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Best 2D-only televisions

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If you want a TV that just does 2D well without paying extra for a feature you won't use, then check out our pick of the best non-3D models....
Best 2D-only televisions
Samsung planning Facebook-like social network, codenamed 'Samsung Facebook'

Apple’s Siri-enabled iTV already being tested by potential partners, report claims

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Prototypes of Apple’s upcoming HDTV are already being tested by multiple potential carrier partners Apple is trying to woo, The Globe and Mail reports. The Canadian paper calls the iTV “a product that has the potential to revolutionize TV viewing by turning conventional televisions into gigantic iPads,” and claims at...
Apple’s Siri-enabled iTV already being tested by potential partners, report claims
Our Source Has Seen The Apple HDTV, Here’s What It Looks Like
Content, not hardware, have made tablets the current king

Sony announces new VAIO L all-in-one with Ivy Bridge, thinner design

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Along with refreshing its various VAIO laptop lines, Sony is updating its L Series all-in-one. The new L24 has -- surprise! -- a 24-inch display with the same X-Reality chip used in Sony's Bravia televisions. This time around, the company went with an edge-to-edge design for the multitouch display,...
Sony announces new VAIO L all-in-one with Ivy Bridge, thinner design

Apple wants Samsung logo on court televisions obscured from jurors in trial

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In its forthcoming patent infringement suit with Samsung, Apple will ask the court to conceal Samsung's logo from video displays in the courtroom, so that jurors will not see it....
Apple wants Samsung logo on court televisions obscured from jurors in trial

Apple's iPad helps budget airline cut 2 tons of TVs

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Budget airline Scoot Pte's switch to using Apple's iPad for its in-flight entertainment helped the company cut two tons of televisions and other related equipment from its airplanes....
Apple's iPad helps budget airline cut 2 tons of TVs

Samsung’s new Memory video ads are really quite good (but still take a bite out of Apple)

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Samsung’s new YouTube video campaign may move away from pushing specific products and devices, focusing on its memory solutions, but the company appears to be finding it incredibly difficult to move away from taking a bite out of Apple. The campaign centers on the frustrations that device owners may experience with their...
Samsung’s new Memory video ads are really quite good (but still take a bite out of Apple)

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

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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

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

The Top 7 Android Music Apps for Apple AirPlay

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Apple's AirPlay gives people the pleasure of watching movies, looking at photos, and of course listening to music wirelessly, zapping the content from their iPhones, iPod Touches, or iPads to their televisions and home speaker systems with a variety of popular iOS music apps. More »...
The Top 7 Android Music Apps for Apple AirPlay

BBC iPlayer chief says that traffic from Internet TVs lag because they’re too complex

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Last August, we brought you the BBC’s vision for the future of iPlayer after it unveiled a new TV-friendly version of the online streaming service. In a nutshell, the BBC announced it wanted to take iPlayer beyond the tech-savvy and firmly embed it in livingrooms across the UK. However, Daniel...
BBC iPlayer chief says that traffic from Internet TVs lag because they’re too complex

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

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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)

Samsung unveils new remote with Siri-like voice controls and touch support

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Samsung has developed a new universal remote control for its televisions and home theater accessories that ditches dozens of buttons in favor of Siri-like voice command support and a touch pad. As Apple reportedly readies an assault on the TV industry, established vendors such as Sony, LG and Samsung...
Samsung unveils new remote with Siri-like voice controls and touch support

Xbox Live Gets A Huge Update Today (MSFT)

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Xbox Live's newest update will include content from Comcast's video-on-demand service and HBO Go, reports GigaOM. This is actually a little ahead of schedule -- in February, HBO co-president Eric Kessler said HBO Go would be coming to Xbox Live on April 1, arriving just in time for the...
Xbox Live Gets A Huge Update Today (MSFT)
Vevo-sponsored event caught streaming pirated NFL playoff game

Some U.S. Pre-Orders of New Apple TV Arriving a Day Early

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While shipping notices for pre-orders of the iPad began going out over the weekend, those notices have been accompanied by "future delivery requested" notes indicating that Apple is working with delivery companies to coordinate the launch for this Friday, March 16. But the new 1080p-capable Apple TV set-top box is...
Some U.S. Pre-Orders of New Apple TV Arriving a Day Early
Wi-Fi Alliance's Miracast Wireless Display initiative gets a partner in TI
Samsung plans to launch Facebook competitor

Brightcove CEO expects Apple TV add-on for FaceTime, motion control

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In addition to a full-fledged television set, the CEO of Internet video provider Brightcove also expects Apple to release a thin black bar that will add FaceTime video chat and motion control to existing, non-Apple televisions....
Brightcove CEO expects Apple TV add-on for FaceTime, motion control
Google invests in Machinima and the future of TV
Motorola’s DreamGallery wants to eliminate crappy TV user interfaces

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

Half of all smart TVs sold aren’t even connected to the Internet

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Internet-enabled televisions have become the next big thing. LG, Sony, Panasonic, Samsung and Sharp, among others, offer TV sets with apps and Wi-Fi connectivity. Just because someone has an Internet TV, however, doesn’t mean he or she it using it. “People are buying connected TVs, but they are not...
Half of all smart TVs sold aren’t even connected to the Internet

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

LG to open up multi-screen cloud streaming service

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The company says that the LG Cloud service will launch in beta tomorrow, and allow for the consuming of multimedia on three screens -- smartphones, PCs, and televisions. [Read more]...
LG to open up multi-screen cloud streaming service

VIDEO: London analogue TV to be switched off

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People will need to convert televisions to receive the digital signal and Freeview viewers also need to retune....
VIDEO: London analogue TV to be switched off

HTC Signs Patent Deal With Intertrust, Takes 20 Percent In SyncTV Subsidiary

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Another development in the evolving mobile patent game: HTC today becomes the latest handset Android handset maker to join forces with Intertrust Technologies Corporation to license the company’s patents. Others that have agreements with Intertrust include Samsung, Motorola and Huawei. At the same time, HTC has taking a 20 percent...
HTC Signs Patent Deal With Intertrust, Takes 20 Percent In SyncTV Subsidiary

Samsung announces Cloud Gaming TVs

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Samsung is about to launch support for cloud gaming service Gaikai on its current high-end LED televisions. [Read more]...
Samsung announces Cloud Gaming TVs
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