Justice Department antitrust regulators hit the companies with fines adding up to $585 million, in connection with a flat-panel price-fixing scheme.
Samsung's press event in New York featured its new 2013 home theater offerings, including a jumbo karaoke system and lots of vacuum tubes.
The Tube will be Nokia's first touch device, according to a company executive, although there's no time frame attached to its appearance.
TV makers routinely boast about picture quality, but when a claim like "Best TV in the World" comes from a company like Vizio-best known for its bargain boob tubes-it seems especially far-fetched.
Chinese government levies fines against both companies and four other display makers for reportedly rigging the prices of display panels.
The Audiophiliac swoons over audiophile grade vacuum tube table radios.
For the first time since the death of the CRT, numerous nonflat televisions will make it onto store shelves. But has the drive to differentiate and turn a profit bent these boob tubes far beyond beneficial?
One of the biggest players in gaming wants you to play computer video games on the boob tube.
The two South Korean electronics suppliers accounted for more than 80 percent of the market last year, down from 98 percent the previous year, according to an industry report.
LED-based LCDs offer a lot of benefits, but that doesn't mean they're always the best-looking HDTVs.