Tag Archives: Samsung

Affordable OLED TVs could be coming – though you’ll have to wait

The Sharp/Foxconn alliance appears to have OLED technology in its sights, though we’ll be in the next decade before it starts making TV panels. But is that going to be too late? The protracted negotiations regarding the acquisition of a major stake in Sharp by Taiwan-based Foxconn have led to a lot of speculation over […]

The end of 3D TVs? What took them so long?

So long, SwimmyVision™ – you really won’t be missed Reports coming out of Korea over the past few days suggest that the world’s leading TV manufacturers – LG and Samsung – have finally realised that 3D is a gimmick that’s had its day. Again. OK, so the big two aren’t completely dismissing the facility, which […]

Amidst all the weeping and wailing about the end of plasma, are we missing the bigger picture?

The reaction to the announcement that Panasonic is shutting down plasma panel production, and thus ending its line of plasma TVs by March next year, has been extraordinary. Amidst the editorials – some even exhorting us to sob like some Victorian cortege mourner, donning our best deepest ever blacks and joining the mute procession down […]

So Samsung’s curved smartphone is coming: is it me, or is this getting silly?

Watch this space: as if a new Note tablet and Gear smart wristwear weren’t enough, Samsung has confirmed that its next smartphone, to be launched next month, will be curved. You know, just like phones used to be. Well, if the curve thing works for TVs, why shouldn’t it do the job for phones, too? […]