The Uppleva hits European stores as first reviews hit the web.
If you're US-based, you'll still have to wait till 2013 to get your hands on a TV you can assemble with an Allen wrench. Our friends across the Atlantic on the other hand, can already snatch up a particleboard package that combines a display and TV bench. Show More Summary
Sweds are the first to get their hands on the new HDTVs from Swedish furniture store Ikea. The Uppleva TV is now on sale at the company’s Stockholm store and will trickle into other European locations in the next few …
The early word on UPPLEVA, Ikea's new all-in-one TV/entertainment system that launched a thousand S-wrenches, is that it's good-looking but quite bad. According to Swedish tech blog M3, the picture quality is "quite mediocre" and "the only thing you have...
Uppleva, Ikea's magical TV-cum-entertainment center meatball, won't be arriving in America until next year. Fortunately, we've got an early review from friends in Sweden. The bad news: it's really bad. More »
Ikea's Uppleva TV is starting to pop up in some of the furniture chain's European stores, and there are some additional technical details available as well, including that the device will offer some basic DVR functionality to consumers that buy add-on flash storage.
Earlier this year, IKEA announced some details about its upcoming Uppleva TV, but now it's being reported that the TV, which also includes a cabinet thingy on which to place it, will feature technology that allows people to make purchases straight through their remote control. Show More Summary
Ikea's new Uppleva TV sets will make it possible to order things you see during a commercial break simply by pressing a few buttons on your remote control. This kind of technology could one day be used to sell Ikea goods to Uppleva owners.
Ikea, the Swedish dorm-room furnisher, is getting into the electronics business. Its "Uppleva" line of flat-screen TVs is set to hit the European market this summer, TechCrunch reports, with a wider release planned for next year. The TVs will have a 1080p display, a 400Hz response time, and a remote ... More »
Watch out, Best Buy and Samsung. Ikea is seemingly doing to home entertainment systems what Apple did to portable electronics. The company previously revealed its upcoming entrance into the home theater market. As the video above clearly shows, Ikea is injecting a full dose of their Swedish magic into the Uppleva line. Show More Summary
Ikea's Uppleva TV set will arrive in stores in Europe any day now, and the company just revealed a few more details about the design and functionality of the device. One interesting fact: Uppleva will come with a slide-out remote control to hide less important buttons.
Looks like Ikea’s Uppleva was just the first in a coming deluge of wired furniture. Next up is the Spectral SCALA Table 2.0, a TV stand packing built-in speakers and an iPod/iPhone dock, which...
Here are some details about Ikea's fancy new UPPLEVA TV, which was announced last month and immediately confused Conan O'Brien: the screen size will range from 26 to 42 inches, the built-in Internet will be connected to YouTube, Vimeo, and...
Video apps and web browsing via Opera.
Uppleva will be introduced in Europe next month, featuring ~20 apps that include video and music playback. Prices will start around $960 and screen size will range from 24 in to 46 in.
IKEA are the masters of flatpack furniture, providing all things good for setting up a home’s furnishing. Now they’ve branched off into the gadgety side of things. For next month, IKEA are to launch their own Uppleva HDTV. It’ll be available in sizes ranging from 24 to 46 inches and will be priced around the [...]
When the DIY furniture giant unveiled their first TV last month, some bloggers rolled their eyes, cracked jokes, and didn’t take it seriously. But it looks like Ikea has put more work into this TV than it first appeared. Ikea is including the base and an integrated Blu-ray player so you can watch or listen to whatever content you have on hand. Show More Summary
Details continue to emerge as we approach the IKEA Uppleva's June launch. GigaOM has discovered that the set will be available in sizes ranging from 24 to 46 inches and will be priced "around $960" -- with a scale relative to the display size, we presume. Show More Summary
Taking the term home theater in a box to a new level, Ikea made waves a few weeks back when it announced plans to start selling a self-branded HDTV and home theater system with a starting price under $1000. However, the company didn't out all the tantalizing details at the time. Show More Summary
So far, the best thing you could say about Ikea's media center-TV centaur was that it came with an appropriately quirky introductory video. But GigaOm's got some actual, you know, details about the Uppleva. And they're looking very, very appealing. More »