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'Framed' Turns Digital Images into Wall Art
Jul 21, 2014 - in News
A Kickstarter for Japanese startup FRM is launching FRAMED, an HD display that acts as a canvas and shows digital art.
What Coldplay Snubbing Spotify Means for Digital Music
May 29, 2014 - in News
This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Tom's Guide's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.Coldplay has barred music streaming service Spotify from adding their latest album Ghost Stories to i
TV Shows Added to Popcorn Time Streaming Service
May 14, 2014 - in News
Grab the popcorn: The free torrent-streaming movie service Popcorn Time now offers TV shows, and has a downloadable Android version.
How to Store and Stream Movies with Plex
Apr 11, 2014 - in News
You don’t need a fancy network-attached storage device, set-top box or crazy living room setup in order to watch your home movie collection, rock out to all of your MP3s or view your photos from the comfort of another room. You just need Plex Media Serv
New Vizio Co-Star LT Sheds Google TV
Oct 17, 2013 - in News
Vizio has released another Co-Star, but this one doesn't have Google TV.
What Does Apple Have Planned for TV?
Oct 2, 2013 - in News
Apple has 'something big' planned and it's probably about TV.
Google Refuses to Blacklist Pirate Bay Homepage
Sep 11, 2013 - in News
Google has no problem with The Pirate Bay's home page.
Sony Launches 4K Ultra HD Video Service, New TVs
Sep 5, 2013 - in News
Sony has launched the world's first and only 4K Ultra HD video download service along with two new 4K Ultra HD TVs.
Sony Intros 65-inch Curved LCD-Based LED TV
Sep 4, 2013 - in News
It's a world's first, and cheaper than competing OLED solutions currently on the market.
Time Warner and CBS Finally Reach Deal
Sep 3, 2013 - in News
Time Warner Cable and CBS finally kiss and make up.
Aereo Android App Arriving in September
Sep 2, 2013 - in News
The app was originally scheduled to launch late last summer.
Carrier Billing Lands on Sony Entertainment Network
Sep 1, 2013 - in News
Here's another way to pay for content on the Sony Entertainment Network.
Intel Media Opens Offices in Los Angeles and New York
Aug 27, 2013 - in News
Intel is one step closer to launching its streaming TV service.
Google Blocks Local Content Streaming on Chromecast
Aug 26, 2013 - in News
So much for streaming your own content with third-party apps.
TWC Giving Free TV Antennas, Credit in CBS Blackout
Aug 23, 2013 - in News
Time Warner's latest CBS-focused stunt offers free antennas and $20 Best Buy cards.
TiVo Intros New Roamio DVR Series
Aug 20, 2013 - in News
It's a new generation of TiVo for DVR users.
Copyright Troll Busted for Seeding on The Pirate Bay
Aug 19, 2013 - in News
A law firm is supposedly seeding the very copyrighted content it supposedly protects.
Game Developer Harassment on the Rise
Aug 19, 2013 - in News
Many developers receive death threats against themselves, their family and their children.
Sony Closer to Launching Streaming TV Service
Aug 18, 2013 - in News
Sony plans to launch a streaming TV service this holiday season with the PlayStation 4.
Study Finds Extra Hour of TV is Bad for Toddlers
Aug 11, 2013 - in News
Here's another silly study about how the entertainment industry is ruining our youth.
One Week Later, CBS Still Dark on Time Warner Cable
Aug 10, 2013 - in News
At least they're back to renegotiating.
CBS Says Time Warner's Offer Is Just Empty PR
Aug 7, 2013 - in News
There's enough drama going on to fill a daytime soap opera.
Sony's Board Elects to Keep Entertainment Unit
Aug 6, 2013 - in News
Sony has no plans to spin off Sony Pictures and Sony Music.
VIZIO Updates Internet Apps Plus Platform
Aug 6, 2013 - in News
VIZIO has updated its app platform for the M-Series Razer LED Smart TVs.
CBS, Showtime Go Dark on Time Warner Cable
Aug 5, 2013 - in News
This is the first time CBS has been dropped by a cable company.
Time Warner Raising Modem Fees Again; Blocks CBS
Jul 31, 2013 - in News
There's drama going on at Time Warner Cable.
Chromecast Doesn't Mean The End of Google TV
Jul 25, 2013 - in News
Google TV will likely become the premium product whereas Chromecast will be a budget-based alternative.
Apple's iTV Still Seems a Bit Experimental
Jul 21, 2013 - in News
Apple seems to be using Apple TV as a testing ground for the rumored iTV.
Dead Space Movie Project Still Alive
Jul 20, 2013 - in News
Electronic Arts is still working on a Dead space movie.
Google Working on a Streaming TV Service Too (Again)
Jul 17, 2013 - in News
Of course Google is shopping content providers for a streaming TV service.