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Al Griffin  |  Feb 06, 2008  |  0 comments

At last year's CES, Sony previewed an 11-inch, 3mm-deep OLED TV prototype that made other flat-panel sets at the show look positively obese. That same model showed up in finished form at the company's press conference Sunday, rising up Vegas showbiz-style from beneath the stage in a maneuver reminiscent of the Stonehenge scene from Spinal Tap.

Al Griffin  |  Sep 05, 2005  |  0 comments
What We Think
Al Griffin  |  Aug 06, 2012  |  0 comments

It's summertime, and that means outdoor concerts. Here in the far other end of New York state, we typically get to lay out our blankets and take in a predictable bunch of touring acts from the '70s and '80s. Peter Frampton? Check. Huey Lewis and the News? Check. Yes? Yes. The Jesus and Mary Chain. Um, did you say "The Jesus And Mary Chain?"

Al Griffin  |  Jan 10, 2007  |  0 comments
Samsung HP-T5084 50-inch 1080p plasma HDTV

January 11, 2007 - Many aspects of the hi-def television biz on display at CES are downright predictable: Screens get bigger, prices go lower, and prototypes that may or ma

Al Griffin  |  Sep 10, 2010  |  0 comments

Along with Samsung, Panasonic has been pushing hard to bring 3D TV to both early adopters and regular folks who happened to catch Avatar, Alice in Wonderland, Toy Story 3, or one of the other recent 3D blockbusters at their local multiplex. But whereas Samsung is neutral when it comes to displays, offering 3D TVs in LCD and plasma flavors, 3D for Panasonic is all about plasma. The company’s initial VT20 Series sets were made available exclusively through Best Buy.

Al Griffin  |  Jul 08, 2008  |  0 comments
Toshiba's Thin-Frame, ClearFrame LCD 22265001257 Toshiba 52RV530 The design of big-ticket consumer goods tends to reflect the era in which they're made.
Al Griffin  |  May 03, 2007  |  0 comments

Color temperature (User Mode/Low Color Temperature): 20 IRE: 8,104 K 30 IRE: 7,589 K 40 IRE: 7,651 K 50 IRE: 6,643 K 60 IRE: 8,019 K 70 IRE: 8,040 K 80 IRE: 7,802 K 90 IRE: 7,721 K 100 IRE: 7,454 K Brightness (100-IRE window): 35.7 ftL