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STUDY: CONSUMERS LIKELY TO LINE UP FOR APPLE TV SETS

April 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Widespread rumors that Apple will begin manufacturing a next-generation television set have hit home with U.S. consumers, with 25 percent telling a British research and marketing group that they would buy it when it becomes available; in Britain, the figure was even higher — 30 percent. For consumers who already own at least one Apple […]

MILLIONS NOW WATCHING MOVIES ON IPADS

September 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Last year may have been the year that saw an explosion in the market for big-screen television sets. But this year, more and more people are using their relatively small-screen iPads to watch TV shows and movies, according to Scottsdale, AZ-based research firm In-Stat. According to a new report, about half of all tablet-owning consumers […]

JAPAN DISASTERS COULD HIT CONSUMER ELECTRONICS HARD

March 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Sales of consumer-electronics items, including television sets, DVD players, cameras, personal computers, and video-game players are likely to be impacted by the devastating Japanese earthquake and tsunami, Advertising Age observed today (Thursday). The trade publication observed that while the final assembly of those products takes place in other Asian countries, the components are made in […]

DO TODDLERS SEE MORE OF THEIR TV THAN THEIR PARENTS?

March 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Some 17 percent of British parents of children aged four and younger have installed a TV set in the kids’ bedrooms, according to the London Daily Mail, which cited retail researchers Mintel. Younger parents are particularly more likely to have put a TV set in their four-and-under children; 28 percent have, according to the Mintel […]

MORE AMERICANS WATCHING VIDEO ONLINE

February 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

By December of last year, Americans were spending a record 14 hours per month watching online video, up 12 percent from a year ago, researchers comScore reported today (Tuesday) in its annual Digital Year in Review. While YouTube continued to represent the go-to site for most online video — “YouTube” was the second-most-Googled word during […]

WHY CAN’T NEW TV SETS INCLUDE WIFI?

December 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TV set manufacturers may be overlooking a potentially lucrative market by focusing on developing 3D and other big-screen home-theater models and failing to produce smaller, low-cost sets that can connect to home computers via wi-fi without the relatively complicated procedure of hooking them up to settop boxes, according to research by Port Washington, NY-based The […]