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TV hackers thrill MIPCube conference, but call for more open data

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'There is no data from your industry out there that we can actually play around with…'How do hackers hack when they have very little to hack with? That was the challenge facing a group of developers at the MIPCube conference this weekend.The idea: they would spend 36 hours coding innovative...
TV hackers thrill MIPCube conference, but call for more open data

10 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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M&S Home, CBeebies Magazine, 2013 AA Pub Guide, NextGuide TV, VIA and moreWe're dropping the best-apps roundups down to 10 apiece for iOS and Android this week, as it was a bit slow for notable new releases. Hopefully it'll be back up to 20 next week.The separate Android roundup was...
10 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

Comcast's 'Project Dayview' project does PDA duty across TV, phone, PC and tablet

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While we expected to see Comcast roll out its X1 DVR platform today at the Cable Show, more surprising is the new Project Dayview initiative. As seen above, it attempts to provide a single cross-platform home screen that combines info from its services and third party sources to give...
Comcast's 'Project Dayview' project does PDA duty across TV, phone, PC and tablet

Verizon's My FiOS iOS app adds remote control, DVR scheduling, TV listings, more

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Verizon has just pushed out a nice update to its My FiOS app for Verizon FiOS customers that brings more integration of TV functions to the app. Version 3.3.2.8 of the app now includes the ability to view FiOS TV and VOD listings, set parental controls, and access remote control...
Verizon's My FiOS iOS app adds remote control, DVR scheduling, TV listings, more

TV Hack Day shows that TV’s open data is way behind the music industry – but there’s real potential

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It’s always a joy to report on hack days. No matter the theme, the combination of a strict time limit, creativity and coding skills always leads to something interesting. In the case of MIPCube‘s TV Hack Day, this held true, although it highlighted how woefully sparse the resources available to...
TV Hack Day shows that TV’s open data is way behind the music industry – but there’s real potential

Google TV to see a ‘big update’ at developer conference

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Despite Google TV’s shortcomings, the Internet giant is still fully dedicated to the platform and will announce an update at its annual developer conference this week, Fox News reports. The publication’s sources claim the company’s latest update will combine live TV listings with Netflix and DVR content, in an...
Google TV to see a ‘big update’ at developer conference

Nintendo's Wii U bets big on second screen TV

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Nintendo’s Wii U game console, which will go on sale mid November in the U.S., will feature on-demand video from Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon, as well as some interesting second-screen action for live TV consumption. The company revealed details of its media offering, which is officially called Wii U...
Nintendo's Wii U bets big on second screen TV

Cox TV Connect live TV streaming app for iPad updated with new grid guide UI

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Cabler Cox Communications joined in on the live TV streaming to iPad craze by releasing its own Cox TV Connect app late last year, and recently updated it to version 1.1.0. With the upgrade comes the new look shown above, so while it originally featured a more... unique look...
Cox TV Connect live TV streaming app for iPad updated with new grid guide UI
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Microsoft brings live TV to Xbox One with voice navigation

Dijit taps Watchwith to bring synchronized second-screen experiences to NextGuide TV listings

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Less than a month after Dijit Media announced it was acquiring GoMiso, Inc, the makers of the Miso, SideShows, and Quips social TV products, the company has revealed a new partnership with Watchwith to bring real-time, synced second-screen TV experiences to users of its NextGuide app. Just to recap, Dijit Media...
Dijit taps Watchwith to bring synchronized second-screen experiences to NextGuide TV listings
NextGuide TV listings app updated with new streamable clips, movie previews, enhanced search

Virgin Media adds a YouTube channel to TiVo's guide, ensures you can't escape kitty clips

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Annoyed that YouTube had reached Freesat boxes and not just TiVo? Worry not, for Sir Richard and his chums at Virgin Media are on their way with a basket of soothing balms. Your DVR's EPG will soon feature baked-in YouTube results along with regular TV listings, giving easier access...
Virgin Media adds a YouTube channel to TiVo's guide, ensures you can't escape kitty clips

BSkyB's Sky+ iPhone app gets remote control functionality, recording planner and more

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Back in August, we reported that BSkyB (Sky) had released an updated Sky+ iPad app, bringing remote control features, the ability to record, edit and delete recordings on Sky+ boxes and a slew of other updates. Now, however, Sky has brought these features to the iPhone app too, letting users...
BSkyB's Sky+ iPhone app gets remote control functionality, recording planner and more

DirecTV adding voice search to smartphone app this summer

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DirecTV's voice search feature lets you speak to your phone to search through TV listings, pay-per-view and on-demand content using natural language. [Read more]...
DirecTV adding voice search to smartphone app this summer

Samsung Video Discovery hands-on

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Samsung's really playing up its media chops here at Mobile World Congress. In addition to demoing the new HomeSync Android box, the Korean company is showing off its recently announced service for finding and watching TV content. The product was originally called TV Discovery, but just five days later...
Samsung Video Discovery hands-on

Old VCR Codes Have Been Junked

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Throw another one on the pile of outdated technologies. VCR Plus+ codes are no longer being generated. VCR Plus+ were the codes you used to need to video-tape a television show. They were generated by Rovi (formerly Macrovision) and provided to the print media, where they were published in the...
Old VCR Codes Have Been Junked

iOS, Android FiOS apps update with remote control, DVR scheduling

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Verizon has updated the iOS and Android versions of My FiOS, an app supporting the company's fiber service. Both apps have integrated important FiOS TV functions, namely TV listings, DVR scheduling, and a remote control. Previously the app's video functions were limited to watching video on demand....    ...
iOS, Android FiOS apps update with remote control, DVR scheduling
Dish tries to help you find which shows are trending with new Explorer iPad app

Sky+ for Android gets revamped search capability and on-demand listings

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Searching for something to watch on the Sky+ Android app? An update rolling out today might make that easier, with a refreshed design and enhanced search feature. The new -- and hopefully improved -- search service can scan Sky TV listings by key words and cast names instead of...
Sky+ for Android gets revamped search capability and on-demand listings
As Apple TV set rumors calm down, new patent shows TV network navigation, DVR
Siri Competitor Maluuba Brings Sports Results And TV Schedules To Its Android And Windows Phone Apps
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