The ten best tweets about Amazon’s Fire TV streaming box

Yes, today Amazon made the announcement that the company would be launching their own streaming box called Fire TV. Leave it to Twitter to sort it all out.

Hot Presidents’ Day Electronics Deals

We’re in the office today, but we hope you are one of those lucky Americans with the day off. So we figured, why not bring you some links to today’s best electronics deals on the internet?

Belkin Miracast Gives Android Wireless HDMI for HDTV

One of the great things about smartphones and tablets is the portable size. But sometimes their screens just feel too small for when you want to kick back and enjoy some entertainment. Oh sure, you can get an HDMI cable and/or adapter to hook it up to your TV, but who wants to deal with cables anymore?

RetroTell: 1977 Sony Betamax Sales Training Video Features Lots of Brown

Sony knew it had to educate the consumer about this bonkers new technology, especially at the retail store level. So it developed this sales training video which features shag carpeting, awesome hairdos, awkward conversation, and, in keeping with the times, lots and lots of variations on brown.

Vevo, Songza and More Come to Google’s Chromecast

Google’s Chromecast is really pushing the pedal to the metal. Do people still say that? They’ve added a ton of new apps to Chromecast, so if you’ve purchased the $35 streaming dongle, you’re in luck. Google also announced that it added support for personal media clouds from Plex and RealPlayer Cloud.

Future Type-C USB Plugs will be Reversible

Well if you’ve ever had some cursing-filled rants at your USB plugs, you might find yourself a little more zen with the next generation. So take a seat and get ready for the details.


3 Steps to Improve Your At-Home TV Experience

We recently spoke with Betsey Banker of OmniMount about how to improve your at-home television experience. Betsey points out three basic steps that you should keep in mind when setting up your TV for optimum performance and enjoyment, along with several products her company offers to help you execute them. Improve your picture with calibration more »


VIZIO Delivers Its Second Stream Player with Co-Star LT

VIZIO has, over the past several years, become a highly influential HDTV brand in the U.S., as well as one of the leading purveyors of smart TVs. Now the upstart manufacturer is adding to the increasingly crowded streaming media player market with its second such attempt to “smartify” traditional “dumb” HDTVs from itself and any more »

Audiovox mobiletv Brings Free Live TV to iOS and Android Devices

Audiovox Electronics today launched [easyazon-link asin=”B00F93SG1S” locale=”us”]Audiovox mobiletv[/easyazon-link], which the company claims is the first wireless mobile TV receiver to bring free live TV to iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. Essentially, it’s a portable TV antenna that hooks up to your smartphone or tablet. What’s “free live TV”? Terrestrial broadcasts from local TV stations, more »

Exoon Q2 Transforms Any TV into an Android Smart TV

While most consumers want to get their hands on the latest and greatest smart TV on the market, there are some who save a ton of money while getting the full smart TV experience. The little device they use turns a HD TV into a set that goes beyond what the common smart TV is more »

Panasonic HX-A100: Wearable PoV Lifestyle Camcorder

Panasonic announced last week the  HX-A100 Wearable Full HD Camcorder. Designed to easily capture and share videos of your everyday active life from your point-of-view, the compact, lightweight design of the A100 makes it comfortable to wear when shooting sports or events. By setting the camera on the included Ear Hook, you’ll enjoy hands-free shooting without more »

Universal 3D Glasses Patented by Sony

Much like TV remote controllers in the past, current 3D glasses have the unfortunate attribute of being tailored only to certain 3D televisions.  LCD shutter glasses in particular are designed with proprietary technology that uses infrared signals to calibrate with a receiver attached to the TV, and as a result are very expensive and manufacturer-specific.  more »