Tag: TV

Verizon Close to Buying Intel’s TV Startup

Verizon Close to Buying Intel’s TV Startup

| December 16, 2013

  For those of you who don’t know, Intel has apparently been working on a Pay-TV service that would be delivered online. Kinda like a live Hulu Plus. Apparently Verizon has turned it’s HAL-9000 red gaze towards Intel’s TV baby and wants to buy it outright. According to Bloomberg, these talks between the two giants […]

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Three Euro ISP’s Report Blocking ThePirateBay Was Useless

Three Euro ISP’s Report Blocking ThePirateBay Was Useless

| July 12, 2012 | Reply

ThePirateBay is a great site. It is a host site for torrent magnets that can get just about anything you would like downloaded. That also includes illegally downloaded music, movies, and TV shows. Because of that the site has been shut down, the founders put in jail, and the site has still managed to get […]

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In 1964 Arthur C. Clarke Predicted The Wireless Future Almost Perfectly [video]

In 1964 Arthur C. Clarke Predicted The Wireless Future Almost Perfectly [video]

| July 11, 2012 | Reply

The Jetsons and Back to the Future had it all wrong. They pictured the year 2000 to be some crazy space age where we defied the laws of gravity and all other things earthly. But way back in 1964, Arthur C. Clarke touted advances in transistors and communications satellites to be responsible for a smaller […]

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Samsung Announces A 75 Inch Smart TV In Korea

Samsung Announces A 75 Inch Smart TV In Korea

| July 5, 2012 | Reply

If you have a 60 inch LCD and you were just thinking “Man, I would really like a 75 inch LED tv” then I have some good news for you. Samsung has announced it’s newest smart tv coming in at 75 inches and contains their smart tv functions which gives you apps and connectivity to […]

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Google Debuts The Nexus Q, A Media Social Streaming Device

Google Debuts The Nexus Q, A Media Social Streaming Device

| June 27, 2012 | Reply

We just finished watching the Google I/O keynote and we are taking in everything that happened. One thing that may take some time is the question of what the Q actually is and does. How is it different than Google TV other than some minor accessibility updates? Is it worth $299? While we work all […]

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Best Buy To Close 50 Stores, Cut 800 employees. Where Is Retail Heading?

Best Buy To Close 50 Stores, Cut 800 employees. Where Is Retail Heading?

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

Best Buy announced their earnings today, and it wasn’t great. The company didn’t meet expected sales and is restructuring to give better customer service to potential buyers and cut back on the big box “find it yourself” type feel in stores now. With these sales figures it makes you think about the future of retail, […]

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Xbox360 Is Now Used More To Watch Video Content Than Play Games. MLB, Comcast And HBO Apps Added Today

Xbox360 Is Now Used More To Watch Video Content Than Play Games. MLB, Comcast And HBO Apps Added Today

| March 27, 2012 | Reply

A few months ago I reported that Microsoft was taking an approach to take over on demand video service. The plan was to use the current Xbox instead of trying to produce and market a new product similar to AppleTV or Google TV. Today Microsoft announced that over 50% of the time used on Xbox […]

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LG Set To Launch The First 55 Inch OLED TV In May For $8000

LG Set To Launch The First 55 Inch OLED TV In May For $8000

| March 27, 2012 | Reply

At CES 2012, LG unveiled a 55 inch OLED tv that was said to be available this year. It looks like the release should coincide with the Cannes Film Festival which runs from May 16-27. OLED will look better, last longer and use less energy than any current TV platform out. As of now the […]

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Reminder: Apple’s Big Event is Today

Reminder: Apple’s Big Event is Today

| March 7, 2012 | Reply

Not that anybody who cares would possibly forget, but this is your reminder… just in case. Apple is expected to unveil their iPad 3 (or iPad HD??) at their 1pm EST San Fransisco event today. An HD “Retina” display (rumored 2048×1536, up from the 1024×768 of the iPad 2) is pretty much a sure thing […]

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