Category Archives: TV

Google Introduces Android TV, Its New Platform For Smart TV Apps And Navigation

As reported on TechCrunch. by Ryan Lawler Google has spent many years trying to find its way onto the biggest screen in the house. Today at its I/O developer conference, the the company introduced yet another product that it hopes will accomplish that … Continue reading

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Exclusive: this is Android TV

As reported on The Verge. By Sean Hollister Google’s plans for the living room come into focus with a simple TV interface, apps, and games Every so often, some enterprising computer company will claim they’ve finally fixed the TV. They’ll talk … Continue reading

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Verizon FiOS Media Server arrives as Quantum TV DVR that records up to 12 channels at once

As reported on Engadget. BY RICHARD LAWLER We double checked the calendar too, but no, it’s not an April Fools joke — Verizon’sFIOS Media Server is finally available in a few areas as a part of the new Quantum TV package. The … Continue reading

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Millennials are watching video on tablets and computers more than TVs

As reported on Engadget. BY EMILY PRICE Apparently kids these days prefer to watch shows and movies on things other than a TV. According to a new study by Deloitte, 56 percent of “training millennials” (people ages 14-24) are tuning in to … Continue reading

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Latest Apple TV rumors have it teaming up with Comcast for streaming

As reported on Engadget. BY RICHARD LAWLER Rumors Apple will launch a new TV-connected device/service seemingly never die, and now the Wall Street Journal reports it’s in talks with Comcast (and that rumored discussions with Time Warner Cable over a “Project Jupiter” team-up … Continue reading

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Sharp’s near-4K TVs are now available, starting at $2,500

As reported on Engadget. BY EDGAR ALVAREZ Even though CES 2014 is long gone, some of the stuff announced there is just now starting to become available for purchase. Case in point: Sharp’s Quattron+ lineup, a series of 2014 AQUOS televisions featuring the latest and greatest, including … Continue reading

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Flatscreen Looking Funny? Adjust These Settings Right Now

As reported on Wired. BY TIM MOYNIHAN Photos by Jim Merithew/WIRED   You should be able to buy a new TV, plug it in, hook up a cable box, and be good to go. But no. Sometimes the settings get in … Continue reading

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First trailer for new ‘Game of Thrones’ season promises more bloodshed

As reported on The Verge. By Kwame Opam Last season of HBO’s Game of Thrones ended with a bang, but, as Jaime Lannister says, the war isn’t won yet. In the first trailer for the fourth season, the fighting continues and Westeros is … Continue reading

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H&M Super Bowl commercial will let you buy Beckham’s clothes through your Samsung TV

As reported on The Verge. By Rich McCormick American owners of Samsung Smart TVs will be able to use their TV remotes to buy David Beckham’s clothes during the Super Bowl. Clothing retailer H&M will run a 30-second commercial for the soccer star’s … Continue reading

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Hundreds of ‘Breaking Bad’ props, including Walter White’s Aztek, are now on sale

As reported on The Verge. By Aaron Souppouris How much would you pay for a piece of TV history? As the final episode of Breaking Bad draws ever closer, Sony Pictures has put hundreds of props from the show on auction. Bids start at … Continue reading

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