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Switch Lighting introduces liquid cooled LED bulbs

Switch Lighting introduces liquid cooled LED bulbs

Switch Lighting is introducing a new line of LED lightbulbs today that offers tweaks to conventional LED bulb design. The design makes use of liquid cooling instead of solely relying on the heatsink at the bottom of the bulb. The company plans to introduce three new bulbs to replace incandescent options, with wattage ranging from 40 to 75. Prices are expected to be between $40 and $50.

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ChromaLit Contour LED light bulb now available

ChromaLit Contour LED light bulb now available

One of the things that is pushed for people who want to go green is a switch from traditional incandescent light bulbs to greener options such as LED light bulbs. The problem with moving to an LED light bulb is that the bulbs cost much, much more than traditional incandescent units. Despite the cost, anyone looking to upgrade to LED lighting in their home now has a new choice that is available from Intematix.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 13, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 13, 2012

It's been an above-average set of hours since our last big update, with both the nighttime hours and the morning being full of big drops such as Sony's brand new a57 DSLR and the awesome new set of S-Series ultra-slim LED backlit LCD displays from Acer. Meanwhile Twitter has decided to purchase Posterous and the Costa Concordia is getting searched by robots. Of course we're not going to start the day without your fair share of iPad news, with Apple speaking on Proview in the early morning hours.

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Acer reveals five new Ultra Slim LED backlit LCD displays

Acer reveals five new Ultra Slim LED backlit LCD displays

Today Acer is bringing five new LED-backlit displays to the party, each of them ultra slim and ready for 100,000,000:1 contrast ratio action. These monitors are able to work with a 5ms response time and range from 20 to 27-inches, each of them with adjustable tilt bases. These new displays are ready to work with slim profiles, Acer's own eColor Management tool, and an eco-friendly package. Each unit is made of entirely mercury-free material and works with LED technology which Acer reminds us all consumes up to 68 percent less power than a standard LCD display would.

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Samsung 2012 HDTV range priced and detailed

Samsung 2012 HDTV range priced and detailed

The high definition 2012 line of LED TVs from Samsung have been revealed, and everything from the massive 65-inch ES8000 all the way down to the 26-inch EH4000 are up for grabs throughout the year. With only 6 out of a vast list of new models being TBA for availability time, we've got so many features to look forward to with Smart TV integration with LED brightness that your head will spin. Prices on this giant line of televisions ranges from $329.99 all the way up to $5,099.99, and that again is for the 65-inch model without an availability estimation.

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Lemnis presents affordable LED bulb for under $5

Lemnis presents affordable LED bulb for under $5

A lot of folks would like to go green and practice better energy conservation but so far the costs of doing so have been prohibitive. Lemnis Lighting is hoping to ease that transition by offering efficient LED lightbulbs at a price that may get more consumers to make the switch.

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Samsung LED bulb line comes the America with green intent

Samsung LED bulb line comes the America with green intent

This week the folks at Samsung have revealed their intent to bring their lovely line of Advanced LED Light Bulbs to the USA for both energy efficient and natural-looking light. Dissatisfied with those old classic-looking bulbs with their burning out over a few months and their uncomfortable yellow glow? No more, says Samsung, no more indeed! Samsung's initial offering will be through popular hardware store Lowe's in a lineup set to immediately replace your standard incandescent, halogen, and CFL bulbs throughout your whole home. Get lit up now!

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Light Up inSoft pillow will have you awake all night

Light Up inSoft pillow will have you awake all night

When it comes to gadgets, its not often that one will catch your eye for its softness, but that's just what designer Takaaki Oguchi has done with this one - it's a light up pillow. Without a doubt the most comfortable bit of technology I've seen all week, Oguchi's "inSoft" LED light pillow has the ability to light from within without making your ear go "ouch!" Through a combination of cool-burning LED lights and padding that'll allow just so much light to travel through it surrounding the light module, Oguchi may well have created the nightlight every kid is staying awake at night screaming about.

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Tokyoflash Kisai Seven brings concept watch to life

Tokyoflash Kisai Seven brings concept watch to life

Tokyoflash has revealed its latest unusual timepiece, the Kisai Seven, but rather than come from the oddball drawing boards of the company's Japanese designers, it's actually the handiwork of a fan. UK designer Scott Galloway turned to Tron for his initial inspiration, submitting the concentric circle design as a fan concept last year; little did he know, Tokyoflash would decide to manufacture it.

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Cree lights up first LED highway project in China with more than a million LEDs

Cree lights up first LED highway project in China with more than a million LEDs

CREE makes a bunch of different LED lighting products. LEDs are starting to go more mainstream today as a green replacement for traditional bulbs. The upside to the LED is that it needs less power than a traditional incandescent bulb and lasts much longer. The downside is that the LED lights are still much more expensive than others forms of green lighting and traditional bulbs.

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