Ikea TV hits European stores — but don’t bother buying one

The Swedes are the first to get their hands on the new HDTVs from Swedish furniture store Ikea. The Uppleva TV, an all-in-one TV/cabinet/audio system is now on sale at the company’s Stockholm store for roughly $1,000, and will trickle into other European locations in the next few weeks.

Ikea releases video of its HDTV-clad furniture

Ikea’s furniture is getting a nice new set of televisions built right into your living room set. The company released a video of the HDTVs in action today, saying it will help consumers envision their electronics in the home, and better hide cables.

Sharp reports largest-ever loss of $4.67 billion

Citing low sales from its flat-panel TV business, Sharp announced a loss of $4.7 billion during the 2011 fiscal year – the largest net loss in the company’s history.


Comcast: Skype is coming to the TV

Comcast subscribers will soon be able to access video calling service Skype from their televisions, according to the company, which plans to make the full announcement Tuesday at a cable industry trade show in Chicago.