Posts Tagged ‘TV’
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 20, 2017 under Channel
Obstacle course marathon event runner, Tough Mudder, has signed a deal with Sky Sports to showcase its events on digital on-demand and linear TV platforms starting in 2017. The partnership will see a ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 12, 2017 under Apple
Apple may have hit a wall with its TV streaming service but it looks like the company is now looking to get serious about creating its own original content instead by adopting the Netflix model. Accor... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 26, 2016 under General Tech
While energy-efficiency isn't the sole reason to buy a new TV these days, it is certainly a good thing to consider, after all, using less energy is good for the environment and your power bill. Unfort... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 15, 2016 under Monitors
Since launch, variable refresh rate technologies like FreeSync and G-Sync have gone on to become staple features for PC gamers, removing things like screen tearing while making games feel smoother by ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 16, 2016 under Channel
BBC Three has ended its run as a traditional TV channel and is now officially an online only destination. To celebrate the end of its 13 year run on TV, the channel broadcast some of its most popular ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 8, 2016 under General Tech
Go back a few years and it would seem like most TV manufacturers were trying to force 3D technology on the world. Fast forward to 2016 and things have changed significantly as reports seem to indicat... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 15, 2016 under Channel
If you look back to the late '90s, early '00s, there were a lot of people claiming that the internet wasn't a threat to their business and wouldn't change the way we do things. That's why it feels lik... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 5, 2016 under General Tech
LG is making a big push with its TVs this year at CES, not only has it introduced a new range of stunning 4K OLED TVs, but now it has also shown off the world's High Dynamic Range (HDR) 8K TV and it i... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 31, 2015 under Channel
If you tried to visit BBC News, watch iPlayer or use any of the BBC's online services this morning, you will have found them surprisingly unresponsive. Since the early hours of the 31st, most of the B... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 10, 2015 under Channel
The writing should be on the wall for content production companies by now: live-TV viewing is dying out at an ever increasing rate, and no more so than in the UK it turns out. More than any other coun... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 9, 2015 under Apple
Over the last year, plenty of rumours surrounding Apple's own live-streamed internet TV service have made the rounds, with a few TV networks also confirming that they were in talks with Apple about be... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 1, 2015 under General Tech
Over the past few months, Toshiba has been through the ringer. After it was discovered that it had over-reported its finances for the past near-decade by more than a billion dollars, the CEO resigned ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 15, 2015 under General Tech
Recently, Nvidia had to issue a recall for some of its Shield tablets after a battery defect was discovered and now, the troubles continue, as the company is now issuing a recall for some of its Nvidi... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 10, 2015 under Mobile, Peripheral
Apple's TV system might have more than just gaming in mind, but it is bundling that functionality within its $200 set top box. There is a motion control that comes with it, giving players the ability ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 17, 2015 under Apple
We have been hearing about Apple's upcoming Internet TV service for some time now. While some networks, like CBS, have come out and said that they will probably sign on with Apple, other copyright hol... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 29, 2015 under Console
Although the Android Ouya console failed to make the splash its developers hoped, one aspect of its platform did impress a lot of indies: its Free the Game promotion. With it, Ouya promised to match w... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 21, 2015 under Monitors
At a press event in South Korea, LG Electronics has demonstrated the world’s first and yet the only 55” OLED display that is less than one millimeter thick and weighs less than two kilograms. The... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 10, 2015 under Apple, HTPC
In an unexpected move, Apple on Monday reduced the price of its Apple TV set-top-box to £59/$69. It is expected that lower price will help Apple to sell more of its STBs and eventually boost sales of... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 15, 2015 under Monitors, Smartphone
Last year Sony Corp. sold off its PC division to an investment company. Besides, the company span off its TV division into a wholly owned subsidiary called Sony Visual Products in a bid to put its cos... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 8, 2014 under General Tech
The number of UK homes with a TV has fallen for the first time ever due to the rise in alternatives like tablets, which offer apps like 4OD, BBC Iplayer and Netflix to watch shows online. Ofcom has co... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 30, 2014 under Monitors
LG Electronics, the last large producer of plasma display panels, said this week it will end production of plasma TVs this November. Earlier Panasonic and Samsung Electronics either stopped production... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 10, 2014 under Channel
Considering how much of the internet is consumed by animal pictures, videos and GIFs (the unholy marriage of the former two) it seems ridiculous that someone didn't think of this already. Now though, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 8, 2014 under Console
Microsoft has announced that it will begin selling an Xbox One TV Tuner later this year. The console add-on will be coming to the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany, allowing users to watch freeview... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 22, 2014 under Monitors
Perhaps, Sony Corp.’s TV-set business is not as profitable as it used to be, or as the company wants, but Sony does not plan to shut it down or sell it off, its chief executive officer said on Thurs... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 13, 2014 under Console
Microsoft might be planning to remove the Xbox Live Gold requirement for media apps, something Xbox users have been asking for since the launch of the 360. The change in policy is said to be directly ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 15, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
Televisions and computer displays have been growing in sizes ever since their very inception simply because it is more exciting to watch large-screen TVs and more convenient to use large monitors. But... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 7, 2014 under Android
Google is reportedly planning to release an Android TV, the new service will go head to head against Amazon's recently launched Fire TV as well as the rumoured revamped Apple TV. However, this isn't G... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 21, 2014 under General Tech, HTPC
In a bid to diversify its business and create a new market for its chips, Intel Corp. decided to design a special cloud TV service that would rely exclusively on its own set-to-box. Over time it becam... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 22, 2013 under Channel
As video game streaming site Twitch grows in popularity, it was bound to have a few hiccups along the way. One of them recently involved an overzealous admin, who despite wanting to create emoticons o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 12, 2013 under Monitors
Pioneer hasn't been part of the TV sales landscape since 2010, where it unceremoniously exited the market and cut some 16 per cent of its staff. However, now it's set to make a triumphant return, than... more.
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