Netflix player from Roku

Tired of waiting for your Netflix movies to appear in the mailbox? well if you have a Netflix subscription over $9/month and $100 to spare you can how pickup a Netflix set-top box that streams movies directly to your PC. What’s the catch? no HD so far, not too many new releases, no built-in title…

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Sharp Unveils Two New 46” and 52” TVs

Sharp has announced two new “professional” TVs, the 46″ TL-M4600 and the 52″ TL-M5200. Both offer a 1080p (1920×1080 pixel) screen, a new thin cabinet design, ethernet. HDMI, and a built in web browser. These TVs are designed for business presentation not watching American Idol. Full press release follows:

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Powered HDMI From Visionware

HDMI is a great way of transferring a video signal but like any cable the signal degrades over distance and as HDMI is a digital signal it is either strong enough to get though 100% or you get nothing. At first glance the Powered HDMI From Visionware seems like a good product until you realize…

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Sanyo LP-XC50 and LP-XC55 Projectors

Sanyo has introduced two new projectors in Japan: the LP-XC50 and the LP-XC55. Both have the new AMF (“Active Maintenance Filter”) system that reduces filter changes and prevents dust entering the projector, a solid security bar allowing the use of 11mm wire, 7-watt speaker, 1024×768 resolution, and DVI interface. The LX-XC50 has 2600 lumens brightness…

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Sumitomo 40″ LCD in 2009

Not much info on this or even a photo of a prototype so here’s the press release: Tokyo, May 9, 2008 (Jiji Press) – Sumitomo Chemical Co. said Friday that in 2009, it plans to launch the production and sales of large-screen organic electroluminescence display panels for use in televisions of 40 inches or larger.…

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Samsung Cuts LCD Prices

It looks like those LCD price cuts we told you about recently are starting to happen. According to a post on AVS forum Samsung just dropped the price of all their 550 series LCD TVs by $200. Sony already promised price cuts so keep your eyes peeled for more price cuts across the board. Samsung…

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Equinux USB Tubestick

Equinux has introduced a hybrid USB television receiver that contains two tuners – one for analog signals and one for digital, allowing users to watch and record all their favorite programs. The Tubestick comes with interesting software that allows you to chat with other people watching the same show as you and to transfer recorded…

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