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Apple’s HDTV tipped for Q4 2012 launch

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Apple’s highly anticipated high-definition television may launch ahead of the holidays this year, according to a new report. Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White on Thursday relayed a report from Chinese-language 21cbh.com claiming that Apple manufacturing partner Hon Hai is scheduled to begin receiving LCD panels for the Apple...
Apple’s HDTV tipped for Q4 2012 launch
Nest meet Glass, the learning thermostat lands on your eyes

Foxconn reportedly begins taking orders for the Apple TV

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Apple’s Chinese manufacturing partner Foxconn has reportedly begun accepting orders to build an Apple TV set, according to Chinese news website Sina. The publication’s sources claim the long rumored iTV is currently in the “trial production stage,” however more details were not given. Earlier this month Foxconn’s CEO denied that...
Foxconn reportedly begins taking orders for the Apple TV

Kenwood announces four new in-car multimedia receivers: connects through Bluetooth to most smartphones

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Within its array of updated audio hardware, Kenwood announced several new in-car multimedia receivers that is can hook up to your favorite smartphone or tablet (whether it runs on Android, iOS or BlackBerry). Through your smartphone of choice, you'll be able to access and play from Pandora, while there's...
Kenwood announces four new in-car multimedia receivers: connects through Bluetooth to most smartphones

Samsung 75-inch ES9000 smart TV makes stateside debut: on sale in August for $9,999

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The mammoth 75-inch ES9000 LED smart TV that Samsung recently unveiled for the Korean market is making its way stateside. Today the 3D-capable, LED-backlit set was on display in New York as part of the Sammy-sponsored SpaceFest marking the Space Shuttle Enterprise's arrival at the Intrepid. How smart TVs...
Samsung 75-inch ES9000 smart TV makes stateside debut: on sale in August for $9,999

Apple’s ‘iTV’ might not be a TV at all

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For all the rumors surrounding Apple’s upcoming HDTV, very few well-sourced reports have emerged regarding the high-definition flat-screen television that has market leaders responding even before any official “iTV” is unveiled. Recent claims suggest Apple has an aluminum HDTV in the works powered by iOS and Siri voice controls,...
Apple’s ‘iTV’ might not be a TV at all

Hack Your Housing: Check Out This Berkeley Freshman’s ‘Ridiculously Automated’ Dorm Room

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So this is pretty fun. A University of California at Berkeley freshman named Derek Low uploaded a video to YouTube today of what he’s calling the “BRAD”, or the Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm. Apparently, Low set out three months ago to make “the most ridiculously automated dorm room in...
Hack Your Housing: Check Out This Berkeley Freshman’s ‘Ridiculously Automated’ Dorm Room

Google Developing Siri-Like User Interface for Google TV

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Just six days prior to Apple officially launching iCloud and Siri, Google was rushing their patent application to the US Patent and Trademark Office covering a new Google TV remote and/or application. The new remote will use voice controls associated with Google's own cloud services. The user will be able...
Google Developing Siri-Like User Interface for Google TV

Microsoft shows a new futuristic vision with huge touchscreens & Siri-like voice interactions (video)

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Microsoft has debuted a new video that shows what it imagines the future of technology will hold in the next five to ten years, and it includes massive touchscreens, Siri-like voice controls, and Microsoft’s Surface tablet. While Microsoft has shown us several astounding visions of the future before, this...
Microsoft shows a new futuristic vision with huge touchscreens & Siri-like voice interactions (video)

MLB.tv lands on Xbox 360, gets cozy alongside ESPN and UFC

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You knew it was coming, and now Microsoft's ready to make MLB.tv on your Xbox 360 official. Just like previous sporting efforts on the console, Redmond's gone and built a custom layer atop a partner's content in hopes of creating a richer and more immersive experience. A premium MLB.tv...
MLB.tv lands on Xbox 360, gets cozy alongside ESPN and UFC

Nuance Dragon ID secures phones, tablets and PCs with your voice

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Do you wish your phone would wake up when you commanded it to, like Galaxy S III? Well, it's not gonna happen (at least not without some hacking). But, your next phone might just sport the feature, all without having to be saddled with the rest of TouchWiz. Nuance...
Nuance Dragon ID secures phones, tablets and PCs with your voice

Microsoft brings your photos to Xbox 360 via new SkyDrive app

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Microsoft is serious about wanting you — well everyone really — to put more of our stuff into SkyDrive, the company’s consumer-oriented storage cloud. On Tuesday, it launched a new app that lets you view your SkyDrive-based photos and video on the big-screen Xbox 360 console. If you have a Windows...
Microsoft brings your photos to Xbox 360 via new SkyDrive app

Foxconn Chief Confirms The Apple iTV

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In an interview published by China Daily today, Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, confirms the massive manufacturing company is making preparations for an Apple television set called iTV. Gou also states that neither development nor manufacturing has begun. Apparently, per China Daily at least, the television set will have an...
Foxconn Chief Confirms The Apple iTV

New Google TV update featuring Voice Search and revamped TV guide for fast and easy viewing

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Google has pushed a new update for Google TV devices to improve search, Google announced on its blog. The new version will first roll out to LG devices over the coming weeks, followed by other TV sets and set-top boxes in the following months. The focus of this update is to...
New Google TV update featuring Voice Search and revamped TV guide for fast and easy viewing

Dolphin Browser Demonstrates Why Mobile-Only Is A Losing Bet

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Mobile browser Dolphin is by all accounts a quality third-party application for both iOS and Android. Dolphin was one of the first browsers to come out with gesture and voice controls, allows for excellent personalization and is reasonably fast.  It is also fundamentally flawed.  A lot has been written in...
Dolphin Browser Demonstrates Why Mobile-Only Is A Losing Bet

Use Voice, Gestures to Control TV

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A new wave of TVs this year will provide the option of using voice controls or hand gestures to navigate channels, change volumes or find the right content from......
Use Voice, Gestures to Control TV

Buy a Cadillac, get a free iPad. Is there more to this story (like ease-of-use concerns)?

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Never look a gift iPad in the mouth. Still, you have to wonder why Cadillac is giving you a free iPad when you buy the new Cadillac XTS sports sedan this summer. Call us suspicious: Is Cadillac worried about whether the Cadillac CUE infotainment system is about to be the...
Buy a Cadillac, get a free iPad. Is there more to this story (like ease-of-use concerns)?
Sorry Siri, ‘Google Now’ is a personal assistant I’d hire in real life

LG Magic Remote gets Siri-like voice recognition

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LG has refined its Magic Remote controller with language recognition so that you can talk to your smart TV remote similar to Siri, the voice assistant feature on iOS. The remote will be compatible will LG's 2013 range of smart TVs, Blu-ray players and cinema systems, and will come...
LG Magic Remote gets Siri-like voice recognition
Evidence Of A Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Sprouts Up All Over The Place
Yahoo & Microsoft renew their search vows for another year
PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 could cost just $350, expected to launch this fall

The PC market’s last, best hope

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Intel is about to launch a massive campaign touting new thin and light laptops. Will it goose sales? FORTUNE — Call it an Ultrabook. Call it a Sleekbook. It’s still pretty much a wannabe MacBook Air. But for technology behemoths that count on computers like Intel and Hewlett-Packard, the new...
The PC market’s last, best hope
VEVO brings music videos to Xbox Live today
Waze Lets You Report Traffic With A Wave Of Your Hand
Ford's AppLink Is Now Available On 1M Vehicles, Will Host Developer Challenge At TC Disrupt Hackathon

Samsung launches Galaxy S3

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A 4.8in screen on phone which adds voice controls and high-speed 'beaming' aims to cement Samsung's position in world smartphone and Google Android marketsSamsung has released a new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, including voice control, wireless beaming of content and exclusive apps, as it aims to consolidate its position...
Samsung launches Galaxy S3
StorageBot helps makers find parts with voice controls

Xbox 720 rumored to have its own Siri, unlock Kinect's true potential

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As we approach Microsoft and Sony announcements for their next generation game consoles, the rumor mill is kicking into high gear. The latest rumor has the next Xbox, codenamed Durango, performing natural language recognition in a similar way to Apple's Siri. While the Xbox 360 currently has some voice recognition...
Xbox 720 rumored to have its own Siri, unlock Kinect's true potential

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox to reportedly include Siri-like voice controls

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Microsoft's next-gen Xbox to reportedly include Siri-like voice controls
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