Gaming, VR World

PS4 Tops Sales Charts for Seventh Consecutive Month

July has proven to be lucky number seven for Sony, as the PlayStation 4 continues its lead over the Xbox One for the seventh month a row, analyst firm NPD Group reports. Earlier this week the Japanese gaming titan revealed that the PS4 has sold over 10 million units worldwide, and it continues to reign over the Xbox One despite Microsoft’s recent Kinect-less price cut. The figures revealed that U.S. shoppers spent $514.3 million on combined gaming hardware, software and accessories in July with around 38%, or $198.8 million, of that total making up console sales. Sony’s victory was actually two-fold across both hardware and software fronts, with The Last of

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Gaming, VR World

PS4 Tops Sales Charts for Seventh Consecutive Month

July has proven to be lucky number seven for Sony, as the PlayStation 4 continues its lead over the Xbox One for the seventh month a row, analyst firm NPD Group reports. Earlier this week the Japanese gaming titan revealed that the PS4 has sold over 10 million units worldwide, and it continues to reign over the Xbox One despite Microsoft’s recent Kinect-less price cut. The figures revealed that U.S. shoppers spent $514.3 million on combined gaming hardware, software and accessories in July with around 38%, or $198.8 million, of that total making up console sales. Sony’s victory was actually two-fold across both hardware and software fronts, with The Last of

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3D, Business, Hardware, VR World

120Hz LCD, LED-backlit panels gaining market traction

It looks like Nvidia was on to something when the company chose stereoscopic method for its GeForce 3D Vision project. Obligatory requirement for 120Hz refresh rate seemed ludicrous at best, but I just saw an interesting figure… according to analysis firm DisplaySearch, shipment of 120Hz LCD panels reached 3.3 million units. This is the same share as in previous quarter (Q3’08), but now 120Hz panels make up for 16% of all 32″ panels and 31% of all 40″+ LCD TV panels. This is a very interesting trend and analysts don’t expect to end soon. Second big winner is LED-backlight panel. This type of displays jumped

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