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LG joins Google TV family, while Samsung, Sony, Vizio promise new Google TV devices for 2012
Google TV is under heavy pressure to show some successes as Apple supposedly readies a TV set and Microsoft continues to steal the connected living room thunder with its Xbox 360 console. In advance of CES, the company has announced a new partner, as well as further commitments from a few previously announced partners.
Samsung's new HDTV accessories include router, funky QWERTY TV remote, prescription-ready 3D glasses
As part of Samsung's big roll-out of its 2011 product lines, the electronics giant unveiled a slew of accessories for your HDTV and home theater, including a few pairs of 3D glasses and new devices that bring more connectivity into your living room.Trying to reach consumers who haven't created a home network yet, but own a Samsung HDTV or Blu-ray player with Internet capabilities, the company is getting into the router game with the CY-SWR1100.
CES 2011: Samsung to sell Blu-ray player and companion box that support Google TV
Fears of Google TV's demise were a little hasty, though it certainly hasn't cemented the marriage of the Internet and HDTV as a perfect union in its first iteration. But the platform has earned a couple of wins at CES, with first Vizio and now Samsung agreeing to create hardware with Google TV baked in.
Holiday Gift Guide 2010: Best Blu-ray & Streaming Video Players
What a difference a year makes. Last year, this guide was about Blu-ray players; this year, while a majority of the devices mentioned still handle Blu-ray discs, only one lacks Wi-Fi as a standard feature (and it's still available as an add-on option).
Samsung rolls out stylish new "shark" SF laptop series for the ladies
Samsung continues to design laptops with the ladies in mind, with the company's new SF series offering a fin-like design, ivory-colored exterior, and the usual press shots of the notebooks being clutched by an attractive young woman.That doesn't mean the three systems in the series (the 13.
Samsung officially announces cheapest 3D HDTV: 50-inch 720p plasma for $1,000
In addition to showing off the first portable 3D Blu-ray player and the largest 3D LED-backlit HDTV, Samsung also announced a new line of 3D plasmas, including one for $1,099.99 (list price) that's the cheapest 3D HDTV on the market.
Samsung reveals pricing for its 3D HDTVs, Blu-ray player, home theater system
While Sony was announcing pricing in Japan for its 3D equipment, Samsung was letting us know how much that extra dimension will cost here for its HDTVs and components. And as already disclosed in my post the other day concerning Best Buy's forthcoming 3D push, Samsung is enticing buyers by offering a 3D starter kit that comes with the 3D version of Monsters vs.