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Display Technology

Digital Lifestyle: Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV

Illustration: Oliver Raw

Is your flat-screen actually flat? Of course not, but a new breakthrough in display technology has produced a television that, while not quite wallpaper-thin, gets seriously close.

Friday, 28 September, 2012, 10:25am

STAY smart

New technologies are giving birth to a new generation of televisions, still considered to be an integral part of every stylish home. In addition to great resolution, televisions today work seamlessly with technology and the internet to bring the whole family together to get both entertainment and information from the comfort of a sofa.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm

Road test

I'm split on baby video monitors. I can see their worth when you're worried about what's happening in the room but can't muster the strength to slide out of bed to check. Yet, I don't want to see every eyelid flicker and twitch.

I'm typing this review at a table near the front door of our flat, not more than 10 metres from where my baby is having her morning nap.

8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Rural demand to lift mainland television sales

Mainland television makers have started counting the days to the end of the Rural Subsidy Programme, a government economic stimulus initiative that has spurred buying of home appliances in the countryside.

But even as the scheme winds up in stages, sales of popular flat-panel televisions are not expected to slow across the country.

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Enticing deals

Mission Hills Shenzhen is offering a full-day meeting package for 330 yuan (HK$402) per person. This includes full-day use of conference room and meeting facilities; two refreshment breaks; business lunch; LCD projector and screen; broadband internet service; conference stationery; bottled water; and reception table with floral arrangement.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

TCL Multimedia buys LCD unit

TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings, one of the mainland's biggest television manufacturers, has landed a deal to buy the liquid crystal display module business of TCL Optoelectronics Technology (Huizhou) from its parent firm, TCL Corp.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Acer HN274H

More and more devices now support images that come 3D. The problem is you need a screen that supports 3D pictures, which are actually two different images - for the left and right eyes of the viewer - interlaced to give the appearance of three dimensions.

5 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Hanvon's e-reader up there with the big boys

Hanvon Technology, maker of the mainland's most popular electronic book-reading devices, was the world's fourth-largest supplier of e-readers in the third quarter of last year, according to market research firm International Data Corp.

20 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3

If you've been to the cinema recently, chances are you've seen one of the many 3D movies that are all the rage. Now, though, you don't have to go to the movies to enjoy the experience.

9 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Three-dimensional recordings save dancers' performances for posterity

A little while before James Cameron developed his blue Na'vi-human hybrids for the 3-D sci-fi film Avatar, Scottish choreographer Billy Cowie premiered his 3-D video projection of a female dancer in galleries and theatres. The imagery looked so real that audiences felt they were on stage with the performer.

15 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Slim TVs fail to shape up

Being thin and beautiful may have its downside. That's the message from the Consumer Council's latest research on integrated digital televisions. More than half of the televisions it assessed had less than satisfactory sound quality and seven of the 20 sampled were incompatible with traditional hi-fi systems.

16 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

ViewSonic VX2739

If you are having trouble fitting all your application windows on a single display, then ViewSonic's new monitor should provide some relief.

The ViewSonic VX2739 is not big - it's huge, giving you 27 inches of screen real estate. That's about three times the display of a standard 15-inch monitor.

4 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Renaissance offers whole package

The Renaissance Harbour View Hotel offers a flexible solution for meetings, seminars and conferences for only HK$580 per person.

30 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Lenovo P60

There is something very Japanese about Lenovo's new P60 handset. From the mute, metallic and pastel-colour shell, to the sharp rectangular contours of the clamshell, the P60 just screams Tokyo style.

28 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Putting design talent to good use

Students from more than 130 schools tapped their creativity and designed webpages and screensavers to help spread the anti-drug message.

The participants were Junior Police Club (JPC) members from primary and secondary schools. The 'JPC Beat-Drugs Creativity Workshop' was co-organised by the JPC and the Police Public Relations Branch.

11 Feb 2010 - 12:00am