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Digital imaging software maker Jasc will ship the latest version of its Paint Shop Pro software in addition to a new program targeted at beginners in search of more robust editing and creative features.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Loewe, the high-end German TV line introduced by Sensory Science here last year, announced major price reductions for its three 4:3 SDTV-capable digital televisions.
The move came as the line's U.S. distributor, Sensory Science, fine-tunes the assortment to reflect the changing marketplace, company executives said.
PALO ALTO, CALIF. -Hewlett-Packard released a slew of new products late last month, including a high-end Pavilion notebook, the first to hit stores with Intel's new Pentium III 1GHz mobile processor.
HP also added to its CD-RW drive line and rolled out several Internet-enabled LaserJet printers.
Sony and Toshiba have brought desktop PC features to the notebook market with their recent introduction of models with personal video recorder capability.
Sony introduced two new notebook computers, one of which places for the first time the company's Giga Pocket PVR technology in a mobile platform. Toshiba opted for Microsoft's Windows XP Media Center operating system to give its new notebook PVR functionality.
OSAKA, Japan -- Matsushita Electric Industrial reported consolidated operating profit of $200 million, up 48 percent, while consolidated group sales were up 1 percent to $16.72 billion for the first quarter ended June 30.
Compared to the same period last year domestic sales were up 1 percent to $8.16 billion, while overseas sales grew 1 percent to $8.56 billion, "reflecting the economic recovery in Southeast Asia and continued growth in North America and Europe," the company said.
While an ever larger share of the land brims with digital cameras, the question of what to do with a rapidly multiplying store of digital photographs still lingers. It was with an eye toward this fallow market that several digital frame manufacturers added new capabilities to their digital frames.
Ceivaadded camera phone capability to its Ceiva Network and Digital Photo Receiver.
LaCie has made available its 700 LCD monitor series, the 20-inch LaCie 720, the 24-inch LaCie 724 and the 30-inch LaCie 730.
All 700 series monitors come bundled with LaCie's Proof Edition calibration software package.
Each device is monitored by the ColorKeeper, said to be a backlight-stabilizer technology that continually analyzes the "brightness and chromaticity of the backlight" and adjusts it accordingly.
The initial sales data on Microsoft Windows Vista indicates the new operating system did not sell as well as Windows XP, but it did spur PC hardware sales in the days following Vista's Jan. 30 launch.
The NPD Group's weekly retail point-of-sale data analysis for Vista's launch week showed unit shipments down 58.9 percent and dollar sales down 32.1 percent compared with the comparable period for Windows XP's launch, reported Chris Swenson, NPD's software analysis director.