February 1.

How to Buy an HDTV
January 27, 2015
Whether you're looking for a very basic low-cost set or a feature-packed, razor-thin 4K HDTV, selecting the right television isn't easy. There are plenty of questions to answer: What type of display should you get? How big should the screen be? What about resolution, refresh rate, and other specs? What sort of extras do you need? Understanding the basics will help you make your choice (and your video) crystal clear, so here's what you should consider when shopping for your next HDTV. LED or Plasma? Probably LED, Because Plasma's Nearly Dead. Plasma TVs were the only flat-panel models available when they were first introduced more than a decade ago. But given evolution of LCD and LED TVs in the past couple of years, most manufacturers have stopped making plasma sets entirely. That means your choices will mostly consist of LED-backlit LCD HDTVs, or LED TVs, with the exception of much, muchrarer and much, much more expensive OLED displays.

Middle East leads G 63 AMG 6x6 sales worldwide
January 27, 2015
Mercedes-Benz is calling the final chapter in the production lifespan of the G 63 AMG 6x6. Having enjoyed two years of immense success in the region, the company will stop the 6x6 production from May 2015. In a niche class of its own, the G 63 AMG 6x6 is a show vehicle that brings together the best of worlds, and has enjoyed its reign as the biggest, most rugged off roader Mercedes-Benz has ever produced. While production is expected to stop in May 2015, motoring enthusiasts can still place their orders before the final order deadline of 31st January 2015.

Casio Signature XJ-M156
January 26, 2015
The Casio Signature XJ-M156 ($1,309.99) is a data projector that displays bright colors for a DLP-based model, thanks to its hybrid LED/laser light source, which has a very long lamp life. It has a good set of connection choices, including the ability to connect via Wi-Fi. Data-image quality is solid, suitable for typical business or classroom presentations. Design and Features The XJ-M156'slight source is rated at 3,000 lumens, and it has XGA (1,024-by-768) native resolution. It employs Casio's hybrid LED/laser light engine, which produces red light with LEDs, blue with lasers, and green by shining blue laser light on a phosphor. Its optical system directs the red, green, and blue light to the DLP chip, and out the front lens. The light source is rated at 20,000 hours, meaning that it should effectively last the lifetime of the projector.

Biostar Hi-Fi A88W 3D
January 26, 2015
There are several motherboards on the market right now that are built around the AMD A88 chipset platform, but the BioStar Hi-Fi A88W 3D ($94.99) cherry-picks some of the best features for gaming and audio and delivers a decent board with a great price.


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