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Plasma RIP: LG to suspend production leaving PDP TV tech in last throes of death

Plasma RIP: LG to suspend production leaving PDP TV tech in last throes of death

By 29 August 2014

LG is expected to suspend manufacturing plasma TVs soon, effectively striking the last nail in the coffin for the display technology. The company is now taking pre-orders on large-screen curved OLED televisions with 4K Ultra-HD resolutions and has decided... >>

Best TVs 2014: The best televisions available to buy today

Best TVs 2014: The best televisions available to buy today

By 4 July 2014

Looking for a new TV but don't know what to buy? Then you've come to the right place. In 2014 there are all sorts of big events that warrant a big screen experience, from the FIFA World Cup to Le Tour making this the perfect time to get yourself a new... >>

Samsung to stop plasma TV production once and for all

Samsung to stop plasma TV production once and for all

By 3 July 2014

Plasma TV production is coming to an end for Samsung after it announced plans to end its efforts from 30 November this year. After Panasonic stopped producing plasma screens last year the market shrunk and now that Sammy is quitting it's likely to begin... >>

A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October

A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October

By 12 October 2013

Varied. That's the word to best describe the mixture of tech goodness that we bring you this week. October has landed in style, and the trickle of gaming is starting to burst its banks into a torrent of wonderfulness. The first heavyweight title ahead... >>

Panasonic TX-P60ZT65B 60-inch plasma TV review
5 out of 5

Panasonic TX-P60ZT65B 60-inch plasma TV review

By 11 October 2013

People who know about TVs, and have tested lots of them - as we have - will almost universally agree that plasma TVs are amazing. We wouldn't discount LCD as a display technology, but for the absolute best picture quality you really can't beat a plasma.... >>

Panasonic pulling out of plasma TV market by March 2014?

Panasonic pulling out of plasma TV market by March 2014?

By 9 October 2013

Panasonic has long been a player in the plasma television space, but that may soon end if reports from Reuters and Nikkei are to be believed. According to both publications citing sources, the Japanese electronics giant is planning to exit the plasma... >>

Death of plasma TV: Could Panasonic be thinking of pulling out?

Death of plasma TV: Could Panasonic be thinking of pulling out?

By 18 March 2013

Panasonic is reportedly considering withdrawal from the plasma television market. As shocking as that may seem, Japanese newspaper Nikkei claims that the company has already halted new development of plasma display technology and will cease panel production... >>

LG 50PM970T review
4 out of 5

LG 50PM970T review

By 12 November 2012

A good plasma TV can transform your home cinema into an experience that rivals that of the movies. The subtle colours and deep blacks they offer form a contrast to the bright and vibrant world of the LED TV. They aren’t cheap, though: a top of the line... >>

Samsung Series 8 64-inch plasma TV review
4.5 out of 5

Samsung Series 8 64-inch plasma TV review

By 24 July 2012

After the initial eye-blasting that a gigantic 64-inch television brings you, it is quite difficult to actually sit down and take stock of just how this Samsung plasma performs. With an asking price of £2999 this is a set that really needs to impress.... >>

The death of plasma? Panasonic sales drop by 41 per cent

The death of plasma? Panasonic sales drop by 41 per cent

By 11 May 2012

Panasonic has posted its annual financial results and, like many other Japanese consumer electronics brands, the last fiscal year has not been kind. The firm has posted a loss of 812.8 billion Yen (£6.3 billion). In addition, the results show an alarming... >>