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Ciil Outdoor TVs Bring Entertainment Outside

Nov 23, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Luxury Electronics: The weather outside may be turning frightful, but Ciil Technologies have found a way to make it delightful, with 100 percent fully-sealed full 1080p HD flat panel display outdoor television sets.... Read More

Consumer Reports' First Review of 3D TV Goes Plasma

Nov 3, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Electronics: The first review of 3D TV by Consumer Reports, which included the testing of 14 sets, offers consumers a view on the latest viewing experience that may not be gleaned from a sales rep or a product sheet. The rankings of 3D TV in CR's December issue reveals that plasma sets offer more realistic images. A Panasonic plasma model exhibited the best 3D picture quality and the least amount of ghosting of all sets. Televisions made by LG and Samsung round out the top three choices. CR engineers used in-house developed 3D test patterns and viewed 3D Blu-ray movies and recorded 3D sports broadcasts in the analysis of the 14 units. The picture quality of a Sony LCD model was chosen as being... Read More

MacBook Air: Heavy-duty lightweight with oomph to spare

Oct 21, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Tech: The MacBook Air is here and available online and at brick-and-mortar Apple stores in a community near you. This ultra-compact notebook computer is slim and light yet capable of doing the workload of computers that outweigh it by pounds. The unit's all-flash storage capability gives it heavyweight power in a sleek unit that comes in 11-inch and 13-inch screen models. It is priced from $999.... Read More

The Luxe List: New Line of Mitsubishi TVs Elevate the Cinema Experience

Oct 6, 2010  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Luxury Electronics: Mitsubishi Digital Electric America Inc. recently rolled out a new line of televisions: the Unisen Immersive Sound LED, the 3D DLP Home Cinema, and the LaserVue.... Read More

Epson Launches Home Theater Projectors for Custom AV Installers

Sep 23, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Electronics: Epson introduced two new high-performance home-theater projectors to the market from its booth at CEDIA 2010. Both the Pro Cinema 9350 and the 9700 UB 1080p projectors offer Epson's latest technology and are made to meet the demands of professional installers.... Read More

LG Electronics Introduces World's First THX-Certified 3D TV

Sep 13, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Electronics: LG recently announced that its LG PX950, a plasma 3D HDTV line, is the first 3D HDTV line to be certified by THX. This THX-certification process put the PX950 model through more than 400 laboratory tests. THX researched its certification-process testing for more than a year.... Read More

Definitive Technology: Super-thin, Lightweight Wall Speakers

Sep 7, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Electronics: Up against the wall never looked so inviting! The big-screen HDTV fits the wall perfectly and the speaker sticks out like a recently slammed throbbing thumb or a giant cuckoo clock nailed to the wall. The agony of this issue of unbalanced decorum is an eyesore no more with the sleek Definitive Technology Mythos XTR-50 single-speaker setup that mounts to a wall and juts out only one-and-one-half inches.... Read More

Bell'O A/V Furniture Protects Luxury Home Electronics

Jul 22, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Electronics: Bell'O International makes A/V furniture that houses the home-entertainment system, protects the equipment, and enables maximum air ventilation for all of the devices in a system. The furniture contains a cable-management system that keeps wiring and cables organized and concealed. It is a safety feature that also enhances décor.... Read More

8 Great Luxury Cell Phone Selections

Jul 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Electronics: Are luxury cell phones status symbols, personal communications devices, or just glitzy gadgetry gone wild? The technology packed into these extraordinary crafted handheld bejeweled devices is intriguing to say the least. Aside from being high-quality mobile phones, the units boast Internet access, music players, video players, cameras, scratch-free touch screens, GPS systems, and more. These units are then either dipped in gold or platinum or made from a super-stainless steel alloy or titanium and showered with diamonds and other precious stones to boot. ... Read More

Consumer Reports Cites Amazon's Kindle as Best E-book Reader

Jun 23, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Electronics: The pioneering company of the technology turns out to be the top of the list in Consumer Reports' first full rating of e-book readers. Amazon's Kindle topped the charts for delivering more readable type and for being more compact and lightweight than the other nine models put through CR's batter of lab tests. The Kindle and the super-sized Kindle DX model also were among the fastest at turning pages and screen refreshes.... Read More

Ulysse Nardin's $129,000 Chairman Diamond Edition Cell Phone

Jun 23, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Electronics: This is the Chairman Diamond hybrid smartphone by Ulysse Nardin, a renowned maker of six-figure collectible mechanical wristwatches. It is the first six-figure luxury smartphone released under the venerable UN brand. With more than 2,000 handset brilliant-cut diamonds in a pavé over an 18-carat white-gold casing, it is being heralded as the most expensive hybrid smartphone on the market at $129,000. SCI Innovations is the creator of the Chairman collection of luxury smartphones. ... Read More

Eee Pad Debuts at Computex Show

Jun 17, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Electronics: My pad or yours? Is it "I" before "Eee" or vice-versa? These are the questions AsusTek Computer is asking the market for portable-tablet computers to answer on the heels of introducing its Eee Pad at the Computex Show in Taipei. The portable-tablet computer will be available in early 2011. ... Read More

Versace Unique: Luxurious & Smart Cell Phone

Jun 14, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Electronics: Versace recently showed off it's entry into high-end luxury cell phones with the Versace Unique. It is the first full-featured multimedia device that will be sold through Versace's flagship boutiques and exclusive network of fine jewelers. ... Read More

Canon's Newest Powershot Camera: A Luxury to Use

May 25, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Electronics: Canon's newest arrival to its PowerShot Digital ELPH camera series is the Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Digital ELPH. The point-and-shoot camera is the first of the Digital ELPH series to offer the company's HS System. ... Read More

Rotel Audio & Visual: Lasting Luxury

May 18, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Electronics: Rotel has been making luxury audio and video products for more than 46 years with satisfied customers and industry-wide approval around the world.... Read More

Sennheiser's OMX70 Sport Line Headphones Deliver Quality Sound

May 12, 2010  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Luxury Electronics: If you are looking for some great headphones to use down the gym, look no further than Sennheiser's OMX70 Sport Line.... Read More

Luxury Audio & Video Products by McIntosh

Apr 22, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Electronics: Big things really do come in small packages! That maxim is maximized to its fullest when talking about audio systems made by McIntosh.... Read More

Wireless Video Cameras for Your Home or Office: The Vue Personal Video Network

Apr 21, 2010  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver  |  1 Comment

Electronics Review: Thinking about getting a home monitoring camera? There are a lot of great reasons to have one or two in your home: keep an eye on your new puppy, check-in on the kids while you’re out to dinner, peace of mind while you’re on vac... Read More

Gramophone $80,000 Speaker System Sounds ‘Swede’!

Apr 6, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Electronics: Sweden-based luxury product designers Aesthesis remained silent and minded its business for more than four years before introducing its specially designed Gramophone brand hi-fi loudspeakers to the market.... Read More

Limited Edition $20,000 iPads for Sale

Apr 5, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Electronics: We aren’t calling this bejeweled iPad, by Tacori, the world’s most expensive.... Read More

Vertu: Limited Edition Luxury Cell Phones - 'Big 3'

Mar 18, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cell Phones: A heated argument at a town hall meeting would not fire up if it were stated that all cell phones by Vertu are high-end models.... Read More

Samsung 3-D TV converts 2-D to 3-D

Mar 9, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Electronics: If you are looking to enhance your home-entertainment system, look into the new 3-D television systems.... Read More

Pink Amosu Luxury Cell Phones Make Great Valentine's Day Gift

Feb 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cell Phones: This one is a direct dial straight to her heart!... Read More

iVIP: iTune’s Most Expensive App for Millionaires Only

Feb 11, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Electronics: If you are in the UK frequently, Apple has a $999 app for its iPhone called iVIP Black for legit high rollers.... Read More

The Luxe List: Valentine's Day Gifts for 'Gadget Gals'

Feb 4, 2010  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Sweet Tech: Forget flowers and chocolates...this Valentine's Day, modern women want gadgets - lots of 'em! Many tech devices are now available in fun, feminine designs and colors, making them a great Valentine's Day gift she'll appreciate long af... Read More

Apple’s iPad Meets World

Jan 29, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Personal Electronics: Does any company get more attention when it speaks than Apple?... Read More

Sony Ericsson Releases Xperia Pureness Cell Phone

Jan 29, 2010  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Luxury Cell Phones: When it comes to technological advancements, Sony Ericsson has raised the bar once again with the release of the Xperia Pureness.... Read More

Turn Old Albums into New CDs with LP 2 CD

Jan 26, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Electronics: While there have been many items featured with a higher price, this is one of those times where the luxury of the convenience is absolutely priceless.... Read More

The Luxe List: Super Bowl Party Prep: Home Theater Gadgets & Gear

Jan 25, 2010  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Home Electronics: Super Bowl XLIV is looming up ahead and home theater enthusiasts and sports buffs alike are already scrambling to ensure their home entertainment systems are up to par for the big event.... Read More

Lenovo’s Lephone Made for China Only

Jan 21, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Electronics: Lenovo recently introduced its first Google Android-based smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that recently concluded in Las Vegas, Nev., with a swirling keyboard.... Read More

Wireless Speaker, Jamo® A 804, Creates Great Home Entertainment System

Jan 18, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Luxury Electronics: While I like having a home sound system as much as the next person, I don’t like having to arrange furniture around speakers. But you don’t have to do that with the Aesthetic speaker collection from Jamo.... Read More

Sony Ericsson Releases XPERIA X10 Cell Phone

Jan 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart  |  3 Comments

Luxury Cell Phones: When it comes to technological advancements, Sony Ericsson has raised the bar once again with the release of the XPERIA X10.... Read More

Sonos: Wireless Music System Powered by iPhone

Jan 12, 2010  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver  |  3 Comments

Luxury Electronics: These days, virtually everyone has an exhaustive library of music on their personal computer.... Read More

 
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