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2014-08-11 08:34:12

Leader in New TV Display Technology Launches New 55-Inch Curved OLED TV in U.S. for Under $3,500 ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As other TV manufacturers abandon plasma and struggle with OLED production, LG Electronics is reinforcing its leadership in this premium display technology with the official U.S. launch of its next-generation OLED TV. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140808/134819 The all-new 55-inch class (54.6 inches measured diagonally) LG...

2014-08-06 12:27:13

For Video-Device Purchase and Viewing Decisions, Content is Dominant Consideration, Device Size Matters, and Children Have a Big Say NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most important determining factor among consumers in purchasing a new TV or video device is the ability for it to connect to the Internet and stream content, a just-released study has found. Smart TVs -- TV sets that connect to the Internet to access applications such as Netflix and Hulu Plus -- were selected by the...

2014-08-05 12:36:36

Value-added Features on Smart TVs and Media Devices Make the Set-top Box Seem Obsolete BOSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart applications and more interaction with the TV, both with different devices and for better navigation without a cumbersome TV remote, are priorities for consumers' next TV purchase in the UK and US. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b A recent study from the Digital Home Observatory (DHO) at Strategy Analytics...

2014-07-29 08:27:10

Company demos HTML5 UX and Application Framework on RDK-based set-top boxes OTTAWA, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced its participation at the upcoming 2014 CableLabs® Summer Conference taking place between August 3-6 in Keystone, Colo. Espial will demonstrate a high performance TV user experience demo complete with portals and video applications based on HTML5 and Reference Design Kit (RDK). The CableLabs Summer...

2014-07-24 16:25:26

National Survey Reveals Americans' Surprising TV Habits ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over, Fido. Man has a new best friend. According to a new national consumer study, Americans have redefined their relationships with television, seeing their TV less as an entertainment device and more as a companion, with 60 percent of American consumers leaving the TV on whether they're actively watching or not. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130269 "Today's...

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2014-07-23 23:28:37

By 2017 there will be 204 million connected TV devices linked to the Internet and able to deliver apps to viewers Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 By 2017 there will be 204 million connected TV devices linked to the Internet and able to deliver apps to viewers, more than double the projected number of U.S. Internet households. These devices include video game consoles, streaming media players, Blu-ray Disc players, and TVs. According to the latest NPD Connected Intelligence...

2014-07-16 08:25:00

New Slingbox M1 and SlingTV Will Delight Mobile and Home Entertainment Users with New Features Including Discovery and Navigation Enhancements, Cloud-Based Social Media Personalization, and Ease of Setup and Use FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), today announced the Slingbox® M1 and SlingTV(TM), replacing the popular and award-winning Slingbox 350 and 500 models. Both of these retail products...

2014-07-15 23:07:41

Gives Pups and Their Parents in 15 Countries Access to the Only Channel Just for Dogs Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 DOGTV, the first and only television network created just for dogs, today announced a month-long campaign with Samsung Smart TV, providing viewers in 15 countries a free month of DOGTV Anywhere. Through the partnership, Samsung Smart TV users in the United States, Canada, Japan, Korea, Brazil, England, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, India, Spain, Poland, Mexico and...

2014-07-15 08:26:43

TV Everywhere Offering Adds to Existing Roku, iPhone, iPad and Web Availability JUPITER, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Float Left Interactive, a leader in the development and creation of TV application solutions and Newsmax Media today announced that Newsmax Media's Newsmax TV has expanded its soft launch of the new multi-platform news and information channel to Android smart phone and OTT devices, making it available to an estimated 100 million devices nationwide. Photo -...

2014-07-09 12:30:12

Strategy Analytics Report Highlights Growing Popularity of IP-Enabled Devices that Deliver Internet Content to the TV Screen BOSTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global installed base of Connected TV devices (including Smart TVs, Games Consoles, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Adapters and Set-Top Boxes) will double over the next 5 years exceeding 2 billion units by 2018 according to the Strategy Analytics Connected Home Devices (CHD) service report, "Connected CE Devices Market...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'