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Deal of the Day: 25% off Samsung PN43D490 43-Inch 3D HDTV with 2 pairs 3D glasses

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Displays, HDTV, Hot Deals

samsung pn43d490 sale

Our  today brings you 25% off the Samsing PN43D490 43-inch 3D HDTV. These are the 2011 models of the 720p plasma televisions, and they usually sell for $799. WIth the 25% discount, the price comes down to $599, saving you a whopping $200. However, you also get a $100 Dell gift card, and two free pairs of 3D glasses as well. Free shipping makes this a super deal:

Samsung PN43D490 for $599

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread. Oh, and if you're on Twitter, be sure to follow @TechPromos for the latest deals, or you can Like TechPromos on Facebook.


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Deal of the Day: 66% off Sony BRAVIA XBR-46HX909 46-inch 3D HDTV

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Displays, HDTV, Hot Deals

Sony bravia xbr-46hx909

Our  today brings you 66% off the Sony BRAVIA XBR-46HX909 46-inch 3D 240Hz 1080p LED HDTV. These are the 2011 models of the full-panel LED televisions, and they usually sell for $3499. WIth the 66% discount, the price comes down to $1199, saving you a whopping $2300. It's LED backlit, 1080p, and supports 802.11n Wi-Fi. The television is even shipped free:

Sony BRAVIA XBR-46HX909 HDTV for $1199

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread. Oh, and if you're on Twitter, be sure to follow @TechPromos for the latest deals, or you can Like TechPromos on Facebook.


Deal of the Day: 32% off VIZIO XVT3D474SV 47-inch 3D HDTV

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Displays, HDTV, Hot Deals

VIZIO XVT3D474SV HDTV

Our  today brings you 32% off the Vizio XVT3D474SV Razor LED HDTV. These are full-panel LED televisions, and they usually sell for $1699. WIth the 32% discount, the price comes down to $1049, saving you $500. The television is even shipped free:

VIZIO XVT3D474SV 47-inch 3D HDTV

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread. Oh, and if you're on Twitter, be sure to follow @TechPromos for the latest deals, or you can Like TechPromos on Facebook.


Deal of the Day: 25% off Samsung PN43D490 43-Inch 3D HDTV

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: HDTV, Hot Deals

Samsung PN43D490 43-Inch 3D 720p 600hz Plasma HDTV

Our  today brings you 25% off the Samsung PN43D490 43-Inch 3D plasma HDTV. This is a new 2011 model, featuring 3D support with 720p playback. You end up saving $200 on the price, and they'll even ship it to you for free. This is the lowest price we've seen for the PN43D490:

Samsung PN43D490 43-Inch 3D 720p 600hz Plasma HDTV for $596

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread. Oh, and if you're on Twitter, be sure to follow @TechPromos for the latest deals, or you can Like TechPromos on Facebook.


Comcast’s 24-hour Xfinity 3D channel now live

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: HDTV, Home Entertainment

Xfinity 3dComcast has launched its long-awaited (by some) 24-hour 3D channel, Xfinity 3D. This adds to Comcast's other 3D offerings like ESPN 3D, the 3D events channel, and the 3D on demand movies. The channel launched with broadcasts of a Kings of Leon concert and the NHL Heritage Classic 2011 hockey game.

You can expect 3D nature documentaries, animated features, concerts, sporting events, and performances, although the schedule doesn't look to include too many hit movies or concerts at the moment. That said, this could be similar to years ago when a few HD channels were first lit up with nature shows and soccer games, giving HDTV owners something to watch. What do you think? Will dedicated 3D channels spur sales of 3D television sets?


How to buy a Blu-ray player

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features, HDTV, Home Entertainment

buy a blu-ray player

The benefits of Blu-ray are crystal clear: Video from traditional DVDs contains fewer than 350,000 pixels, while 1080p HD video packs more than two million, which translates to sublime, high-resolution detail. If you want to make the most of your 1080p HDTV, you should upgrade to a Blu-ray player.

And there's never been a better time to do it. The technology has matured, and the current crop of Blu-ray players offer stellar HD picture quality, fast disc-handling, and extras like integrated Wi-Fi, audio and video streaming, and in the case of Sony's Internet TV Blu-ray Player, Google TV, which brings Web search and other Internet features right to your HDTV.

These days you can find a very solid, well-rounded player for less than $200 if you do some smart online shopping. Still, there are a lot of choices out there. Here's what you need to consider when choosing the right Blu-ray player:

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Deal of the Day: Save 29% on Mitsubishi 73-inch 3D HDTV

mitsubishi wd-73c10 3d hdtv

If you're in need of a monstrously huge 3D HDTV at a great price, the Mitsubishi WD-73C10 is our . So yeah, a 73-inch 3D-ready 1080p DLP display, and you save a cool $600 off the total price, bringing it down to $1,499.99 from Dell, with free shipping included. That free shipping is nice on a display this big, you feel me? Make some room in the living room and be sure to send us an invite if you pick one of these up, m'kay?: 

Save 29% on Mitsubishi 73-inch 3D HDTV

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread.


Deal of the Day: Save 41% on Samsung 3D LED HDTV UN46C8000 bundle

Samsung un46c8000 3d hdtv

Looking to pick up a 3D HDTV, but don't wanna pay the high price? This  is your answer, and may be our best yet. You get the Un46C8000 46-inch 3D 240Hz LED HDTV with the Samsung BD-C6800 3D player, and the Samsung 3D starter with with 2 pairs of 3D glasses and a copy of Monsters vs. Aliens 3D, all for $1,779. That is a savings of $1,218 off the regular price, saving you a whopping 41% - with free shipping included! We aren't sure how long this one will last, but if you are interested, we recommend you jump on it:

Save $1,218 on Samsung 3D LED HDTV bundle

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread.


Avatar 3D Blu-ray release will be Panasonic exclusive at first

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: HDTV, Home Entertainment, Movies

Avatar 3D Panasonic

If you own a 3D HDTV and have been waiting for Avatar 3D to drop on , it looks like you’ll have to wait a bit longer than originally planned if you don’t own a Panasonic Viera model television. The long-awaited title is the first 3D Blu-ray movie that will get serious attention from home theater enthusiasts, and is seemingly a huge opportunity to sell consumers on the technology, so it’s pretty disappointing that Panasonic scored this timed exclusive that will keep Avatar off of the store shelves for a while. The movie will come bundled with select Viera 3D models, but if you already own one, there will be a way for you to get in on it as well. Look for it before the end of 2010.

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3D video and gaming hazardous to your health

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Displays, HDTV, Movies

3D HDTV health hazard

When announced the 3DS, they made sure to make the press aware that children should have the 3D effect disabled if they were going to use the handheld console. Manufacturers of 3D HDTV sets have also included warnings that stated that there is a possible health risk to certain viewers, and have provided guidance that children should be limited in their 3D exposure. Year ago, Sega was going to release a 3D virtual reality headset that was quickly and quietly shelved, despite being seen as the future of gaming 15 years ago. Now news has come out that all of these warnings are based on years of research cover ups, and the details are finally being brought out now that 3D entertainment is much more readily available than it was in years past.

In a nutshell, the problem is that children under 7 are still developing their vision, and the 3D effect actually forces you into strabismus, essentially giving yourself temporary lazy eye. Since children are still developing, you run a severe risk of having them end up with permanent strabismus (or, lazy eye.) This is the reason that so many manufacturers want to be overly cautious with the use of 3D as it pertains to children, and it’s also a good reason for parents to sit up and take notice as well. Now that 3D HDTVs are on the market, we’ve gone from having super rare opportunity to view 3D content, to a bunch of animated movies incorporating it (so, 2-6 hours per month, depending on how often you go to those,) to potentially having 3D on in your home on a constant basis.

A lot of higher-ups within the consumer electronics industry point to the fact that the data is 15 years old, and that they may be new factors since the technology has advanced. However, the fact remains that all content that shows a different image to each eye (which is all 3D) forces you into strabismus. More research is needed to find out if 3D HDTV is safe for children, as well as adults, especially for prolonged lengths of time.

Read More | Audioholics

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