IFA 2008

LG BD300 for Europe: no Netflix but still 1080p

LG BD300 for Europe: no Netflix but still 1080p

LG have been showing off their BD300 Blu-ray player at IFA 2008, and while the US version includes Netflix movie downloads the company has made no comment about the possibility of streaming media or IPTV for the European version.  Instead they're boasting about the "advanced viewing experience", with BD-Live, 1080p full High Definition and the ability to playback Blu-ray discs, DVDs and DivX movies.

 

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LG Scarlet LG7000 HDTV: 50,000:1 contrast & optional Bluetooth

LG Scarlet LG7000 HDTV: 50,000:1 contrast & optional Bluetooth

LG announced their Scarlet LG7000 HDTV today, a 1080p LCD with an intelligent backlighting system that, through reacting to ambient light conditions, can save up to 69.5-percent of the power usually required.  A 50,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, TruMotion for reduced picture blur and 24P Real Cinema for high-definition film playback all add up to a response time of just 2.7ms.

 

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Fujitsu AMILO Mini Ui 3520 netbook announced: Live Images

Fujitsu AMILO Mini Ui 3520 netbook announced: Live Images

Fujitsu have today finally confirmed their netbook, the AMILO Mini Ui 3520, at IFA 2008. Measuring 32.2 x 17.5 cm, the Mini Ui uses Intel's Atom 270 1.6GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and has a choice of 60GB or 80GB hard-drives from launch, with a 120GB option coming in December. As previewed, the Mini Ui has interchangeable lid covers with five colors available from launch, together with a clear cover for you to sandwich photos in the lid.

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SlashGear goes to IFA 2008

SlashGear goes to IFA 2008

IFA 2008 is here, and SlashGear's special correspondent Milena Glimbovski is on the ground in Berlin to cover the show.  As is usual with these events, manufacturers have been pre-announcing products in the weeks running up, but there should still be plenty of interesting tech to see.  We'll be picking out the very best of it to bring to the front page of SlashGear.

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