Projectors archive

  • Samsung Galaxy Beam successor leaked in China with improved specs, projector
    Phones

    Samsung Galaxy Beam successor leaked in China with improved specs, projector

    By 16 March 2014

    Samsung is planning a successor to its Galaxy Beam handset that features a projector, according to telecommunications certification group Tenaa in China. The listing notes the second version will feature a a 4.66-inch WVGA (800 x 480) display, Android...

  • Your next mobile could have a 720p Pico projector thanks to a new chip
    Phones

    Your next mobile could have a 720p Pico projector thanks to a new chip

    By 7 March 2014

    Texas Instruments has produced a chipset that will allow mobile manufacturers to squeeze 720p Pico projectors into their mobiles. The Pico Chipset is a big step up from the last model as it now boasts 100 per cent brightness while using 50 per cent less...

  • Optoma's ML750 ultra-portable HD projector offers 700 LED lumens and HDMI and MHL support
    Home Cinema

    Optoma's ML750 ultra-portable HD projector offers 700 LED lumens and HDMI and MHL support

    By 22 January 2014

    Onptoma has a new ultra-portable projector, the ML750 with 700 LED lumens. Featuring HDMI and MHL support for connection to mobile devices, laptops, PCs, game consoles and Blue-ray players, the ML750 works as a media player, native Office viewer, speaker...

  • Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector looks brilliant, even when turned off
    Home Cinema

    Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector looks brilliant, even when turned off

    By 10 January 2014

    Sony has announced a new 4K projector at CES which aims to look stylish in your home while taking up very little room. The idea is that the projector can throw large images from a short distance at such an acute angle it won't need to take up half your...

  • Optoma's HD91 projector boasts full HD 3D and LED technology
    Home Cinema

    Optoma's HD91 projector boasts full HD 3D and LED technology

    By 9 January 2014

    Optoma has a new projector that embraces 1080p LED technology and allows film buffs to experience 3D cinema in their own homes, called the HD91. The HD91 offers consistent brightness and colour performance, as well as a perceived brightness that is twice...

  • Want a projector? Here's how to turn your smartphone into one
    Phones

    Want a projector? Here's how to turn your smartphone into one

    By 10 December 2013

    Attention Macgyver wannabes: You can now turn your smartphone into a home cinema projector using common household items. Most people have experienced a time or two when they've wanted to share a photo, movie, website, or business presentation directly...

  • Kodak iShow pictures and hands on: The writing's on the wall
    Home Cinema

    Kodak iShow pictures and hands on: The writing's on the wall

    By 24 September 2013

    JK Imaging - which has taken on the Kodak licensing for several product categories including digital cameras and portable projectors - has announced the iShow wireless pico projector. We caught up with Kodak to have a little play to see what it offers....

  • Philips PicoPix PPX 3610 projector lets you ditch the PC, runs Android
    Gadgets

    Philips PicoPix PPX 3610 projector lets you ditch the PC, runs Android

    By 17 May 2013

    The Philips PicoPix PPX 3610 pocket projector will let you do away with your PC, packing in Wi-Fi networking and running on the Android OS. We caught up with the Philips projector at Digital Summer 2013. The diminutive device measures 105 x 105 x 31.5mm...

  • BenQ projector can be controlled with iPhone or iPad
    Online

    BenQ projector can be controlled with iPhone or iPad

    By 21 March 2013

    BenQ has launched a small portable projector which is able to hook up with your iPhone and iPad. Called the GP10, the 1.5kg 720p capable device uses an Ultra-Lite LED projector which uses a clever short throw projection tech, which means you need to be...

  • Ubi: The new Windows 8 Kinect app turns any surface touchscreen
    Laptops

    Ubi: The new Windows 8 Kinect app turns any surface touchscreen

    By 20 March 2013

    A new technology that will turn any surface into a touchscreen with the help of a PC, a projector and Microsoft Kinect has come out of beta and up for pre-order. Created by Ubi Interactive and a part of Microsoft's Kinect accelerator programme, the new...

  • LG Hecto Laser TV to deliver 100-inch screen from 22-inches away
    Online

    LG Hecto Laser TV to deliver 100-inch screen from 22-inches away

    By 26 December 2012

    LG has announced a 100-inch Laser TV (read projector) that features both Smart TV and Digital TV capabilities. The 100-inch class LG Hecto Laser TV comes with a special screen and a projector to offer Full HD 1080p resolution on something that isn't just...

  • ViewSonic Pro9000 Laser Hybrid LED lampless projector pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    ViewSonic Pro9000 Laser Hybrid LED lampless projector pictures and hands-on

    By 11 September 2012

    ViewSonic has unveiled its latest home cinema projector, and it's the first from the company that has ditched the lamp in favour of laser and LED hybrid illumination technologies. The ViewSonic Pro9000 is a Full HD projector, capable of outputting 1080p,...

  • Panasonic PT-AT6000 pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic PT-AT6000 pictures and hands-on

    By 29 August 2012

    Panasonic has announced an upgrade to its 3D Full HD LCD projector range in the shape of the PT-AT6000 (otherwise known as PT-AE8000 in the US). It will be coming to home cinema specialist stores and online retailers in September, but Pocket-lint has...

  • Best portable party gear for the summer
    Audio

    Best portable party gear for the summer

    By 14 August 2012

    The sun's out, friends are over and you have a BBQ grilling up some burgers. Whats more could you want from this perfect summer scene? Gadgets thats what - lots and lots of gadgets. Whether its a quick fry-up with friends, a picnic with pals or a full-blown...

  • Samsung Galaxy Beam projects into the UK
    Phones

    Samsung Galaxy Beam projects into the UK

    By 30 July 2012

    The Samsung Galaxy Beam is now officially available in the UK, allowing those who want to buy the new phone - first shown in Europe at Mobile World Congress in February - the chance to beam their content on to a surface near them at any time. For those...

  • Sony: The 4K video revolution is at tipping point
    Home Cinema

    Sony: The 4K video revolution is at tipping point

    By 17 May 2012

    Sony is taking a brave gamble on the future of home entertainment technology by releasing its VPL-VW1000ES 4K projector before there's native content to view on it. Sure, you get a code for the 4K version of PlayStation 3 image software PlayMemories with...

  • Philips PicoPix 2480 projects 120-inch images
    Home Cinema

    Philips PicoPix 2480 projects 120-inch images

    By 24 April 2012

    Plug the Philips PicoPix 2480 into your laptop, smartphone, camera or tablet and you’ll be able to project your content up to 120 inches in size. While smartphones and tablets try to establish ways of transferring their content on to a bigger screen,...

  • 3M Camcorder Projector CP45 one for the mums
    Cameras

    3M Camcorder Projector CP45 one for the mums

    By 25 October 2011

    Taking its inspiration from the likes of the Flip, 3M has unleashed the Camcorder Projector CP45 - a pocket-sized HD camera with a twist. That twist being that the CP45 also doubles up as a pico projector, giving you the option to beam your footage on...

  • Sony VPL-VW1000ES 4K home projector pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Sony VPL-VW1000ES 4K home projector pictures and hands-on

    By 3 October 2011

    Last month, the Sony VPL-VW1000ES was announced; the company's first 4K projector designed with the living room in mind. Over in Japan, at CEATEC, the company used its opening press conference to show off the 4096 x 2160 monster, and Pocket-lint was on...

  • Sony takes 4k into the living room with VPL-VW1000ES projector
    Home Cinema

    Sony takes 4k into the living room with VPL-VW1000ES projector

    By 8 September 2011

    Pocket-lint refuses to watch 1080p video any longer. After we got eyes-on with Sharp's 8K4K LCD over in Berlin at IFA, anything less than 33 million pixels feels like blur-o-vision. But we suppose we'd make do with the Sony VPL-VW100ES - the company's...

  • Epson MG-850HD projector wants an Apple a day
    Home Cinema

    Epson MG-850HD projector wants an Apple a day

    By 5 September 2011

    Epson used IFA to introduce the MG-850HD; the first HD-Ready 3LCD home cinema projector featuring an iPod docking station. With vast amounts of personal media being stored on fanboy's iDevices, Epson will be hoping to tempt the Apple masses into going...

  • Optoma pk120 projector can blow up your iPhone
    Home Cinema

    Optoma pk120 projector can blow up your iPhone

    By 8 August 2011

    When we say blow up your iPhone, what we actually mean is enlarge its screen by 70 inches and project it onto a wall.  The Optoma pk120 is the latest pocket-sized pico projector to feature iPhone, iPad and iPod touch support. It also comes complete with...

  • Acer C110 Pico projector hands-on
    Tablets

    Acer C110 Pico projector hands-on

    By 7 July 2011

    Acer has just announced the ultra-dinky C110 Pico projector complete with tablet compatible USB power. The Pocket-lint gang were lucky enough to grab a quick play with the new C110 at an Acer event. First thing we did? Shine it in our eyes of course!...

  • Acer H9500 projects a HD vision for your den
    Home Cinema

    Acer H9500 projects a HD vision for your den

    By 6 June 2011

    No home cinema setup is really complete without a HD projector to beam out your best-loved flicks, and with that in mind Acer has announced the Full HD Acer H9500. Acer's latest video projector is capable of a 1080p playback at 24fps, has a 50000:1 contrast...

  • Vivitek launches Qumi Q2 3D-ready pocket projector
    Home Cinema

    Vivitek launches Qumi Q2 3D-ready pocket projector

    By 10 May 2011

    Vivitek has introduced its first LED-based pocket projector in the form - the Qumi Q2 - which also boasts 3D capability. Although it's described as pocket-sized, the Qumi Q2 isn't quite as small as Optoma's Pico pocket projector, but at 160 x 100 x 32mm,...