Posted by Calvin Robinson on October 9, 2012 ·
The Looks: The Samsung ES8000 is incredibly thin, stylish and very 2012. Away with the black stands and thick bezels of the 2011 series – everything this year is glass and silver, reminiscent of something in an art gallery. That’s exactly what this TV is, it’s a centrepiece. There’s very little bezel at all, but what’s there, is made up of glass-effect, framing the enormous 55 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 27, 2010 ·
Facebook Page Browser
Facebook has officially launched a new feature for helping users discover Facebook Pages, the tool is called “Page Browser,”and was briefly available to users earlier this month.
Page Browser suggestions are tailored based on pages users previously ‘Liked’, and following a new Page simply entails clicking on its icon.
Users can search for the pages based on “Country” [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 18, 2010 ·
Stephen Fry promoting Sky 3D
Sky has roped in Stephen Fry for launch of its Sky 3D channel, Stephen Fry will produce a special guide to be broadcast on Sky Anytime and Internet ahead of the 1 October UK launch.
Stephen Fry comments: “2010 has been a triumphant year for new and innovative technological developments, which is great news for all of us, not just technophiles like myself. 3D TV [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 8, 2010 ·
The IFA technology show in Berlin saw Google reaffirm it’s plans to release the Google TV set-top box in the U.S. later this year, with launch in the rest of the world coming in 2011.
Google TV, which was unveiled at the company’s annual I/O developer conference in May, aims to bring Internet video to the living room. Users will be able to search the web and switch back and forth [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 29, 2010 ·
The Sky 3D channel which so far was available only in few pubs in U.K. will launch on October 1 for the public, with the innovative broadcaster offering the service for all Sky+ HD viewers for no extra cost. Viewers who subscribe to Sky’s HD package and, have a 3D ready television will be able to get 3D broadcasts through their satellite dish from October.
“Following hot on [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 12, 2010 ·
After the initial heart rendering iPhone 4 commercial few months ago, Apple has posted four new TV commercials to entice people to buy the new iPhone 4, heavily promoting FaceTime, a feature typical to the new smartphone which allows device owners to carry out video calls over a Wi-Fi network.
The new ads are heavy on melodrama, bordering on cheesy. Apple’s sole intention with the new ads [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 17, 2010 ·
Logitech was among the first of Google TV partners coming out with press release and information the day Google TV was announced (May 20) at the Google’s developers conference, since then all eyes were on the Logitech’s CE4100-powered Google TV box. Logitech had revealed that their Google TV box will be called Logitech Revue .According to Logitech, the name “Revue” was chosen [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 10, 2010 ·
Spotify on PC
Spotify, the hugely popular peer-to-peer music streaming service which had started two new services last month and upgraded its iPhone and Android apps isnt done with release and features yet. Spotify has launched a new Spotify TV service in Finland in collaboration with telecommunications company TeliaSonera.
TeliaSonera’s 120,000 digital TV customers could access the streamlined [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 7, 2010 ·
Sky’s parent company British Sky Broadcasting (commonly abbreviated to BSkyB) has announced the acquisition of Virgin Media Television or VMtv for 160 million pounds in an all cash deal, both companies have also entered into a number of agreements providing for the broadcasting of certain Sky standard and high-definition channels on VMtv.
BSkyB will initiall pay 105 million [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 20, 2010 ·
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Putting an end to all the speculations, rumors and hype at the second day of the annual Developer conference at Moscone West, San Francisco Google has unveiled the Google TV few minutes ago , it promises to be the best market for developers, not content after taking the number 1 position in Online advertising, now Google is official in the ring for the billion dollars [...]