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High-Definition more popular than ever

HD popularity going up and up

28 Sep 2007 15:06

Here at mangotango, we strive to bring you all the latest news from the world of technology. Not that we think you are all completely in the dark about such things, but it's always nice to have a friendly heads up about what's what just in case isn't it?!

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Sony to drop the price of the PlayStation 3

Cut price of PS3 says SCi

28 Sep 2007 12:22

We all know that getting hold of a top-notch piece of technology doesn't come cheap these days and as much as we can appreciate that quality comes at a price, it's always a bonus when we can save a few pennies here and there.

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HD DVD and Blu-ray battle means price drop?!

Halo 3 is a record breaker

27 Sep 2007 17:21

Halo 3 is estimated to have broken $170 million (£84 million) in its first 24 hours on sale in the US, Microsoft has announced.

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Simpsons The Movie on Blu-ray format

Simpsons Movie on Blu-ray by December

27 Sep 2007 17:18

This summer's blockbuster cartoon, The Simpsons Movie, is set to be released on Blu-ray by December, it is reported.

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Sharp unveiled a new Blu-ray recorder the BD HDW20

New Blu-ray recorder from Sharp

26 Sep 2007 15:06

Sharp has unveiled a new Blu-ray recorder with an enormous amount of memory.

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Computer game Halo 3 is a record breaker!

HD DVD could gain surprise victory over Blu-ray

26 Sep 2007 15:02

A new report suggests that HD DVD is gaining ground on rival high definition DVD format Blu-ray, and that the conclusion of the ongoing battle may not be so predictable, Gizmodo reports.

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US home theatre retail association to support Blu-ray.

Home theatre group backs Blu-ray

25 Sep 2007 18:30

The Home Theatre Specialists of America (HTSA) announced this Monday that it will be exclusively supporting the Blu-ray (BD) disc format as the high definition war continues unabated.

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Armani and Samsung to launch a range of fashionable Lifestyle TVs and Mobile Phones

Samsung to create 'ultimate' lifestyle electronics

25 Sep 2007 18:28

Samsung Electronics has announced a new partnership with none other than Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani to develop a new range of luxury consumer electronics, including an LCD TV and a mobile phone.

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Eco-friendly new TV panels from Philips

Philips goes 'green' for new TVs

25 Sep 2007 18:26

Electronics manufacturer Philips has launched a new range of environmental flat panel LCD TVs that promote energy efficiency.

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LittleBigPlanet to push sales of PS3

LittleBigPlanet could lead to big PS3 sales figures

24 Sep 2007 17:53

An innovative upcoming game for the PlayStation 3, LittleBigPlanet, could be the title that gives the console a much-needed boost.

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Next generation DVD format battle carries on...

Next-gen DVD race entering critical phase

24 Sep 2007 17:52

It appears that the ongoing battle between Blu-ray and HD DVD for dominance in the next-gen DVD format war is entering a decisive stage.

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The MP622 and MP622c: quiet projectors from BenQ

BenQ projectors are the quietest around

24 Sep 2007 17:51

Two new projectors have been announced by BenQ.

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Toshiba will make use of Microsoft's HDi logo

Toshiba to use HDi logo

21 Sep 2007 18:05

Microsoft's HDi logo is to appear on Toshiba high definition (HD) DVD players.

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MP3 players, DVD players and digital cameras by Nickleodeon

Nickelodeon launches kids' entertainment tech

21 Sep 2007 18:04

Products that cater for kids' increasing technical know-how have been launched by Nickelodeon.

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Are you going to switch to the new High-Definition Format?

'More work needed' on HD format

20 Sep 2007 17:02

More work is needed to convince consumers of the benefits of high definition (HD) DVD formats and persuade them to switch from the current DVD standard.

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Sharp and Pioneer team up

20 Sep 2007 17:00

Consumer electronics manufacturer Sharp has teamed up with rival Pioneer to work on the creation of next generation DVD players, display screens and car electronics.

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Blu-ray or HD DVD: The battle of the formats

Studios snipe over DVD formats

20 Sep 2007 16:58

Top movie studios are in disagreement over new DVD formats which both deliver high quality picture and sound but which are completely incompatible with one other.

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High-Definition service by Channel 4

Channel 4 announces HD service

19 Sep 2007 17:06

Channel 4 is set to become the first terrestrial broadcaster in the UK to provide a high-definition simulcast of its main channel.

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Digital Light Processing (DLP) by Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments get set for DLP HD launch

19 Sep 2007 17:06

Texas Instruments has launched a new advertising campaign worth approximately £50 million as it prepares for the launch of DLP HD technology.

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ViewSonic VA Series of widescreen LCD screens

New widescreen LCD from ViewSonic

18 Sep 2007 16:50

Screen maker ViewSonic has introduced a new addition to its VA Series of widescreen LCD monitors, the 19 inch VA1926w, a widescreen display capable of handling panoramic viewing and HD video content on desktop.

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Eco-friendly Televisions?

TV manufacturers to collaborate on LCD research

18 Sep 2007 15:55

Three of the TV industry's biggest manufacturers, Sony, Sharp and Hitachi, have agreed to work together to advance LCD technology and reduce power consumption of flat panel TVs.

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Rear Projection TVs are out...LCD and Plasma TVs are in...

Flat panels dominate RPTV

18 Sep 2007 15:51

Rear projection TVs (RPTV) are being booted out the door in increasing numbers, as flat panel TVs continue their domination of the living room as the centre piece of the 'digital home', a new report has claimed.

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The BDZ-T50, BDZ-T70, BDZ-X90 and BDZ-L70: New range of Blu-ray records from Sony

Sony unveils four new Blu-ray recorders

17 Sep 2007 17:18

Sony has unveiled four new Blu-ray Disc (BD) recorders and announced that it will be dropping the standard DVD format from its video recorders, utilising BD in all future models, at least in Japan.

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HD DVD or Blu-ray battle for domination continues

Filmmakers 'failing to invest' in HD DVD

17 Sep 2007 16:56

The big Hollywood studios that are opting to support a single high definition video format could be missing out on significant revenue - as much as £135 million in 2008 alone - as neither Blu-Ray Discs (BD) nor HD DVD look likely to go away any time soon.

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Home networks and High-Definition TVs to be more popular

Consumer technologies set for growth

17 Sep 2007 16:53

Consumer electronics for the "digital home", such as high definition (HD) TVs and home networks, will be the fastest growing consumer technologies during the next five years, according to a new study.

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CH-DVD: HD DVD technology from China

New high-def DVD format surfaces in China

17 Sep 2007 09:53

China has put pressure on the next generation DVD format race with the announcement of the launch of its own high-definition (HD) format.

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Nintendo's Wii sales are UP!

Wii leads next-gen console race

17 Sep 2007 09:51

Nintendo's Wii is the best-selling console of the current hardware generation, according to new figures.

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New Philips LCD TVs featuring Ambilight technology

Philips launches Ambilight LCD TVs in Britain

17 Sep 2007 09:50

Philips' cutting-edge flat-screen TV technology has been launched onto the UK market.

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The Hitachi CMP1030WFJ: New 103 inch plasma screen by Hitachi

103-inch plasma announced by Hitachi

13 Sep 2007 15:47

Following the launch of Panasonic's own giant plasma screen in 2006, Hitachi has now announced that it will be bringing a 103 inch plasma TV to the market.

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P Series : New LCD TVs from Acer

Acer unveils P Series LCD

13 Sep 2007 15:46

Global PC manufacturer Acer has introduced a new series of LCD displays to its burgeoning collection of stylish and functional monitors.

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New plasma and LCD TVs from LG

LG unveils 'future of HD TV'

13 Sep 2007 09:25

LG Electronic has rolled out its brand new range of HD TVs at Dubai's Gitex Shopper & Consumer Electronics Expo.

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New range of Blu-ray Disc recorders from Sony

Sony announces Blu-ray recorder releases

13 Sep 2007 09:23

Technology giant Sony has said it is planning to launch four brand new Blu-ray optical disc recorders in Japan this coming November, in time for the holiday shopping rush.

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Rugby World Cup boost Television sales

Flat screen TV sales spike ahead of Rugby World Cup

13 Sep 2007 09:14

A so-called 'ruggernomics' effect has led to an increase in the number of flat screen TVs being sold in the UK, according to market research firm GfK.

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Storage firm Maxwell to support Blu-ray

Maxell opts for BluRay

11 Sep 2007 13:54

The Blu-ray (BD) camp claimed another victory this week, following the announcement that data storage firm Maxwell will begin shipping 8cm BD writable and rewritable discs for high-definition camcorders.

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High-Definition LCD TVs from JVC

JVC unveils new HD LCD screens

11 Sep 2007 13:47

Electronics manufacturer JVC has launched a new line of high-definition LCD TVs featuring the firm's second generation high-speed technology.

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Toshiba to develop a triple layer HD DVD disc

A triple layer HD DVD?

10 Sep 2007 16:45

What's that, you say? It's a Monday afternoon and you want to be cheered up by reading about an interesting development in the world of technology? Well, it's very lucky for you that we at mangotango know exactly what you are looking for.

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Xbox console very popular in the UK

Xbox sales up in UK

10 Sep 2007 15:52

Following on from the recent news that UK sales of the Nintendo Wii have reached the magic one million mark, it has transpired that another top-notch console is doing particularly well with British consumers.

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New LCD models from Panasonic (The 42-inch TH-42PZ77 and the 50-inch TH-50PZ77)

Panasonic expands plasma range

07 Sep 2007 16:00

Panasonic announced yesterday (Thursday) that it is to expand its range of 1080p high definition plasma televisions.

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New Aquos LCD TVs by Sharp (The XL2 and the X20E)

Aquos range expanded by Sharp

07 Sep 2007 15:00

Sharp is set to launch two new liquid crystal television ranges as part of its swanky Aquos line-up.

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Blu-ray or HD DVD

Blu-ray players outselling HD DVD?

07 Sep 2007 13:57

This Blu-ray vs HD DVD war seems to be pretty ongoing, and things look like they're getting kinda ugly.

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Blu-ray Association  to welcome Microsoft and Toshiba

Toshiba and Microsoft invited to join Blu-ray camp

06 Sep 2007 13:30

Following the announcement that PC firm Acer has gone Blu, Sony has said that it would warmly welcome both Microsoft and Toshiba into the Blu-ray Association.

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Do you favour Plasma panels over LCD TVs?

Consumers think Plasma is better than LCD

06 Sep 2007 11:35

Good day to you, dear mangotangoers. We hope you are feeling sprightly and raring to go! If not, we're sure this little bit of news will wake you up in no time.

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Sony have to cut the price of the 80GB PlayStation 3

Should Sony cut the price of the PS3?

05 Sep 2007 15:00

We're not ones to moan when bigwigs at our favourite electronics firms decide to cut the price of their swish products, and we bet that you're not either!

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Popularity of LCD TVs increasing

Demand for LCD panels increasing

05 Sep 2007 13:00

Here at mangotango, we certainly know a thing or two about technology. In fact, it's fair to say that we can't get enough of the stuff!

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LG has reduced the price of its dual format HD DVD player: The BH200 player

LG reduces price of dual format player

05 Sep 2007 11:30

Oo we love a bit of a bargain. Particularly if it means that we will be able to tap into two rather interesting corners of the technological market.

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GrundigÂís new Portable LCD Television:  Davio 7

New portable LCD TV

04 Sep 2007 14:00

Do you ever sit at home watching a film or TV programme on your swish LCD set and wish that you could take it with you when you leave the house?

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Acer to join the Blu-ray Disc Association.

Acer goes Blu

04 Sep 2007 11:53

We know that we shouldn't take sides, but something is telling us that Blu-ray is going to get more and more popular over the next few months, and it's hard not to get swept along with it al, isn't it?!

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Strong demand for SamsungÂís LCD TV

Samsung targeting 12m LCD sales in 2007

03 Sep 2007 16:00

Electronics giant Samsung has increased its annual sales target of LCD televisions for 2007 from 11 million to 12 million.

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Video and computer games bond the family

Videogames can unify families

03 Sep 2007 13:55

Families can be brought closer together if they all sit down and play a videogame.

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