Monthly Archives: December 2011

LG & Samsung Lead PC World’s HDTV Owner Satisfaction Survey

Korean brands Samsung and LG Electronics lead the pack when it comes to how satisfied owners are with their HDTVs, according to the results of this year’s Reliability and Service survey conducted by computing magazine PC World among 63,000 of its readers. The poll asked participants to rate different aspects relating to the reliability and features of their television sets. ... Read More »

UK Xbox 360 Gets LoveFilm & 4oD, But BBC iPlayer Delayed

Microsoft Corporation has this week released a much-anticipated dashboard software update for the Xbox 360, which forms part of a wider plan to transform the video game console into a multi-purpose device that will revolutionise viewing and bring a whole new level of entertainment to users. The first round of global custom applications from a number of leading entertainment content ... Read More »

FetchTV App Debuts On Panasonic & Samsung Smart TV Sets

IP Vision, a leading provider in the hybrid DTT (digital terrestrial television)/ IPTV (internet-protocol TV) sector in the United Kingdom, has recently unveiled details of its first two FetchTV apps for connected TVs. One of the apps – the one designed for Panasonic Smart Viera HDTV sets – has already gone live this month, while the second FetchTV app destined ... Read More »

Global BBC iPlayer App For iPad Arrives In Canada

Apple iPad owners in Canada will be able to enjoy both old and new content from the BBC following the introduction of a new Video-on-Demand (VoD) subscription service in the country. A Canadian version of the highly popular Global BBC iPlayer has now been launched by the commercial arm of the British public service broadcaster, initially as an iPad app ... Read More »

3DTV Test Card Debuts on Sky 3D Channel

In order to give viewers the best possible experience whilst watching extra-dimensional content on their 3D-capable HDTV displays, media and entertainment giant British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has now released a 3-dimensional version of the test card on its Sky 3D channel. 3DTV test card debuts on Sky 3D channel The brand new 3D test card provides users with lots of ... Read More »