01/22/2014, The new Satechi Smart TV Box has just been announced and is available to those who are interested, where it is being touted to stream digital media onto their respective TVs. This Smart Box from Satechi will run on the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, where users will be free to download apps from the Google Play Store as well as stream movies, in addition to performing other tasks […]
01/08/2014, [CES 2014] CES 2014 has been an eventful time for many of us, and this week, there was the introduction of the Yahoo Smart TV, which happens to be the next evolution of Yahoo’s Connected TV platform that is currently being used in millions of households today. Considering that the modern day person has so many choices available on your TV that range from traditional channels, to Video On Demand, […]
01/06/2014, [CES 2014] Vizio, the folks behind reasonably priced TVs that offer plenty of bang for your hard earned buck, has just announced that they will be offering the P-Series which is touted to be the “most complete Ultra HD solution”, where it will boast of advanced picture quality, powerful performance and a beautifully simple Ultra HD experience that will hopefully deliver what consumers would like to see in a Smart […]
12/23/2013, The age of smart TVs is upon us with a number of major manufacturers already having thrown their hats in the ring. Samsung is one of the companies that has a major presence in the smart TV market and it is due to make a number of related announcements at the CES 2014 next month. The company has announced that its 2014 smart TVs will come with enhanced features that […]
12/16/2013, Spotify announced last week they would be offering an ad-supported version of its popular music streaming service on mobile devices, but it seems that’s not the only bit of good news they had for us this month. LG Smart TV owners will be getting Spotify as LG says it will be making its dedicated app available to all 2013 model Smart TVs, although the service will only be available to premium […]
11/21/2013, Recently it was discovered by an IT consultant based across the pond that his LG smart TV was collecting data about his activity, such the channels he watches and the devices that are attached to his smart TV. It is presumed that the TVs do this to better craft ads for each individual user based on their viewing habits. Huntley dug around and discovered a “Collection of watching info” option […]
11/21/2013, Don’t you just hate it when your smart TV spies on you? Wait, what? According to a blogby a UK IT consultant, Jason Huntley, it seems that he has discovered that his LG smart TV is actually spying on him, and are sending data about him and what kind of channels that he watches. On top of that, it seems that the TV was also sending data about what sort […]
09/08/2013, Xiaomi is a Chinese company. Even though it is quite popular in its home country, its smartphones sold out the iPhone, it doesn’t have much reach outside the country’s borders, particularly in the West. That might be about to change though, since Xiaomi poached former Google Android executive Hugo Barra to head its growth in the international market. The company has launched a new “smart TV” which touts impressive specs […]
09/04/2013, Remember yesterday when we talked about how Panasonic’s Smart VIERA WT600 TV leaked before the official announcement? Well, it did not take too long for us to wait until Panasonic officially announced what is the world’s first Ultra HD TV with 4K2 60p input, where it has been designed to be based on HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2a specifications. This would mean your audiences’ eyes (and yours, of course) would […]
08/05/2013, I am quite sure that many of us have come to know VIZIO as a company that dishes out plenty of bang for your hard earned buck when it comes to their TV range. Well, this time around, VIZIO decided to announce the availability of its all-new connected platform, where it has been dubbed as the VIZIO Internet Apps Plus. VIZIO Internet Apps Plus will merge a best-in-class connected TV […]
08/02/2013, Do you think that with the massive jumps that technology has made over the past years, we seem to live in a world where there is less and less privacy? So much so that anything that comes with a built-in camera could possibly be exploited in a manner where it could be recording whatever it sees without you commanding it to. Similar to smartphones, Smart TVs can also be hacked […]
07/01/2013, Many manufacturers opted for open-source HTML5 instead of Google TV as the platform for their smart TVs. Google has reportedly been employing "coercive sales tactics," which are being criticized by manufacturers of these products.
06/13/2013, VIZIO has launched its 80-inch Razor LED Smart TV, with a retail price of $3999.99.
06/10/2013, LG and Ubitus team up to deliver cloud based gaming to LG Smart TVs.