Hello Kitty is cute. There’s no denying it, as millions of teenagers all over the world will affirm. There is no shortage of TVs geared for children, but Hello Kitty TVs were somewhat scarce. That is, until now.
Damn, the day after I put that brand new 58-inch plasma TV in my living room, it’s already been made obsolete. Thanks to the guys over at HDi Limited, this mammoth 100-inch television not only is huge, it displays programs in true 3D.
When I think of the word “boombox,” it usually conjures up visions of a massive luggable stereo, powered by 8 “D”-Cell batteries, riding along on the shoulder of some urban youth, while Boogaloo Shrimp does his best poppin’ and lockin’ to the rhythm.
While plenty of flat screen televisions have decent built-in sound, you really need to add on a separate speaker system if you want some real stereo separation and bass thump. The new Q-TV2 speaker system provides a unique way to improve your TV’s sound without cluttering your room with extra boxes and wires.
This new technology from Hitachi automatically detects when you’re actually watching your television, then shuts the display off whenever you’re not looking.
By using advanced facial recognition technology, the monitor can tell when your eyes are on the TV screen, and keeps it turned on only when you’re actually watching.
The television display size war is officially over. Mitsubishi showed off a 155-inch OLED display at the Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC) 2009 in Japan. If you’re going “155-inches! ZOMG” right now, then you’ll probably die of excitement when I tell you that the display is infinitely expandable.
So you just plunked down thousands of dollars on that shiny new flat screen HDTV. But you’ve got kids, and they like to throw everything from the remote to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches around the room.
Skeptical about the PSP Go? Apparently, someone is worried you might be, since Sony has released a memo stating that the system will have 16,000 various downloadable items available at launch. That’s a pretty impressive number, at least on paper.
Got an old iPod Nano 3G lying around gathering dust? Why not turn it into a miniature television set?
Homade’s NanoTV provides your old Nano 3G with a cozy home inside a tiny TV cabinet. The mini TV completely conceals your Nano, and magnifies the screen from the original 2-inches up to a whopping 2.8-inches diagonal.
What might television look like in hell? Maybe a bit like this.
This incredibly lo-fi SatanVision television set was designed by David Forbes. It’s outputs of an unbelievably crappy 128×96 resolution image, and all of the pixels are red.
ASUS recently announced their new T1 series of widescreen LCD TV/monitor hybrids. The T1 series is designed for locations where you want to use both a computer and watch television on a single display.
They will be available in 22″, 24″ and 27″ variants.
New Hampshire-based DisplayMate Technologies, maker of “video calibration, evaluation, and diagnostic products”, conducted a thorough comparison on the display quality of plasma TVs and LCD TVs, resulting in a long, jargon-riddled but ultimately revealing article that declares the plasma TVs as winners.
Winner of the 2008 red dot design award, the Shake Control presents a unique and environment-friendly way of controlling television sets. It may also be frustrating enough that people won’t want to watch TV anymore. Instead of using batteries, the Shake Control is indirectly powered by the user; a magnet generates current whenever you give the controller a shake.
Remember the old Nintendo Game & Watch LCD games from back in the 1980s? These early handheld video games have always had a bit of a cult following, despite their primitive, repetitive graphics, and drab monochromatic screens with cheesy color overlays.
Here’s a really big television set for those of you who have an equally large bankroll. Now if someone wanted to give me a 103-inch television set, I certainly wouldn’t complain. But with a retail price of about $130,000, this massive set seems like quite an extravagance in these challenging economic times.