Vol 22 - Issue 31


Blackberry Considers Smartphone Exit

by Tom Allen

Blackberry CEO John Chen has admitted that the company may be forced to stop making smartphones. If the current state of business carries on, and efforts to turn the company around fail, then it …

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Is AR the New Hope for 3D?

by Steve Sechrist

Humans are very good at detecting position within 3D space, that is precisely what Google’s Project Tango, Intel’s Real Sense and others entering the space are looking to achieve. 2nd Gen Tango Device Shown …

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AT&T Result 27/07/15

by Yvette Raikes

AT&T reported Q2 net profits of $3.0 billion, compared with $3.5 billion in the year-ago quarter, on revenue of $33.0 billion, up 1.4%. U-verse TV lost 22,000 subscribers in the second quarter as the …

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Taming the Energy Use of Gaming Computers

by Jon Peddie

Gaming PCs consume roughly 75 billion kilowatt-hours per year of electricity in 2012 – 20% of global PC consumption. Evan Mills of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Nathaniel Mills of GreeningTheBeast.com just published a …

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MDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 31

by Tom Allen

A new version of the Blackberry Passport smartphone (Blackberry Passport Veers From ‘Traditional’ Design) has been released in the USA. The Passport Silver Edition has a more rounded design and a silver colour, rather …

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Visionox Develops Rollable OLED

by Tom Allen

Visionox has shown a prototype rollable, flexible AMOLED panel. It is a 4.6″ unit with 800 x 480 resolution. The prototype has a curvature radius of sub-3mm and a thickness of 20µm. The plan, …

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LDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 31

by Tom Allen

AOC has updated the release schedule of its U3277PQU LCD monitor (AOC Looks After Professionals). The display will now be released in August, for £585 ($915). A similar unit, with an AMVA panel and …

Tags:BenQ| Desktop Monitors| Interactive Displays| Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| LED Projectors| Leyard| LFD - Large Format Display| LG Electronics (LGE)| Microvision| MMD (AOC Philips)| NEC| OLED TVs| Pico Projectors| Pricing| sharp| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| sony| Video Walls| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Hannspree Prepares for UltraHD

by Tom Allen

Hannspree’s first UltraHD monitor, the HU282PPS, is described as an open-frame gaming and industrial display unit. The company announced the display as part of its Q3 monitor product portfolio. Designed for OEMs and system …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 31

NEC Extends Warranty, For Free

by Tom Allen

Between the 20th July and 30th September 2015, NEC is offering a free warranty extension on all P and PA series monitors in the DACH region. To extend the warranty from three to five …

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Avnu Selects Brightsign Players

by Tom Allen

Avnu Digital has chosen Brightsign’s media player technology, to integrate with key displays from its product line. The bundled products are available now, through Avnu’s largest stocking distributor United Visual Products.

Tags:Brightsign| Distribution| Large Display Monitor| Media Players| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 31

QED Takes Christie’s Boxer

by Tom Allen

QED productions has taken delivery of tthe first Christie Boxer 4K30 projectors in the UK. The projector is designed for rental and staging in large-venue events.

Tags:Christie| Large Display Monitor| Projectors| Rental and Staging| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 31

Acer’s Redesigned Switch 11 Boasts Snap Hinge

by Tom Allen

Acer has slimmed down its Iconia tablet series, with a new model called the Iconia One 7. Available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB variants, the tablet features a micro-SD slot that will accept cards …

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