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Video: USB-Powered Plasma Ball

by Nicole on January 15, 2008

USB-Powered Plasma Ball

ThinkGeek has a cool and shocking USB-powered Plasma Ball that has a “combination of various gases to produce positively charged ions and a gaseous and electrically conductive environment. Video and an additional picture after the break.

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by Johan on September 3, 2007


LG Electronics showcased its Plasma TV adopting MPEG4 HD decoder and DVB-T tuner during IFA 2007. The TV is compatible with European HD DTV.


LG Releases DivX Certified Time Machine TV Series

DIVX and LG have launched the DivX certified Time Machine TV Series both in Plasma and LCD versions, that includes three LCD models, the 47LB5RE, 42LB5RT, 37LB4RT and two plasma models, the 50PB4RT and 42PB4RT. These TVs deliver remarkable image and audio quality for digital content using much less bandwidth than regular analog devices. The series also features a built-in 80GB hard disk drive for Time Shift function and recording, USB 2.0 port for backing up recorded content and MP3, JPEG and DivX playback capability. LG’s DivX -certified Time Machine TV Series is now available in Europe, China and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.


Pioneer Kuro And Elite Kuro Plasma TVs

by Johan on July 18, 2007

Pioneer Kuro And The Elite Kuro Plasma TVs

Pioneer comes back with a new plasma TV called the KURO. The displays are divided into two version; the Pioneer Kuro and the Elite Kuro. The 42-inch Pioneer Kuro sports a 1,024 x 768 resolution panel, four independent HDMI 1.3 inputs, a built-in CableCARD slot, advanced PureCinema with 3:3 pulldown, and tweakable settings, while the 50-inch Pioneer Kuro comes with a 1,365 x 768 resolution. The Elite Kuro versions add the Home Media Gallery, and provide ISFccc calibration. Pricing and availability info are currently unavailable.


The Samsung Plasma TV Receives Bluetooth

by Johan on April 26, 2007

The Samsung Plasma TV Receives Bluetooth

The Samsung new 50 inch SPD-50P91FHD plasma display is touted as the first Bluetooth capable full HD plasma TV in the world. The display has True Black Panel for an improved full HD image and a Cinema Screen Mode, which utilizes proprietary technologies including Ultra DayLight, Natural True Color, and Real motion studio. The Samsung SPD-50P91FHD retails for a hefty $4,600.

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