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Samsung MV800 Point-and-Shoot Official [Video]

Samsung MV800 Point-and-Shoot Official [Video]

The folks at Samsung have revealed a whole slew of new items this week at IFA 2011, here a camera whose form factor they let us know has "literally flipped." You'll be working with Samsung's next step in their DualView line, this camera with a 16.2-megapixel rating and a pivoting 3-inch flip-out LCD touchscreen. You'll be glad this sort of ability didn't get lost with the past generation of similar pivoting screens here as this is the first real nice point-and-shoot to feature one in a LCD that's truly able to bring you a unique and portable experience.

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LG slashes capital expenditures thanks to sagging demand for TVs and Notebooks

LG slashes capital expenditures thanks to sagging demand for TVs and Notebooks

LG has announced that it is slashing the investment plan it has for capital expenditures for 2012 to a three year low. The cut in expenditure is a sign that the demand for flat screen TVs and computers is sagging. We already knew this from the poor sales of notebooks at some of the major makers. LG also announced that it has no plans to build a new LCD factory in 2012.

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Intertek tests AH-IPS LCD versus AMOLED for performance

Intertek tests AH-IPS LCD versus AMOLED for performance

One of the biggest improvements for the iPhone 3GS to the iPhone 4 was the screen. The AH-IPS panel that the iPhone 4 uses is much better than the older screens. A company called Intertek has pitted a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display from the Galaxy S2 against a 4.5-inch AH-IPS Display like the one Apple uses on the iPhone. The IPS display has 720 x 1280 resolutions at 392 ppi with the Super AMOLED at 480 x 800.

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Sony WhiteMagic double-bright LCD eyes cameras and phones

Sony WhiteMagic double-bright LCD eyes cameras and phones

Sony's latest LCD display isn't going to revolutionize your desktop or home entertainment experience, but it might just blind you if you surreptitiously check your phone in bed. The 3-inch White Magic panel doubles brightness by adding a fourth, white pixel to each RGB cluster: that pixel - along with some image processing tech - can be used to boost outdoor visibility or, in a power saving mode, provide regular LCD performance but at half the energy draw.

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Dell UltraSharp U2412M 24-inch IPS display sells for $399

Dell UltraSharp U2412M 24-inch IPS display sells for $399

Dell is mostly known for its laptop computers and it has a bunch of accessories for laptops and desktops too. Dell has a new display for computer users that is packed with tech called the UltraSharp U2412M. The screen is large with a panel measuring in at 24-inches. The panel has a 16:10 aspect ratio and uses IPS tech along with an LED backlight.

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Hitachi shows off new 4.5-inch 3D glasses-free LCD for mobile devices

Hitachi shows off new 4.5-inch 3D glasses-free LCD for mobile devices

Hitachi has announced a new small screen that is sure to find its way onto smartphones and other portable gadgets in the coming months. The new screen is 4.5-inches wide and supports 3D content. The screen needs no glasses for viewing the 3D content either and it has HD resolution so you can watch the HD content you like too. That HD resolution is as interesting as the 3D tech to me.

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Apple Thunderbolt Display revealed

Apple Thunderbolt Display revealed

It's not just a new MacBook Air and Mac mini fresh from Apple's Cupertino labs this morning. The company has also officially introduced its updated Apple Thunderbolt Display, now complete with a pair of Thunderbolt connections allowing for daisy-chaining of multiple displays from a single socket. Priced at $999, the new display is 27-inches and offers audio, gigabit ethernet, FireWire 800, USB 2.0 and Thunderbolt ports.

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LG Cinema 3D DX2000 display uses eye-tracking for glasses-free 3D

LG Cinema 3D DX2000 display uses eye-tracking for glasses-free 3D

LG has outed its latest 3D monitor, the LG Cinema 3D DX2000, and like Toshiba's recent Qosmio F750 3D notebook it uses eye-tracking to offer glasses-free 3D images and video no matter from what angle you're looking at the screen. A webcam integrated into the bezel of the monitor tracks the viewer's eye position and then adjusts the parallax-barrier 3D display to suit, whether they're looking from the side, above or below.

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Samsung warns of Q2 profit slump as LCD business dives

Samsung warns of Q2 profit slump as LCD business dives

Samsung has warned investors to expect a dive in Q2 2011 performance, with the revelation that - despite strong sales of smartphones, like the 3m-selling Galaxy S II - a slump in the LCD business would see profits drop year-on-year by as much as 1.51 trillion won ($1.42bn). The company has promised to reveal full details on July 29 when it releases a full earnings report, but analysts are already pointing to the similarities between the dire Q1 2011 performance and this latest quarter.

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Optimus Mini Six hits production; Popularis delayed (again)

Optimus Mini Six hits production; Popularis delayed (again)

Art Lebedev's Optimus Project studios promised that the Mini Six companion keyboard - a compact accessory with six buttons each integrating a user-customizable display - would be here later on in 2011, and now the company has confirmed that it's in the early production stage. In effect a doubled version of the Mini Three, the Mini Six does differ in that it uses new, more compact LCD displays for its keys.

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