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TigerDirect TV: Tech Juice April 23, 2012

Its Monday on Tech Juice at TigerDirect TV! Obama is announcing new grants to companies that can come up with technology to warn citizens under authoritarian regimes of mass killings. Sony upgrades to an Intel IVY bridge!

Texas Instruments Pico Projectors: Projection TV in your Hand

dlp-projector-phone-full.jpgTexas Instruments, Inc. announced at the Mobile World Congress trade show that it had chips for what it calls “pico projectors” ready for production. These chips can be integrated into a mobile device to project images onto a surface. This technology aims to overcome the nuances of the small display screens that cellular phones currently have. Texas Instruments revealed prototypes of the technology a year ago. At that time, Texas Instruments was expecting the convergence between televisions and cellular phones to progress rapidly over the next few years. Texas Instruments feels that that time is now.