Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis year, CES may have had a blackout, but they couldn’t keep the monitor technology down. At LG, we got to see some of the best screens yet. From the “LG Cavern” – a room with curved monitors showing different scenes, making it look like you were walking through a cave, forrest, and more – to their flattest TV yet – the Signature OLED W8 TV. ? I talked with Matthew on this new technology, and got to see the TV’s and monitors myself. With a large viewing angle, 600 nits of light, and DCI-P3 technology, these monitors were crisp, and showed so much detail that I will start to notice from older monitor technology. The 32UK950 monitor is also a Thunderbolt 3 connected device, so you can daisy chain multiple monitors for a bigger and better view. It’s hardware calibration...
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLG has entered the touchscreen realm with their new LG Pentouch technology. The concept is to connect to your TV and computer. Pentouch is a box that connects to PC and the TV. Working with Wi-Fi, it communicates back and forth so what you touch will be relayed to the TV. It can turn the TV into a markup board, but it also can make for some interactive TV. Of course, if you have apps on your TV, you would be able to control them better. But editing documents, running Powerpoint presentations and more are a great advantage. LG on Amazon Pentouch technology is expected in early spring. No price points yet. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central for the TechPodcast Network. [cessponsor]
Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSBrought to you by Gotomeeting. Go to Gotomeeting.com/techpodcasts for an Unlimited free trial. Last year we had one of the weirdest news stories come out. A man was thought to be killed by his LG phone battery when it exploded in his shirt pocket. There was a lot of controversy over this issue at the time – whether an item that is pretty volitile should be regulated and monitored more closely. It was then discovered…. well, you’ll have to listen to the Quickcast to find out what happened next. Also, Microsoft is first spoken of, Fortran 2003 is released, Ken Jennings looses, Roxio buys Napster and so much more on the Quickcast.