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Well That Was Fast! 3D TVs Are Already Dead

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It seems that 3D televisions have lost their appeal. 3D TV was the it-product at CES in 2010, but now TV manufacturers are no longer hyping the technology the way they have in the past.  This year at CES, very few television makers even mentioned 3D, Troy Wolverton of the Mercury...
Well That Was Fast! 3D TVs Are Already Dead
The Verge Mobile Show 031 - January 2nd, 2013

Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Mozilla’s low-end smartphone efforts are picking up steam — and some major allies. It’s latest partner is electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn, which has inked a deal to create devices running Mozilla’s new mobile operating system. But this isn’t just about smartphones. Foxconn...
Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

LG offers details on HDTV feature improvements ahead of CES

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LG has revealed more details about its range of televisions for 2013, ahead of CES. Adding to the announcement of Google TV-enabled screens the company has already shown, it has also opted to give more information on features the HDTVs will have, including NFC, Miracast, WiDi, and a new recommendation...
LG offers details on HDTV feature improvements ahead of CES

Evomote hopes to improve content discoverability – with the help of your pay TV operator

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Evomote is a Spanish startup that hopes to transform your smartphone into a personalized TV guide, and its pitch during the Wayra Madrid Demo Day earlier this week was very well received. This was a good example of how much startups can change during an acceleration program – for the better. When...
Evomote hopes to improve content discoverability – with the help of your pay TV operator

Don't Hold Your Breath For An Apple TV This Year Or Even Next Year, Says Analyst

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Anyone hoping to get one of Apple's long-awaited new televisions in their home by the end of the year may be out of luck, at least according to one analyst. In an investor note obtained by Apple Insider, JP Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz says his research "does not indicate any...
Don't Hold Your Breath For An Apple TV This Year Or Even Next Year, Says Analyst

Sharp Considers Selling 2 TV Factories

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Japan's Sharp is considering selling two overseas factories that assemble televisions, in a move that would shed about 3,000 jobs on top of the 5,000 the company has decided to cut....
Sharp Considers Selling 2 TV Factories

TiVo adds new ways to consume content with dedicated mobile streaming services, access via multiple TVs

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TiVo announced two new major products which will make it all that much easier and convenient for viewers to keep up with their favourite programming, both at home and while out and about. The two products take TiVo content beyond the existing platform. The first, the TiVo IP set-top box,...
TiVo adds new ways to consume content with dedicated mobile streaming services, access via multiple TVs

Samsung reveals F8000 LED TVs

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At CES today, Samsung unveiled its new line of flagship LED televisions, the F8000 series. The new range of televisions will range between 46 and 75 inches, and they feature a quad-core processor, allowing users to interact with their televisions with a range of gesture and voice controls. The processor...
Samsung reveals F8000 LED TVs

Electronics Firms Face EU Fines

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Royal Philips Electronics NV, Panasonic Corp., LG Electronics and three other firms face European Union fines later this month for allegedly fixing the prices of cathode-ray tubes used in televisions and computer monitors....
Electronics Firms Face EU Fines

These Exquisitely Detailed Paintings Show How Motorola Envisioned The Future In 1961

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In 1961, artist Charles Schridde painted a visually stunning series of ads for Motorola, envisioning what the "House of the Future" would look like. These Jetson-like abodes, often depicted as overlooking waterfalls or dessert canyons, were equipped with Motorola's recent inventions: radio equipment and "large screen" (19-inch) black-and-white televisions. Eight...
These Exquisitely Detailed Paintings Show How Motorola Envisioned The Future In 1961

Zeebox closes deal with digital TV vendor to embed app in up to 9m new televisions

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The British companion TV app Zeebox has signed a deal with the DTV manufacturer Vestel, AppMarket reports. Following the partnership, Zeebox’s interactive app will be integrated to Vestel-manufactured TVs, smartphones and tablets. While you may not be familiar with Vestel’s name, it manufactures TV sets and other devices that are...
Zeebox closes deal with digital TV vendor to embed app in up to 9m new televisions

Panasonic reveals pricing for 2013 home theater systems, March availability

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Spring is right around the corner, which means it's time for a new home theater system, or at least that's what Panasonic would have you believe. The electronics giant just unveiled pricing of four of its 2013 home theater systems, some of which were announced at CES 2013. They...
Panasonic reveals pricing for 2013 home theater systems, March availability

LG Display Will Invest in OLED Panels

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LG Display Co. will invest in a new production line that will mass produce thinner, more energy efficient displays for televisions in its attempt to gain an edge against rival Samsung Electronics Co....
LG Display Will Invest in OLED Panels
Why Ultra HD won't be taking the world by storm

Nintendo's newest portable announced: the 3DS

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With the Nintendo DSi XL landing in the offices of the gaming press this week, Nintendo saw fit to announce its newest product in its portable line: the Nintendo 3DS. The company gave limited details via a press release in Japan; we know the system will use two screens,...
Nintendo's newest portable announced: the 3DS
Panasonic, Samsung, LG, and others hit with record $1.9bn EU fine for TV price fixing

Wi-Fi Alliance announces Miracast wireless display certification program

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The ability to transmit audio-visual content over WiFi is poised to launch a bit of a cable-free revolution in the living room, but before that happens, the Wi-Fi Alliance hopes that manufacturers will rally behind its standard set of technologies known as Miracast -- in the process, burying WiDi...
Wi-Fi Alliance announces Miracast wireless display certification program
HP emerges as big winner in webOS sale, and LG doesn't rule out a phone
Wi-Fi Alliance Simplifies Streaming With Miracast-Certification -- Just Don't Expect Apple To Play
Bloomberg: Hon Hai investment in Sharp could be preparation for Apple TV set

Swedish tablet and PC owners now subject to TV license fee as networks bring shows online

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As Swedish television stations begin moving their programming online, a local law has come into effect that will require tablet and PC owners to pay the same $320 annual license fee as TV owners, The Local reports. National broadcaster Sveriges Television (STV) announced earlier this week that it will offer...
Swedish tablet and PC owners now subject to TV license fee as networks bring shows online

Foxconn Developing Firefox Devices

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Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry is developing more than five devices--from smartphones to televisions to large display boards--using Mozilla's Firefox mobile operating system....
Foxconn Developing Firefox Devices

Rory Carroll reports from CES 2013 in Las Vegas

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This week Charles Arthur meets John Collison, co-founder of Stripe, the US-based online payment system that's taking on the might of Paypal.Also Rory Carroll reports from this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where he's encountered mind-controlled toy helicopters and smart forks alongside the launch of HD televisions and...
Rory Carroll reports from CES 2013 in Las Vegas

Switched On: The Old Adventures of New 3D

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the unmarked office of 3-D Vision, Inc., you can see a television or PC display a videogame or movie with a convincing stereoscopic effect. That might not seem very unique. However, the television is a CRT...
Switched On: The Old Adventures of New 3D
Ninety on Ninety, January 7, 2013, Update 3: the Pantech Discover, the Lexus self-driving car, and more

Hulu Benefits From New Mountain Lion Mirroring Feature

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After a painfully long wait, Hulu Plus is available on the Apple TV. Hulu subscribers can stream TV shows and movies from the service on their televisions, just as owners of Rokus, Nintendo Wiis and a list of other devices already do.  Hulu Plus, the paid-subscription counterpart to free, ad-supported...
Hulu Benefits From New Mountain Lion Mirroring Feature

HBO and Apple reportedly team up for Apple TV content deal, said to begin first half of 2013

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According to Bloomberg, Apple and HBO will team up to deliver HBO Go content on the Apple TV. Cable and satellite subscribers who pay for HBO will be able to watch more than 600 hours of films and television shows on Apple TV, said the people, who asked not...
HBO and Apple reportedly team up for Apple TV content deal, said to begin first half of 2013
Steam's Big Picture mode now available for silver screen gamers
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