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The first advanced desktop environment for Linux users, KDE, has completed 25 years in existence, a testimony to the fact that free software is very much alive and kicking.

Published in Open Source

NOT-FOR-PROFIT NEWS: June 14 to 20 is the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood's National Blood Donor Week and Facebook is helping promote this good cause to gain much-needed new donations.

Published in Not For Profit

The KDE Desktop project has announced that it has joined hands with Spanish retailer Slimbook to offer a laptop that will come installed with the KDE software.

Published in Open Source
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 17:23

It's time to talk to the telly, says Samsung

Samsung's CES announcements include a raft of new products heading for Australia this year. Heading the list are TVs with voice and motion control plus face recognition, somewhat reminiscent of Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360, but there's a lot more in the company's latest home entertainment ranges.

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 31 January 2011 17:33

Pioneer Kuro goes Elite, but not Down Under

Pioneer's Kuro plasma TV brand, which exited the global market in 2009 as was known as 'Elite' in the US, is coming back as a Sharp-manufactured LCD screen, not plasma, but won't be sold in Australia.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 01 September 2010 12:09

Panasonic provides smaller signage plasmas

Panasonic has released a new range of plasma displays designed for digital signage applications.

Panasonic announced a new assault on the Plasma, LED LCD and LCD market today including internet connected models to  bring integrated Skype, Twitter, You Tube, Facebook and Yahoo!7 PLUS7 content to the living room.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 26 February 2010 11:42

Sony boldly births bounty of beaut BRAVIAs + 3D!

Sony has long been one of the world's signature technology companies, delivering products that are always distinctively 'Sony' - and the 2010 range of Bravias is no exception.
Published in Entertainment
Friday, 19 February 2010 14:17

Panasonic's 3DTV to be first to market this year?

Although Samsung had a 3DTV on the market in Australia a couple of years ago, a new crop of 3DTV's is racing to market following the success of 3D movies in cinemas, and despite calls from some over the safety 3D broadcasts watched on a regular basis, 3DTV will soon be coming to a screen near ye!
Published in Entertainment
Friday, 12 June 2009 15:44

New LCD TVs compete where it hertz

The launch of Sony’s new Z5500 series 52 inch LCD TV and its “2nd-generation 200Hz” technology is competing with LG’s new 200Hz models, while Samsung and Panasonic are upping the plasma ante with “600Hz”screens they naturally say deliver better picture quality than 200Hz LCDs – but your eyes will have to be the judge!

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Panasonic has pushed out a raft of new products for the digital home, including an ultra-thin HD TV with WirelessHD connectivity. But some of them are still months away from the stores.

Published in Entertainment
Claiming that the Melbourne Herald Sun newspaper had misled Australians in a report on Monday that claimed millions of plasma and LCD televisions would become obsolete from 1 May, 2009 due to changes in the way broadcasters transmit,  a seething free-to-air TV broadcasters' body Freeview has issued a statement to sooth the frayed nerves of consumers.

Published in Beerfiles
Thursday, 05 March 2009 07:03

Kogan's KEVIN37 LCD TV to snap up $900 stimulus?

Cheeky Australian direct online retailer Kogan, famed for inexpensive pricing and the Kogan Agora Android phone no-show, has launched a new 37-inch LCD TV called the “KEVIN37”, priced at AUD $900 and poking fun at Australia’s illustrious "toxic bore" of a Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd – AKA Kevin07, Kevin247 and Kevin747.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Friday, 28 November 2008 06:29

Panasonic set to Wii over HDTV competitors

Sony used free PS3s to shift Bravia HDTVs in a promotion earlier this year – now Panasonic is offering a “Bonus Wii” with every VIERA Full HD Plasma TV to boost sales in the most crucial Christmas season ever in the face of the global economic crisis.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
British, Portuguese, and Swedish physicists have come up with a strong magnetic shield that may be able to protect astronauts from dangerous space radiation as they make extended missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. Better get Scotty to engineer the project!

Published in Space
3D TV has been promised as the “next big thing” for years, but while consumers can now buy one, play selected 3D games through a PC and watch 2D DVD converted to “3D” through a PC, as well as 3D movies, all with special glasses, 3D television programming isn’t here yet.
Published in Fuzzy Logic
Wednesday, 30 July 2008 08:46

Telstra claims Australian first with 3D TV

Although 3D TV has been demonstrated over several years at technology trade shows, for gaming, advertising, television, movies and more, Telstra claims it’s first to commercially install the technology at its “Executive Briefing Centre” in Melbourne, Australia.

Published in Fuzzy Logic




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