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CyberLink said this week that several of its products- including the PowerDVD 14 Ultra, PowerDirector 13 Ultra and PhotoDirector 6 Ultra- are now available at Best Buy stores.
Electronics retailer Best Buy is entering the crowded home automation market through a deal with startup Smart Home Ventures, which designed its offering around ease of use. Called Peq (pronounced “peak”), the service costs $9.99 a month
In the announcement of its new OLED TV, LG acknowledges that most of its rivals have abandoned or backed off from the technology. But LG says it is "reinforcing its leadership in this premium display technology," with its new TV.
Every year, new innovations in consumer electronics disrupt our world, making it harder for custom retailers and integrators to succeed. The Great Recession simply made matters worse, and masked these trends. Look at these ominous developments:
Samsung, along with Sony, announced the upcoming addition of mini-stores to Best Buy locations.
SAN FRANCISCO- How will Sony's North American operation grow, after laying off over 1,000 employees earlier this year? In a word, they're going to get "scrappy."
Combining new technology with old or existing products is a common trend, as companies seek to bring the internet of things to all aspects of our lives. LG recently made available its latest AC unit, and the Honeywell Bluetooth air purifier is now exclusively available at Best Buy. Samsung is poised to start rolling out its Samsung Smart Home service by the year’s end.
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