Father and son send iPhone and HD camera into stratosphere (w/ Video)
New Vizio HD-TV breaks wide-screen barrier for movies, apps
The shape of TVs to come might be even wider than wide-screen. Today's high-definition sets evolved to a rectangular 16-by-9 shape from the more square analog TVs. But a wider 21-by-9 display standard is in ...
Richest planetary system discovered (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers using ESO's world-leading HARPS instrument have discovered a planetary system containing at least five planets, orbiting the Sun-like star HD 10180. The researchers also have tantalising ...
Commentary: Kindle Fire HD is attractive, but still no iPad-killer
The new Kindle Fire HD may not stir you to pass along your old iPad as a hand-me-down. But if you own an earlier small tablet running on Android or another operating system, or even last year's original Kindle ...
LG releases 'world's largest' ultra-definition TV
South Korea's LG Electronics on Wednesday began sales of what it claims is the world's largest ultra-definition television, with a view to expanding its share of the premium TV market.
Prototype binoculars from NHK show-stop CEATEC crowd
Samsung offers two shows at once on new OLED TV
South Korean electronics giant Samsung Monday unveiled a new television that lets two people watch two different shows at the same time.
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.
B&N to add Google Play app store to its Nook HD (Update)
Barnes & Noble is teaming up with Google to vastly increase the number of apps available on its Nook HD tablets.
Review: TV video-calling gadget costs too much for too little
You may have already placed a video call from your computer or from your smartphone. In the future you may make such calls from your television.
Barnes & Noble launches new Nook HD
Barnes & Noble is rolling out two new versions of its Nook tablet with sleek new hardware and a sharper high-definition screen. The bookseller's move heightens the already intense tablet wars heading into ...
Amazon expands Kindle tablet sale to 170 countries (Update)
Online retail titan Amazon announced Thursday it is expanding sales of its Kindle tablet computers to "over 170 countries and territories around the world," and its Appstore in nearly 200 countries.
Astronomers spot cosmic dust fountain
(PhysOrg.com) -- Space dust annoys astronomers just as much as the household variety when it interferes with their observations of distant stars. And yet space dust also poses one of the great mysteries of ...
Sony to sell ultra-HD '4K' TV set in US stores (Update)
(AP)—High-definition TVs roughly quadrupled the resolution of the sets that came before them. Now, the industry is poised to do it again.