Vol 24 - Issue 44


So When do We See a $25 32″ TV on Black Friday?

by Bob Raikes

We made a decision not to get too obsessed with the details of all the offers that were seen on Black Friday this year. There are lots of amazing deals, not least from Samsung, …

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Tianma Rises on Strong LTPS

by Bob Raikes

Sigmaintell has released its data on the supply of panels for smartphones in Q3 2017. The total volume was around 1% on last year and Q3 is typically the peak volume quarter of the …

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BBC Takes a Look Inside OnePlus Factory

by Andrew Fenn

BBC Click was given access to smartphone manufacturer OnePlus’ factory in Shenzhen, China, to take a look at how the firm’s new 5T handset is made. Speaking to the BBC, CEO Carl Pei said: …

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Warranty Week Updates on Apple

by Bob Raikes

We’re a bit behind with some summaries of some interesting reports from Warranty Week. The site looked at Apple’s warranty claim costs, which have stabilised over the last couple of years, after a five …

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Seasonal GPU Pick-up is Good for Nvidia

by Bob Raikes

Jon Peddie Research has published its latest data on GPU shipments and said that while year on year shipments dropped 3.3%, the market was 9.3% up on Q2, slightly below the 9.52% long term …

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Another Analyst Predicts All-Screen LCD iPhone for 2018

by Andrew Fenn

Another analyst has added their two cents to the discussion around the possibility that Apple may release an LCD version of the iPhone X sometime next year. (Apple to Release Three New iPhones in …

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Solar Tectic LLC

Solar-Tectic Has New Backplane Technology

by Milos Pavlovic

Solar-Tectic of Briarcliff Manor, New York, said that it has a new backplane technology, which it calls LT1CS (for Low Temperature single Crystal Silicon). In the material, the silicon crystals are highly oriented c-axis …

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Acadia Now Distributing ViewSonic Monitors and Projectors

by Andrew Fenn

PC component and peripheral specialist Acadia Informatique is now authorised to distribute ViewSonic’s range of monitors and video projectors in France.

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Digital Signage for the Arlanda Express in Sweden

by Bob Raikes

In an unusual move, LED displays on the Arlanda Express have been replaced by LCD displays produced by Infinitus, based in Slovenia. The custom 49.5″ double sided displays had to use the existing mount, …

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IDC: Chinese Vendors Gain Ranks Despite Overall Decline in Q3 2017

by Andrew Fenn

The Indonesian smartphone market recorded 7.2 million smartphones shipped in the third quarter of 2017, declining 8.6% quarter-on-quarter and 1.1% year-on-year after the festive Lebaran period in the previous quarter according to IDC. Smartphone …

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Gaming Notebooks Shipments Up 22% in 2017

by Andrew Fenn

According to Digitimes, approximately 5.5 million gaming notebooks will be shipped worldwide in 2017, a 22% growth from the 4.5 million units shipped in 2016. The MSI GT75VR 7RF Titan Pro gaming notebook. Citing …

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Good Deals on Samsung & LG on Black Friday

by Milos Pavlovic

There were, of course, huge numbers of Black Friday offers both in the US and in Europe. We picked out just a couple from the biggest TV makers, Samsung and LG. In particular, there …

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