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£300 for answering a survey: Tell us the video future, win the video present thanks to Cisco
Here at Tech Digest we really love our surveys. Yep, we love nothing better than coming up with questions, wading through your responses, chuckling at your witty replies (well, sometimes) and generally finding out what you really think.
Up close with the Sony BRAVIA range: Part 2: Display technology
Last time, we looked at how Sony’s BRAVIA range of TVs produce the optimum picture from any video source.
It doesn’t end there, though. There’s plenty more technology built in to these TVs to ensure that programmes and films look their best.
Most of the BRAVIA TVs feature a state-of-the-art high performance LCD panel. These feature Advanced Contrast Enhancement, which monitors the brightness of the backlight and automatically adjusts contrast to ensure good detail levels, an ultra wide viewing angle of 178 degrees, and a non-reflective frame which helps to reduce reflections caused by artificial light sources in a room…
Up close with the Sony BRAVIA range: Part 1: Vision
Over the past few years, Sony has built a solid brand behind the BRAVIA name, with 45 TVs in the current range.
In this five part series, we’ll be taking a closer look at the technology behind the badge.
Today, we’re up close with vision, looking at how Sony ensures their BRAVIA sets display the best possible picture.
BRAVIA: Fully HD
All of Sony’s current BRAVIA TVs, except for the 15-inch portable set, are HD Ready. That is, they’re able to take and display at least a 720p signal, be that from a broadcast service such as Sky HD or Virgin Media, from a games console such as the PS3, or from a high definition disc such as Blu-ray.
LG CityClickers winners clicking away at Moblog.co.uk
You may recall that over the last couple of months we ran a competition, CityClickers, to find the best mobloggers across Europe. In association with LG and Moblog.co.uk, the winners received LG Viewty handsets and their phone bill paid for two months – all for just photographing the stylish people and places from their country.
VOIP rates for the iPhone and Second Life's online festival: the best stories from Shiny Media
– iPhone mania has almost broken AT&T’s network, so JAJAH’s attempt to bring VOIP rates to the handset may be well-timed [iPhonic]
Sponsored Post: Sony TZ Series notebook
You wouldn’t go to work with a cheap, ugly-looking briefcase, would you?
iPhone reviews and downloadable original Wii games: the best stories from Shiny Media
– iPhone fever is approaching fever pitch. The opinions of people who’ve actually used one are emerging [iPhonic]
Second Life festival and Playstations at Charles de Gaulle airport: the best stories from Shiny Media
– Second Life is getting in on the festival action. It’s going to host an event at the end of June in association with The Guardian and Intel [Techscape]
YouTube launches UK site and Manhunt 2 banned by BBFC: the best stories from Shiny Media
– Recognizing that over half of YouTube users are outside the U.S, country-specific sites have launched today. And yes, the UK is one of them [Techscape]
Resistance: Fall of Man controversy continues and rumours of iPhone delays: the best stories from Shiny Media
– The controversy over Resistance: Fall of Man continues. The Church is now appealing directly to the people of Japan [PSPSPS]