Apple HDTV

Smart telly trends make Apple 'iTV' a certainty

It's no longer a question of whether Apple will produce a TV - the so-called 'iTV' - but when. That's the clear conclusion to be drawn from an analysis of TV technology trends provided by DisplaySearch, a market watcher, at Panasonic's 2012 Convention today. Starting inside the box and working out, we're at the stage where …
Panasonic Viera ET 5 passive 3D TV

Panasonic to take on LG with passive 3D TV

Panasonic is to launch a passive 3D TV in a bid to compete with LG's punter pulling models. The Viera ET 5 eschews the full HD 3D that active 3D tech makes possible in order to use the same kind of cheap, polarised specs that you use to watch 3D movies at the cinema. The downside: lower, 720p resolution 3D content. The upshot: …
Panasonic Touch Pad remote control

Panasonic to include trackpad remotes with top-end TVs

Panasonic was keen to tout its updated smartphone remote control for its new Viera TVs at its annual European Convention today but it was its touchpad-equipped remote units that caught our eye. The app - for Android and iDevices - offers the usual telly manipulation features, but there's one trick not seen on similar apps from …
Panasonic Eluga Android smartphone

Panasonic outs dual-core Euro-centric Android phone

Panasonic today showed off its upcoming smartphone - it's first for Europe - the Android-based Eluga. The skinny - it's 7.8mm thick and weighs 103g - handset sports a 4.3in, 540 x 960 (qHD) display and packs in near-field communications (NFC) contactless payment and file transfer tech. Panasonic Eluga Android smartphone The …