Tag Archives: TV

Netflix Updated With New Player UI And Android 4.2 Support

The Netflix app has been updated with Android 4.2 support. Yes, the app worked with 4.2 before, but now it’s actually supported on 4.2 (which is important). It also comes with an improved player UI, making it easier to control your favorite shows. With a bigger volume slider, a scrub bar that changes the background as it moves, and a 10 second skip back… Read more

Beats Might Be Getting Geared Up To Release Its Own Smartphone, TV, And iTunes-Like Service

An interesting bit of news has cropped up today from BGR as they are reporting that Beats is preparing to release it’s own smartphone, TV, and a music service that will be designed to compete head-to-head with iTunes. According to the report, Beats will team up with partner company, HTC, to create an Android powered smartphone with a custom Beats UI to… Read more

Midnight Poll: Is Watching Videos On A Smartphone Realistic?

Now that Google has gone all-out and added Movies and TV shows to the Play Store, the media-centric content idea is becoming more and more apparent. Videos are an important aspect of Google’s content portfolio. Although, most people believe that a device under 5-inches just isn’t big enough to thoroughly enjoy videos on the go. Other than the… Read more

Study Shows Google’s Nexus 7 Commercial To Be More Effective Than Apple’s New Ad Series

If you’ve been tuning into the Olympics over the past week then you’ve most likely seen ads from both Google and Apple showing off their latest products. Google’s Nexus 7 campaign is based around a father and son sharing in the joy of using a Nexus 7 in the “wilderness” to make life significantly more enjoyable. On the contrary, Apple’s campaign is… Read more

Samsung Testing TV Over LTE Technology

Samsung is showing off their new technology to stream TV over LTE. The standard they use is called eMBMS (evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service), and will take advantage of the massive bandwidth of 4G LTE to stream TV to mobile devices. Mobile TV has not been big in the US, even though many have tried to push it. Both Verizon and AT&T have… Read more

Google Fiber Launched In Kansas City, Pre-Register Now!

Google Fiber is now arriving! While not quite ready, they have opened it up to pre-registering. However, it’s not as easy as that. To get Fiber in your area, you’ll have to rally your neighbors to pre-register along with you. If enough people do so, Google will buid a fiber infrastructure there and the whole neighborhood can use it! So when you’re… Read more

Sony’s New Google TV Now Up For Pre-order

Sony’s new NSZ-GS7 Google TV has offcially gone up for pre-order from several online retailers. The company’s new TV companion accessory was first unveiled back in January at CES, but is finally ready for prime time. The device is running Google’s latest version of the Google TV platform and offers several design enhancements over previous models. Most… Read more