Using Google Chromecast or Roku, you can have access to more than $4.2 billion worth of art right from your TV–no trips to the Guggenheim or Louvre required and for zero dollars. Artkick is a free app that turns your TV into a digital museum. Simply download the Artkick app and choose the “Most Valuable Paintings” view list to get the most prized works of fine art into your home theater.
I recently read a post on FoodBeast in which insider employees spilled the literal and proverbial beans on all disgusting things you should never eat from various restaurants and establishments. One movie-theater worker confessed that employees put all the unused popcorn in garbage bags for use the next day and bugs run rampant on greasy theater floors.
Yesterday was the Luxury Technology Show in New York, and there were a lot of high-end, not to mention high-ticket, items on display. Here are some of the coolest products from a few of the manufacturers on display for you to buy or covet, depending on your budget.
Netflix’s annual Hack Day happened last week–a day in which Netflix engineers stay up all night coming up with crazy ideas to foster internal innovation. From an interface that makes joystick-based text entry much easier to creating custom movie playlists for your kids or the holidays, the results are pretty wild.
It used to be that importing movies from other countries was incredibly difficult. You had to find an importer, who would usually charge you a gigantic markup, or somehow find an overseas source where the communication barrier wasn’t a deal-breaker. Then high exchange rates and month-long shipping times set in.
Want to shop for Sony products at the mall? Chances are, you won’t be able to soon, Sony said this afternoon. About two-thirds of its U.S. stores are going bye-bye as part of a wide-ranging company restructuring it announced earlier this month.
A few weeks ago, we reported on Crestron’s new 4K switching solution, and now Gefen is entering the 4K switching and distribution fray with two new ToolBox Matrix Switchers for HDMI 4Kx2K that will help homeowners and businesses build a 4K infrastructure and shuttle 4K content from display to display.
VIZIO is known for budget-friendly, but higher-than-budget-quality TVs. Today its new E-Series Full-Array LED backlit HDTV line is available at retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, Costco, Sam’s Club, Target, VIZIO.com, and Walmart.
When dreaming about your perfect home entertainment system (which may include a library of your favorite movies, audio components that can rival a live concert, and a television that’s so big it deserves its own wall), it often helps to have a room in your home that’s dedicated to that sole purpose: entertaining.
We just love Kickstarter and all the crowd-funding sites out there for their ability to level the playing field even a little bit to allow the average Joe or Jill a shot at inventing something. We also love crowdfunding because it breeds innovation. We scoured Kickstarter and were delighted to find these five high-tech projects worth peeping–from sensor-based parenting to making musical instruments out of everyday objects.
What if you really wanted to buy an Ultra HD before the technology is fully ready? Well, there’s good news if you do: they’re growing less expensive seemingly by the day. Here’s a roundup of the best prices available.
On the way to the Supreme Court, Aereo–the startup service that rents a TV antenna and DVR space, and lets you stream local channels over the Internet–has had unusually good luck in the court system for a plaintiff of its kind. Well, that luck appears to have run out.