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Vizio Theater 3D HDTVs detailed: 22″ to 71″ Smart TVs

Vizio Theater 3D HDTVs detailed: 22″ to 71″ Smart TVs

Vizio's VIA Plus Google TV and Android smartphone and tablet aren't the company's only new products for CES 2011; the company also has a fresh range of Theater 3D HDTVs running the gamut of 22- to 71-inches. The passive 3D sets use battery-free glasses, and all models get Vizio's regular VIA apps - including Netflix, Facebook, Amazon Video on Demand, and Yahoo! TV Widgets, among other things - while two sets, the Vizio XVT3D476SV and XVT3D556SV, have Google TV functionality.

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Vizio VIA Phone & VIA Tablet detailed as VIA Plus Google TV makes debut

Vizio VIA Phone & VIA Tablet detailed as VIA Plus Google TV makes debut

Further details on Vizio's Android powered tablet and smartphone have emerged, with the company confirming that the Via Phone and Via Tablet will come with IR blasters to allow them to double as universal remote controls for your home A/V setup. Both devices have a 1GHz processor, WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth, along with HDMI, GPS and a microSD card slot. They'll play particularly nicely with VIA Plus, Vizio's new Google TV based range of HDTVs and Blu-ray players.

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Vizio’s Android Via Tablet and Via Phone revealed

Vizio’s Android Via Tablet and Via Phone revealed

Vizio is best known for its affordable HDTV range, but the company is planning on launching an Android-based tablet and smartphone later in 2011. The Vizio Via Phone has a 4-inch touchscreen and twin cameras, while the Vizio Via Tablet has an 8-inch touchscreen and a front-facing camera; each has Android Market access and HDMI connectivity.

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Google TV to miss CES: Toshiba, LG & Sharp freeze product lines

Google TV to miss CES: Toshiba, LG & Sharp freeze product lines

Google has reportedly frozen plans for a CES 2011 fanfare of Google TV, over fears that the system is not yet ready for primetime. The delay, tipped to the NY Times by sources close to the company's plans, suggests that Google's hardware partners - including Toshiba, LG and Sharp - have agreed to put their launch plans on hold as the search giant refines the Android-based Google TV software, based on mediocre feedback from buyers and the tech industry in general.

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Vizio XVT3D650SV Unveiled, Brings 3D to 65-Inch $3,500 TV

Vizio XVT3D650SV Unveiled, Brings 3D to 65-Inch $3,500 TV

Vizio is certainly investing itself in the 3D market, and they look to be making a bigger push as of today. In a late announcement, the company has officially unveiled their latest, and largest, 3D-capable TV. The XVT3D650SV is said to be more aggressive in the pricing area due to the fact that, instead of using active shutter technology, it focuses on the passive 3D glasses.

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OnLive and Vizio planning Netflix rival services tip insiders

OnLive and Vizio planning Netflix rival services tip insiders

OnLive and Vizio are tipped to be each considering a subscription-based, streaming movie service to individually take on Netflix, according to the WSJ's sources. The shift would add entertainment content to OnLive's streaming gaming service, and fits in with the company's previously-expressed intent to broaden its platform offering; however, Vizio has not previously committed to a movie streaming system of its own, instead relying on Netflix integration - among other services - in its network-connected HDTVs.

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Google TVs from Toshiba and Vizio at CES 2011?

Google TVs from Toshiba and Vizio at CES 2011?

Toshiba and Vizio are tipped to be next aboard the Google TV train, with products supporting the smart TV platform expected to debut at CES 2011 in January. The news, leaked to Bloomberg by unnamed sources, could see Google TV reach a new, lower price point thanks to Vizio's work at the budget end of the HDTV spectrum.

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Vizio maintains top LCD and LED HDTV spot in US with 30% of market

Vizio maintains top LCD and LED HDTV spot in US with 30% of market

I have mentioned before that Vizio is typically the top brand in the US flat screen TV market for good reason. The sets have some nice features at prices that are much better than the competition typically. Other makers like Sony and Samsung should listen up and watch with Vizio is doing, consumers aren’t buying just based on name anymore.

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The Daily Slash: November 17 2010

The Daily Slash: November 17 2010

It's a day full of fun, in the USA at least, so much of it I can barely contain my joy for it all! Two more Samsung Galaxy Tabs available, one from Costco, the other from Bell. LG announces a new phone by the name of APEX, and Giorgio Armani releases their very own Samsung Galaxy S. Then some sweet concepts: a Porsche phone, a hybrid AMOLED/E-Ink phone, a Mercedes-Benz Biome concept car grown in a nursery, and a solar powered umbrella. Evan's "Week with the HTC HD7" continues with "the Apps," Don decides on Vizio, and Phillip marks the recession of the Social Tide with one big delete button. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Why my next HDTV will be a Vizio

Why my next HDTV will be a Vizio

Whenever I talk about HDTVs with other tech lovers, they typically point to Samsung LED-LCDs or Panasonic plasmas as the go-to televisions for the person looking for the best picture. And as an owner of a Panasonic plasma, I never protest. My 50-inch HDTV has been a treat to have in the house.

But when I get my hands on my next HDTV, I won’t be buying a Samsung LED or even a plasma to replace my beloved Panasonic. No, when I finally head to the store to get my hands on a new HDTV, I’m going to buy a Vizio set.

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Vizio XVT HDTV series goes 3D

Vizio XVT HDTV series goes 3D

It's hard to not be a fan of Vizio TVs with their good performance and great pricing. The TV company has put a hurtin' on other major TV makers over the last few years grabbing up a large share of the market thanks to very competitive pricing. Vizio has announced that one of its most popular lines of TVs is now getting 3D models.

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Vizio unveils cool VMB070 7-inch Edge Lit Razor LED portable TV

Vizio unveils cool VMB070 7-inch Edge Lit Razor LED portable TV

Vizio has pulled the wraps off a cool new portable TV for anyone who wants to be able to watch TV on the go. The set has a 7-inch screen that uses LED technology for the backlight. The resolution of the little portable screen is 800 x 480 and it's under an inch thick.

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