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Month: October 2007

All I Want for Christmas is My HDTV

October 3, 2007 | Ibex Marketing

Research and Markets conducts an annual survey about what people plan to buy in the way of consumer electronics for the upcoming holiday season. In the 2006 survey, digital cameras topped the wish lists of the respondents, with HDTVs coming in second. This year, HDTVs have risen to the top spot. The company's press release announcing this year's report makes no mention of how much people are planning to spend,...

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Sony Announces OLED TVs

October 2, 2007 | Ibex Marketing

As expected, Sony has announced its plans to ship its XEL-1 OLED TVs later this fall. The sets weigh less than five pounds, and are just 3 mm thin; that's a bit more than a tenth of an inch. The screens are only 11" diagonal, which is small by any standard, even for a standard definition display. And that's exactly what these sets are. They only have 940 by 540...

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HDTV Technology Choices

October 1, 2007 | Ibex Marketing

When it comes to comparing the value of the different HDTV technologies, it's difficult at times to compare apples to oranges. In preparing this week's Professor Poor's Weekly Price Intelligence Report, I found an ad page that provides an interesting comparison. On page 10 of the Best Buy circular, the company offers you three different Samsung HDTVs; take your pick for $1,799.99 (and that's after their "instant savings"). So what...

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