living room

living room

$99 Subsidized Xbox 360 Would Widen Battle for Living Room

www.pcworld.com
Microsoft's rumored deal is expected to be offered at the company's retail stores as early as next week....
$99 Subsidized Xbox 360 Would Widen Battle for Living Room
Google Nexus Q media streamer: first impressions
Spotify plays its most requested tune: an iPad app

Spotify for iPad finally lands in the App Store

9to5mac.com
There were leaks earlier this month showing what might have been our first look at the official Spotify iPad app, and today the company officially launched the long awaited app with a blog post and the video above. The free app has already landed in the App Store and...
Spotify for iPad finally lands in the App Store
Our Source Has Seen The Apple HDTV, Here’s What It Looks Like

You Think $1 Billion Was Expensive For Instagram? They Originally Asked For $2 Billion

www.businessinsider.com
Facebook raised a lot of eyebrows when it bought Instagram for $1 billion last week. But that's actually a bargain compared with Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom's original asking price of $2 billion. That spectacular number appears in Wall Street Journal, which this evening ran down the details of the intense...
You Think $1 Billion Was Expensive For Instagram? They Originally Asked For $2 Billion

Logitech Alert 750n adds wide-angle night vision for improved indoor snooping, we go hands-on

www.engadget.com
Unable to sleep soundly because of the lingering fear that someone's rummaging around your living room? Logitech's newest surveillance gizmo, the 750n Indoor Master System, should ease your worries, since it adds 130-degree night vision and illuminates whatever's lurking in the darkness at a distance of up to 50...
Logitech Alert 750n adds wide-angle night vision for improved indoor snooping, we go hands-on

NBA Baller Beats for Xbox 360 encourages you to play ball in the house

www.engadget.com
Forget everything your mother told you about playing ball in the house, Majesco thinks it's a terrific idea. NBA Baller Beats takes a rhythmic music game-like approach to the game of roundball, incorporating a real live basketball as a controller for the Xbox 360 title, as part of its...
NBA Baller Beats for Xbox 360 encourages you to play ball in the house
As the battle for the living room heats up, Brightcove bets big on Apple TV

Virtual Graffiti App Wallit Now Lets Users Create Their Own Walls

allthingsd.com
When an augmented reality app called Wallit launched a couple months ago, some users were excited by the possibilities of writing on virtual walls at established locations, such as the Eiffel Tower or an Apple store, but griped that the app was too closed off. Only app administrators could create...
Virtual Graffiti App Wallit Now Lets Users Create Their Own Walls

Skype videoconferencing app and add-on camera roll come to Vizio Internet Apps HDTVs

www.engadget.com
Vizio snuck mention of its $150 XCV100 Skype-enabled webcam into its CES 2012 accessories announcements, and now the two companies have announced its compatibility with "most" Vizio Internet App TVs. There's no list of which models specifically support it, and which can manage up to 720p streams, but owners...
Skype videoconferencing app and add-on camera roll come to Vizio Internet Apps HDTVs

Boxee launches Cloudee to let users share their personal videos with friends and family

thenextweb.com
The media center startup Boxee is launching a new service called Cloudee, the company announced today. Currently in invite-only beta, it will let its users share personal videos with their close circle of family and friends. Initially available as an iPhone app and a Boxee app, it makes it easier...
Boxee launches Cloudee to let users share their personal videos with friends and family
Microsoft's secret weapon in mobile gaming: DirectX on Windows Phone 8

Reading Rainbow is back! Our in-depth video interview with LeVar Burton

venturebeat.com
Reading Rainbow is making a big comeback, and it’s skipping your TV in favor of the other screen in your living room: your iPad. In an in-depth chat in VentureBeat, Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton came to chat about how the reincarnation came to be. As always, Burton was...
Reading Rainbow is back! Our in-depth video interview with LeVar Burton

Coming Up: Apple CEO Tim Cook's First Time in the Hot Seat at D

allthingsd.com
While he has presided over a number of events since taking over as Apple CEO last year, Tuesday night promises to offer a new look inside the mind of Tim Cook. Cook, as Steve Jobs did several times during his career, is taking the stage at D: All Things Digital...
Coming Up: Apple CEO Tim Cook's First Time in the Hot Seat at D

25 years of HyperCard—the missing link to the Web

arstechnica.com
The Computer Lab's Beyond Cyberpunk Hypercard stack Cyberculture.hu Sometime around 1988, my landlady and I cut a deal. She would purchase a Macintosh computer, I would buy an external hard drive, and we would leave the system in the living room to share. She used the device most, since...
25 years of HyperCard—the missing link to the Web
Where is mobile gaming happening? At home, in bed

Apple bringing Macs to the living room with AirPlay for Mountain Lion

www.appleinsider.com
Apple plans to break down the barriers between the Mac and HDTVs with its forthcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system update, which will bring the AirPlay Mirroring feature currently found on iOS to the Mac....
Apple bringing Macs to the living room with AirPlay for Mountain Lion
Scamworld: 'Get rich quick' schemes mutate into an online monster

Internet Explorer coming to Xbox 360 this year, Kinect / voice integration and all

www.engadget.com
Microsoft just confessed that while other outfits have brought web browsers to televisions, "no one is using them," because "keyboards don't belong in the living room." Aside from thoroughly slamming Google TV, MS just offered its own alternative: Internet Explorer on Xbox 360... with full-on Kinect / voice command...
Internet Explorer coming to Xbox 360 this year, Kinect / voice integration and all

Buy your own 'Game of Thrones' Iron Throne

news.cnet.com
Crave shows you the office chair of the century, or at least the ultimate living room conversation piece for any Game of Thrones fan. [Read more]...
Buy your own 'Game of Thrones' Iron Throne

Sony's barebones $299 Call of Duty: MW3 and 320GB PS3 bundle hits the streets May 25th

www.engadget.com
Right on schedule, Sony and Activision have teamed up again for this "Limited Edition" Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 bundle that's due to ship May 25th. Unfortunately, one you've opened the box the special experience is pretty much over, with only standard console and game inside, replacing the...
Sony's barebones $299 Call of Duty: MW3 and 320GB PS3 bundle hits the streets May 25th

Turtle Beach partners with MLG, will unveil tournament-focused Ear Force Seven Series programmable headsets, TM1 audio mixer at E3

www.engadget.com
If you're familiar with Major League Gaming tournaments, you're likely aware that Astro Gaming's Mixamp Pro has been the staple device for providing multi-platform surround sound and team chat to the headset-wearing pros. Things are set to change this fall, however, as Turtle Beach has announced a partnership with...
Turtle Beach partners with MLG, will unveil tournament-focused Ear Force Seven Series programmable headsets, TM1 audio mixer at E3

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 12-65 hits North America in March for $11,350

www.engadget.com
Have you been shoring up funds since you first heard about the Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 12-65 last month? We sure hope so. The company has announced that its 65-inch full HD and 3D compatible plasma TV will hit showrooms in the Canada, Mexico and the US in a...
Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 12-65 hits North America in March for $11,350

Sharp launches 'world's largest' 90-inch LED AQUOS TV, we go hands-on

www.engadget.com
You know what they say: bigger is always better. With that in mind, Sharp's taken the wraps off of its flagship 90-inch AQUOS LED TV, and in the process dubs it the world's largest (sorry, 80-incher). At first glance, this enormous smart television is everything you'd imagine and more,...
Sharp launches 'world's largest' 90-inch LED AQUOS TV, we go hands-on

Google TV team focuses on third party content, second screen apps as I/O approaches

www.engadget.com
The slow-starting Google TV project has gotten a lot of attention at the last two Google I/O conferences, so what do the folks at Mountain View have up their sleeves this time around? Judging by recent updates to the Google Developers support pages, a major focus will be on...
Google TV team focuses on third party content, second screen apps as I/O approaches

Xbox throws down gauntlet to Apple TV (and Wii U) at E3

reviews.cnet.com
The Xbox's latest features are clearly aimed at making the Xbox 360 more living-room entertainment-friendly...which sets up a big showdown with Apple. [Read more]...
Xbox throws down gauntlet to Apple TV (and Wii U) at E3

Home Is Where The Mobile Game Is: 96% Play Games In The House, 53% In Bed

techcrunch.com
The magic of mobile games is that they can be played anywhere, but it turns out that quite a lot of us are more than happy to play them when not on the move, according to a new survey from mobile entertainment portal MocoSpace. Taking in responses from some 15,000...
Home Is Where The Mobile Game Is: 96% Play Games In The House, 53% In Bed

NBA Baller Beats adds a real basketball to your Kinect arsenal, we attempt to go hands-on (video)

www.engadget.com
Forget what your mum told you. Soon, you'll be bouncing a real basketball in your living room in order to strengthen your ball handling skills via your Xbox 360's Kinect. Majesco has developed NBA Baller Beats, a gaming title that will ship with the requisite ball so that you...
NBA Baller Beats adds a real basketball to your Kinect arsenal, we attempt to go hands-on (video)

Dolby 3D on prototype 4K display and HTC Evo 3D hands-on (video)

www.engadget.com
Truth be told, we haven't been wildly impressed with the glasses-free 3D solutions we've seen to date, be it because of the limited viewing angles, unconvincing picture or lack of availability here in the US. That could soon change, however, if Dolby's version of the three-dimensional experience makes its...
Dolby 3D on prototype 4K display and HTC Evo 3D hands-on (video)
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?