LG.Philips LCD announced today it will showcase a new range of TFT LCD panels for high-definition TVs (HDTVs), LCD monitors, notebooks and mobile phones at FPD International 2006 in Yokohama, Japan.
Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has announced plans for a consumer-grade, high-resolution 47" Quad High Definition (QHD, 2560x1440) LCD TV panel slated for mass production in the second quarter of 2007.
Sanyo Epson Imaging Devices today announced the development of a 7.1" direct-view full high-definition (HD) low-temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) LCD panel.
On 1 December 2005, two e-mail messages were sent from a computer in Western Australia to members of two different human rights organizations.
Nearly 90% of the notebooks to be shipped by the end of 2008 will use widescreen panels, compared to 69% in the second quarter of 2006 and 76% by year-end, according to research firm Displaysearch.
A car that monitors a driver's every move could further researchers' understanding of the way driving behaviour is affected by road design, other vehicles and new in-car gadgetry.
Yahoo is pulling off one impressive publicity campaign centered around its social media offerings of blogging, photo uploading & sharing, and video upload with the first ever electronic anthropology archive, or Yahoo Time Capsule.
The PC market in South Africa is expected to grow 45.5% on year to 1.6 million units, including 900,000 desktops and 600,000 notebooks, in 2006, according to sources at Rectron, a Taiwan-invested IT distributor in South Africa.
Back in 2004, NASA engineers worked with DARPA to reduce the sonic boom intensity in order to develop silent supersonic planes. Now, they're teaming with Gulfstream Aerospace on a project named Quiet Spike to reduce sonic booms. They've put a 24-foot-long lance-like spike weighing 470 pounds on the nose of an F-15B aircraft.
Security professionals warned developers on Thursday that they need to be aware that their open-source repositories can now be easily mined, allowing attackers to target programs that are likely to be flawed.
Windows Vista could well be the world's most expensive piece of spyware, reckons a blogger.
After a significant price increase for PC-monitor panels last month, quotes for the segment will continue to grow in the first half of October, according to WitsView Technology, a Taiwan-based market research firm.
Artificial whiskers that mimic the way rats and seals sense their prey might one day let planetary rovers or uncrewed submarines explore the shape and texture of strange objects they encounter on their travels.
Starbucks and Apple Comptuer on Thursday announced the availability of the Starbucks Hear Music catalog on the iTunes Store, giving iTunes users the ability to preview, buy and download a wide variety of Starbucks popular Hear Music titles.
A single-pixel camera that captures complete images by taking many snaps with an array of micro-mirrors could consume less power and produce more compact image files than conventional imaging devices, researchers say.
Linux has not reached maturity as a mobile phone OS, Nokia's head of corporate strategy, Jarkko Sairanen, reportedly said recently. Cited shortcomings include a fragmented implementation landscape that keeps developers away, and too large a memory footprint.
With 19" widescreen panels generating higher profits than 17" standard panels, research firms and panel makers are projecting different degrees of replacement of the 17" panels by the 19" widescreen segment.
With a wide variety of mobile phone models with multimedia capabilities now in the market, all vying to attract the interest of consumers, iSuppli forecasts that shipments of mobile handset displays will reach 1.2 billion units in 2006, up 17% from 1.05 billion units in 2005, according to the research firm.
Notebook makers said recently it is unlikely that prices for 14" to 15.4" notebook panels will continue rising despite tight supply for the segments.
Google unveiled on Wednesday a Web site dedicated to literacy, pulling together its books, video, mapping and blogging services to help teachers and educational organizations share reading resources.