LG Display Art Slim

LG Display announces the ‘Art Slim’ UHD LCD panel, is 75% thinner and 25% lighter

We all want super slim products in our lives. From our ultra thin smartphones and tablets to our super thin TVs. It seems like just yesterday that huge boxes were sitting on equally large entertainment centers. Now we are mounting our flat screens to our walls, and in some cases, our ceilings. The thickness of the modern-day TV is getting even thinner with the announcement of a new LG Display UHD LCD panel, the Art Slim. The Art Slim brings the “TV like a Picture frame” thickness to our living-rooms with some pretty outstanding sounding dimensions. A TV sporting a 55-inch UHD panel comes in at just 7.5mm thick. Compare that to a typical flat panel LCD that is around 30mm thick. The thickness reduction also makes this super light at 10.4kgs. For us Americans that translates to 0.29 inches and almost 23 pounds. Bump the screen size to 65-inches and it ...

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Android TV Screen Capture

Google tries again with Android TV where they failed with Google TV

Android TV!  Sound familiar?  Sounds like Google playing semantics with the previous Google TV product which launched four years ago and eventually failed.  That may be what you’re thinking, but you couldn’t be farther from the truth.  While the original Google TV products were based on the Android platform, they were based in a separate and restricted set of libraries.  They also tried to make a product that brought the web to your TV promoting it for browsing and more.  This is where Android TV differs. Android TV is simply expanding the same developer tools libraries with a new form factor, so almost anything you currently have on your mobile Android device will also work on Android TV with a simple addition of a device type.  That really is it putting simply and there’s more to it and extensions specifically for TV, but it will make it much easier for ...

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