Tag Archives: LG

Why Smart TVs Are Like a 10-Year-Old

Smart TVs – or, rather, their makers – have yet to put all the pieces together to make them any smarter than a precocious 10-year-old. Even though the TV is often the heart of the home, even smart sets lack … Continue reading

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Smartphone Developments: New Features that are Worth Buying

Likely my last story for Consumers Digest (it’s a long, sordid story). In all events, my general survey of the smartphone landscape as of September 2015 (when written, not when published).

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High Dynamic Range Poised To Ignite Ultra HD Sales

While I was at IFA in Berlin, I was invited to a dinner with a handful of other U.S. reporters and execs from LG, Samsung and Panasonic to discuss the future of 4K UHD, HDR technology and UHD Blu-ray, and … Continue reading

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Is 3D at Home Dying?

No, seriously – assuming you have a 3D TV, when was the last time you actually watched anything in 3D at home? This “Is 3D at Home Dying” blog post for Digital Technology Consulting brings an added dimension to the … Continue reading

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5 Reasons NOT To Buy a 4K UHD TV – Yet

At the time this screed was written for the Huffington Post, the issue of HDR compatibility as well as the lack of flat, an update to HDMI to accommodate HDR technologies, and the lack of flat OLED models had been … Continue reading

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Europe Ditches Disc Distribution: What Happens to 4K Blu-ray?

UHD Blu-ray (aka 4K Blu-ray) decks will go on sale later this year, mostly next year. But in Europe, it’s hard to find retailers that sell physical media anymore. Could this lack of European distribution spell doom for the new … Continue reading

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Should LG License OLED?

LG owns the keys to the OLED TV manufacturing kingdom, but can it remain the only OLED TV brand? I think not, and here’s why. Oh, it looks as if LG took my advice – Panasonic’s new 4K OLED announced at … Continue reading

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Headphones: Listen Up!

My broad “what’s the best headphone” roundup from Consumers Digest. Listen up and listen good, pilgrim.

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Your Smartphone in 2018: 15 Futuristic Features

In many ways, the evolution of the smartphone since the debut of the original iPhone in 2007 has been a predictable straight line —bigger screen, more powerful processors, longer battery life, faster data connections, higher-resolution cameras and more apps. But … Continue reading

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CNET Cell Phone Reviews

Here are a stack of cell phone reviews I wrote for CNET in 2006. UTStarcom CDM-8945 UTStarcom CDM-180 Samsung VI-A820 (SPH-A820), Sprint LG VX9800, Verizon Samsung SPH-A560, Sprint Samsung PM-A840, Sprint Nokia 2115i Shorty Kyocera K10 Royale Samsung SGH-E335, T-Mobile … Continue reading

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