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This could be our favorite gadget of 2017: A portable projector

Review Every now and again in the world of gadgets there is a confluence of technologies that make something new possible. A better take on a familiar task. Think Walkmans, or camcorders. Or portable storage devices. Tablets. Drones. Games consoles. GPS navigation. XGIMI's CC Aurora portable projector feels a lot like that. This is …
Acer Iconia One 8

Acer introduces a REVOLUTION in tablet tech: The PENCIL

Pics In an earlier article on The Register, Acer revealed its PC plans – but also in evidence at its recent press launch in New York last week was the company’s belief that there is still plenty of room in certain market segments for tablets. Acer Iconia One 8 Acer's Iconia One 8: why buy a fancy stylus when you can use the 2mm …
Alistair Dabbs, 28 Apr 2015
Panasonic TH-103PZ600

Telly behemoths: Does size matter?

Feature This month, the fabulously wealthy owners of houses with curved walls will be delighted to know that the world's largest curved TV arrives at the Knightsbridge tat-palace Harrods. With a 105-inch screen, LG's new set, the snappily named 105UC9V boasts a 21:9 aspect ratio, and all the latest technology. LG 105UC9 105-inch 21:9 …
Lenovo Tablet 2 Pro

BEND IT like YOGA: Newest Lenovo gadgets have built in PROJECTORS

Pics Fresh and glowing from its triumphant snatch of top spot amongst PC vendors yet again, Lenovo unwrapped three new Yoga products in London yesterday: two tablets and an Ultrabook. While Lenovo is number one in shipments, Lenovo's SVP and EMEA president Aymar de Lencquesaing revealed, “We ship more tablets and smartphones than …
Bob Dormon, 10 Oct 2014
Caltech's phased array chip

Projector on a smartphone? There's a chip for that

Caltech researchers have demonstrated a chip they hope will one day let smartphones act as projectors. Instead of the light sources, image and lenses needed for a traditional projector, the Caltech chip uses an optical phased array (OPA) to create a projected image from a single laser diode – along the way eliminating the need …

Apple patents laser, incandescent projector for laptops, smartphones

Apple has been granted a patent for a projector technology that uses a mash-up of laser and incandescent light sources, which the patent document says could be used not only in standalone projectors, but could also be scaled down to pico-projector size for use in a laptop, smartphone, "or other handheld device." US Patent 8, …
Rik Myslewski, 6 Aug 2013
ViewSonic Pro 9000 laser hybrid LED projector

ViewSonic Pro 9000 laser hybrid LED projector review

Following the extinction of gloriously bulky CRT video projectors, big screen aficionados have had a clear choice between LCD and DLP. Both technologies are capable of great results, yet have distinct weaknesses: single chip DLP projectors often suffer from rainbow fringing, created by the use of a spinning colour wheel, while …
Steve May, 28 Nov 2012
Viewsonic

Viewsonic 22in Android 'tablet' hands-on review

First look There was birthday cake aplenty at Viewsonic’s 25th anniversary event in London today that also saw the introduction of three new products covering an innovative range of display options. Viewsonic VSD220 Smart Display Viewsonic's VSD220 Smart Display: 22in fondleslab, anyone? The main attraction was the VSD220 Smart …
Bob Dormon, 11 Sep 2012
Sony HMZ-T2

Sony slims down 3D headset, cooks up eye candy

IFA 2012 Sony's roaring IFA presence this week continues with an update to its 3D headset and further developments in the imaging domain. The Sony HMZ-T2 is more compact and lighter than its predecessor, weighing in at 330g, and comes with a new array of fitting options for greater comfort. There is also the ability to add one's own …
Caleb Cox, 31 Aug 2012
Samsung Galaxy Beam Android projector phone

Samsung Galaxy Beam Android projector phone review

Samsung's first Galaxy Beam, the GT-i8520, was a tremendously thick, heavy and expensive handset that very few bought. Having had a rethink, the company is now trying the whole smartphone-with-a-projector idea again with the GT-i8530. Essentially, this handset amounts to a Galaxy Advance S with a Digital Light Processing …
Alun Taylor, 23 Aug 2012
Samsung

Samsung's projector phone lights up UK

Samsung illuminated British shelves this week with the Galaxy Beam, the company's new Android handset with a built-in projector. The Samsung Galaxy Beam - reincarnated at Mobile World Congress earlier this year - touches down with a 1GHz dual-core processor running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. There's a 4in, 480 x 800 display for …
Caleb Cox, 31 Jul 2012
Samsung

Samsung's projector phone beamed up to Blighty

Samsung's Galaxy Beam - the smartphone with a built-in projector - is set to hit UK shelves this month after retailers revealed its expected release date. The Samsung Galaxy Beam was on show at Mobile World Congress in February, sporting a 4in, 480 x 800 display and a 1Ghz dual-core processor running Android 2.3. The obvious …
Caleb Cox, 8 Jun 2012
Panasonic PT-AT5000E Full HD 3D home cinema projector

Panasonic PT-AT5000E LCD projector

Review Panasonic has notched up some memorable firsts when it comes to home cinema projection. Not only was it the first brand to introduce a native 16:9 widescreen model, it led the way with Full HD too. Panasonic PT-AT5000E Full HD 3D home cinema projector Putting on a display: Panasonic's PT-AT5000E Its latest cineaste …
Steve May, 17 Apr 2012
Microsoft

Microsoft tech turns any object into a touchscreen

Microsoft's research team has revealed a shoulder-mounted projector-cum-detector that can turn any surface in front of you into a gesture-sensitive display. The Wearable Multitouch Projector uses Kinect-like motion and depth cameras, as well as a pico projector, to let users turn any flat (ish) surface into a touchscreen. …
Caleb Cox, 8 Mar 2012
Samsung

Samsung punts smartphone with built-in projector

MWC 2012 Reg Hardware Mobile Week Samsung lit up MWC this week, bringing the Samsung Galaxy Beam to Western markets. It's a phone that lets users to cast content directly onto walls using its built-in projector. The Samsung Galaxy Beam was first launched in Singapore in July 2010, although the feature of a built-in pico projector …
Caleb Cox, 27 Feb 2012
Lindy WPS-1 Wireless VGA Extender & Projector Server Pro

Lindy wireless extender and projection server

Review CES 2012 Week With the demise of the traditional overhead projector, conference rooms and the like are typically found equipped with a multitude of easily accessible and switchable AV inputs for hassle-free presentations. Yet not all facilities offer cabling contentment and for the poorly-wired projectionist, the Lindy …
Shaun Dormon, 12 Jan 2012
3M CP45 Camcorder Projector

3M CP45 pocket camcorder and projector combo

Review The 3M CP45 is a combination HD camcorder, 5Mp camera and LED-lit LCOS projector. Not much bigger than a couple of copulating iPhones, it can film and throw an image up to 65in onto a convenient wall. 3M CP45 Camcorder Projector Shoot and show: 3M's CP45 camcorder projector 3M seems to be touting it at families who can’t …
Steve May, 21 Dec 2011
Viewsonic PLED W500 portable projector

Viewsonic PLED W500 portable projector

Review Some pieces of kit take a long time to review. Particularly if they're very nice pieces of kit that you're reluctant to return to the PR agency. The Viewsonic PLED-W500 is just such a piece of kit. Viewsonic PLED W500 portable projector Take away display: Viewsonic PLED W500 portable projector I've always liked projectors …
Chris Bidmead, 1 Dec 2011

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