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2014-06-24 23:12:40

ESCORT Inc., designer of the category’s best radar detectors, announced that its all-digital PASSPORT® Max™ High Definition DSP radar detector with ultra–fast processing and unprecedented range, is being featured in New York at CE Week. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), riding the momentum of the launch of the world’s only High Definition radar & laser detector, the PASSPORT® Max™, today announced that their record setting PASSPORT Max...

2014-06-24 12:34:52

New 'Connected Ultra HD' Models Equipped to Receive 4K Streaming Content NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics today launched its third-generation Ultra HD 4K LED TV line-up: seven screen sizes in three model series, representing one of the most comprehensive on the market. LG's new UB9800, UB9500 and UB8500 series Ultra HD TVs* - with four times the resolution of 1080p Full HD - are being demonstrated at CE Week (Booth 61)....

2014-06-24 12:26:09

Seiki Launches "4K Ultra HD World"? Campaign and Showcases Its Range of 4K Products Including the New U-VISION(TM) 4K Up-conversion Blu-ray Disc(TM) Player NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CE Week 2014 -- As one of the leading brands in the emerging 4K Ultra HD display market, Seiki (www.seiki.com) launches its new marketing campaign focused on 4K Ultra HD with the goal of accelerating the adoption of the new digital entertainment standard. Seiki also introduces its new...

2014-06-24 12:25:46

THE WORLD'S MOST ICONIC DOLL STARS IN THE ULTIMATE FAIRYTALE MUSICAL!(TM) UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SYNOPSIS: It's The Ultimate Fairytale Musical!(TM) Barbie(TM) stars as Alexa(TM), a shy princess who discovers a secret door in her kingdom and enters a whimsical land filled with magical creatures and surprises. Inside, Alexa(TM) meets Romy(TM) and Nori(TM), a mermaid and a fairy, who explain that a spoiled ruler named Malucia is trying to take all the magic in the...

2014-06-23 23:04:20

New Onkyo components introduce Dolby Atmos multidimensional sound to home theaters. With Dolby Atmos®, sound comes alive from all directions, including overhead, to fill the home theater with astonishing clarity, power, detail, and depth. Upper Saddle River, NJ (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Onkyo has announced that its upcoming TX-NR1030 and TX-NR3030 network A/V receivers, flagship PR-SC5530 Network A/V Controller, HT-S7700 and HT-S9700THX HTiB systems, and SKS-HT693 and SKH-410 speaker...

2014-06-23 23:04:10

Onkyo release THX®-Certified 9.2-Channel TX-NR1030 Network A/V Receiver, 11.2-Channel TX-NR3030 Network A/V Receiver, and 11.2-Channel PR-SC5530 Network A/V Controller. All shipping with Dolby Atmos, Latest HDMI 2.0 for 4K/60Hz video, HDCP 2.2 Copy-Protection Compatibility, Wi-Fi®/Bluetooth, DTS Neo:X™, and ISF Video Calibration. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Home theater specialist Onkyo has unveiled three high-end audio-video components offering...

2014-06-23 12:27:14

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 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 June 15, 2014. RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY DISC SALES*: RANK TITLE STUDIO WEEKS IN RELEASE ---- -----...

2014-06-20 23:06:54

Amid its huge selection of power cords and cables, SF Cable presents the exclusive angle power cords for connections in all the tight places. Hayward, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 SF Cable, distributor of the highest quality cables, components, and accessories (including custom products like fiber optic and copper networking cables and modular adaptors) at the lowest prices on the internet delivered with complete customer satisfaction, announce the availability of its exclusive line of...

New Technique Could Be Used To Produce 'Soft' Machines, Robots
2014-06-20 03:23:55

Emil Venere, Purdue University Researchers have developed a technique that might be used to produce "soft machines" made of elastic materials and liquid metals for potential applications in robotics, medical devices and consumer electronics. Such an elastic technology could make possible robots that have sensory skin and stretchable garments that people might wear to interact with computers or for therapeutic purposes. However, new manufacturing techniques must be developed before...

2014-06-19 23:18:06

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of car-talk show “Bobby Likis Car Clinic,” announced Glenn Miller from Chicago, IL as the winner of the “Car Story with Dad” contest on the Car Clinic live globalcast on Saturday, June 14. Miller won a Passport MAX high-definition radar/laser detector, courtesy of Escort, Inc. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of car-talk show “Bobby Likis Car Clinic,” announced Glenn Miller from Chicago, IL as the winner of...


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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