Monthly Archives: June 2012

BBC Sport App Arrives On 2012 Samsung Smart TVs

Timing its arrival right in the midst of this year’s summer of sports, the BBC Sport app has been launched this week on the latest Samsung Smart TV models. The Korean manufacturer is the latest in a line (following Panasonic, Sony and Virgin Media) to add the application to its connected platform. BBC Sport app arrives on 2012 Samsung Smart ... Read More »

Sony & Panasonic Confirm OLED TV Panel Co-Development

Japanese technology giants Panasonic and Sony Corporations have officially announced their decision to enter into a joint venture involving the development of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels and modules for HDTV displays, confirming earlier rumours of the historic move. Both companies have already signed an agreement to collaborate on the next-generation display technology, which they will do through the use ... Read More »

Brits Watch More TV But Waste £1.3b By Not Switching Off

Data from a recent study has revealed that the cost of leaving electrical appliances plugged in or on standby when not in use is costing Brits a fortune. It is claimed that up to £1.3 billion is being added to electricity bills each year as a result of televisions, computers and other electrical devices being left on standby or plugged ... Read More »

LoveFilm & 20th Century Fox Ink Exclusive Content Deal

A momentous multi-year content agreement that will provide streaming access of both recent and upcoming TV series and movies to LoveFilm members has been announced between the Amazon-owned company and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution. LoveFilm & 20th Century Fox ink exclusive content deal Exclusive and instant on-demand access to what is termed “the second pay television window” of film ... Read More »

Samsung & LG OLED TV Secrets Stolen & Leaked

Samsung and LG Electronics’ plans for OLED TV domination have been dealt a major blow, as it transpired that some of their confidential technologies have been stolen and smuggled out of their manufacturing plants by employees of a subcontracted firm. It is likely that these pieces of top-secret information have got into the hands of rival TV makers, wiping out ... Read More »