Monthly Archives: March 2013

Is Apple Really Building a 4K TV?

There’s been no end to the speculation that Apple is secretly working on its own high-end HD TV to shake up the market, with rumours abounding for months now that the release of the mythical device is just several months away. Now, the rumour mill has gone into overdrive, with the Chinese website DigiTimes reporting that Apple isn’t just building ... Read More »

Panasonic Smart TVs Integrate Dragon TV Voice Recognition

Nuance Communications, the company behind the successful Dragon speech recognition software on the PC and Mac, has made some serious spread its wings in recent months, moving away from the desktop and onto products like Dragon Drive! for in-car use. And now it’s the turn of the living room to get its own dosage of voice-activated controls, with the launch ... Read More »

Channel 4′s 4oD Hits Samsung Smart TV Apps Store Today

Channel 4’s video-on-demand app 4oD has finally arrived on the Samsung Smart TV platform, with the popular app from the nation’s third-largest broadcaster available to download from the Samsung Apps store as of today. For Samsung Smart TV owners, the new app brings a wealth of new Channel 4 programming on demand, with no less than 30-days of catch-up TV ... Read More »

BBC Plans Six New Drama Shows Exclusively for iPlayer

The BBC has announced plans to commission six new drama films over the next two years, to be screened exclusively on the iPlayer app. The news signals the broadcaster’s commitment to producing greater amounts of online-only content, after dabbling in a few shorts last year. BBC plans six new drama shows exclusively for iPlayer In a press release announcing its ... Read More »