Google launching Chromecast in Japan for $40

Google released the Chromecast streaming stick in its first Asian market, South Korea, two weeks ago and now, availability has spread to Japan, According to a post on the Google Japan blog, the streaming stick will be sold in the country beginning on Tuesday and will cost $40.

HBO shows reach Amazon Prime Instant Video

They may not be the most recent or the most popular TV shows but a partnership with HBO is providing Amazon Prime customers with access to a portion of HBO’s content library. Shows like The Wire, Eastbound & Down, and Treme will be available on Prime Instant Video which is offered as a part of Amazon Prime.

Sony Cuts Focus On OLED, Moves To 4K LED

Sony has been pushing costly OLED TVs since 2008 but over time, it has become clear to many manufacturers that particularly with 4K panels, LED or LCD makes more sense. Not only are 4K LED TVs cheaper than their OLED alternatives, they are easier to manufacture and generally last longer.

Goal accomplished: ESPN will stream every World Cup match

Soccer fans in the U.S. may be somewhat maligned in some quarters, but they’ve got one big thing going for them: Fans of the English Premiere League, thanks to the recent deal with NBC Sports, can watch the games anywhere they want to, on the NBC Sports Live Extra app. Now, it sounds like soccer more »

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.

Think Comcast customer service stinks? So does this survey

Are you one of those poor souls who still pays for cable TV? Do you hate the whole experience of being a Comcast customer? A new survey reveals just how bad the ever-growing cable giant is at, you know, servicing you.

Hot Electronics Deals for February 18

Today’s best deals on electronics and games, handpicked from all over the web

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?

Hot last-minute electronics deals for Valentine’s Day

Some awesome electronics deals from around the internet for Valentine’s Day 2014.

Hot Electronics Deals for February 12

We’re always scouring the internet for cool deals on consumer electronics… here’s what we’ve got for you today.


4K Ultra HD Finally Gets What It’s Been Missing: Porn

If you’ve been thinking of making the leap to a 4K Ultra HD TV but you’ve been worried about your pornography’s resulting resolution, fear not! I mean what good is phenomenal resolution without, well, porn? In the past, it’s always porn that brings new technological developments to the next level. Why do you think the internet is so popular? Think about it.

CES 2014: Samsung to Release 85-inch Bendable UHD TV, 105-inch Curved UHD TV on the second half of 2014

That 98-inch 8K TV Samsung is showcasing at the CES isn’t the biggest screen they have. The Korean giant also has the first curved ultra HD in the market and we just learned it will be released in the second half of 2014. This means retailers would be receiving the 105-inch curved UHD TV together with the 85-inch TV either in summer or during the holiday season we saw earlier this week in Vegas.