• Sharp's new 90-inch set is the biggest LED HDTV you can buy

    Posted June 23, 2012 - 7:13 am

    At this year's CES, Sharp emphasized sheer size with its 2012 HDTV lineup. Now it has an even bigger addition to go along with the 60-inch, 70-inch, and 80-inch sets announced earlier in the year, as the company unveiled its new 90-inch Aquos LC-90LE745U model at an event in New York City today.
  • Best deals in tech: HP anniversary sale

    Posted October 13, 2010 - 10:40 am

    With Halloween fast approaching, October's deals are becoming frighteningly good. This week, look for great deals with Netgear, WD internal drives, an anniversary sale from HP and more!
  • Best deals in tech: Google Android Tablet - $122

    Posted October 5, 2010 - 8:00 am

    Last week, we brought you the best deals in tech. If you haven't yet, go get your HP Notebook...there's only a few left. This week we bring you an iPad alternative, some great deals on printers and a heck of a laptop. Can you wait to buy? Not today, junior. Get those credit cards out and on to the https.
  • Geek 101: LCD and Plasma Basics

    Posted May 13, 2010 - 10:26 am

    If you've gone shopping for a new PC or HDTV, you've probably seen a dizzying array of display-technology terms bandied about in the fine-print specs listings on store shelves. You may have asked yourself, "What do these terms mean? Does any of it really matter?" We hear you. Here's our no-nonsense guide to what these specs mean, what you need to know about them, and what you should be looking out for.
  • US government blocks imports of Sharp TVs

    Posted June 25, 2009 - 9:25 am

    The U.S. International Trade Commission issued a decision Wednesday that blocks the U.S. import of LCD panels and LCD televisions made by Sharp, ruling that the company violated a patent held by rival Samsung Electronics.
  • Brand-Name LCD HDTVs Get Cheaper

    Posted June 8, 2009 - 3:36 pm

    Anyone familiar with LCD HDTVs expects their prices to decrease, and for TVs from established companies to cost more than models from upstarts like Insignia and Vizio--but no one expects the top-shelf brands to come down in price faster than the value brands. Yet that is exactly what's happening.
  • Researchers make paper stereo speakers for LCD TVs, more

    Posted April 27, 2009 - 9:09 am

    A Taiwanese research group has developed stereo speakers in paper, which will lead to low-cost speakers perfect for thin devices such as LCD TVs or even talking movie posters to be used as advertisements
  • 3D LCD TVs that don't require glasses coming soon

    Posted April 22, 2009 - 10:09 am

    Taiwan's ITRI has developed 3D LCD TVs that do not require the special viewing glasses normally worn to watch 3D movies.
  • Review

    Samsung LN55A950 55-Inch HDTV

    Posted April 20, 2009 - 4:48 pm

    The Samsung LN55A950 is the first LCD TV we've tested with LED backlighting. But LED backlighting doesn't come cheap. The LN55A950's $4500 street price (as of April 16, 2009) puts it in a different league from the other TVs that PC World normally reviews, but the image quality--though good--does not.
  • Toshiba's Cell TV on track for autumn launch

    Posted April 7, 2009 - 9:41 am

    The TV will be able to perform real-time upscaling and other visual tricks using the PlayStation 3 chip.
  • Sony Unwraps New Connected HDTVs

    Posted March 3, 2009 - 3:32 pm

    Following up new HDTV models announced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Sony Tuesday unveiled its Bravia W-Series HDTVs. These new 1080p-resolution LCD TVs follow some of the trends we spotted at CES, such as faster refresh rates and Internet connectivity.
  • Sony's new Bravia TVs watch you to save power

    Posted January 20, 2009 - 11:15 am

    Sony has taken energy-saving to the next level in a series of forthcoming TVs that automatically switches off the display there's no one around.
  • JVC slims down 32-inch TV to 7mm thick

    Posted January 5, 2009 - 4:14 pm

    JVC is joining the race towards thinner flat-panel TV and will unveil at this week's CES a prototype 32-inch television that's just 7-millimeters thick.
  • Samsung to unveil 7mm thick TV at CES

    Posted January 4, 2009 - 9:41 pm

    Samsung plans to unveil a flat-panel TV that's as thin as 6.5mm at this week's CES show, it said Sunday.
  • Sony to close last US TV factory

    Posted December 11, 2008 - 11:49 am

    Sony will shut its last remaining LCD TV plant in the US as part of a global restructuring announced this week.
  • Review

    HDTV Buying Guide 2008

    Posted November 26, 2008 - 2:30 pm

    For this comprehensive roundup of large high-definition televisions, we looked at 13 new HDTVs and reappraised a bunch of older models across three basic size categories: 42 inches, 46 to 47 inches, and 50 to 52 inches. Ultimately, three newcomers captured Best Buys: the 42-inch LG 42PG25, the 46-inch Samsung LN46A650, and the 50-inch Samsung PN50A760.
  • The top 50- and 52-inch HDTVs

    Posted November 25, 2008 - 11:30 am

    HDTV prices are dropping, image quality is improving, and the idiot box asks intelligent questions the first time you turn it on. HDTV really is better than ever. Here's the cream of the crop.
  • How to Buy a Flat-Screen HDTV

    Posted November 20, 2008 - 11:47 am

    Before you drop hundreds or thousands of dollars on the wrong flat-panel HDTV, read our comprehensive breakdown of everything you need to know. Our advice might just help you save some money.
  • Sony cuts financial outlook on weak economy, strong yen

    Posted October 23, 2008 - 10:19 am

    Sony has revised down its financial outlook for the full year due to lower sales of key products as a result of the slowing economy and the strong Japanese yen.
  • Samsung claims thinnest LCD crown with 7.9mm screen

    Posted October 20, 2008 - 3:17 pm

    A tenth of a millimeter might not seem like much, but in the competitive world of flat-panel televisions it's enough for Samsung to steal the thinnest-TV crown from Philips.
  • Sharp has first TVs with built-in Blu-ray Disc recorders

    Posted October 15, 2008 - 11:38 am

    Sharp will start selling next month in Japan the first LCD (liquid crystal display) televisions with built-in Blu-ray Disc recorders, it said Wednesday. The sets should be on sale in the U.S. before the end of this year and launch in Europe in 2009.
  • September's coolest electronics

    Posted September 15, 2008 - 11:36 am

    When it comes to new gadgets there's nothing better than a product that breaks ground in a market sector or does something genuinely new. This month we're got examples of both: Sony's latest LCD TV that's less than a centimeter thick and the first digital still camera to bridge the gap between compact point-and-shoot models and bulkier SLRs (single lens reflex) with interchangeable lenses.
  • Sharp shows carbon-neutral LCD TV

    Posted August 30, 2008 - 9:09 pm

    Sharp is presenting an environmentally friendly way to watch television at this year's IFA electronics show in Berlin. The company says solar-panel and LCD TV technology is at the stage where a single panel can provide enough energy to power the TV for four and a half hours per day with no additional electricity required from the grid.
  • Toshiba to launch Cell-based TV in 2009

    Posted August 29, 2008 - 1:11 pm

    Toshiba is planning to bring the powerful Cell processor into consumer electronics and launch a TV based on the chip in the second half of 2009, it said Friday at the IFA electronics show in Berlin.
  • Sony to launch centimeter-thin LCD TV this year

    Posted August 28, 2008 - 1:25 pm

    Pushing new boundaries in LCD TV size, Sony will launch later this year a set that's considerably thinner than others on the market, it said at the IFA electronics show in Berlin on Thursday.
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