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Apple 30-inch cinema display

If you’ve been waiting to pick up a new 30-inch Apple Cinema Display, but were waiting until Apple released an LED-backlit version, there may be hope for you yet. Now, we don’t want to get your hopes up too much, but from the looks of things, the 30-inch Cinema Display have been pushed back. Typically, they would ship within 24 hours, but as of today, it is showing a 5-7 business day wait. Historically, when there is a large and sudden shipping delay like that, we’ve seen a product refresh follow soon thereafter. Now that Apple has worked out the 27-inch iMac LED display issues, maybe it’s finally time that the 30-inch display gets update (or replaced with a standalone LED-backlit 27-inch Cinema Display.)

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Today, Touch International is releasing its -compatible Multi-Touch Analog Resistive (MARS) Touch Screen Module.  The MARS module supports 10-finger touch and is easily modifiable, featuring superior drift-free performance, outstanding optical clarity and a fast and accurate response time, it also allows for True Touch Gesture and palm rejection while working with bare/gloved/bear-gloved fingers or a pointing device.  The MARS module can also transform to a virtual keyboard or even a touch-screen piano as well.  Don’t worry, I’m sure that you can figure out a way to play Scrabble on Facebook with it as well.  Just remember to wipe your hands before use, Cochise; can you imagine if you had to actually view a computer screen through the grime you’ve accumulated on your mouse pad?  It would be like trying to look through frosted-glass, or the windshield on your moldy ‘82 Buick Regal.  Don’t lie, we’ve seen you driving it.


SCEPTRE X46BV HDTV

has got a couple of great deals that we thought we’d share with you guys right quick - first, they’ve got a 27-inch Asus widescreen LCD monitor, which dual HDMI, selling for $369.99. It’s a 1080p screen, it’s huge, and it’s fairly inexpensive, so we like it. Secondly, if you want a larger screen for your living room or bedroom, they’ve got the 46-inch SCEPTRE 1080p LCD HDTV for $699.99. It has 4 HDMI inputs, a built in ATSC tuner, VGA port, and even includes an HDMI cable. So there you have it, two nice displays from Newegg at a discounted cost.

As always, you can find all sorts of Newegg promo codes and deals on our forums.

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This is an entry from our 2009 Holiday Gift Guide. Check it out for suggestions on what to buy your loved, liked, and hated ones this holiday season!

LG 47LH50

We wanted to find a nice mid-range HDTV we could recommend this year, and we think the LG 47LH50 is it.This is LG’s 47-inch, widget-powered television, and it brings the heat with a 1080p display, and 5.1 surround sound output. Why would you want to output sound from the display? Well, thanks to the Yahoo! widget support, you get things like Netflix, YouTube, and a bunch of other embedded media playback services, including the Vudu streaming movie service. Just connect the LG 47LH50 to your home network, and the content is right at your fingertips. The part, though, is the price. These typically sell for about $1500, but Amazon is selling it for $1,139.

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CrunchPad

Anytime over the past year-and-a-half or so, whenever someone asked me what I thought about the , my answer was pretty much always the same: you’ll never get your hands on one. Call me a cynic, but I just found it difficult to believe that Mike Arrington would be able to pull off what no other major consumer electronics manufacturer has been unable to do as of yet. Today, Mike announced that the CrunchPad is dead. No more. Kaput. I’m not surprised.

Let me make myself clear, though. My thoughts had nothing to do with the capabilities of Arrington, FusionGarage, or anyone else involved in the project. I simply felt that there would be an outside influence that would knock the project off-track. Conspiracy theory or not, if a major manufacturer that had a lot of pull in the area where these devices are manufactured (like China) truly wanted to play hardball to make sure a small start-up couldn’t release a device like the CrunchPad because they were going to be releasing something similar, at a much higher price, I bet they could pull that off.

Not to say that this is what happened, I’m just thinking aloud. However, when you read Mike’s post on the matter, you quickly realize that something went on, and it was something strange and sudden. Either way, the CrunchPad is dead. No worries, though, 2010 will be the year that the tablet hits the mainstream.

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Walmart Black Friday 2009 ad

We knew that Walmart would be bringing the heat for , but we didn’t know they’d be going all-out with the goodness. Seriously, if you are looking for the most inexpensive Blu-ray player on Black Friday 2009, it looks like the Magnavox NB500 will be your best bet, because it’ll cost just $78 at Walmart. Oh, and if you need an HDTV to go with that deal, they’ve got you covered there as well. Check out the entire contents of the Walmart Black Friday 2009 sale after the break.

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Dell Black Friday 2009 ad

If you’re one who wants to get some good deals, but would rather do your shopping at home, from the comforts of your PJs and the Internet, you’ll want to check out the Dell Black Friday 2009 sale. We’ve listed everything that has on sale come the day after Thanksgiving from their Black Friday 2009 ad, so give it a look, and see if there’s anything work your time.

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This is an entry from our 2009 Holiday Gift Guide. Check it out for suggestions on what to buy your loved, liked, and hated ones this holiday season!

HP DreamScreen

Ever since the DreamScreen arrived on the scene, generic digital photo frames have seemed so passe. I mean, the DreamScreen is a digital photo frame on crack, essentially. It’s available in 10- and 13-inch sizes, and aside from simply displaying your digital photos, it can stream Pandora (or up to 10,000 Internet radio stations,) set alarms, display your calendar, show you a five-day weather forecast, and even give you a look at your Facebook account so you can see what’s up with your peeps. Plus, it incorporates touch into the bezel, and we like touch.

The HP DreamScreen typicalls sells for $250, but Amazon currently has it for $205, a full 18% off.

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LG solar cell e-bookLooks like e-readers are a hot item, as is the latest company to jump on the bandwagon.  Their devicee has a 10x10 centimeter solar cell that is designed to work in conjunction with the 6-inch TFT LCD.  This allows the reader to get a whole extra day of reading with just four to five hours worth of pure sunlight. 

Pricing and availability have not been announced as yet, but we’ll keep you updated.

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Wireless Power from Sony‘s working on a wireless method of transferring power that we have to see to believe.  After all, we’ve seen wireless connectivity for DVD and players, but a wireless power cable?

Sony’s Wireless Power Transfer can broadcast power at 60 watts of electrical energy to a device that is up to 20-inches away. There’s an official press release that tells all about it. We’d like to think that we’re looking at the future of TV right here. 

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