Hope you weren't too attached to the idea of "medium to large" sized OLED HDTVs coming from Sony this year,
according to the Wall Street Journal's sources
, the company's slipping share of TV sales mean profitability takes precedence over sweet, super slim new displays. Surprised by its inability to sell truckloads of $2,500 11-inch versions CEO Howard Stringer decided to put the project on the back burner, apparently more focused on things like competing in Wal-Mart
and implementing cheaper LED technology for its LCDs
. With LG
also on a timetable that puts us a year or more away from seeing one of these on store shelves in decent sizes, things are up to Samsung
to bring it home -- we're waiting.