The earthquake that hit Japan may prove devastating to some consumer electronics companies that were damaged by the natural disaster. Not all of Japan's major manufacturers and suppliers were hit in the massive quake, but many suffered damage that resulted in shutdowns of facilities. Luckily, very few serious injuries have been reported.
Gone are the days of stopping at the corner videostore on the way home from work on Friday. Now we can get movies in the mail, while we're buying groceries and even online. Blockbuster has officially thrown in the towel and is now up for sale.
Bob Carver is a familiar name to home theater enthusiasts that have been in the game for a while. He's famous for - among other things - copying the sound qualities of extremely expensive amplifiers at a fraction of the cost.
Wednesday, 23 February 2011
According to the latest numbers from DisplaySearch, Samsung is sitting at number one worldwide when it comes to revenue from televisions. From the look of things, it's not a position they're going to be losing any time soon.
Walt Disney Studios has some big plans for the future. They've got new releases coming to Blu-ray, a whole new all-access initiative and a digital distribution system to work out. The company seems to be going for a self-sustaining business model without having to rely too much on rental and streaming services.