Tuesday, October 15, 2019

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW BLASTS CBS, CUTS TIES WITH CNET

February 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In a direct slap at CBS, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) added DISH Network’s Hopper DVR as co-winner of its Best of Show award. The Razer Edge gaming tablet had initially been announced as the winner after CNET, which usually determines the award, was ordered by CBS to exclude the Hopper from competition. The […]

REPORT: INTEL PLANNING TO UNVEIL “VIRTUAL CABLE” BOX

December 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Intel is the latest company planning to get a jump on Apple’s long-rumored Apple TV set by launching a settop box in 2013 that will combine a number of broadcast and cable channels as well as streaming video-on-demand services at a price well below what a typical cable operator charges. According to TechCrunch.com, Intel’s “virtual […]

LG TO UNVEIL NEW TV’S WITH SPECTACULAR CLARITY

January 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Korea’s LG Electronics announced today (Monday) that it plans to unveil a 55-inch TV set for the home using OLED technology at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Until now, the ultra-high-definition, ultra thin (3/16ths of an inch) OLED screens have only been available on relatively small sets that cost thousands of dollars more than […]

COMCAST BRINGING LIVE TV TO IPADS

January 6, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Saying that its goal is to “reinvent how customers interact with their entertainment on TV, online and on mobile devices,” cable giant Comcast has announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it plans to offer live television programming and thousands of hours of video-on-demand content via Apple’s iPad and other tablet devices […]

BITTORRENT CLAIMS 100 MILLION MONTHLY USERS

January 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In what is regarded as a telling indication that efforts by the entertainment industry to halt the illegal distribution of copyrighted material are failing, BitTorrent, the company that produces the file-sharing technology often used to download movies and recordings, said on Monday that more than 100 million active monthly users are employing its software. “This […]