SKorean TV giants tout differing technologies

The world's top two makers of flat-panel televisions are stressing the energy-saving virtues of different display technologies in their race to dominate a huge global market.

Prices for flat-screen TVs will not go higher

Don't fret if there wasn't an HDTV under your tree. (Let's pretend it would have fit.) If you were like me this holiday season, it took considerable effort to get beyond the TV department at the nation's retailers. I was ...

Four gadgets that defined Vegas electronics show

The world's largest gadget show wrapped up on Friday, and the organizers said it was the biggest ever, beating last year's record in terms of the floor space companies purchased to display their wares.

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 of vibration ...

TV makers ready to test depths of market for 3-D

(AP) -- This is supposedly the year 3-D television becomes the hot new thing: Updated sets and disc players are coming out, and 3-D cable channels are in the works. But it's not clear the idea will reach out and grab mainstream ...

LG Electronics posts record Q2 earnings

South Korea's LG Electronics Wednesday reported a record quarterly net profit, boosted by brisk sales of flat panel televisions and mobile phones.

TVs you can talk to, without sounding crazy

Talking to the TV is usually a sign of extreme agitation, mental instability or loneliness. TV manufacturers are set to make it a more rational behavior this year, with a range of sets that respond to speech.

TV makers hope thin is in for newest sets

(AP) -- Lee Richman installs high-end home theater systems that can cost as much as $170,000. Lately, he's noticed that some of his clients - or their interior designers - are perking up when they hear about ultra-slim TV ...

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