Honor Vision: Huawei’s First Smart TV Running On New OS Editor's Pick

Honor demonstrated its Honor Vision Smart TV at IFA 2019, which is a first for two reasons. First, it’s Honor/Huawei first television, and secondly, it is the first device to use HarmonyOS (codenamed HongMeng), Huawei’s proprietary cross-device operating system that may become an Android alternative someday, although it’s not the preferred option.


Sony TVs And Blu-ray Players To Get In-Program Shopping

Want to buy that leather jacket your favorite TV detective was wearing? Sony wants to make it easier for you to locate and purchase said jacket. The company has teamed up with Connekt to add in-program shopping to its TVs and Blu-ray players.


New Amazon Fire TV Edition Smart TVs Will Be Sold Via Best Buy

Amazon has announced a new partnership with Best Buy today for its Fire TV Edition smart TVs. These new TVs will be exclusively sold at Best Buy’s retail stores across the country and they will obviously be available for purchase through Amazon.com as well with Best Buy being the third-party seller. It’s the first direct partnership of this sort between the two major retail giants.


Samsung Pay Makes A Debut On Smart TVs

Ahead of its global roll-out, Samsung’s ambitious payment service ’Samsung Pay’ is going to make a debut on company’s select range of smart TVs. The new feature would enable users to easily purchase content directly from the convenience of their TV. In this way users will be able to buy and watch the content of their choice (including games, apps, and movies), without the need of any other device to […]


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Netflix TV App Gets First Major Update Since 2013

Netflix has slowly been improving the user experience on the various platforms that it supports, not too long ago the company rolled out new mobile applications that came with a new look and feel. Recently Netflix overhauled its user interface on the web to make content discovery much easier. Now it’s giving the same treatment to its TV app which hasn’t received a major update since late 2013.


PlayStation Now Comes To Samsung Smart TVs

Sony’s PlayStation Now game streaming service has only been available on the company’s devices so far but that exclusivity is ending today. It has confirmed that PlayStation Now is now available on compatible Samsung smart TVs for users in the U.S. and Canada. Folks who own these televisions sets will be able to stream games through PlayStation Now without needing to hook up a Sony console.


Samsung’s Smart TV Data Encryption Claims Proven False

It was recently discovered by security researchers that the data Samsung’s smart TVs were transmitting back to servers was totally unencrypted. This came after the controversy surrounding Samsung’s privacy policy for smart TVs which essentially told users that they should refrain from discussing sensitive information in from of the television as it might pick that up. At that time Samsung said that it was only the older smart TV sets that […]


LG Promises Upgraded WebOS For All 2015 Smart TVs

Life has been nothing short of a rollercoaster for WebOS. Last year it was acquired from HP by LG and the Korean giant made its intention of using the software in its smart TVs public. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show back in January we did see LG smart TVs powered by WebOS. The company is now detailing its plans for the future. It says that a major upgrade for […]