Invention transforms plain surfaces into low-cost touch screens
Imagine turning a whiteboard, glass window or even a wooden table top into a responsive, touch sensitive surface. A low cost system developed by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), based on the principles ...
CES unveils big TVs with 'ultra-high definition' (Update)
The race to make TVs larger and larger has created a colossal problem for manufacturers: As screens grow, picture quality worsens—unless the viewer moves farther away from the screen.
Samsung hits back at LG in patents row
South Korea's Samsung has hit back at rival LG in a patents row over next-generation display panels, with both firms accusing the other of stealing technology and senior staff to grab a lead in the market.
LG Display to pay $380 mn to settle US lawsuit
LG Display, one of the world's largest flat screen makers, said Friday it had agreed to pay $380 million to settle a US case over alleged price-fixing in the liquid crystal display market.
Samsung, LG bet on new display to revive TV sales
(AP) South Korean TV manufacturers are making billion-dollar bets on a new display technology that promises an even thinner screen and imagery of eye-popping clarity. It might prove to be a costly last ...
TV maker Vizio turns to computers, takes on Apple, Dell and HP
Vizio is no stranger to defying the odds. The once little-known company came from practically nowhere to become one of the USA's biggest TV makers, wresting the title from the top electronics companies, including Sony. Its ...
Return of the vacuum tube
Vacuum tubes have been retro for decades. They almost completely disappeared from the electronics scene when consumers exchanged their old cathode ray tube monitors for flat screen TVs. Their replacement the semiconductor ...
Apple's TV presence is strong at CES, though it's not there
At the Consumer Electronics Show, models walked around with large, lightweight flat-screen televisions showing vivid nature scenes, executives waved next-generation "magic" remote controls and audiences were treated to demonstrations ...
Here come the quantum dot TVs and wallpaper
Ocean floor muddies China's grip on '21st-century gold'
China's monopoly over rare-earth metals could be challenged by the discovery of massive deposits of these hi-tech minerals in mud on the Pacific floor, a study on Sunday suggests.
Penny auction sites could cost a chunk of change
(AP) -- An iPad for $88.07? An Xbox for $15.33? Sold!
Samsung releases the D9500 3D 75-Inch LED TV
In 27 states, don't call your old computer 'trash'
(AP) -- Get a new flat-screen TV for Christmas and wondering what to do with the old console? Finally replacing that turntable with an MP3 player? Just upgrading your Mac? Whatever it is, you'd better check your state's ...
'Greening' your flat screen TV
Electronic products pollute our environment with a number of heavy metals before, during and after they're used. In the U.S. alone, an estimated 70% of heavy metals in landfill come from discarded electronics. ...