LG Electronics revealed its plans to bring in the world’s largest LED-backlit 3D LCD HDTV to the CES 2011 next week. The LZ9700 with its massively large 72-inch will support both 2D as well as 3D content. It will also feature TruMotion 400Hz to deliver a super-fast processing rate and smooth 3D images.
The Kindle 3 recently dethroned ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ to become the best selling product in Amazon’s history. Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder and CEO stated, “We’re grateful to the millions of customers who have made the all-new Kindle the bestselling product in the history of Amazon — surpassing Harry Potter 7. We’re seeing that many of the people who are buying Kindles also own an LCD tablet.”
The Korean-giant Samsung Electronics, promised to sell 10 million Galaxy S units by the end of 2010. It looks like they may keep it. With over 9.3 million units sold world-wide (as of now), the company needs to sell only around 700,000 more units to reach the 10 million mark. Meanwhile, Samsung was also able to sell over 1 million Galaxy Tab units worldwide.
Microsoft recently revealed a preliminary sales report for its latest Windows Phone 7 platform. As per Achim Ber, VP of business and marketing for WP7, the sales figures stands at 1.5 million units worldwide, since its launch on October 21 in Europe and November 8 in US and Canada. The total number of associated carriers worldwide is 60.
Here’s an awesome info-graphic from Digital Surgeons that gives a complete picture of demographics and online activity for two of the most popular social networking platforms. Although most parameters tend to be the same, a noticeable difference seems to be that 12 percent of Facebook users update their status every day whereas 52 percent for Twitter.
Ever wonder which are the best selling gadgets of all time? Well, as per The Next Web (TNW) they are Apple iPad and Microsoft Kinect. The folks at TNW put together this cool info-graphic to give you all the stats.
Probably something a lot of people were waiting for. The Google Nexus S is now available unlocked at BestBuy for $529. You can also get it for a subsidized rate with a two-year contract from T-Mobile for $199. Powered by Android 2.3 a.k.a. Gingerbread, the Nexus S features a beautiful 4-inch contour display, 16GB built-in memory and a whole bunch of UI improvements over Froyo.
If you were unhappy with your Dell Streak’s Android 1.6, you will be relieved to know that Dell is finally pushing an over-the-air upgrade to Android 2.2 a.k.a. Froyo. Looks like the mega-screen experience just got a lot better! As Dell puts it “Android 2.2 available Over the Air with first use“.
Time magazine named Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook as the ‘ Person of Year’ for 2010. Usually this is something that is awarded to politically powerful people or famous celebrities. At 26, Zuckerberg became the second youngest person to receive this ‘title’, the youngest being Charles Lindbergh (when he was 25) way back in 1927.