Archive for Dec 24, 2008

Samsung SDI takes second place in OLED shipments

Samsung SDI takes second place in OLED shipments

Samsung SDI has slipped into second place for worldwide OLED shipments, with rival RiTdisplay forging ahead with 36-percent of the Q3 2008 market share.  However, despite 10-percent less of the market, Samsung SDI still managed to make more money out of their business, thanks to the higher selling price of the AMOLED panels that make up much of its business.  Overall, Q3 2008 saw 1.7m OLED panels shipped in total, up 60-percent on the same period last year.

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Rumored iPhone Nano cases go on sale

Rumored iPhone Nano cases go on sale

How many rumors does it take to convince even the most skeptical person that the iPhone Nano is indeed real? Well how about the sale of accessories made just for the rumored iPhone Nano? Case manufacturer XSKN has gone and created custom cases especially for the rumored handset.

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Playstation 2 causes two brothers to choke and stab one another

Playstation 2 causes two brothers to choke and stab one another

Two brothers living in Waukesha reportedly choked, cut and stabbed each other when they fought over a Playstation 2 video game controller. Waukesha Police are recommending that charges be brought against both brothers who violently acted out of anger.

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Niveus Media inked with HDGIANT to expand Premium Movie Collections

Niveus Media inked with HDGIANT to expand Premium Movie Collections

Already providing one of the industry’s best media player and networked media server, Niveus looks to expand its content services via HDGiants to bring HD quality feature films directly through the company’s Niveus Movie Library application.

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New photos of the HP Firebird 803 tower with VoodooDNA freshly leaked

New photos of the HP Firebird 803 tower with VoodooDNA freshly leaked

It appears that leaked photos of the new HP Firebird 803 tower with VoodooDNA are making their rounds this morning and it looks beautiful. HP really managed to save a lot of space and keep it looking good with the HP Firebird 803. This desktop seems to lean in the direction of a gaming PC in terms of design.

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New Quanta-built iMacs to debut at Macworld conference Q1 2009 ?

With Steve Jobs keynoting or not, numerous rumors been circulating Apple to refresh the revamped versions of its long-overdued iMac at the Macworld conference coming this January. Concreted source has further supported the hearsay. Citing its source from the Economic Times Daily this morning, Digitimes claimed Apple is evidently preparing to introduce the new all-in-one iMacs at the MacWorld conference in San Francisco, in two weeks.

Report said the Taiwanese manufacturer supplier of all-in-one PCs to Sony and NEC, Quanta, is contracted to begin shipping in Q1 2009 of their all-in-one computers in the quantity of 800,000 production units per month to Apple

Fewer detail were revealed to the exact specs of the machine; but, as usual, Slashgear will bring you the MacWorld conference live reporting first hand. Be sure to check out http://live.slashgear.com in the event of the live coverage.

iPhone Nano concept photo lacks credibility

iPhone Nano concept photo lacks credibility

Lately there have been several rumors flying around that there will be an “iPhone Nano.” We have seen everything from product sheets to third party cases, but what we have not seen thus far is an actual picture of the iPhone Nano. MacRumors has gotten a hold of what appears to be the iPhone Nano.

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Blu-ray to stand tall, Taiwan not in bed with China’s CBHD

Blu-ray to stand tall, Taiwan not in bed with China’s CBHD

China has failed to resurrect now-defunct HD-DVD with CH-DVD despite having its share of World largest market to boost; their latest answer to Blue High-definition Disc, abbreviated CBHD, which is also an improved version of previous CH-DVD, is facing the same destiny according to reports.

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SlashGear Giveaway Reminder!

SlashGear Giveaway Reminder!

Don't forget, today is the last day to take part in our two SlashGear Giveaways.  First up is Plantronics' Discovery 925, or more accurately a half-dozen of them, as we've got six of the Bluetooth headsets to give away to one lucky reader.  That's a prize package worth almost $900!  After that, head over to the Sleek Audio SA6 Wireless Giveaway, where we've got two pairs of Sleek Audio SA6 In-Ear Monitor Headphones to give away, plus one winner will also get the company's W-1 Wireless Adapter as well!

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Altec Lansing FX3022 Expressionist BASS feature down-firing subwoofers

Altec Lansing FX3022 Expressionist BASS feature down-firing subwoofers

This set of high tech speakers could be easily mistaken as oversize salt shaker and sugar dispenser, but the Altec Lansing FX3022 Expressionist Bass is no kitchenware; it’s a full range desktop speakers with powerful long-throw subwoofers, designed to complement contemporary computer and monitor styles.

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Vudu unveils Holiday Special with $200 deep discount

Vudu unveils Holiday Special with $200 deep discount

If you’ve been thinking about a internet streaming media player, here’s your chance to take advantage of last minute Christmas discount. Vudu has slashed $150 off of their VUDU media player along with a $50 movie credits, to offer you a limited time only internet streaming package at $149.

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ASUS F6V scented notebook gets reviewed: smells pretty good

ASUS F6V scented notebook gets reviewed: smells pretty good

There's no denying that it can be hard to differentiate your laptop from the masses of rival brands on the market, but we're still not sure ASUS' introduction of scented notebooks is the answer.  The F6V series was announced back in September, and the concept is pretty straightforward: the computer smells.  Notebook Review took a look to see if it stinks, too.

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