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Thanks as always for your great contributions, Fred! — Julie Jacobson on Jan 17
RE LG’s rollable OLED:  Every single dealer I mention this set to wants to put it in the ceiling and drop down!  Every last one!  I hope LG takes notice! — John Nemesh on Jan 17
Love Sonnenfeld’s work. He’s exactly right about the sound and image quality that him and his team put so much time and effort into getting reduced in the home setting. I would argue that the general population probably doesn’t pay much... — Movers Madison on Jan 16
yes, yes, and yes. For those who missed the Transformer: https://www.cepro.com/article/dumb_old_low_voltage_landscape_lights_new_ring_transformer_makes_them_smart/news — Julie Jacobson on Jan 16
Hi Julie!  I also found this one of the more interesting product announcements at CES!  It makes a lot of sense, since both product lines base their appeal on not requiring any wiring, compared to the traditional products they replace. The... — orrinc on Jan 16
Just a short Dave Kaplan story for all… In 1995 Magnolia built a new HQ in Torrance.  As “the guy in charge of Service” I was part of the management group that defined the requirements and kept track of construction.  Initial planning... — tmaddison on Jan 11
Currently about $50 on Amazon with slight discount for a multipack.  I’d say they need to come down to $10-$15 to achieve ubiquity. — Steve Hoge on Jan 09

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