Monday, 9 Sep 2013
Instagram is preparing to monetize its business, and that might mean its 150 million active users will be seeing ads in Instagram within the year. The team at Instagram aren't clear on how ads on Instagram will look like, but are learning from the mobile mistakes that its parent company, Facebook, has made in the past.
Sunday, 8 Sep 2013
The new Sony X850 series of 4K UHDTVs are priced slightly cheaper than the highest-end X900 series, and sports a couple of differences such as the absence of Sony's Magnetic Fluid speakers.
At IFA 2013, Panasonic is also showing its SC-HTE80 Speaker Board, which is a sound bar that can go directly underneath a 42-inch TV.
Harman Kardon has announces the Sabre SB 35 and SB 26 at IFA 2013 this week. The company also claims that the former is the slimmest 8.1-channel sound bar the market has seen to date.
Yamaha has once again brought a string of new products to IFA 2013, from sound bars and receivers, to micro component systems and desktop speakers. Here are a few that caught our attention.
Pioneer has launched three sound bar systems at IFA 2013. Fitted with Bluetooth wireless connectivity, the SBX-300, SBX-N500 and SBX-N700 easily link up to any Bluetooth-enabled device to offer a convenient audio solution for a mobile device or PC.
Sony has announced the 4.1-channel HT-ST3 and 7.1-channel HT-ST7 sound bars at IFA 2013. The former, according to the company, is the slimmest sound bar available in the market.
Saturday, 7 Sep 2013
The LG Sound Plate 340 is a 34mm thick 'sound bar' you can put your TV on. It offers 4.1-channel of surround sound, has dual built-in subwoofers, and supports wireless Bluetooth audio streaming.
Aimed at business and pro users, the Panasonic 20-inch 4K UHD tablet has a 10-point multi-touch screen, a thickness of just 12.5mm, and weighs 2.4kg
Panasonic has announced the TX-L65WT600, a 65-inch 4K UHDTV. This is the first 4K TV to support the HDMI 2.0 standard out of the box.