07/14/2011, Is RIM digging deeper into its own grave? After the recent reports of the company doing not so well in the smartphone market, and the less-than-stellar sales figures of the BlackBerry PlayBook; the latest rumors that have been floating around state that the company is looking to branch out into a new market: living room entertainment.
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 […]
07/07/2011, Folks interested in creating apps for Panasonic VIERA smart TVs will be pleased to hear the good news. Panasonic has just announced the launch of the VIERA Connect Developers – a public web portal that encourages IPTV app developers to write apps for its VIERA Connect cloud-based TV service. In case you’re unfamiliar with VIERA Connect, it is a cloud-based TV service where apps are stored online and accessible through […]
07/05/2011, Most of us would associate the name Porsche with fast supercars that look sleek, but do remember that the company also has an offshoot in the form of the Porsche Design Studio, churning out highly attractive items to tempt you in parting with your hard-earned money. Among the latest releases would be the 201 C SEED, which is claimed by them to be the largest outdoor TV in the world, […]
06/27/2011, Nowadays it’s pretty much standard to have a home theater system decked out with a Blu-ray player, an internet connected TV, and a DVR, sometimes even more. Wouldn’t it be nice to have all of those features in one package instead of having to purchase separate devices? Well, Mitsubishi has just announced the LCD-22BLR500 – an LCD TV that does everything short of making you a sandwich to go along […]
06/22/2011, Google TV hasn’t exactly been the most popular Google product available, but Google’s recently revealed its future plans for the set top box show that things are about to get better. But we were all left with a vague “late this summer ETA” and no word on whether the existing Google TV products would be upgraded. According to The Droid Guy, who managed to get in touch with Logitech, the […]
06/21/2011, Need a 92″ TV to fill the theater room in your house? Now how about one that won’t blow a hole in your bank account? Mitsubishi has the right TV just for you. The company has announced that starting next month, it will be selling the 92″ 840 3D DLP Home Cinema TV. It has a resolution of 1080p (enough for all your high-def Blurays and DVDs) and most importantly, […]
06/15/2011, The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan has recently come up with a new gadget that could possibly give touchscreen manufacturers a run for their money. They’ve managed to come up with a special device that can turn any TV (no matter what size it is) into a touchscreen device. Imagine buying a 55″ touchscreen display – the price tag isn’t going to be very pretty. However, this device […]
06/15/2011, How many of you remember the good old days when TVs where used as shelves for you to place family photographs, models, trinkets and trophies? Well, ever since flat-panel TVs have become the norm in most of today’s households, we seem to have lost that privilege. But it looks like ScreenDeck wants to bring back the TV shelf. This accessory attaches to the back of your TV through its wall […]
06/15/2011, Toshiba has just announced a new addition to its REGZA TV line up. Called the 19P2, this LCD TV is 19″ in size (1366 x 768) and has a feature that makes it stand apart from other TVs – it features a removable internal battery that’s capable of giving you 5 hours of continuous entertainment on your TV in the event of a blackout in your home. It’s also handy […]
06/13/2011, While Skype hasn’t been extremely reliable in recent months, it’s still one of the most popular VoIP services around and it certainly is very active when it comes to expanding onto every platform out there. From PCs to smartphones, to tablets, Skype can be accessed from pretty much any device available. One of the latest devices to get Skype have been smart TVs, and now it looks like it’ll be […]
06/11/2011, We all know that it would only be a matter of time before Hello Kitty, one of Japan’s most iconic characters, would be turned into a GPS device. Seiwa Japan has announced today that it will be selling a Hello Kitty Portable Navigation System and a Digital Portable TV. What better way to introduce the world of GPS navigation to your kids, or your girlfriend or sister who can never […]
06/07/2011, While people are busy trying to get videos streaming from their phones onto larger sized HDTVs, the folks over at Samsung are doing things the other way around. They have just released the Smart View app for the Samsung Galaxy S II – an app that allows users to stream images and videos from their TVs onto the phone.
06/06/2011, For $499, Sony’s planning to broaden the 3D market with its own 24-inch 3D monitor. The entire bundle will come with the 3D monitor, one pair of 3D glasses, a copy of Resistance 3 and a six foot long HDMI cable. Sony says the 3D monitor is perfect for college dorms and family homes. But, that’s not what’s special about the PlayStation 3D monitor. The most exciting thing about the […]