Samsung has plans to enter the gaming business, starting off by partnering with cloud gaming service Gaikai. The South Korean manufacturer will be introducing a Samsung Cloud Gaming (SCG) platform on its new 7000 series and up Smart TVs. The service will be powered by Gaikai, but the UI and game selection is customized by Samsung.
Behold a whole slew! Included in the giant pack of releases being announced by Lenovo at CES 2011 are the following: IdeaCentre A320 - the world's new slimmest all-in-one computer at just 18.5mm deep, including HDMI In/Out, SRS Sound, and 2nd Gen Intel Core i. Next there's the IdeaCentre B520 is the world's first frameless multitouch all-in-one computer with 3D Vision, SRS sound, JBL speakers, and 2nd Gen Intel Core i.
Products galore! it's a morning of some large amount of announcements of product releases and/or sales - this you can expect for, well, probably the next month or so. Especially since we're nearing the epic BLACK FRIDAY. Are you one of those people who gets really pumped up for Black Friday and stands in line for hours and punches people in the face to get a deal? Well you're going to LOVE the Black Friday Guide we're putting out later today. There's a couple of teasers in today's SlashGear Morning Wrap-up - and oh my goodness! That's where you are right now! Hooray and joy!
Vizio has become one of the largest HDTV firms in the country on the back of its lower priced sets that offer lots of high-end features without driving the cost up. The company has announced a new line of HDTVs that offer some interesting features. The new line includes the XVT553SV, XVT473SV and XVT423AV HDTVs all offering similar features with different screen sizes.
The push for 3D may have started in the movie theaters, but it's definitely a sensation that's invading our living rooms. Whether you're a fan or not probably doesn't matter anymore (outside of your own living room, of course), because it doesn't look like companies are slowing down any time soon. Sony, in fact, has just announced that they've got the largest array of 3D-capable devices on the market, which is bolstered by the fact that you can now pre-order your favorite BRAVIA 3D HDTV from their online store.
One of the most expensive and highest-end brands in the home theater market is Bang & Olufsen. The company makes some of the most expensive home theater gear you will find today. Last time we spoke about the company's HDTV sets it was for the debut of the new BeoVision 10-46 46-inch HDTV.
Sceptre has been peddling lower priced HDTVs that double as PC monitors for a while now. The company is known for making some interesting colors on its set like the chrome 24-inch set I talked about a while back. The company has announced its first 27-inch HDTV called the X270BV-FHD.
The economy is starting to come back a little in many parts of the world, which means that electronics companies are flooding the market with new gear in hopes of grabbing a bit of the loot consumers have back in their wallets. Hitachi Japan has announced 11 new TVs with both plasma and LCD models.