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Harmony is known for developing intuitive universal remotes that are easy as pie for even techno-phobes to program. And there's no exception with the new Harmony Touch, which kicks the top-selling Harmony One up a notch with a sleeker design, more touch-based controls, gesture controls, and a redesigned online setup process.
The arrival of a major competitor like Google on the smart TV scene should be an exciting event. Instead, Google TV has slipped shyly and quietly into the market.
It's been a while since the average consumer got excited about a computer monitor. Samsung might just change that, with its new Series 7 Smart Station C27B750X, which will retail for $550 in Canada.
Looking at this new TV before turning it on is like taking a trip into the recent past. The matte-black bezel, with the Elite logo tastefully emblazoned in the bottom centre, harkens back to Pioneer Electronics' Project Kuro plasma TVs.
Panasonic's top-of-the-line plasma TVs regularly make best-of-the-year lists, and have received our Gear of the Year Awards more than once. This year's premium VT30 series includes the 55-inch TC-P55VT30 at $3,000, plus a 65-inch model at $4,500.
Just over an inch deep, Samsung's latest 8000-series LED HDTVs are currently the thinnest flat panels on the planet. Moreover, they have an astonishingly thin bezel, a mere 0.19 inch, surrounding the screen.
It's no secret that people buy flat-screen TVs for their looks; and this top-of-the-line Sony LCD may be the prettiest TV on the planet. That's when it's turned off. It's drop-dead gorgeous when it's on.
With its 70-inch screen, Sharp Electronics' Aquos LC-70LE732 is the largest consumer LCD television currently available. It's among the more expensive LCD TVs out there, but you get a lot of screen real estate for your dollar.
LG's Cinema 3D televisions, new for 2011, are the first HDTVs to use passive 3D technology While you still need glasses with passive 3D, the glasses are much lighter than active-shutter glasses. They're also far less expensive. And crosstalk-related ghosting isn't an issue.
As an avid TV viewer, I was thoroughly excited to try out Bell's new FIBE IPTV service, the first provider IPTV service to be available in eastern Canada (Telus' Optik TV service is available in select areas of Western Canada and MTS Allstream's Ultimate TV service in Manitoba.) Is it worth switching over from traditional cable TV, or even satellite TV? For which kind of customers/locations is Bell FIBE IPTV ideal? And how well does it actually work? You'll find answers to all of those questions here.