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CES 2017: Lenovo VR Headset

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Virtual Reality (VR) has made its way in the tech world, and especially in the gaming world. Virtual reality is fully immersive, giving you an extraordinary 3D experience. Top manufacturers like Lenovo are stepping up their game by providing more content and a better experience. The Abt team was able to get a sneak peek at Lenovo’s new VR headset at CES 2017. Just recently, Microsoft released Microsoft Holographic, a platform for VR…

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Sony Blu-ray Software Upgrade to 3D

Son’y Blu-ray player, model NSZGT1 will now support 3D Disc Playback.  In addition to that, there are other performance enhancements which include increased Google Chrome start up time and upgrade from Android 3.1 to Android 3.2.  You will need to get the updated software to enjoy these new benefits.  The update is simple, if your unit is connected to the internet, you can update via online or through a USB with the required software.  For…

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Phillips Dual View TV

Long ago are the days when my buddies and I would rush home to a friend’s house after school to play James Bond’s Goldeneye on Nintendo 64.  The versus-matches against the characters are an iconic moment in my childhood and it redefined “split-screen” multiplayer.  “Quit looking at my screen to find out where I am!”, my  friend would shout at me after I’ve killed him 6 times in a row with Bond’s Golden Gun.…

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Samsung Starts Streaming 3D Content

Consumers with a Samsung 3D TV can now watch a limited amount of 3D content for free.  All it requires is an Internet connection. Once users log into their TV’s “Internet TV” menu, they can download an application called Explore 3D. The app, which has so far been a very limited test with just a couple movie trailers, is now loaded with TV shows and a lot more trailers. The new release of streaming…

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Panasonic Goes 3D

Panasonic showcased its latest lines of 3D plasma, LED LCD , LCD, 3D Blu-ray and audio lines in a presentation in New York earlier this week that showed off across-the board connectivity as much as 3D capability. Several new 3D plasma sets are due out in spring and summer that feature Neo Plasma technology, an improved version of Panasonic’s Neo PDP picture-enhancing technology.  Be sure to check out abt.com for a look…

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CES 2011: Samsung Flexes Its Techno Know How

Some real amazing stuff from Samsung at CES 2011 have been found.  First, is  Samsung’s ultra thin 75 inch LED Smart HDTV.  The TV, like other Smart TVs will support internet connectivity, apps, 3D content and playback.  It is also power efficient due to LED backlighting and more. And when we say thin, we mean THIN. It looks like an upright, glass tube from this angle.  Also at Samsung’s booth is their…

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Sony Strikes First at CES 2011

The Sony Booth at CES 2011 certainly has a whole lotta cool stuff.  First they showed off the battle damaged Green Hornet car from the upcoming movie “Green Hornet in 3D”. Next, Sony introduced a real Sci-Fi looking headset: The Sony Future 3D Portable Device.  The viewer wears the headset and can surround themselves in an audio and visual 3D experience.  Jon Abt tried it out saying, that while it was a…

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A Deal the Size of an Ogre!

From now until January 1st 2011, when you buy select Samsung Televisions you will can get a Shrek 3-D Bundle Starter Kit for free! Normally valued at $499.99, the kit comes with 2 pairs of adult sized 3D glasses and the first three Shrek films in 3-D.  Depending on which bundle you pick you can also get a  Samsung Blu-ray player, model BDC5900 for free too. And don’t worry about having to…

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Holiday Shopping Forecast

According to the Consumer Electronics Association, that while all around holiday-gift shopping sales might drop this year approximately 2% per person, the purchasing of consumer electronics is expected to rise by 5% per person. Could this prediction come from the new releases of exciting items such as iPads and 3D TVs?  Perhaps. What do you think?…

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