LG’s 50PW450T is a remarkably affordable, 50-inch plasma TV with active shutter 3D technology. Its eye-popping value credentials are underlined by a built-in 3D transmitter and the fact that it ships with a pair of 3D specs, putting plenty of its more expensive rivals to shame.
The 50PW450 also squeezes in a Freeview HD tuner and a USB port capable of playing back photo, music and video files. DLNA streaming is not supported, though, and there is no online capability beyond whatever may be possible with the Freeview HD tuner in the future.
The 50PW450T’s resolution is 1,024 x 768 pixels, [...]
Apple has released Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update for all users who are running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 on their Mac computers.
Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update resolves issues:
Transferring personal data, settings, and compatible applications from a Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard to a new Mac running Mac OS X Lion
Certain network printers that pause print jobs immediately and fail to complete
System audio that stops working when using HDMI or optical audio out
Along, Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update Apple also released Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server Supplemental Update which is recommended [...]
For a motherboard, the G1 Assassin from Gigabyte sure is gaudy and actually rather interesting. First off, that Killer E2100 networking solution from Bigfoot has been integrated into the board, as has Creative’s X-Fi audio. The three-year-old X58 chipset at its heart is starting to look a little long in the tooth but, with support for three-way SLI or four-way CrossFireX, 24GB of RAM, and Intel’s Extreme Edition processors, you probably won’t miss Sandy Bridge too much. Starting at around $450 the Assassin isn’t for everyone, but hardcore gamers determined to squeeze every [...]
Along, Mac OS X Lion major release Apple also has pushed Mac OS X Lion Server with the price of $49.99 through Mac App Store.
Lion Server is the next generation of Apple’s award-winning server software. Designed for OS X and iOS devices, Lion Server makes it easy to share files, schedule meetings, synchronize contacts, host your own website, publish wikis, distribute podcasts, remotely access your network, and more.
Mac OS X Server is now a set of applications you can purchase right from the Mac App Store. Anyone can quickly and easily turn a Mac running Lion into a server that’s [...]
At MIX 11 Microsoft has announced Kinect For Windows SDK beta by highlighting some of its features which will be released soon to developers.
With this SDK, you’ll be able to take advantage of:
The latest advances in audio processing, which include a four-element microphone array with sophisticated acoustic noise and echo cancellation for crystal clear audio.
Sound source localization for beamforming, which enables the determination of a sound’s spatial location, enhancing reliability when integrated with the Microsoft speech recognition API.
Depth data, which provides the distance of [...]
In 2007 Apple has introduced iTunes U which is now the world’s most popular educational catalog program has surpassed 300 million downloads.
According to Apple blog:
“Over 800 universities throughout the world have active iTunes U sites, and nearly half of these institutions distribute their content publicly on the iTunes Store®. New content has just been added from universities in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico and Singapore, and iTunes users now have access to over 350,000 audio and video files from educational institutions around the globe.”
Are you rough on your headphones? Like, really, really rough? Well, the new Sleek Audio SA7 earphones can withstand 14,000Gs of acceleration. What’s that mean in real-life terms? It’s got the same rating as a nav chip in a bullet. So, you know, if you ever whip your headphones around that fast, these guys can take it.
And you’ll pay for the privilege! These will set you back about $400. Of course, they’re also pretty awesome-looking, as they’ve been machined from solid aluminum with a carbon fiber shell and titanium screws. Overkill for a mere set of headphones? Maybe. [...]
Spotify could well be appearing on your games console in the near future, according to CEO Daniel Ek, as well as your TV and any other device that has access to the web.
Speaking at SXSWi this week, Ek noted that he would love to see Spotify on a number of web-connected platforms and that convergence is the key to making the music service work.
In his talk, he mentioned that Spotify’s deal with 3 in the UK was working when it comes to mobile phones, but there is definitely more to come.
“We have been quite successful in Europe with our deals,” explained Ek.
“What we have [...]
Dolby has unveiled it is using a new audio codec for Pixar’s latest movie Toy Story 3, called Dolby Surround 7.1
Select cinemas will be using the audio track which has been optimised for the current crop of 3D movies.
“For 40 years Dolby has not only provided content creators with the tools to create a more realistic audio experience, but has also enabled the exhibitor to deliver audiences the ability to experience the content as the creator intended,” explained Page Haun, Senior Director, Marketing, Cinema Market Segment, Dolby Laboratories about the codec.
“The release [...]