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2014-09-03 12:26:44

BERLIN, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unrivalled battery stamina, the best camera and camcorder[1] and PS4(TM) Remote Play[2] for the first time, all with the highest waterproofing rating[3]available in a choice of two sizes - Xperia Z3 blends design and engineering with 7.3mm super-slim rounded aluminium frame - Uncompromised performance in Xperia Z3 Compact, perfect for one-handed use...

2014-09-03 12:26:11

Laser Projector Offering an Entirely New In-Home Viewing Experience Marks Beginning of Sony's "Life Space UX" Vision SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics today announced that it will begin offering its sleek, state-of-the-art 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector to consumers within the New York City metropolitan area in late September. The introduction of the projector is the first step in realizing Sony's "Life Space UX" vision, a new user experience that enables...

2014-09-03 12:25:09

Reference-Class R1 Series and Premium-Class C700 Series Expected to Arrive in US in 2015 NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic today announced the return of the iconic 'Technics' audio brand at the 2014 IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited Show in Berlin, Germany. The first new Technics Hi-fi products in six years will debut in Europe in December expanding to other regions across the globe, including the US market, in 2015. The announcement was made by Michiko Ogawa, director...

2014-09-03 08:39:39

Consumers Can Now Experience VIZIO's Advanced Picture and Audio Quality In-Store at Retail Locations Across Canada TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, the #1 Smart TV(1 )and Sound Bar company(2 )in the U.S., announced today its expansion into the Canadian market. With the expanded distribution, VIZIO will deliver its award-winning portfolio of HDTV and audio products, featuring powerful, yet beautifully simple design backed by best-in-class customer service....

2014-09-03 08:22:49

Bluetooth® Equipped Detectors Build on Unassailable Benchmarks WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The category leader and innovator of more than 85% of detection protection patents, ESCORT Inc., once again rocks the radar detector performance benchmark with the announced release of two new technology breakthrough radar & laser detectors - today ESCORT debuts the PASSPORT® and all-digital Max2(TM) windshield mount detectors, both featuring built-in Bluetooth®...

2014-09-02 23:05:08

Model employs company’s critically-acclaimed Digital Sound Projector technology to immerse the listener with five discrete “sound beams,” enhancing TV shows, movies and games. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Yamaha today introduced the SRT-1000, the world’s first TV speaker base system to offer true 5.1-channel surround sound. In contrast with current speaker base systems which provide only “virtual” surround sound, the SRT-1000 employs the company’s exclusive,...

2014-09-02 16:28:56

CLEVELAND, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, has announced that its Versaflex(TM) soft-touch materials for consumer electronics are now available in combination with its Percept(TM) Authentication Technologies. PolyOne's newly available formulation of technologies can help companies combat counterfeiting and reduce the risks associated with fraudulent goods such as phone...

2014-09-02 16:24:28

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending Aug. 24, 2014. RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY DISC SALES*: RANK TITLE STUDIO WEEKS IN RELEASE ----...

2014-09-02 12:26:29

Third Annual Program Features Weekly TVs Awarded with Prizing Upgrades When Johnson Scores IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 Smart TV company(1), today announced the launch of "TDs for TVs," the third installment of a professional football program featuring San Francisco wide receiver Stevie Johnson. "TDs for TVs" provides fans the opportunity to get involved with Johnson's on-the-field play and gives back to his favorite nonprofit - Boys & Girls...

2014-09-01 23:00:41

The category leader and innovator of more than 85% of detection protection patents, ESCORT Inc. (http://www.ESCORTinc.com), today announced that they will be party to a major news webcast scheduled for live tele viewing tomorrow, Sep 3rd for Noon ET (9 AM PT). Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The category leader and innovator of more than 85% of detection protection patents, ESCORT Inc. (http://www.ESCORTinc.com), today announced that they will be party to a major news webcast...


Latest consumer electronics Reference Libraries

Magnavox Odyssey 2
2013-08-06 15:34:13

The Magnavox Odyssey 2 is a video game console released in 1978 by Magnavox/Philips. It was sold under many different names -- in Europe it was known as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey 2 and also as the Philips Odyssey 2. The original system, the Odyssey, produced by Magnavox, was the first video game system released in the early 1970s. The Odyssey 2 was noted for its ability to customize the game for the...

Magnavox Odyssey
2013-04-27 08:11:36

The Magnavox Odyssey was the first home video console produced in the world. It was manufactured by Magnavox and released in August 1972. The unit was discontinued in 1975 with a total of 330,000 systems sold. Its successor was the Magnavox Odyssey 2. A working prototype of the console was finished in 1968, known as the brown box. This prototype is displayed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History located in Washington D.C.. The Odyssey connected to a...

Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Digital Reader 1000
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Digital Reader 1000 (DR1000) was produced by iRex Technologies in the Netherlands and released on September 22, 2008. The DR1000 is an e-Book reading device made in three versions: the DR1000 does not have a touchscreen; DR1000S has a touchscreen; and the DR1000SW has a touchscreen with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. Production of this device was discontinued in 2010 when iRex filed for bankruptcy. The unit has a 10.2 inch screen, uses Linux 2.6 operating system, has 128 MB of...

Barnes & Noble Nook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nook is a brand of e-reader developed by Barnes & Noble with the original device released in November 2009. It featured both Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G, with a 6 inch display and a smaller touchscreen for data input. Since then there has been multiple versions and upgrades. A Wi-Fi only version released in June 2010 and the Nook color using LCD in November 2010. The second generation Nook was released in June 2011, and in February 2012 an upgrade was released to the Wi-Fi only version....

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