Tag Archive: Technology

Sep 02

Ofcom Wi-Fi plan for TV white spaces

Tweet Ofcom has put forward plans to run an ‘enhanced Wi-Fi’ service using the white space within the existing TV spectrum. The UK would be the first country to launch such a service that would be capable of covering twice the range of Wi-Fi technology available today. The regulator said the recycling of the spectrum was …

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Sep 01

3DTV panel-makers eye steady growth for Q311

Tweet Despite well-publicised uptake problems, 3D LCD TV panel-makers are targeting 53% growth in Q3 2011 as essential technologies are maturing and costs continue to fall. According to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly Large-Area TFT LCD Shipment Report, shipments of 3D-capable large-area TFT LCD panels increased to 5.2 million units in Q2, growing by 124% on …

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Aug 24

Thailand finally gets 3G

Tweet A long wait for widely available 3G in Thailand is finally over, but further complications look likely down the line. When many countries are rolling out 4G cellular services, smartphone users in Bangkok are just happy to have caught up. “Compared to other countries, our technology hasn’t been fully developed. There are a lot …

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Aug 18

Connected devices in the digital home are underutilised

Tweet Connected devices in the digital home may be a popular topic in the industry, but when it comes to actual use, they are sorely underutilised. That’s the finding from Interpret, an entertainment, media and technology market research firm, which has released two new reports: “The State of Internet-Connected Living Rooms” and “Streaming Music: Will …

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Aug 17

Older users bored of social networks

Tweet Social networks must seek out new customers and innovate applications to maintain their meteoric growth rates, as fresh evidence of technology fatigue emerges. A Gartner survey of 6,295 consumers in 11 global markets reveals that 24% are using their favorite social media site less than when they first signed up. While that trend is …

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