LG Electronics will unveil a very special product in time for the Consumer Electronics Show next year with its new 55-inch OLED TV.
The South Korean electronics company is set to announce in front of CES 2012 visitors the world’s largest OLED TV that touts a contrast ratio of 100,000:1 inside a 55-inch diagonal frame.
The LG OLED TV applies a WOLED (White OLED) panel technology as opposed to standard AMOLED TVs that use RGB subpixels adjacent to each other.
WOLED panels stack a …
AMD has launched its Radeon HD 7970 graphics card for desktop PCs as the world’s fastest single-GPU graphics card and the only GPU based on 28nm production technology.
With the arrival of the AMD Radeon HD 7970, AMD has unleashed its revolutionary new Graphics Core Next Architecture that enables new levels of gaming and compute capabilities, realizing an improvement of over 150% in performance/sq. mm over the prior generation.
Engineered with support for PCI Express 3.0 and AMD CrossFire …
XTR3D has developed a touchless system that understands gestures and allows users to control various electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets and TVs.
The startup tech company touts a new hands-free technology similar to Microsoft’s Kinect system that will take aback touchscreen interface developers.
With XTR3D’s touchless technology, users will no longer have a need for remote control devices or even touch the display and the device itself to change channels or adjust the …
Intel has acquired a license to use near-field communications (NFC) on its semiconductor chips.
The chip maker, which has held goals to enter the smartphone industry, closed a deal with Inside Secure to use NFC technology in upcoming product offerings
The agreement will give Intel access to Inside Secure’s MicroRead, SecureRead and Open NFC products.
Phone-based NFC solutions have become the rising technological trend among handset makers, which urged Inside Secure to develop a topnotch, …
Nvidia has announced plans to release the source code for its CUDA low-level virtual machine (LLVM) based compiler at the GPU Technology Conference in Beijing.
The firm’s CUDA compiler could help develop code that offers support for several programming languages and run on both AMD GPUs and Intel x86-based processors.
“Opening up the CUDA platform is a significant step. The future of computing is heterogeneous, and the CUDA programming model provides a powerful way to maximize …
Intel has collaborated with Micron to give rise the world’s first 128GB NAND flash storage device.
The die fabrication will use a 20nm process and a group composed of eight will eventually equal 1TB, which means 128GB data storage in a small package nearly the size of a fingertip.
The semiconductor firms said it would go into mass production for portable devices such as smartphones and tablets in the first half of 2012.
“As portable devices get smaller and sleeker, and server …
The CompactFlash Association (CFA) has announced the release of a new high-performance memory card specification called XQD.
XQD uses the PCI Express specification to adopt a new card format with better performance and storage capacities.
The new “durable and robust” cards will measure 38.5 × 29.8 × 3.8mm, slightly larger than standard SD cards (32 x 24 x 2.1mm) but a tad bit more compact than CF cards (43 x 36 x 5mm).
The CFA said that XQD cards will offer write speeds of 125MB/s, but …
Red Hat has just released a new version for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system.
RHEL 6.2 from the Linux OS provider and market leader promises to offer enterprises better performance and enhancements to identity management, file system performance, high availability and storage.
RHEL is now one of the most used enterprise Linux distributions in power servers and workstations.
According to Red Hat, it has updated system resource management to enable customers or companies to …
Sony Ericsson has elaborated its procedure to create Android software update and explain why owners of its devices have to hold back while the company works on the highly anticipated Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update.
The first phase involves the integration of Ice Cream Sandwich and Sony Ericsson source codes and fixing of problems as early as possible before the merger takes place.
Unfortunately, Google created Android 4.0 ICS with optimization for components from Texas Instruments, so …
Samsung has uploaded a video that shows a new conceptual design for a flexible, transparent tablet device.
The South Korean electronics giant eagerly stimulated technophiles with a short video shooting a line on an awe-inspiring device that apparently, regardless of whatever colorful idioms and adjectives that comes to mind, is a total performer.
Unfortunately, this gadget is not something to fret over for those who want to grab it first, with the technology nowhere near the realm of …