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  • CES 2008: New Panasonic plasma TVs announced
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    CES 2008: New Panasonic plasma TVs announced

    By 6 January 2008

    Panasonic has announced its new 2008 line of Plasma full HD televisions at CES in Las Vegas. The new models, which will all go under the Viera brand will offer new screen sizes, improved picture quality and increased contrast ratio. At the top of the...

  • CES 2008: Pioneer show future Kuro TV concepts
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    CES 2008: Pioneer show future Kuro TV concepts

    By 6 January 2008

    Pioneer has launched a new concept as apart of its Kuro range of screens that is just 9mm thick. Called Project Kuro, the new concept is a 50-inch model that makes Hitachi and JVC's newly announced 38mm thin televisions look decidedly fat. Although not...

  • CES 2008: Hitachi to Unveil New Line of Ultra Thin TVs at CES
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    CES 2008: Hitachi to Unveil New Line of Ultra Thin TVs at CES

    By 5 January 2008

    Hitachi has said it will be officially unveiling its new line of Ultra Thin LCD and Plasma televisions at CES in Las Vegas that promise to be just 1.5-inches thick in depth. The screens will be available in three screen sizes (32-inch, 37-inch and 42-inch)...

  • LCDs and plasma more reliable than RPTVs
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    LCDs and plasma more reliable than RPTVs

    By 6 November 2007

    American organisation Consumer Reports has discovered that LCD and plasma televisions are "generally very reliable" and rarely require fixing in the first 3 years of service. This news should be of interest to consumers unsure whether to go for the extended...

  • LG offers world's only 32-inch plasma television
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    LG offers world's only 32-inch plasma television

    By 22 October 2007

    LG Electronics has announced its first 32-inch plasma TV, the 32PC5RV, to be launched in Brazil this month with a 27-nation roll out to follow in November, including countries in Europe and America. LG says this flat panel TV is an affordable solution...

  • Pioneer Kuro plamsa TVs UK bound
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    Pioneer Kuro plamsa TVs UK bound

    By 3 September 2007

    Pioneer has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the Kuro flat screen plasmas on display on its stand at IFA 2007, in Berlin Germany will be coming to the UK this month. The new models will support 1080p picture resolution rather than just 720p as on previous...

  • Samsung to announce new LCD and Plasma televisions at IFA
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    Samsung to announce new LCD and Plasma televisions at IFA

    By 16 August 2007

    Samsung has announced that it will be officially launching three new television models at the end of the month at IFA. The new models will be a part of the F8 LCD television series, the Samsung P9 Plasma series and the Samsung P7 Plasma series. The new...

  • LG first to Freeview Playback certification with "Time Machine" TVs
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    LG first to Freeview Playback certification with "Time Machine" TVs

    By 10 August 2007

    LG Electronics has become the first manufacturer to receive Group 2 Freeview Playback certification for its upcoming Time Machine LCD and plasma TV range. Developed by the Digital Television Group (DTG), the industry association for digital television...

  • PlasmaRiser lets you move your TV around
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    PlasmaRiser lets you move your TV around

    By 30 May 2007

    If you want to enjoy flat-screen goodness in multiple rooms, but only have one display panel then a solution is at hand. The PlasmaRiser is a motorised stand on wheels that lets you cart your telly about your abode safely ensconced in a protective shell,...

  • Hitachi and Panasonic strengthen plasma TV partnership
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    Hitachi and Panasonic strengthen plasma TV partnership

    By 24 May 2007

    Hitachi and Matsushita Electric Industrial, best known for its Panasonic brand products, today announced that they have agreed to supply each other with plasma display panels. In February 2005, Hitachi and Panasonic agreed to move forward with a wide-ranging...

  • Two new Fujitsu Plasmavision plasma panels
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    Two new Fujitsu Plasmavision plasma panels

    By 18 May 2007

    Fujitsu Plasmavision today announces the availability of two new additions to its range. P55XHA51WSb and P63XHA51WSb are the latest 55 and 63-inch panels to join Fujitsu's portfolio of large screen plasmas and its custom install range. Available in either...

  • New Pioneer G8 plasmas due this summer
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    New Pioneer G8 plasmas due this summer

    By 9 May 2007

    Pioneer have released details and images of their new line-up of new flat screen televisions that they claim will offer seeing and hearing like never before; with the deepest levels of black and high-grade audio. According to the information available,...

  • Working day no longer 9 to 5
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    Working day no longer 9 to 5

    By 4 May 2007

    One-third of workers do their jobs outside the standard hours of 9 to 5, according to a survey by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR). Commissioned by First Direct, the report found that evenings are no longer just for the entertainment...

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    LG goes chocolate for plasma

    By 4 May 2007

    LG Electronics unveiled its latest plasma TV range, including two models inspired by the fashionable design of the LG Chocolate Handset. The 60-inch 1080P Full HD PF95 and 50-inch HD-ready PB65 goes for the chocolate of the famous phone. LG has taken...

  • 85-inch plasma HDTV from Hitachi
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    85-inch plasma HDTV from Hitachi

    By 19 April 2007

    Hitachi is getting bigger, this time focusing on the size of the products and not its bank account. The company aims to dominate the market of large-sized plasma display panel TVs with the addition of an 85-inch model to its line-up. The manufacturers...

  • Pioneer 427XD 42-inch Plasma TV review
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    Pioneer 427XD 42-inch Plasma TV review

    By 13 April 2007

    Plasma TVs have taken a few knocks recently with the release of some extremely capable LCD screens at comparable sizes. Not one to take a fight lying down, Pioneer is still championing plasma as the definitive technology and in their 427XD could well...

  • Samsung M87, R87, Q97 televisions announced
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    Samsung M87, R87, Q97 televisions announced

    By 14 March 2007

    Samsung has announced a range of new televisions in London on the eve of CeBIT in Germany. The company announced the launch of a new range of 1080p LCD televisions, codenamed Tulip and as well as new Plasma models as well codenamed Carla, Lily and Saffron....

  • Nec XR 50-inch plasma review
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    Nec XR 50-inch plasma review

    By 23 February 2007

    NEC’s recent foray into the home entertainment market is led by their plasma XR range, an HD solution for the high-end consumer that takes no prisoners in today’s advancing digital age. The 50-inch screen on test seems directly oriented towards those...

  • Pioneer launches 60-inch plasma TV in the UK
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    Pioneer launches 60-inch plasma TV in the UK

    By 8 February 2007

    For those rooms where the 40-incher looks a bit small, Pioneer has released the 60-inch plasma TV, the PDP-607XD. The new set has not just one, but two HDMI inputs as well as a PC input so you can watch photo slideshows or video stored on your computer;...

  • NEC unveils XR series in the Plasmasync range of large monitors
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    NEC unveils XR series in the Plasmasync range of large monitors

    By 29 November 2006

    NEC has unveiled three new high-end consumer plasma screens, dubbed the XR range in its Plasmasync series. At 42, 50, and 60-inches, the plasmas include the AMX Cafe Duet, which is a programming language that enables the plasma to communicate with a range...

  • Fujitsu showcases new Aviamo 37-, 50-, and 60-inch TVs
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    Fujitsu showcases new Aviamo 37-, 50-, and 60-inch TVs

    By 6 November 2006

    Fujitsu has unveiled three new high-spec, high-price TVs, two of them plasmas and one LCD. The 37-inch LCD and the 65-inch plasma should be launched next January, while the 50-inch plasma won’t be available until next summer. They’re part of the new...

  • Panasonic unleashes 65-inch TH-65PX600B television
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    Panasonic unleashes 65-inch TH-65PX600B television

    By 26 September 2006

    Panasonic has launched its 65-inch mammoth TV in the UK. The TH-65PX600B incorporates V-REAL technology for full high-definition images. Viera TV use all-digital video signals to create crisp and smooth images with true, rich blacks. Able to display true...

  • NEC 42XR4 Silver Plasma review
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    NEC 42XR4 Silver Plasma review

    By 15 September 2006

    Considering my spare time is frequently filled to the very brim with the latest gaming titles, you can safely say that high definition is right at the very forefront of my imagination. With the Xbox360 and PS3 intent on utilising the latest televisual...

  • Panasonic unveils two new 32 and 26 inch TVs
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    Panasonic unveils two new 32 and 26 inch TVs

    By 8 September 2006

    Panasonic has announced the release of two new LCD TVs, the TX-32LXD600 and TX-26LXD600, in the UK. The two models promise 178 degree viewing angle both vertically and horizontally, and, being part of the Viera range, offer high-tech functionality. Two...

  • IFA 2006: Hitachi shows off Full HD Plasma and Hybrid DVD and HDD Camcorder
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    IFA 2006: Hitachi shows off Full HD Plasma and Hybrid DVD and HDD Camcorder

    By 3 September 2006

    Hitachi has shown off a wide range of new products at IFA 2006 in Germany with the announcement of new HD ready televisions, the world's first hybrid DVD and HDD camcorder and a new home cinema projector. Taking centre stage was Hitachi's 42-inch ALIS...