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Toshiba goes TV launch crazy at IFA

Pocket-Lint: Toshiba hit IFA with full force this year - going launch crazy at the Berlin expo.

Not only did the Japanese electronics giant get on board with both the tablet and the 3D TV revolutions, it also found time to unleash some new cameras, Blu-ray players and....a whole lot of TVs.

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Power outage causes Toshiba and Western Digital to lose 6 exabytes of NAND

Power outage causes Toshiba and Western Digital to lose 6 exabytes of NAND Offered the present oversupply of the NAND market,

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Codewow1757d ago (Edited 1757d ago )

Easily on purpose given the fact that prices were hitting such low prices. Tech companies have been known to do similar things to bump prices back up.

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Intel 660P QLC NAND-based SSD Spotted Online – To Cost Same As a SATA SSD

Intel’s upcoming 660P SSD has been spotted on multiple computer hardware retailers from Europe. The interesting thing about this is its appealing price tag.

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3D TVs are officially dead as Sony and LG discontinue production this year

Sony and LG have announced their plans to discontinue the production of 3D TV sets.

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Speed-Racer2646d ago

This comes as no surprise really. More of a fad if anything.

fr0sty2646d ago

Just too limiting and the effect is nowhere near as good as VR. Nobody wants to wear $100 glasses that cause headaches in some due to the flickering just to have a slight sense of depth added to the image.

Kribwalker2646d ago

I bought into it early with a LG passive 3D tv. Glasses you get from the movie theatre worked with it and you wouldn't get headaches. It also had a 2 player mode that black ops 2 actually had an option for, or else the tv itself would convert it. It was 2 sets of glasses (one set would be the equivalent to 2 left eye lenses the other would be 2 right eye lenses) and the tv would output one players screen full size with the left eye lines and vice versa. It worked great for full screen split screen gaming, but if I was in a dark area and my wife was in a bright area it would ghost the bright through to my view

Kribwalker2646d ago

https://youtu.be/bbRG-KfWyV...

It was pretty cool, jus not supported enough

yomfweeee2645d ago

VR has worse side effects than a headache.

filchron2646d ago

Everything is going to be in Holographic 3D in the future whether you like it or not, but yeah, stereoscopy was never going to last.

Zerg2646d ago

Now that Trump wants Apple to make TVs we can really see what the market will have to offer

KingPin2646d ago

not to mention lawsuits coz tvs will be rectangles.

Lon3wolf2645d ago

And shows that you can only buy from the Apple Store, you also cannot connect any non Apple product to it as that would invalidate the warranty.

Dasteru2645d ago (Edited 2645d ago )

@Lon3wolf:

Which is actually illegal but the government doesn't enforce its own laws against corporations. You have to sue them to get anywhere. It falls under the same laws the regulate unauthorized repairs that companies like to keep pretending invalidate the warranty, hoping the average person is dumb enough to fall for it and not do anything.

Put simply, anything that cannot be proven to be the direct cause of the damages a product is warrantied for, cannot invalidate the warranty.

https://www.law.cornell.edu...

ji32002646d ago

Hurray!!! 3dtv gimmick finally dead!!! we got better and its call VR!!!!! I have Vive and i love it so so so much and everytime i play, it gives me immersion!!

ChrisW2646d ago

VR does do better 3D movies...

nowitzki20042645d ago

Just like how you like VR some liked 3d. If enough people dont buy into VR just like they didnt into 3d then say bye bye to VR.

Scatpants2646d ago

I guess this means 3d movies won't be released for home viewing anymore. That's a shame. They look really great in VR. I like my 3d tv too.

ASSASSYN2646d ago

I have a 3D 55" LG OLED, I love my 3D.

level 3602646d ago

Such a shame honestly, whether passive or active 3D worked fine and delivered what's in the box.
Think "some" of the problem is in the film industry - a small number out there did not know how to fully utilize the tech.
The wearing of glasses ( so many choices and so cheap nowadays ) or distance wasn't the issue.

Amplitude2644d ago

Honestly loved 3D but the price of a 3D bluray is absolute madness, at least here in Canada

$40-$50 for one movie? Nope

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