LG have announced a pair of new LCD HDTV ranges, the SL80 and flagship SL90, complete with edge-to-edge glass displays and Yahoo! NetCast internet-connected widgets. The SL80 will come in the shape of 42-, 47- and 55-inch models, while the SL90 - which measures just 1.15-inches deep - will come in 42- and 47-inch models complete with LED backlighting.
AAXA have unveiled their new pico-projector, the P2, and at first glance there's plenty to endear the palm-sized device. The resolution gets a boost to 800 x 600 while brightness also climbs to 33 lumens; even better, there's a standard VGA input along with the usual onboard media player, 1GB of integrated storage and microSD card slot. Unfortunately, the thorn in the P2's side is its battery life.
Details of the CrunchPad tablet's shipping timetable have emerged, courtesy of developers Fusion Garage. According to Singaporean newspaper The Straits Times, the Techcrunch-led project intends to have the CrunchPad on the market by November, in time for the Christmas holidays, with the 12-inch touchscreen device having a 1.6GHz Intel Atom, 1GB of RAM, integrated WiFi and 3G and pricing expected to be in the range of $399.
Well this is pretty interesting. Over at Sony Insider, a user at the forums has just posted the service manuals for the PRS-300 and PRS-600 Sony Readers, which haven't even been released yet.
The CEO of the company, Glenn Britt, noted that more details would be released in the near future, but the fall was shaping up to be the time for release for this mobile network.
The first cities lined up to receive mobile WiMAX will be Dallas and Charlotte. This new move is intended to appeal to current customers that are moving away from VoIP services and toward wireless-only lifestyles.
Motorola have announced their last quarter financial results [pdf link], and as well as a surprising climb into profit - though not, it has to be said, thanks to their cellphone business - they've also confirmed launch plans for two Android devices. The company announced $26m of net income over all of its businesses for Q2 2009, though mobile device sales were down 45-percent compared to the same period in 2008.
Samsung have unveiled their latest HDTV range, the 8500-series, complete with local dimming for the LED backlighting and Yahoo!'s widget engine. Available in 46- and 55-inch sizes, the 8500-series supports 1080p High Definition playback, with a 7,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 2ms response time and 1.6-inch thick chassis.