12/19/2011, Back at the IFA in Berlin last September, Samsung announced that it plans to make YouTube available to all its smart TV customers. Well it looks like the day has come because today consumers who own a Samsung Smart TV will now be able to stream videos from the world’s most popular video sharing site in the comfort of their own living rooms. YouTube on Samsung Smart TVs is now […]
11/30/2011, With companies like Apple and Google offering streaming of movies and video content onto the television screen, Lenovo appears to be interested in hopping aboard the bandwagon as the Chinese company has recently announced that they had plans to unveil a smart TV of their own called the LeTV.
11/11/2011, It looks like this week hasn’t been very kind to Google TV – after an announcement from Logitech about the discontinuation of the Revue, Google has received yet another blow from another Google TV partner. Sony has announced today that it will be creating its own “smart TV” platform after sales of its own Google TV-powered TV failed to meet expectations. The new TV is also said to be competing […]
10/27/2011, In an attempt to make a smart TV even smarter, the folks over at Hisense Group have teamed up with eyeSight Mobile Technologies to integrate its innovative Hand Gesture Recognition Technology into its upcoming Android smart TVs. Using gesture connected TVs, users will be able to perform various functions by using intuitive hand gestures thanks to the TV’s inbuilt 2D camera. No longer will users have to worry about losing […]
10/17/2011, Ever heard of Yandex before? Neither have I prior to writing this post, but at least now we both know that Yandex is a search engine in Russia with an extremely minimalist home page. South Korean consumer electronics player Samsung has inked a deal with Yandex, where their strategic partnership in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries will see Yandex’s TV widget being incorporated into Samsung Smart TVs, while […]
10/03/2011, While Flash isn’t welcome on certain mobile devices and Macs, that doesn’t mean it’s being shunned everywhere else. Today at Adobe MAX, LG Electronics USA unveiled its new Smart TV app platform SDK optimized for Adobe developers. New features include compatibility with Adobe AIR 3 and Flash Player 11. This means developers can easily port over their existing Adobe-developed products over to the LG Smart TV platform, not to mention […]
09/02/2011, IFA is the CES of Europe, and this year’s edition has already seen plenty of devices introduced to the market, ranging from smartphones to TVs and even robotic vacuum cleaners – but so far none has dealt with Brain-Computer Interface Technology (BCI), at least not until today, where it will work in tandem with a Smart TV from Haier. Haier will provide the Smart TV, while NeuroSky’s ThinkGear technology will […]
08/01/2011, The Insignia Connected TV has been built from the ground up to make it easy to navigate menus and find content, thanks to Tivo.
06/15/2011, One of the world’s most popular video games of all time, Tetris is now available on yet another platform. Granted we’ve been playing Tetris on our TVs for years but that was with the aid of a console. Oberon Media, the exclusive distributors of the Tetris game for connected TV has just announced the release of the game on Samsung Apps – the world’s first HDTV-based app store for Samsung […]
06/07/2011, Technology usually means out with the old and in with the new. In this case, we have Smart TVs from Samsung replacing the artwork of famous artists in South Korea. In the first exhibition of its kind in the world, the Hangaram Art Museum at the Seoul Art Center will be hosting an exhibit called “Les Chefs-d’oeuvre du musée d’Orsay á Séoul”.
04/25/2011, Samsung has announced a new addition to their 3D Smart TV series. Following the footsteps of its larger 40″ sibling that was launched last week, this new, smaller variant is only 32″ in size. This reduction in size will give folks who don’t have the money or space for a 40″ model a chance to own a 3D Smart TV.
04/15/2011, Lenovo, the company that’s been known for making computers, tablets and phones might be expanding their business to encompass the one of the hottest living room devices now – smart TVs. According to the latest reports from DigiTimes, Lenovo has plans to break into the smart TV segment later this year. Apparently the company has been in talks with a number of OEMs like Wistron and Compal Electronics to produce […]
04/13/2011, Evidence is mounting for people to make an educated guess that Apple is working on a new kind of smart HDTV which will be connected to the Internet, and this model ought to hit the market before the year is over, giving geeks yet another Christmas headache as they go around in circles, wondering what to reward themselves for a year well lived. Should Apple’s smart HDTV make a splash, […]
03/28/2011, Remember the Samsung QWERTY TV-remote that was announced about 2 weeks ago? The complicated looking remote with way more buttons than you can shake a stick at? Well, it was slated to arrive in the US next month, but it looks like the folks over in Korea have got it first (no surprise since Samsung is from Korea after all). This means that it should be right on schedule to […]