10/05/2011, For those unfamiliar, there are certain Philips television sets that are able to project colored light onto the wall behind them. It is called the “Ambilight” and is synchronized with the content on screen to create a more immersive effect while watching your shows. However if you don’t see the need to buy a brand new television set just for Ambilight, but would like to have it anyway, here’s how […]
08/29/2011, There are whispers going around that Apple is working on a digital TV that will feature the iOS operating system – and these whispers have been gaining traction by different sources scattered all over the Silicon Valley. It does seem to make sense for an Apple-based TV to hit the market considering how Apple wants to further expand their market, but could these thoughts actually translate into action?
08/24/2011, About a week ago we reported that Starbucks had recently revamped their “Pick of the week” promotion, and instead of giving their patrons a free card that would allow them to redeem a free song, they instead changed it to a free app of the week. For music aficionados this was probably a little disappointing, but it appears that Starbucks is further expanding their offering.
08/23/2011, When the name B&O (Bang & Olufsen) is mentioned, the first thing that probably pops into most people’s heads is “out the question, too expensive!” and we don’t think that B&O’s latest offering, the BeoVision 7-55 television will be an exception.
07/20/2011, If you enjoy watching free-to-air television shows on your local television channels, and you were hoping that you could record and playback those shows on your 3G mobile devices, it looks like Australian telco Optus might have the solution for you.
07/19/2011, Some vehicles come with a built-in display that doubles up as a television of sorts, allowing you pop in a DVD and play it, distracting your kids for the next couple of hours. So what about those times that you did not bring a DVD with you, or perhaps you’re sick of the DVDs that you’ve kept in your car, then what? Well as long as your iOS device has […]
07/13/2011, If you haven’t heard yet, Netflix has lifted its prices by 60% or so. In a blog post, Netflix has announced new plans and price changes. From now on, users will have to pay $7.99 and $11.99 for 1 and 2 DVDs out at-a-time plan (complete list on the full post). The streaming feature will be billed separately from the mail-in DVD feature: Plan 1: Unlimited Streaming (no DVDs) for […]
07/06/2011, Panasonic has announced today the SV-ME970 series which essentially is a new portable 7-inch 1Seg TV that is said to come with an IPX6/IPX7 certified body, which means that it is waterproof. The device reportedly features a new and improved UI that will allow you to use the SV-ME970 not only as a television, but also as a tablet that can be used for surfing the internet, thanks to a […]
07/04/2011, If you were wondering why Loewe has named their new range of televisions “Individual 3D”, it’s because apart from the obvious fact that it is a 3D display, the individual actually refers to the ability to change the television’s insets to a color of your own choosing. Colors that are available at the moment include metallised chrome, neon pink, ebony, blue, and more. You can also choose how to integrate the […]
06/16/2011, 3D television, movies, screens and gaming are all the rage these days and everyone just wants a piece of 3D which is great, but have you ever considered incorporating smell into your viewing experience? Researchers based in the University of California and the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology in Korea have been working on this idea for the past couple of years and they have recently managed to come up […]
04/06/2011, Mitsubishi has just announced a new series of HDTVs that are targeted at consumers looking to jump into the HDTV scene with entry-level models. The new REAL BHR500 series are HDTVs with built in Blu-ray disc players and recorders, and a 500GB hard disk drive. They also sport digital TV tuners, a USB slot, SD card slot, and an Ethernet port. The HDTVs will be available in 4 different sizes: […]
04/04/2011, Folks who want to get their hands on a piece of technological history, might have their interest piqued at this news: Britain’s oldest working television, the 75-year-old Marconi type-702, will be going on sale at the Bonhams Mechanical Music and Scientific Instruments sale later this month. The 12″ TV works perfectly, with only 30% of its original parts replaced (with identical parts), so it’s practically a machine that’s been preserved […]
03/11/2011, Toshiba has just introduced a new line of REGZA RB2 TVs meant to help out folks who are interested in kicking off their Blu-ray habit with the purchase of a new HDTV and a Blu-ray player. The new REGZA RB2 TVs will come with Blu-ray disc players built directly into the TV, saving consumers the trouble of having to purchase 2 separate devices. The RB2 TVs come in 3 different […]
03/10/2011, Apple TV Flicker Issue: Some Apple TV users have reported flickering issues after upgrading to the 4.2 firmware