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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.
What’s MHL? It’s a connectivity standard that enables HD and 4K video and gaming content on a mobile device to play on a large screen display. Bonus: MHL charges the mobile device. And it’s all done via micro-USB.
Every year around the holidays, I start to get an anxious feeling. My mind and body instinctively know deep down what’s coming shortly after New Year’s Day: another grueling trek to (and, shudder, within) Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show.
Want something to watch on your next flight? DISH Network and Southwest are continuing their partnership by offering iPad 2 loans on selected flights. If you board a Southwest flight at Chicago-Midway International Airport (MDW), Denver International Airport (DEN) and Oakland International Airport (OAK), you’ll be able to check out a free iPad for the more »
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), which is the trade association/lobbying group for the electronics industry, as well as the organization that brings us the epic Consumer Electronics Show (CES) every January, today released its 2014 edition of Five Technology Trends to Watch. So what’s CEA have its eye on? Simply put, the Internet of Things (IoT). The more »
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 Electronics today launched , 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, such as your more »
Well done, Amazon! All-you-can-view streaming video services are great, but they are “streaming” services. Which means no video without an active Internet connection. But what if someone offered a the same service, with a download option? That would be cool, right? And Amazon just did it. It’s buried in the announcement of the new Kindle more »
I recently ran across an ad for M-GO, which offered .99 movie rentals for the first 30 days, with no monthly fee for the service. I decided to give it a try, and I have to say I was unimpressed. Their selection was decent, and they also offer movies and TV shows for purchase. Pricing more »
We cut the cord several years ago and never looked back. With Netflix, iTunes and Amazon Prime, we’ve got plenty of TV content to keep us entertained. However, there are a couple of shows we follow in real time, and sometimes we lose track of them. Or where to watch them. Followshows.com looks like it more »
If you haven’t been following the court battles involving Aereo, the service that allows watching and recording live broadcasted TV online, perhaps you’ll be excited to hear how they’ve prevailed in their latest court battle. Yesterday, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that Aereo’s technology is legal. Obviously that’s a disappointment more »