July 14, 2010

U. S. Cellular to debut four new phones

Filed under:Consumer Electronics — admin @ 11:22 am

With the recent release of the new iPhone 4, U.S. Cellular has stepped up its game and announced the unveiling of FOUR new phones later this year, starting with the Samsung Acclaim on July 9, followed by the HTC Desire in early August. The LG Banter Touch, featuring an ergonomic slide-out keyboard, will arrive in October along with the fourth device.All four devices run on the Android operating system, developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance. The first device, the Acclaim, is a U.S. Cellular exclusive and also features a 3.2-inch touch screen and keyboard. The Acclaim also boasts a 3-megapixel camera and, of course, Wi-Fi functionality. (more…)

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Pre-sales begin for Sony’s 3D HDTV’s

Filed under:Home Theater — admin @ 11:12 am

3D-capable BRAVIA HDTV‘s are now available to pre-order at Sony Style stores, and 3D Blu-ray devices will be coming in July. Sony also released a free update for other Blu-ray models, including players and home theater systems, which will activate 3D compatibility. The announcement secures Sony’s spot at the head of the 3D home entertainment world, now featuring a total of 19 products.Sony is also focusing on its ad campaign for the upcoming launch, and has secured NFL quarterback Peyton Manning as well as musician Justin Timberlake to help inform consumers and avoid confusion. It’s easy to see how consumers could be overwhelmed by the many options available, but this short rundown should alleviate issues. (more…)

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