Edge Lit Vs Back Lit: What’s The Difference Anyway?
14 Feb 2013 - By Omar Mariño

In the world of technology, new developments are being made all the time and that means it can be hard for the average consumer to keep up. Television sets in particular have experienced plenty of growth and change over recent years and whilst LED TVs are indisputably the leaders of the pack there is still some uncertainty over whether edge-lit or back-lit models are the best.

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Most Awaited Gadgets for Christmas 2011… and 2012
1 Oct 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Believe it or not, the end of the year is approaching faster than you realize. In a few weeks, Christmas lights, trees with ornaments, and Santa Claus will be present in a lot of places around big and small cities.

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Xbox TV will be home for Christmas
18 Sep 2011 - By Omar Mariño

Xbox TV, a service that apparently is intended to be a strong competitor of Google TV and Apple TV, will be launched at the end of this year for users of the grey box.  It will include a streaming feature with the regular programs of your TV and, besides, picked out (on-demand) videos for your entertainment (hmmm… it looks like Netflix has another competitor, too). The service will use Bing and Kinect voice commands to facilitate searching for content.

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Top 5 Gadgets, 2011 (So far!)
8 Sep 2011 - By Omar Mariño

By Kathleen Hubert

In the last 20 years, electronics have come a very long way. Many of us can remember playing “Oregon Trail” on the old Macintosh computer (after loading the floppy disk, of course). That was a big deal back then, but seems light years behind us right now. What is the current generation going to reflect back on and remember about 2011? What are the trendiest and most popular gadgets from 2011?

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Sony and Samsung introduce their novelties at the IFA trade show
1 Sep 2011 - By Omar Mariño

After a long waiting, Sony has introduced its two first tablets during the Berlin IFA technology conference. Both of them will work with Android, the Google operating system, and cost between 479 and 599 euros (approximately between US$ 684 and US$ 855). The Sony Tablet S has a design similar to tablets from other companies, with a 9.4-inch screen and Android 3.1. The Tablet P model is very much unconventional; instead of being a single surface, it has two 5.5-inch screens that can be used together or separately; when folded up, it takes up less space than many pocket gadgets (it will come with Android 3.2).

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Gear from E3 Gaming Expo
7 Jun 2011 - By Omar Mariño

For years, the E3 conference has been widely regarded as the best place to get a handle on what’s coming up for games in the short future, as well as gaming hardware, and technical wizardry. And this year’s event promises some serious surprises for gamers and technophiles alike. We’re taking a look at some of the coolest gear to be announced at E3 in this round up starting with a couple of gadgets from Sony. Read more >>


Vizio Jumps On Passive 3D Bandwagon with their Theater LED TVs
7 Jan 2011 - By Omar Mariño

It wasn’t too long ago that LG promised us flicker-free 3D TV thanks to its passive 3D glasses and now there’s another contender in the passive 3D race.  That contender is bargain TV maker Vizio.  They’ve decided that passive 3D is the way to go.  It’s cheaper, easier on viewer’s eyes (and wallets), and nearly as good as “the real” thing.  But Vizio wants to make a big splash in the market and with a 71 inch screen they’re going to be doing just that. Read more >>


Electronics LG – The LW6500 3D Promises Flicker-Free Performance
29 Dec 2010 - By Omar Mariño

3D TVs, love them or hate them, don’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon.  Manufacturers are rolling them out faster than anyone can get their hands on them and one of the leaders in the electronics industry (LG) just jumped into the fray with its LW6500 model that promises to outperform all the rest – in certain aspects. Read more >>


Internet on television – Boxee Box: A black box for your TV
21 Oct 2010 - By Omar Mariño

Television systems are in a continuous change process that sooner or later will result in a complete technology integration which will include high definition (HD), a three-dimensional experience (3D), and connection to Internet. Right now, we can perceive a series of moves in that direction; for example, one of the most important devices is arriving to Europe these days. It is known as Boxee Box.

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