Digital speakers make a source our of your smartphone, laptop, or tablet, making a shared experience out of your personal audio files. he digital speaker market—portable speakers, speakers with docks, sound bars, and network audio systems—is expected to grow from over 47 million units in 2013 to nearly 61 million by 2018, with portable speakers representing over half of the market by the end of the forecast window, according to ABI Research.
We all know that the major networks see the looming end of bundling as a major threat to their business, and part of what analysts and lobbyists are paid to do is spin doomsday scenarios to maintain the status quo. Industry ally Laura Martin, a Needham and Co analyst, is at the top of the more »
Rumor has it that LG and Samsung both will unveil prototypes of flexible OLED TVs at 2014 International CES (January 7–10) at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Perhaps the un-sexiest name for a market sector of all time, the “Aging in Place” biz is nonetheless booming. It’s no secret that the elderly want to stay put rather than become dependent on family, or worse, be moved into assisted living. These days, however, there is new technology flooding the market that allows them to stay safely at home longer.
Sure, we’ve been hearing about glasses-free 3D since the whole 3D television thing became a reality four years ago. The majors have shown various sets, improving over the years, but that typically required you to stand on locked-down footprints in order for it work. Over the last few years, StreamTV has been developing their own more »
Turntables are tragically retro-cool right now, witness the fact that there are no less than nine different models for sale at Urban Outfitters, most in portable cases reminiscent of a something a 1960s flight attendant might carry through the terminal
We’ve all been in a club at some point or another, and as enthusiasts we know just how bad the sound is in these venues. Poor channel isolation, reflections all over the place, and, dear god, the system is half subwoofers and playing the stuff those kids who won’t get off my lawn listen to more »
As if buying the perfect gift wasn’t hard enough, now there is the added pressure of hunting for something a little bit more conscientious for that special someone. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) strives to make green tech gifting easier with GreenerGadgets.org, which offers up tips for selecting the ideal green tech gift and a more »
We’re all used to a service like Hulu tossing in a new ad on repeat viewings, but what if this practice inhabited your cable DVR as well? According to The Consumerist, Comcast is looking into doing the same thing with the older shows on your DVR, reselling the ad space after the Nielsen window has expired.