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Tags results for 'TV'

Panasonic concedes plasma TV defeat, ends production

Posted in Hardware on 1st Nov, 2013 12:45 AM
by AlexMuller
Panasonic's plasma displays were the last bastion of hope for plasma TV enthusiasts, but now even they are going extinct.

Samsung Wants to Melt Your Eyes With 4K Phones in 2015

Posted in Business on 7th Nov, 2013 01:49 AM
by AlexMuller
As well as predicting the coming of the fabled folding smartphone, the company is also hoping to release a 4K smartphone too.

NBCU, Virgin Galactic Team Up To Broadcast 3-Hour Space Journey

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2013 11:20 PM
by AlexMuller
NBCUniversal is about to test the upper limit of the atmosphere, or at least its ability to appeal to TV viewers.

The TV of the Future is Already in Japan and It Feels Like Real Life

Posted in Hardware on 15th Nov, 2013 02:38 AM
by AlexMuller
Watching Ultra HD 4K content on a Ultra HD 4K TV set is impressive, but 8K, four times the total pixels, is so incredibly realistic that it feels like you’re looking through a window into real life.

Apple acquires Kinect-tech maker PrimeSense for $345M

Posted in Hardware on 18th Nov, 2013 12:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple’s much-rumored iTV (and other iGadgets) could be getting Kinect-like motion sensing tech.

Massive U.K. study finds video games have no negative impact on 11,000 kids

Posted in Games on 22nd Nov, 2013 12:11 AM
by AlexMuller
A study of 11,000 kids in Britain has found that video games don’t have a negative impact on behavior.

Samsung’s 110″ 4K HDTV finally goes on sale

Posted in Hardware on 31st Dec, 2013 10:53 PM
by AlexMuller
This 110 Inch Monster Is the World’s Largest Ultra HDTV

Google Prepares To Launch Android TV

Posted in Software on 7th Apr, 2014 12:29 AM
by AlexMuller
This set top box will be less ambitious and easier to use than one of the company’s previous initiatives, Google TV.

Google is now officially beating Apple in the TV streaming market

Posted in Business on 5th Dec, 2014 10:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Roku and Apple dominated the TV streaming market last year, but now Google’s Chromecast has pulled ahead of Apple to become a front-runner.

Smart devices: Is privacy loss inevitable?

Posted in Business on 10th Feb, 2015 06:20 PM
by AlexMuller
People who use smart devices that monitor what they do will have to get used to giving up some privacy, warns a top technologist.

Google Wants to Change TV Advertising Forever

Posted in Business on 22nd Mar, 2015 11:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Google is about to make the sale of TV ads much more like ads on the web, for better and for worse.

Study Reaffirms the Massive Impact Netflix is Having on Pay TV

Posted in Business on 30th Jun, 2015 11:25 PM
by AlexMuller
It wasn’t the first site to offer streaming movies and TV shows, but it certainly popularized the practice of streaming your entertainment rather than watching it on TV.

Epic's graphics guru Tim Sweeney predicts augmented reality will eliminate monitors and TVs

Posted in Business on 1st Aug, 2015 12:31 AM
by AlexMuller
We may not need displays, if the promise of augmented reality achieves its potential.

The UK now prefers using phones to get online over laptops

Posted in Business on 6th Aug, 2015 02:47 PM
by AlexMuller
It marks a significant shift. Just last year 22% named their phone as their most important means of getting online, with a solid 40% naming their laptop.

8K ultra-high definition TVs could reach 1 million units by 2019

Posted in Hardware on 6th Sep, 2015 10:19 PM
by AlexMuller
The average screen size in the TV market has grown by an inch per year over the past decade, but it is still a long haul before sizes over 70 inches are commonplace.

Its that time of the year again for Apple; A load of new stuff

Posted in Hardware on 10th Sep, 2015 12:36 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple has unveiled a larger iPad tablet, a TV box with its own app store and new iPhones that can detect how firmly their screens are being pressed.

YouTube's new trending tab shows you viral videos 'as they take off'

Posted in Online on 10th Dec, 2015 07:19 PM
by AlexMuller
It’s interesting to watch YouTube add more curation features to the mix as the Internet supplants traditional TV.

Goldman Sachs says VR will be bigger than TV in 10 years

Posted in Software on 16th Jan, 2016 06:56 PM
by AlexMuller
"We definitely aim long-term to get a billion people in VR, and deliver an incredibly comfortable VR experience in a set of sunglasses," -Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe

Japanese cargo ship en route to space station

Posted in Science on 11th Dec, 2016 02:18 PM
by AlexMuller
It's bringing six new lithium-ion batteries, which will replace the old nickel-hydrogen batteries used to store energy from the station's solar arrays.

Preference for watching TV shows on televisions plummets from 52% to 23% as PCs take over

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2017 08:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Laptops and desktops have overtaken TVs as the preferred devices for watching TV shows, according to Accenture.

Facebook introduces new video service

Posted in Business on 11th Aug, 2017 04:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Social media giant Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks.

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