Vol 25 - Issue 40


Funai Corporation Launches First Sanyo Roku TV in the US

by Andrew Fenn

Funai Corporation has launched its Sanyo Roku TV in the US. The 32″ LED-LCD TV, powered by Roku OS, with a 1366 × 768 resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate, will be exclusively available …

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Analyst Predicts LCD Follow-Up to iPhone XR

by Andrew Fenn

Apple might have only recently revealed its 2018 line-up of iPhones after months of speculation, but already the rumour mill has whirred into action, with TianFeng Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo predicting that the company will …

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LG OLED TV Update Causes Dimming Issues

by Andrew Fenn

Two weeks after Sony released a fix for a long-running issue with the automatic dimming algorithm on its A1 OLED TV, LG appears to have introduced a similar issue to OLED TV models from …

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First Two IMax Enhanced and HDR10+ Blu-ray Discs Announced

by Andrew Fenn

IMax Enhanced has named its first two certified Ultra HD Blu-ray discs — nature documentaries A Beautiful Planet and Journey to the South Pacific. Coincidentally, they are also the first two UHD Blu-rays to …

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IHS: 8K TV Shipments to Reach More Than 400,000 Units in 2019

by Andrew Fenn

After declining unit shipment volumes in 2017, global TV shipments are forecast to grow 3.6% year-on-year in 2018, with additional 1.4% growth in 2019, according to a new report from IHS Markit. Of the …

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TD Ameritrade Launches VR Experience on Oculus Go

by Matthew Brennesholtz

TD Ameritrade, a US investment advisory company, is teaming up with Oculus Go from Facebook to provide one of the first-of-its-kind immersive learning experience for investors. “Visualization is a powerful tool because it makes …

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Philips 43″ Disappoints Hexus

by Bob Raikes

Hexus.net has published a review of the Philips 436M6VBPAB 43″ UltraHD HDR1000 monitor, advertised as the first monitor to achieve the HDR1000 label. Unfortunately, the review is mixed, with the local dimming used to …

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Vizio and AMD Reach Agreement In Patent Lawsuit

by Andrew Fenn

The US International Trade Commission has said it will not impose any further import bans on Vizio products infringing a patent at the centre of a recent lawsuit filed by AMD, after the two …

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Cupid Flies in Brussels Airport

by Andrew Fenn

Creative agency Skullmapping recently entertained travellers at Brussels Airport in Belgium with a projection mapping installation featuring Cupid, as part of an art campaign by Visit Flanders. The god of desire was seen breaking …

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Iflix Now Available on Vewd-Enabled Devices in Southeast Asia and MEA

by Andrew Fenn

Smart TV OTT software provider, Vewd, and entertainment service, Iflix, have partnered to make Iflix available on Vewd-enabled devices. “With more than 15 million subscribers across Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa, smart …

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Apple Over Prices Repair for TV Show

by Andrew Fenn

Canadian TV network CBC recently conducted an undercover investigation, taking a faulty MacBook Pro into an Apple Store to enquire about an out-of-warranty repair. The reporter was quoted a price of $1,200 to essentially …

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Magic Leap Reveals Location-Based Entertainment Plans

by Andrew Fenn

In a bid to advertise its technology to a wider audience, Magic Leap is entering the realm of location-based entertainment. At its developer conference in Los Angeles, United States last week, Magic Leap demonstrated …

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