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Ubuntu jumps to tablets in a long-term bet on mobile convergence

Distro's CES 2013 Daily Issue 73.1 is hot off the digital press

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Today may be the official first day of the rest of our lives CES, but we've already seen plenty of touchscreen laptops and UHD TVs. We've run ourselves ragged, covering every last bit of news worth your time, but we understand not everyone has the wherewithal to read every...
Distro's CES 2013 Daily Issue 73.1 is hot off the digital press

Samsung Shows 55-inch OLED and 75-inch LED TV

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Samsung Electronics showed two of its upcoming TVs at the IFA trade show on Thursday, the 55-inch OLED ES9500 and the ES9000, an LED TV with a 75-inch screen....
Samsung Shows 55-inch OLED and 75-inch LED TV

Samsung eases search for movies, shows on TVs, mobile devices

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Samsung has announced a new service that will make searching for movies and shows easier on TV, smartphones and tablets....
Samsung eases search for movies, shows on TVs, mobile devices

NHK proposes new 3D broadcast format: transmits dual images at higher resolution (video)

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A technical arm of Japan's national broadcaster, NHK Media Technology, is proposing a new Advanced Stereo 3D format for broadcasting high-quality 3D content. It would be able to transmit programming to both 3D-capable TVs and standard HD sets, all while holding hands with existing broadcast standards. According to DigInfoNews,...
NHK proposes new 3D broadcast format: transmits dual images at higher resolution (video)

FAVI's Streaming Stick brings Android 4.1 to HDTVs

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Favi Entertainment has began taking pre-orders for its Streaming Stick product that plugs into HDTVs to deliver an Android 4.1-powered Internet and media experience. The stick will bring Internet connectivity to HDMI-equipped TVs thanks to its Wi-Fi radio. A basic remote control is included, but the device will accommodate a...
FAVI's Streaming Stick brings Android 4.1 to HDTVs

How the Apple TV can compete with the Xbox One

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Microsoft impressed me when it unveiled the Xbox One earlier this week. I can’t imagine a future where we won’t be talking and gesturing to our TVs while visiting with grandma on a video call and playing a game at the same time. Throughout the presentation, I was thinking, I wish...
How the Apple TV can compete with the Xbox One

Hands-on with Toshiba's new LED Cloud TVs and Media Box with Blu-ray

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Although a mixer isn't exactly the best place to spend quality time with new TVs and Blu-ray players, we did take advantage of the time with the new hardware that was on display at Toshiba's CES party. We saw new a few Media Boxes with Blu-ray as well as...
Hands-on with Toshiba's new LED Cloud TVs and Media Box with Blu-ray
Pandora Launches New HTML5-Based TV Experience, Starting With Xbox 360 and PS3

Microsoft: New logo marks 'new beginning' for company

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Microsoft this morning unveiled a new logo, the first major revamp in 25 years, but the design won’t be a shock to anyone who has been tracking the company’s products. Here it is … What do you think? The font is the same one that the company has been using in...
Microsoft: New logo marks 'new beginning' for company
3D TV is dead

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
Sony will give free 4K content that isn't 'goofy' to everyone who buys its $25,000 4K TV

Sharp Shares Dive 30%

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Shares of Sharp fell to their lowest level since 1974, leading a decline for the sector as investors reacted to the persistent problems faced by Japanese makers of products likes TVs, computers and electronic gadgets....
Sharp Shares Dive 30%

Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification

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Just in case you didn't have enough content options from the likes of Roku and your cable set top box, Toshiba has partnered with Rovi to integrate the DivX Plus Streaming codec into a new line of TVs. The streaming format promises enhanced multimedia controls like multi-language subtitles, resume...
Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification
Startup Spotlight: This upstart wants to bring the 3D viewing experience to 2D TVs

The AFSE Rec Room

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The Academy For Software Engineering (AFSE) is opening in a few weeks. Roughly 125 high school freshmen will be starting a four year program that is designed to prepare them for secondary education if they want that and also for a career in software engineering and web development. The inspiration...
The AFSE Rec Room
If This Leak Is Correct, The Next Xbox Is Going To Be A Powerful Beast (MSFT)
Everything You Wish You Could See At Samsung's Massive CES Booth

Software at CES: Second screens take off, developers target TVs

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Software and apps are poised to make a big splash at CES. And we think that splash could start in your living room. [Read more]...
Software at CES: Second screens take off, developers target TVs

UK still has 13,000 monochrome TVs

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More than 13,000 households across the UK are still using black-and-white television sets, according to the TV Licensing authority....
UK still has 13,000 monochrome TVs

Opera gears up at 300 million users

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Opera Software today announced reaching the milestone of 300 million monthly users across all its browser products on phones, tablets, TVs and computers....
Opera gears up at 300 million users

WonderVoice wants to be Siri for Facebook

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Voice control is rapidly becoming a popular way of controlling consumer electronics from mobile phones to TVs, whether we like it or not (how often do you actually use Siri?). Now a new app is bringing the same approach to Facebook. WonderVoice, which launches today at the Dublin Web Summit (although...
WonderVoice wants to be Siri for Facebook

Miracast lets you share content without a Wi-Fi signal

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Wirelessly sharing content across multiple devices is nothing new, but streaming technology Miracast will let you share photos, videos, music and more across any certified device, regardless of manufacturer, without a Wi-Fi signal. The Wi-Fi Alliance on Wednesday launched the Miracast certification program, so that Miracast-equipped devices that have...
Miracast lets you share content without a Wi-Fi signal

Korea Times: LG is working with Google on another Nexus phone

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Getting the Nexus 4 into customers' hands aside, the Google-LG team-up was a huge boost to the Korean manufacturer's smartphone fortunes. According to the Korea Times, LG's now looking to repeat the magic and is already working with Google on a Nexus sequel. Presumably another phone beyond that Optimus...
Korea Times: LG is working with Google on another Nexus phone

Tamar Yehoshua, Google: In Conversation liveblog

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Voice search has pervaded nearly every aspect of our gadget lives, from our smartphones to our TVs to our navigation programs. Today we're talking with Tamar Yehoshua, direct of product management at Google, about how speech-activated search is changing -- and improving -- the way we interact with technology....
Tamar Yehoshua, Google: In Conversation liveblog

MAKE NO MISTAKE: Apple's Future Depends On The iPhone 5

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Make no mistake: The iPhone 5 also has more riding on it than pretty much any product in history. Good or bad, the iPhone will define Apple's financial performance and reputation for at least the next couple of years. If the iPhone 5 blows people away, Apple will be set...
MAKE NO MISTAKE: Apple's Future Depends On The iPhone 5
Ninety on Ninety, January 7, 2013, Update 3: the Pantech Discover, the Lexus self-driving car, and more

Amazon Instant Video now available on (some) Google TV devices

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Hot on the heels of making it available on the iPhone and iPod touch, Amazon's now bringing its Instant Video service to Mountain View's TV platform. Granted, the on-demand application doesn't appear to be compatible with some devices at the moment, with a few folks pointing out that they...
Amazon Instant Video now available on (some) Google TV devices
Verizon And Motorola Announce FiOS TV Media Server That Can Record Six Shows At Once
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