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We've had a feeling Philips wasn't really in love with the TV market lately, and now word comes from the New York Times that it will no longer manufacture displays for North America. The name -- and apparently the high concept Ambilight designs -- will still be on shelves, courtesy of a five year d...

April 8th 2008 at 2:11pm 0 Comments
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LG.Display, née LG.Philips, will soon have a little less Philips in it, after the Netherlands portion of the collaboration sells off about 23 million shares (valued at $1 billion). Why Philips is distancing itself (dropping from an original 44.6% share of the company to 19.9% before this sale...

March 15th 2008 at 5:26am 0 Comments
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Not even two months after Syntax-Brillian announced that it would be acquiring at least 700,000 LCD panels from Sharp during 2008, along comes word that the firm will also be on the receiving end of a similar deal with LG.Philips -- er, LG Display, we should say. Nomenclature aside, the agreement b...

March 3rd 2008 at 11:41am 0 Comments
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Not even two months after Syntax-Brillian announced that it would be acquiring at least 700,000 LCD panels from Sharp during 2008, along comes word that the firm will also be on the receiving end of a similar deal with LG.Philips -- er, LG Display, we should say. Nomenclature aside, the agreement b...

March 3rd 2008 at 11:41am 0 Comments
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We never were intensely fond of that little dot taking the place of a space between "LG" and "Philips" anyway, but apparently, someone higher up has an even bigger problem with it. All joshing aside, LG.Philips will soon sport a little less Philips and a lot more LG as the South Korean flat-panel m...

February 13th 2008 at 3:36am 0 Comments
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Try to contain yourself when we rattle off the following list of specs for LG.Philips's latest A4 sheet of flexible e-paper: 14.3-inches, 1280 x 800 pixels, 16.7m colors, 300 micrometers thick, full 180° viewing angle. It'll be at CES, but apparently only for Korean models to hold and love. The...

January 3rd 2008 at 3:21am 0 Comments
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LG.Philips seems to never get bored with finding ways to better the displays our dear eyes scan so, so much, and we'll be straight up, it's hard not to get excited over its latest development. Apparently, the outfit has conjured up a method for ensuring that LCD panels resist smudges, and if that wa...

November 15th 2007 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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Although we're sure clever consumers could put a 20.8-inch QXGA (2,048 x 1,536) display to good use, LG.Philips' latest is aimed squarely at the medical market. Deemed the "highest resolution panel of its size," this unit also touts a 600 candela brightness and In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology t...

October 24th 2007 at 1:08pm 0 Comments
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Although we're sure clever consumers could put a 20.8-inch QXGA (2,048 x 1,536) display to good use, LG.Philips' latest is aimed squarely at the medical market. Deemed the "highest resolution panel of its size," this unit also touts a 600 candela brightness and In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology t...

October 24th 2007 at 1:08pm 0 Comments