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LG launches first 55-inch passive 3D TV with THX certification

LG launches first 55-inch passive 3D TV with THX certification

LG today announced the availability of a new flagship TV, called the 55-inch Nano Full LED Cinema LW9800 3D HDTV, that's the first to offer passive 3D technology along with THX certification. The 55LW9800 features a full-array LED local dimming backlight with a new "Nano" backlighting technology to ensure uniform light distribution.

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Lenovo A1 7-inch Android Tablet Revealed in candy coated colorings

Lenovo A1 7-inch Android Tablet Revealed in candy coated colorings

It's time for everyone on earth to have their very own Android tablet, Lenovo being no stranger quite suddenly to the game, today announcing their newest effort in the A1 7-inch Android tablet. This tablet will come in several different colors, has a rather simply yet lovely design to its chassis, and you may be surprised by the specs provided inside, that's for pretty much sure.

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VLC D-Light LED networking takes on WiFi and GPS [Video]

VLC D-Light LED networking takes on WiFi and GPS [Video]

Another optical WLAN project has demonstrated the potential for using LED lighting as a method of data transmission, with University of Edinburgh professor Harald Haas showing the 10 MBit/sec in action. Presenting a prototype anglepoise lamp at TED this month - you can watch the video after the cut - Haas illustrated how rapidly flickering the LED - faster than the human eye can discern - can allow it to embed the data for streaming video playback. Meanwhile, the technology - which Haas has dubbed D-Light, and hopes to commercialize under the new VLC (Visible Light Communications) brand - could also have applications in mobile location and positioning services.

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DOE announces Phillips wins L Prize competition to develop efficient replacement for 60W normal light bulb

DOE announces Phillips wins L Prize competition to develop efficient replacement for 60W normal light bulb

The Department of Energy (DOE) held a competition to get companies to design a replacement for the typical 60W incandescent light bulb that was more energy efficient. The prize for winning the competition was $10 million. There was only one entry to the competition and that was Phillips. The bulb you see in the photo below is the 75W Phillips LED replacement bulb, which looks just like the 60W bulb that won the contest.

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Optical WLAN uses LED light for up to 800 Mbit/s networking

Optical WLAN uses LED light for up to 800 Mbit/s networking

Networking researchers have used LED lighting to distribute Full HD movies to notebooks, smartphones and other devices, in a system that could join WiFi and PowerLine networks in shuttling high-speed data around the home and office. The optical WLAN co-opts white LEDs used for regular illumination to transmit data at up to 100 Mbit/s, by flickering it more rapidly than the human eye can see.

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Switch Lighting LED light bulb is cheap and makes light just like incandescent

Switch Lighting LED light bulb is cheap and makes light just like incandescent

I am all for moving away from the normal incandescent bulbs almost all of us use today to a more efficient and longer lasting alternative like CFL or LED lighting. The problem is that the incandescent bulb is dirt cheap; you can buy a box of four for a few dollars. The CLF bulbs are more expensive with one selling for a couple times that price and the LED bulbs today are even more costly with each bulb selling in the $40 to $50 range.

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Vizio hops into LED lighting industry

Vizio hops into LED lighting industry

I would wager most readers are familiar with the Vizio brand. The company has a great line of HDTVs that are the best selling in the US market thanks to the performance and the price of the sets. The company will also soon get into the Android tablet market with a new offering that sounds very nice for the price. Vizio is also now looking to get into a new market to make use of its LED prowess and I hope that it can bring the same low price and quality to this new market.

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iPhone 5 To Have Dual LED Flash?

iPhone 5 To Have Dual LED Flash?

Despite being primarily a smartphone, Apple's iPhone 4 has recently become the most used camera on Flickr, according to one of their latest reports. Convenience may have contributed to its popularity, but the upcoming iPhone 5 with a rumored 8-megapixel camera will bring added quality as well. And now, new reports suggest that the next-gen iPhone could also boast dual-LED flash.

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Father’s Day Toshiba 24″ LED TV Giveaway Winner Announced!

Father’s Day Toshiba 24″ LED TV Giveaway Winner Announced!

Today is the day we all should show our love and appreciation to our paps for everything he's done for us. It is Father's Day and hopefully many of you will be able to spend it with your Dad. I know I will be and for that I'm thankful. Enough of the mushy talk, we have a TV to give away! Today from SlashGear courtesy of Toshiba we are giving away a 24" LED Flatscreen to a lucky father, keep reading to find out if you've won.

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